Understanding United States Government Growth: An Empirical Analysis of the Postwar Era

Synopsis

Preface List of Tables List of Figures Part I: Government Growth: Measurement, Consequences, and Causes The Problem of Government Growth Measuring the Size and Growth of Government Part II: Government Growth: The Limits of Previous Theory and Research Explanations of Government Growth Testing the Explanations Part III: A Disaggregated Analysis of Government Growth Growth in the Cost of Government Growth in the Scope of Government Purchases Growth in the Scope of Government Transfers Part IV: Toward a Greater Understanding of Government Growth Government Growth: Conclusions and Implications References Index