Using the cross-country ESS (2008) data file, the author explores welfare attitudes of population of European countries. The paper argues that expectations associated with the social policy and willingness to accept higher taxation in order to receive more benefits as well as the gap between these two depend on institutional characteristics of the countries. Poor institutions feed corruption and fiscal illusion, therefore generating misperceptions and free rider behavior.
The collection contains the materials of the reports, which reflect modern technologies of social work, applied in various spheres of life. The conference, authors are students, undergraduates, graduate students, teachers, professional organizations and institutions of social sphere, health care, obrazovaniia CIS (Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus) and far (Germany, Mongolia) countries such Russian cities as Moscow, St. Petersburg, Irkutsk, Chita, Tver, Krasnoyarsk, etc. Forms and methods of social work applied to institutions and organizations of the Republic of Buryatia reflected in the articles of representatives of universities Ulan-Ude, as well as institutions of social protection and health.