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World Politics 48.2 (1996)

The New Politics of the Welfare State

Paul Pierson


Table 1: Social Security Transfers as % of GDP (1974-90).
Table 2: Government Outlays as % of Nominal GDP (1978-94).
Table 3: Government Employment as % of Total Employment (1974-90).
Table 4: Government Outlays by Function as % of Trend GDPA (1979-90).