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Public spending on health and social care

The UK government currently spends more than one in every £5 of public spending on the NHS and social care systems. Research in this area explores trends in public spending on health and social care, and analyses current and future spending pressures.

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Journal article | Fiscal Studies, Volume 37, Issues 3-4
This is the introduction to a special issue of Fiscal Studies, looking at medical spending around the developed world.
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