Trust in government and welfare regimes: Attitudes to redistribution and financial cheating in the USA and Norway

@article{Edlund1999TrustIG,
  title={Trust in government and welfare regimes: Attitudes to redistribution and financial cheating in the USA and Norway},
  author={Jonas Edlund},
  journal={European Journal of Political Research},
  year={1999},
  volume={35},
  pages={341-370}
}
Claims have been made that national institutions influence public preferences, as well as structuring patterns of social division. This article analyses attitudes to redistribution and financial cheating in Norway and the USA. On the aggregate level the results show that there are striking differences between the two countries regarding attitudes to redistribution and confidence in the state, while similar attitude patterns are found regarding cheating with taxes and benefits. Results endorse… CONTINUE READING

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