Retrat de Marga León

Public policy researcher

Professor of Political Science at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). Her main areas of research are comparative public policy and the reform of welfare states. 

She has been a Ramón y Cajal researcher at the UAB’s Institute of Government and Public Policy (IGOP), Professor of Comparative Public Policy at the University of Kent (2004-2010) and Marie Curie researcher at the European University Institute in Florence. She is co-editor, alongside Ana M. Guillén, of the book The Spanish Welfare State in European Context (Ashgate, 2011) and editor of The Transformation of Care in European Societies (Palgrave, 2014).

Articles by Marga León

Illustration © Eva Vázquez. Residential neighborhood typical in the United States. There are some well-built houses with a pool while other houses are half-sunken in their pool.
Lessons from the crisisDivides that separate, bridges to be built

Europe’s economic reconstruction in the second half of the 20th century focussed on providing liberal democracies with institutions that would protect...

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