volume 22, issue 3, P426-444 2006
DOI: 10.1093/oxrep/grj025
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Abstract: Donatella GattiUniversity of Lyon 2, PSE, CEPREMAP and IZA Jan SchumacherJohannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz February 2006Abstract This paper aims to shed light on the role of the 'ideology' of political parties in shaping the evolution of the welfare state in 18 developed democracies, by providing empirical findings on the determinants of social programs entitlements and social spending over the period [1981][1982][1983][1984][1985][1986][1987][1988][1989][1990][1991][1992][1993][1994][1995][1996][1997][1…

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