Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 July 2004

210 Pages


ISBN: 9780199273928

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The Future of the Welfare State

Crisis Myths and Crisis Realities

Francis G. Castles

  • Written by one of the world's leading policy researchers
  • Interdisciplinary, comparative approach, based on empirical methods
  • Controversially challenges the myth that population ageing has a large impact on welfare budgets
  • Uses data from 21 OECD countries, including Australia, Canada, Greece, Japan, and Sweden