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Dr hab. Marta Danecka
ORCID: 0000-0001-8769-1235
Dr hab. Marta Danecka, prof. ISP PAN, professor at the Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences, head of the Department of Social and Institutional Transformations. The subject of her interests are the issues of social policy and social assistance as well as the social effects of the implemented solutions. Member of the Advisory Board in an international project Legitimacy challenges — An analysis of mistrust in core institutions and the normative fundament of
DOI: 10.33226/0032-6186.2021.4.3
JEL: K31

The article concerns the legal solution in the field of social security that was introduced in connection with the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic. The solidarity allowance was intended to support people who lost their jobs as a result of the labour market crisis caused by the epidemic. The author cites legal provisions and indicates the effects of actions on the basis of statistical data on the labour market and the beneficiaries of the solidarity allowance. The author points to the interpretational problems and the inconsistencies resulting from the applied provisions.

Keywords: social security; solidarity allowance; unemployment; inactivity; COVID-19

Dr hab. Marta Danecka, prof. ISP PAN, professor at the Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences, head of the Department of Social and Institutional Transformations. The subject of her interests are the issues of social policy and social assistance as well as the social effects of the implemented solutions. Member of the Advisory Board in an international project Legitimacy challenges — An analysis of mistrust in core institutions and the normative fundament of the welfare state. Author of many articles and books, including: Bezrobocie i instytucje rynku pracy (Unemployment and labour market institutions), 2005, Partycypacja wykluczonych. Wyzwanie dla polityki społecznej (Participation of the Excluded. A challenge for social policy) 2014, Dylematy pieczy zastępczej (Foster care dilemmas), co-author, 2018, Rodzinna piecza zastępcza — funkcjonowanie i przemiany (Family foster care system — functioning and changes), ed., "Social Policy" 2/2019, System pieczy zastępczej. Wybrane aspekty w ujęciu krajowym i międzynarodowym (The Foster Care System: Selected Aspects from National and International Prespectives), ed., 2020.