Welfare Economics

  1. 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 (February 2010)

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    Hardback (2007)

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  2. 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 (June 2009)

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  3. 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)

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  4. 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 (August 2008)

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  5. Add to Wish List Political Failure by Agreement

    Political Failure by Agreement

    Gerhard Wegner
    The purpose of this book is to reconsider economic liberalism from the viewpoint of political liberalism. The author argues that advocates of economic liberalism largely overlook empirical political preferences which, in many societies, ...
    Hardback (July 2008)

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  6. 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 (November 2007)

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  7. 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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  8. Add to Wish List Regulating Aged Care

    Regulating Aged Care

    John Braithwaite, Toni Makkai, Valerie Braithwaite
    This book is a major contribution to regulatory theory from three members of the world-class regulatory research group based in Australia. It marks a new development in responsive regulatory theory in which a strengths-based pyramid comp...
    Hardback (2007)

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

    Globalization, Economic Development and Inequality

    Edited by Erik S. Reinert
    The expert contributors gathered here approach underdevelopment and inequality from different evolutionary perspectives. It is argued that the Schumpeterian processes of ‘creative destruction’ may take the form of wealth creation in one ...
    Paperback (2007)

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    Hardback (2004)

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  10. Add to Wish List International Perspectives on Household Wealth

    International Perspectives on Household Wealth

    Edited by Edward N. Wolff
    The contributors to this comprehensive book compile and analyse the latest data available on household wealth using, as case studies, the United States, Canada, Germany, Italy, Sweden, and Finland during the 1990s and into the twenty-fir...
    Hardback (2006)

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  11. Add to Wish List The Distributional Effects of Indirect Taxes

    The Distributional Effects of Indirect Taxes

    John Creedy, Cath Sleeman
    This book develops a number of analytical models and presents empirical analyses of the equity and efficiency effects of existing indirect taxes from New Zealand. Potential tax reforms including environmental taxes are also examined and ...
    Hardback (2006)

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  12. 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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