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When this book was first published in 1987 it was widely acclaimed as a comprehensive and definitive text on the economics of the welfare state. Its main argument is that the different parts of the welfare state - cash benefits, health care, education and housing - exist not just to help the poor, but also for efficiency reasons, in areas where private markets would be inefficient or would not exist at all. Nicholas Barr has included a number of new, largely forward-looking, topics in this latest edition: anticipation of ...

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The Economics of the Welfare State 2020, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198748588

6th Revised edition

Paperback

Economics of the Welfare State 2012, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199297818

5th Revised edition

Paperback

The Economics of the Welfare State 2004, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199264971

4th edition

Trade paperback

The Economics of the Welfare State 1999, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804735520

3rd edition

Trade paperback

The Economics of the Welfare State 1997, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804722056

2nd edition

Trade paperback