Social Democratic Corporatism and Economic Growth

@article{Hicks1988SocialDC,
  title={Social Democratic Corporatism and Economic Growth},
  author={Alexander Hicks},
  journal={The Journal of Politics},
  year={1988},
  volume={50},
  pages={677 - 704}
}
  • A. Hicks
  • Published 1 August 1988
  • Economics
  • The Journal of Politics
Recent papers by Lange and Garrett and by Jackman have debated whether the political and economic power of the Left has had a sustained impact on the economic growth of relatively affluent capitalist democracies since 1973. This paper indicates that, consistent with theory and research by Lange and Garrett, they have had such an impact. Economic growth between 1974 and 1980-1982 accelerated where both unions were organizationally strong and Left parties were strong participants in governments… 
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