Dan Bailey

Daniel Bailey joined SPERI as Project Research Officer in September 2016, having previously worked as an Associate Lecturer at the University of York and completing his ESRC-funded PhD at the University of Sheffield. His research explores the political economy of welfare state sustainability in the context of a post-growth transition and its repercussions for state capacity and state-financed welfare programmes.

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The welfare state’s role in the transition to sustainable prosperity | Guest Blog by Dan Bailey
In his guest blog, Dan Bailey discusses the role and necessity of the welfare state in ensuring the democratic legitimacy of the transition to ‘sustainable prosperity’. He writes here about the welfare state in the context of prolonged austerity and the political revolts of the Trump vote and Brexit referendum, and in dialogue with different streams of work within CUSP.