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World Politics 48.2 (1996) 158

The New Politics of the Welfare State

Paul Pierson



Table 1
Social Security Transfers as % of GDP
(1974-90)

Britain Germany Sweden United States
1974 9.8 14.6 14.3 9.5
1980 11.7 16.6 17.6 10.9
1982 14.0 17.7 18.3 11.9
1984 14.0 16.5 17.6 11.0
1986 14.1 15.9 18.4 11.0
1988 12.3 16.1 19.5 10.6
1990 12.2 15.3 19.7 10.8a
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Tables: The New Politics of the Welfare State

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