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Welfare Economics

  1. Add to Wish List Political Failure by Agreement

    Political Failure by Agreement

    Gerhard Wegner
    ‘In drawing particular attention to the implications of evolutionary market theory for public policy Gerhard Wegner adds a novel and instructive line of argument to the long-standing debate on the inherent tension between democratic poli...
    Hardback (2008)

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  2. Add to Wish List Population Aging, Intergenerational Transfers and the Macroeconomy

    Population Aging, Intergenerational Transfers and the Macroeconomy

    Edited by Robert L. Clark, Naohiro Ogawa, Andrew Mason
    Population aging is a global phenomenon that influences not only the industrialized countries of Asia and the West, but also many middle- and low- income countries that have experienced rapid fertility decline and achieved long life expe...
    Hardback (2007)

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  3. Add to Wish List The Political Economy of Welfare Reform in the United States

    The Political Economy of Welfare Reform in the United States

    Mary Reintsma
    The welfare system in the United States underwent profound changes as a result of the groundbreaking welfare legislation passed in 1996 entitled The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunities Reconciliation Act (PRWORA). The Politica...
    Hardback (2007)

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  4. Add to Wish List Regulating Aged Care

    Regulating Aged Care

    John Braithwaite, Toni Makkai, Valerie Braithwaite
    ‘They have given us a fascinating case study here, rich in detail, and masterfully interpreted against the backdrop of evolving regulatory strategy. It is rare indeed to find this depth of analysis made accessible, laced throughout with ...
    Hardback (2007)

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  5. Add to Wish List Globalization, Economic Development and Inequality

    Globalization, Economic Development and Inequality

    Edited by Erik S. Reinert
    Evolutionary economics gained acceptance for the study of industrialized countries during the 1990s but has, as yet, contributed little to the study of world income inequality. The expert contributors gathered here approach underdevelo...
    Paperback (2007)

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    Hardback (2004)

    List price $165.00

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  6. Add to Wish List International Perspectives on Household Wealth

    International Perspectives on Household Wealth

    Edited by Edward N. Wolff
    ‘Editor Wolff is a leading authority on income, wealth, and inequality in the US, and contributing authors are well-respected experts in their field. Overall, the research is high quality, and most papers include a substantial list of re...
    Hardback (2006)

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  7. Add to Wish List The Economics of Social Security in Japan

    The Economics of Social Security in Japan

    Edited by Toshiaki Tachibanaki
    This book provides a comprehensive appraisal of social security in Japan, where traditionally the burden of welfare provision has been the main responsibility of the family and employers, rather than the state. However, an ageing populat...
    Hardback (2004)

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  8. Add to Wish List What Has Happened to the Quality of Life in the Advanced Industrialized Nations?

    What Has Happened to the Quality of Life in the Advanced Industrialized Nations?

    Edited by Edward N. Wolff
    ‘Especially useful to scholars is the in-depth description of methodology relating to the measures of well-being, the nature of the data, and terminology. A valuable addition to economic, sociological, and public policy collections. High...
    Hardback (2004)

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  9. Add to Wish List The Third Sector in Europe

    The Third Sector in Europe

    Edited by Adalbert Evers, Jean-Louis Laville
    ‘This book offers an impressive analysis of the changing boundaries of the third sector in Europe and how this sector relates to the state and market in the provision of public services. Its penetrating insights deepen our understanding ...
    Hardback (2004)

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  10. Add to Wish List Rethinking the Welfare State

    Rethinking the Welfare State

    Edited by Martin Rein, Winfried Schmähl
    ‘This first comprehensive analysis of public–private mixings discovers pension systems as rather flexible "hybrid forms" not locked in as “uniform types”. The balance shifts towards extended coverage of private pensions or functional pri...
    Hardback (2004)

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  11. Add to Wish List Restructuring the Welfare State

    Restructuring the Welfare State

    Virpi Timonen
    ‘By documenting developments in [Finland and Sweden] in great detail, the author offers useful insights into social policy in the region and shows that the simplistic way many social policy writers have blamed globalization for welfare s...
    Hardback (August 2003)

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  12. Add to Wish List Modelling Income Distribution

    Modelling Income Distribution

    John Creedy
    ‘This book collects a number of recent papers, produced during the later 1990s and early 2000s, concerned with modelling income distribution and redistribution. Part I is concerned with modelling the functional form of the income distrib...
    Hardback (2002)

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