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Politics, economics and welfare : a comparative study of social expenditure in Australia and Canada

Jayasuriya, Kanishka Chittapriya


This study presents an analysis of the determinants of social expenditure in Australia and Canada within a comparative perspective. Its objectives are two-fold: first, to review and examine the key economic, social and political factors influencing outlays of public expenditure; second, to carry out an empirical evaluation of competing explanations of the link between party and policy. The core research problem of the study is a test of two models portraying the role and function of...[Show more]

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Date published: 1987
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d66647cbfdc3


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