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Britain’s supersized cabinets are too expensive

Wehner, Joachim (2010) Britain’s supersized cabinets are too expensive. British Politics and Policy at LSE (14 Jul 2010). Website.

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As the search for massive UK public expenditure cuts swings into intensive mode, Joachim Wehner finds a strong link in comparative work between the number of department heads sitting around a country’s cabinet table and the proportion of GDP absorbed in public spending.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2010 The author
Divisions: Government
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
JEL classification: H - Public Economics > H1 - Structure and Scope of Government > H11 - Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government
H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H50 - General
Sets: Departments > Government
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Collections > Economists Online
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2011 12:48
Last Modified: 02 Apr 2021 23:21

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