The Welfare State and Economic Performance
AbstractAnalyzes claims that tax costs associated with social welfare transfers depress economic performance. Examines aggregate cross-country empirical evidence against the welfare state, and finds that these studies lack theoretical framework.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by National Tax Association in its journal National Tax Journal.
Volume (Year): 48 (1995)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
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