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A Comparative Analysis of Welfare Systems and the Health and Social Sector: Evidence from 16 European Countries

Abstract
The purpose of this paper is to analyse the differences and similarities between 16 European Member States1 with regard to welfare systems, thereby defining possible groups of homogeneous countries. The model analyses social protection expenditure, the employment characteristics of the social sector and some variables concerning child and long term care. Read More