Research Finds 'Big Government' Makes For Happier Citizens

Article ID: 622787

Released: 3-Sep-2014 3:10 PM EDT

Source Newsroom: Texas A&M University

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Newswise — Pundits who throw around the words “big government” usually lament the hazards of government involvement in the lives of citizens. However, according to a research study co-written by Texas A&M University Political Science Professor Alexander Pacek, proper government intervention in the economy leads to happier, more satisfied citizens. Professor Pacek is available for interviews and/or op-eds by contacting Lesley Henton at


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