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Welfare Economics

  1. 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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  2. Add to Wish List Social Investment and Social Welfare

    Social Investment and Social Welfare

    Edited by James Midgley, Espen Dahl, Amy Conley Wright
    ‘This is an exciting and welcome contribution to the debates surrounding social investment and to the comparative social welfare literature more generally. Edited by leading scholars in the field, the volume provides an intelligent and w...
    Hardback (2017)

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  3. Add to Wish List The Distribution of Wealth – Growing Inequality?

    The Distribution of Wealth – Growing Inequality?

    Michael Schneider, Mike Pottenger, J. E. King
    ‘Michael Schneider, doyen of wealth inequality, has teamed up with two talented coauthors to produce an authoritative work on this critical issue. Their book covers everything from 18th century Danish inequality to the ethics of wealth i...
    Hardback (2016)

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  4. Add to Wish List Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Happiness and Quality of Life

    Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Happiness and Quality of Life

    Edited by Luigino Bruni, Pier Luigi Porta
    Offering a thorough assessment of the recent developments in the economic literature on happiness and quality of life, this Handbook astutely considers both methods of estimation and policy application. The expert contributors critically...
    Hardback (2016)

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  5. Add to Wish List The New Economics of Income Distribution

    The New Economics of Income Distribution

    Friedrich L. Sell
    ‘The study of income inequality is of fundamental importance to economics, although it has been largely overlooked since the 1980s. This book provides a long-overdue review of the study of income inequality and of its importance both to ...
    Hardback (2015)

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  6. 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 (2014)

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  7. Add to Wish List Government Failure

    Government Failure

    Wilfred Dolfsma
    ‘The idea that governments as well as markets can fail has been central to the public choice literature for the last half century. Typically government failure is described and measured as excessive expenditures or unbalanced budgets. Th...
    Hardback (2013)

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  8. Add to Wish List The Social Economics of Thorstein Veblen

    The Social Economics of Thorstein Veblen

    David Reisman
    ‘Considering the inability of conventional economics to comprehend the socio-economic convulsions over the past few years in so many countries, it is surely time to try something else. David Reisman’s The Social Economics of Thorstein Ve...
    Hardback (2012)

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  9. Add to Wish List The Welfare State and Life Transitions

    The Welfare State and Life Transitions

    Edited by Dominique Anxo, Gerhard Bosch, Jill Rubery
    ‘The Welfare State and Life Transitions presents a novel assessment of social policy in European countries. This collection of nine country studies neatly melds two distinct lines of social scientific inquiry: comparative welfare state s...
    Paperback (2011)

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    Hardback (2010)

    List price $152.00

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  10. Add to Wish List Handbook of Research on Cost–Benefit Analysis

    Handbook of Research on Cost–Benefit Analysis

    Robert J. Brent
    ‘This is a very nice and very useful set of articles on cost–benefit applications. The book will be particularly useful for students but also for professionals interested in keeping up with the state of applied work. I will use some of t...
    Paperback (2011)

    List price $74.00

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    Hardback (2009)

    List price $264.00

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  11. Add to Wish List Cash-for-Childcare

    Cash-for-Childcare

    Edited by Jorma Sipilä, Katja Repo, Tapio Rissanen
    ‘This book provides an excellent overview and evaluation of one of the most overlooked Nordic child care policies, the cash-for-childcare. Leading scholars in the field investigate and critically discuss the variation in the scheme acros...
    Hardback (2011)

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  12. Add to Wish List Health Tourism

    Health Tourism

    David Reisman
    ‘Health Tourism is a fascinating read. . . This book provides a unique look at a rapidly emerging issue for social and public policy as well as developmental studies, and would lend itself to animated debates, particularly at the graduat...
    Hardback (2010)

    List price $120.00

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