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World Politics 48.2 (1996) 158

The New Politics of the Welfare State

Paul Pierson


Table 2
Government Outlays as % of Nominal GDP
(1978-94)

Britain Germany Sweden United States
1978 41.4 47.3 58.6 30.0
1980 43.0 47.9 60.1 31.8
1982 44.6 48.9 64.8 33.9
1984 45.2 47.4 62.0 32.6
1986 42.5 46.4 61.6 33.7
1988 38.0 46.3 58.1 32.5
1990 39.9 45.1 59.1 33.3
1992 43.2 49.0 67.3 35.1
1994a 44.8 51.4 70.9 33.9
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Tables: The New Politics of the Welfare State

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