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Preface 1. Introduction: Federalism and the welfare state Herbert Obinger, Francis G. Castles and Stephan Leibfried Part I. New World Experiences: 2. Australia - federal constraints and institutional innovations Francis G. Castles and John Uhr 3. Canada - nation-building in a federal welfare Keith Banting 4. The United States - federalism and counterfactuals Kenneth Finegold Part II. European Experiences: 5. Austria - strong parties in a weak federal system Herbert Obinger 6. Germany - cooperative federalism and the overgrazing of the fiscal commons Philip Manow 7. Switzerland - the marriage of direct democracy and federalism Herbert Obinger, Klaus Armingeon, Giuliano Bonoli and Fabio Bertozzi 8. Conclusion: old and new politics in federal welfare states Stephan Leibfried, Francis G. Castles and Herbert Obinger.