Welfare Economics

  1. Add to Wish List Giving Behaviours and Social Cohesion

    Giving Behaviours and Social Cohesion

    Lorna Zischka
    ‘Giving’ time and money to the community indicates the existence of relationships that draw people together, and ‘who people give to’ indicates how inclusive these relational networks are. Using UK data for the analysis, Zischka argues t...
    Hardback (2019)

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  2. Add to Wish List Bridging the Prosperity Gap in the EU

    Bridging the Prosperity Gap in the EU

    Edited by Ulf Bernitz, Moa Mårtensson, Lars Oxelheim, Thomas Persson
    Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the authors invaluably pinpoint both overarching problems and possibilities associated with the social dimension of European integration. Prominent researchers of economics, law and political science...
    Hardback (2018)

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  3. Add to Wish List Sick of Inequality?

    Sick of Inequality?

    Andreas Bergh, Therese Nilsson, Daniel Waldenström
    There is a clear trend in rich countries that despite rising incomes and living standards, the gap between rich and poor is widening. What does this mean for our health? Does increasing income inequality affect outcomes such as obesity, ...
    Paperback (2017)

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    Hardback (2016)

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  4. Add to Wish List Approaching Equality

    Approaching Equality

    Roger A. McCain
    Drawing on some recent research (especially that of Piketty and his associates) and on older ideas (particularly from Sir Arthur Lewis), Roger McCain proposes policies that, together, would aim to reverse the observed tendency towards th...
    Hardback (2017)

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  5. Add to Wish List Social Investment and Social Welfare

    Social Investment and Social Welfare

    Edited by James Midgley, Espen Dahl, Amy Conley Wright
    This book contributes to the growing literature on social investment by discussing the way social investment ideas have been adopted in different countries and in various academic and professional fields, including social policy, develop...
    Hardback (2017)

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  6. 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)

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  7. 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)

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  8. 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 (May 2014)

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  9. 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)

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  10. 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 (July 2012)

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  11. 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 (October 2011)

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    Hardback (October 2010)

    List price $175.00

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  12. 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 (January 2011)

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