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Published: 31 January 2019

240 Pages | 2 illustrations

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ISBN: 9780190851798


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The Government-Industrial Complex

The True Size of the Federal Government, 1984-2018

Paul C. Light

  • Provides new estimates of the size of the government-industrial complex from 1984-2015
  • Offers a fresh analysis of the government-industrial complex under presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama
  • Analyzes the Trump administration's initiative to reduce the size of the government-industrial complex, while "deconstructing" the administrative state
  • Discusses the demographic, bureaucratic, and political factors that expand the number of contract and grant employees, while creating the potential for unwarranted influence within the government-industrial workforce

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