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World Politics 48.2 (1996) 159

The New Politics of the Welfare State

Paul Pierson


Table 3
Government Employment as % of Total Employment
(1974-90)

Britain Germany Sweden United States
1974 19.6 13.0 24.8 16.1
1980 21.1 14.6 30.3 15.4
1982 22.0 15.1 31.7 15.4
1984 22.0 15.5 32.6 14.8
1986 21.8 15.6 32.2 14.8
1988 20.8 15.6 31.5 14.4
1990 19.2 15.1 31.7 14.4a
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Tables: The New Politics of the Welfare State

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