Welfare Economics

  1. Add to Wish List The Distribution of Wealth – Growing Inequality?

    The Distribution of Wealth – Growing Inequality?

    Michael Schneider, Mike Pottenger, J. E. King
    This book is about the distribution of wealth among people, described by statisticians as the size distribution of wealth, and the way that this distribution has changed over time. It provides answers to a host of important questions inc...
    Hardback (2016)

    List price $126.00

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  2. Add to Wish List The New Economics of Income Distribution

    The New Economics of Income Distribution

    Friedrich L. Sell
    With the increased interest in the role of inequality in modern economies, this timely and original book explores income distribution as an equilibrium phenomenon. Though globalization tends to destroy earlier equilibria within industria...
    Hardback (2015)

    List price $138.00

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  3. Add to Wish List Economic Crises and Policy Regimes

    Economic Crises and Policy Regimes

    Edited by Hideko Magara
    In this innovative book, Hideko Magara brings together an expert team to explore both the possibilities and difficulties of transitioning from a neoliberal policy regime to an alternative regime through drastic policy innovations. The ed...
    Hardback (2014)

    List price $184.00

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  4. Add to Wish List Government Failure

    Government Failure

    Wilfred Dolfsma
    This highly unique book takes a fundamental look at when and how a government can fail at its core responsibility of formulating rules. Government, representing society, relates to the economy by formulating the rules within which (marke...
    Hardback (2013)

    List price $111.00

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  5. Add to Wish List The Social Economics of Thorstein Veblen

    The Social Economics of Thorstein Veblen

    David Reisman
    Thorstein Veblen was a multidisciplinary social scientist whose original insights continue to inspire debate. Rather than focusing on allocation, markets and scarcity, his perspective on economics was rather one of Darwinian evolution an...
    Hardback (2012)

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  6. Add to Wish List The Welfare State and Life Transitions

    The Welfare State and Life Transitions

    Edited by Dominique Anxo, Gerhard Bosch, Jill Rubery
    This timely book reveals that new life courses are found to require more, and not less welfare support, but only Sweden has developed an active life course approach and only three more could be considered supportive, in at least some lif...
    Paperback (2011)

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    Hardback (2010)

    List price $160.00

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  7. Add to Wish List Cash-for-Childcare

    Cash-for-Childcare

    Edited by Jorma Sipilä, Katja Repo, Tapio Rissanen
    This insightful book examines the meaning of, and impacts on, cash-for-care systems for mothers of small children. The contributors present a comprehensive overview of the major political and economic contradictions, theoretical debates ...
    Hardback (2011)

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  8. Add to Wish List Health Tourism

    Health Tourism

    David Reisman
    In this unique and pathbreaking book, David Reisman examines the relatively new phenomenon of health travel. He presents a multidisciplinary account of the way in which lower costs, shorter waiting times, different services, and the chan...
    Hardback (2010)

    List price $125.00

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  9. Add to Wish List Obesity, Business and Public Policy

    Obesity, Business and Public Policy

    Edited by Zoltán J. Ács, Alan Lyles
    The effects of obesity have become practically ubiquitous in the US. This book aims to provide an alternative framework through which to explore the important and controversial obesity debate that has spilled over from the medical commun...
    Paperback (2010)

    List price $65.00

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    Hardback (2007)

    List price $145.00

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  10. Add to Wish List When Marriage Ends

    When Marriage Ends

    Edited by Hans-Jürgen Andreß, Dina Hummelsheim
    In recent decades the probability of divorce and separation among married and cohabiting couples has increased significantly in most European countries. Focusing on both economic and social aspects, this comprehensive volume explores the...
    Hardback (2009)

    List price $185.00

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  11. Add to Wish List The Economics of Social Protection

    The Economics of Social Protection

    Lars Söderström
    This book focuses on arrangements for redistributing consumption opportunities over the life cycle and for providing compensation for income losses or large expenditures due to reasons such as illness and unemployment. After extensive co...
    Hardback (2008)

    List price $127.00

    Member price $114.30

  12. Add to Wish List Pension Fund Governance

    Pension Fund Governance

    Edited by John Evans, Michael Orszag, John Piggott
    The academic literature on pension governance is sparse and this book will fill some important gaps by bringing together original contributions from around the world on subjects related to the area. The book initially lays out the main f...
    Hardback (2008)

    List price $145.00

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