Welfare Economics

  1. 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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  2. Add to Wish List Redesigning the Welfare State

    Redesigning the Welfare State

    Hans-Werner Sinn, Christian Holzner, Wolfgang Meister, Wolfgang Ochel, Martin Werding
    Redesigning the Welfare State argues that the current high level of unemployment in Germany not only creates a major challenge for the German welfare state, but is to a good extent caused by the way the country''s welfare system is desig...
    Hardback (December 2006)

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  3. 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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  4. Add to Wish List The Young, the Old and the State

    The Young, the Old and the State

    Edited by Anneli Anttonen, John Baldock, Jorma Sipilä
    This is a comparative account of social care services for children and older people in five key industrial nations (Finland, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States). The authors break new ground by moving beyond institu...
    Paperback (2006)

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    Hardback (2003)

    List price $137.00

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  5. Add to Wish List Work, Family and Childcare

    Work, Family and Childcare

    Joris Ghysels
    Work, Family and Childcare studies the joint decisions made by parents regarding the time they allocate to paid employment and childcare. Extensive cross-national data is analysed from three countries that represent the diversity of Euro...
    Hardback (2004)

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  6. 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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  7. Add to Wish List Poverty and Subsidiarity in Europe

    Poverty and Subsidiarity in Europe

    Didier Fourage
    This book focuses on the effects of welfare state arrangements on the dynamics of poverty in Europe. The author contends that the EU is primarily based on economic integration and as a result social policy issues have remained secondary ...
    Hardback (2004)

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  8. Add to Wish List The Distribution of Wealth

    The Distribution of Wealth

    Michael Schneider
    The Distribution of Wealth is the first book to provide a comprehensive treatment of the personal distribution of wealth. Michael Schneider uses data from fifteen countries to demonstrate how inequality in the distribution of wealth both...
    Hardback (2004)

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  9. 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
    The contributors to this volume investigate to what extent welfare has increased in the United States over the postwar period and provide a rigorous examination of both conventional measures of the standard of living, as well as more inc...
    Hardback (2004)

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  10. Add to Wish List The Third Sector in Europe

    The Third Sector in Europe

    Edited by Adalbert Evers, Jean-Louis Laville
    This book explores Europe’s third sector – the non-profit organisations and providers of social services such as mutuals, co-operatives, associations, voluntary organisations and charities: these elements of a civil society are important...
    Hardback (2004)

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  11. Add to Wish List Rethinking the Welfare State

    Rethinking the Welfare State

    Edited by Martin Rein, Winfried Schmähl
    In this book a distinguished group of contributors discuss the changing political economy of pension reform. They focus on those countries which have launched a significant reframing of their pension system. Each chapter provides a de...
    Hardback (2004)

    List price $210.00

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  12. Add to Wish List The Political Economy of the Voluntary Sector

    The Political Economy of the Voluntary Sector

    Brian E. Dollery, Joe L. Wallis
    In this book, the authors outline how policymakers in advanced countries have moved away from exclusive reliance on the public sector in social service delivery, towards a more multi-faceted approach that seeks to combine the strengths o...
    Hardback (2004)

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