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.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Taylor and Francis Journals in its journal Applied Economics Letters.
Volume (Year): 7 (2000)
Issue (Month): 6 ()
Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/routledge/13504851.html
Other versions of this item:
- Jose Herce & Simon Sosvilla-Rivero & Juan Jose de Lucio, 2000. "Social protection benefits and growth: evidence from the European Union," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 7(4), pages 255-258.
- 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.
Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
- Ab Atkinson, 1996. "Growth and the welfare state Is the welfare state necessarily bad for economic growth?," New Economy, Institute for Public Policy Research, vol. 3(3), pages 182-186, 09.
- Barro, Robert J., 1990.
"Government Spending in a Simple Model of Endogeneous Growth,"
3451296, Harvard University Department of Economics.
- Barro, Robert J, 1990. "Government Spending in a Simple Model of Endogenous Growth," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 98(5), pages S103-26, October.
- Robert J. Barro, 1991. "Government Spending in a Simple Model of Endogenous Growth," NBER Working Papers 2588, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
- Barro, R.J., 1988. "Government Spending In A Simple Model Of Endogenous Growth," RCER Working Papers 130, University of Rochester - Center for Economic Research (RCER).
- Hansson, Par & Henrekson, Magnus, 1994. " A New Framework for Testing the Effect of Government Spending on Growth and Productivity," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 81(3-4), pages 381-401, December.
- Persson, T. & Tabellini, G., 1993.
"Is Inequality Harmful for Growth,"
537, Stockholm - International Economic Studies.
- Oswald Andrew J., 1996. "A Conjecture on the Explanation for High Unemployment in the Industrialized Nations : Part I," The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) 475, University of Warwick, Department of Economics.
- Herce, Jose A & Sosvilla-Rivero, Simon & de Lucio, Juan Jose, 2001.
" Growth and the Welfare State in the EU: A Causality Analysis,"
Springer, vol. 109(1-2), pages 55-68, October.
- José A. Herce & Simón Sosvilla-Rivero & Juan J. De Lucio, . "Growth and the Welfare State in the EU: A causality analysis," Working Papers 98-12, FEDEA.
- Salvador Barrios, . "Foreign direct investment and industrial development in host countries," Working Papers 98-21, FEDEA.
- Simón Sosvilla-Rivero & José Antonio Herce & Juan-José De Lucio, 2003.
"Convergence in Social Protection Across EU Countries, 1970-1999,"
Economics Working Papers
018, European Network of Economic Policy Research Institutes.
- Simón Sosvilla-Rivero & José A. Herce & Juan-José. de Lucio, . "Convergence in social protection across EU countries, 1970-1999," Working Papers 2003-01, FEDEA.
- Denis Bouget, 2009. "Trends of Social Welfare Systems : From Convergence to Attractiveness, an Exploratory Approach," Working Papers hal-00441889, HAL.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Michael McNulty).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.