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Welfare Economics

  1. 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)

    List price $135.00

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  2. Add to Wish List The Distribution of Wealth

    The Distribution of Wealth

    Michael Schneider
    ‘. . . reading this manuscript made me think again about why we feel the distribution of wealth is special and worth attention. . .’ – Jim Davies, University of Wester Ontario, Canada The Distribution of Wealth is the first book to prov...
    Hardback (2004)

    List price $127.00

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  3. 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)

    List price $173.00

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  4. 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)

    List price $146.00

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

    The Political Economy of the Voluntary Sector

    Brian E. Dollery, Joe L. Wallis
    ‘This book provides a superb review of the literature on nonprofit organizations and extends the boundaries of our knowledge in a substantial and novel way. In particular, Dollery and Wallis provide a seminal analysis of public policy al...
    Hardback (2004)

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  7. 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)

    List price $128.00

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  8. Add to Wish List The Economics of Heritage

    The Economics of Heritage

    Edited by IIde Rizzo, Ruth Towse
    ‘So much economics is written for its club members that it is refreshing to come across a book of essays which is accessible in large measure to those with a working knowledge of economic issues. It is much more than that because it make...
    Hardback (2002)

    List price $134.00

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  9. Add to Wish List Transformation of Pension Systems in Central and Eastern Europe

    Transformation of Pension Systems in Central and Eastern Europe

    Edited by Winfried Schmähl, Sabine Horstmann
    ‘Given the highly specialised subject matter, which so easily degenerates into rather tedious calculations, this book is really amazingly interesting and competently executed.’ – The late Mark Blaug, formerly of the University of London ...
    Hardback (2002)

    List price $162.00

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  10. 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)

    List price $136.00

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  11. Add to Wish List Copyright in the Cultural Industries

    Copyright in the Cultural Industries

    Edited by Ruth Towse
    ‘Lawyers who are interested in looking beyond the law as it is, to see how economists are questioning copyright systems as they respond to technological change, are sure to find something of interest in this collection.’ – David Lewisohn...
    Hardback (2002)

    List price $145.00

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  12. Add to Wish List The Price of Virtue

    The Price of Virtue

    Vivien Foster, Susana Mourato, David Pearce, Ece Özdemiroglu
    ‘The authors display considerable ingenuity in adapting techniques for measuring "willingness-to-pay" and "willingness-to-accept" even in apparently intractable cases like that of the homeless. This book is essential reading for those wo...
    Hardback (2001)

    List price $128.00

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