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This book discusses the different parts of the welfare state, including cash benefits, housing, health service, and education. Its main argument is that the Welfare state exists not just to help the poor but also for reasons of efficiency in areas where private markets could not exist. Third revised edition.
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'Nicholas Barr has written a very good book which deserves to become the standard text on the economics of the welfare state.' Journal of Social PolicyAbout the Author:
Professor Nicholas Barr is Professor of Public Economics in the European Institute at the London School of Economics. Prior to this he has been a Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Reader at the London School of Economics.
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