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The Comparative Political Economy of the Welfare State
  • Thomas Janoski, Duke University
  • Alexander M. Hicks, Emory University
Comparative research is exploding with new methodological and theoretical approaches. In this book, scholars who are expert in each one of these methods provide the first comprehensive explanation and application of time-series, pooled, event history, and Boolean methods to substantive problems of the welfare state. Each section of the book focuses on a new method with a general introduction to the method and then two papers using the method to deal with analysis concerning welfare state problems in a political economy perspective. Scholars and graduate students concerned with methodology in this area will need this book to bring them up to date on proliferating methodologies.
  • welfare economics,
  • welfare state,
  • comparative economics,
  • comparative methodology,
  • historical methodology
Publication Date
January, 1994
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics
Citation Information
Thomas Janoski and Alexander M. Hicks. The Comparative Political Economy of the Welfare State. New York(1994)
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