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Federalism, the Welfare State, and Belgium’s 1993 Reforms

Tobias Arnold and Isabelle Stadelmann-Steffen assert that political scientists have long disagreed about how federalism influences a country’s welfare state. No agreement exists, they suggest, on exactly how, and under what conditions, federal structures affect the welfare state. The authors examine this controversy by analyzing Belgium’s federalism reform of 1993. Read more here.

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