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Herbert Obinger is Assistant Professor at the Centre for Social Policy Research, University of Bremen and principal investigator at its TranState Research Centre. He has written on Swiss federalism, the role of political parties and institutions in shaping recent welfare state development and public policy typologies in advanced democratic states.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Social policy -- Case studies.
Federal government -- Case studies.
Democracy -- Case studies.