Received: 2015-04-15  |  Accepted: 2016-02-20

Title

Towards sustainable development: changing the model of social policy in Latvia


Abstract

The article presents an analytical overview of models of social policies in the context of their application to socio-economic system of Latvia. In the article, the history and peculiarities of the creation of integrated social policy of member states of the European Union, European social model as well as a system of Key Indicators characterizing the social policy of Latvia in the context of the European Integration are analyzed. The problems faced by Latvia in its socio-economic development and ways to overcome them are identified. The necessity of forming a new model of socio-economic policy in Latvia by the transition to a model of sustainable development is justified. Proposals to improve the social policy of Latvia by the transition to the model of sustainable development of the country are made.


Keywords

Latvia, social policy, models of social policy, social security, sustainable development of the state


JEL classifications

H50 , I31 , I38


URI

http://jssidoi.org/jssi/papers/papers/view/114


DOI

10.9770/jssi.2016.5.4(9)

Authors

Tsaurkubule, Zhanna
Baltic International Academy
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Title

Journal of Security and Sustainability Issues


Issue date

2016


ISSN

ISSN 2029-7017 (print)
ISSN 2029-7025 (online)

Cited

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