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The author argues that social spending has contributed to economic growth, not inhibited it, and goes through the historical evidence for this thesis in some detail. It's a bit of a terse book, perhaps, but certainly a good counter-weapon against those who promote the maximally free market economy as the most reasonable alternative.
Review: Growing Public: Volume 1, The Story: Social Spending and Economic Growth since the Eighteenth CenturyUser Review - Draco3seven Crawdady - Goodreads
standard economic gobbledygook... this book is only good for a halfass historical accounts of the capitalist Social Welfare State Read full review
Growing Public: Volume 1, The Story: Social Spending and Economic Growth ...
Peter H. Lindert
No preview available - 2004
Part Six Accounting for Social Spending Jobs and Growth
Appendix A Time Series on School Enrollments and Teachers 18301930
Appendix B Conflicting Data on Elementary School Enrollments within the United Kingdom 18511931
Appendix C Public and Total Educational Expenditures as Percentages of National Product since 1850
Appendix D Regressions Predicting Schooling Growth Social Transfers and Direct Taxes 18801930
Appendix E Regressions Predicting Social Spending Growth and Employment OECD 19621995