The welfare state as piggy bank : information, risk, uncertainty, and the role of the state

Barr argues that the welfare state exists for reasons additional to poverty relief, reasons arising out of pervasive problems of imperfect information, risk and uncertainty

Main Author: Barr, N. A.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2001, 2001
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Barr argues that the welfare state exists for reasons additional to poverty relief, reasons arising out of pervasive problems of imperfect information, risk and uncertainty
Physical Description:xvii, 295 p. ill
ISBN:9780191595936