A new, freely-available data set measuring countries’ conformity to free market/socialist ideals.
Governments are big compared to the 19th century, but their size has generally been stable over the past several decades, except perhaps in the US.
The bivariate relationship between government expenditures (% GDP) and World Governance Indicators, 2015
A look at the distribution of government revenues to GDP.
A discussion of current in contemporary socialist thought.