This WP focuses on how platform companies challenge the tax and social policies within EU-countries. It illustrates how such companies avoid the dominant practices, and how such companies are disciplined by social forces in the EU-setting. From this overview, the next step evaluates how the distribution of income and wealth in the EU changes over time. The goal is to assess how ‘inclusive’ wealth is generated by economic processes, and national welfare and tax policies. We investigate if previously clear-cut industrial social risks are blurred, and if social policy programs combatting these risks become obsolete. Some EU countries tried to solve the problems by tailoring more and more specific programs. This is investigated.
In this WP we will:
The outputs are needed for WP2, policy recommendations.