Social protection benefits and growth: evidence from the European Union
AbstractUsing a harmonized data set for the European Union and panel data techniques, and following a production function approach, we find a positive growth effect of total social protection expenditure on growth. When evaluating the effects of different programmes, the results are mixed.
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Volume (Year): 7 (2000)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
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- Jose Herce & Simon Sosvilla-Rivero & Juan Jose De Lucio, 2000. "Social protection benefits and growth: evidence from the European Union," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 7(6), pages 397-400.
- José A. Herce & Simón Sosvilla-Rivero & Juan J. De Lucio, . "Social protection benefits and growth: Evidence from the European Union," Working Papers 98-01, FEDEA.
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