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Published: 10 May 2001

316 Pages | numerous tables and figures


ISBN: 9780199246595

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The Welfare State as Piggy Bank

Information, Risk, Uncertainty, and the Role of the State

Nicholas Barr

  • Accessible to a broad readership
  • Wide-ranging: covers the whole welfare state in an integrated framework rooted in modern economic theory
  • Relevant and internationally applicable analysis

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