O'Donoghue, Cathal Albuquerque, J. Baldini, Massimo Bargain, Olivier Bosi, P. Levy, Horacio Mantovani, D. Matsaganis, Manos Mercader-Prats, M. Farinha, C. Rodrigues, Farinha Toso, S. Terraz, I. Tsakloglou, P.
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EUROMOD Working Paper EM6/01
This paper aims to analyse the social assistance systems in five South European countries: France, Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain. After reviewing the existing system of social assistance in each country, we apply a consistent methodology in order to estimate its impact on income distribution, poverty and target efficiency.