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Capitalism UnleashedFinance, Globalization, and Welfare$
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Andrew Glyn

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780199226795

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226795.001.0001

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Welfare and Income Inequality

Welfare and Income Inequality

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(p.156) 7 Welfare and Income Inequality
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Capitalism Unleashed
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ANDREW GLYN

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226795.003.0007

This chapter reviews what has happened to welfare spending and inequality in the OECD countries since 1980. A central question is whether the heightened international competition involved in globalization is compromising the nation state's ability to fund welfare spending.

Keywords:   welfare state spending, income inequality, OECD, globalization, tax burden, egalitarianism

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