Welfare Economics

  1. 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)

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  2. 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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  3. Add to Wish List Restructuring the Welfare State

    Restructuring the Welfare State

    Virpi Timonen
    What happens to extensive and generous welfare states when they are faced with serious economic crisis and the effects of globalization? This thorough analysis of the processes of social policy restructuring in two Nordic welfare states ...
    Hardback (August 2003)

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  4. Add to Wish List The Economics of Heritage

    The Economics of Heritage

    Edited by IIde Rizzo, Ruth Towse
    Based on the assumption that without understanding institutions, economists cannot make satisfactory policy prescriptions, this book draws some insightful conclusions on the strengths and limitations of applied economics in the field of ...
    Hardback (September 2002)

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  5. Add to Wish List Modelling Income Distribution

    Modelling Income Distribution

    John Creedy
    This book collects recent research on modelling income distribution and redistribution by John Creedy and a number of other eminent co-authors. The book opens with the main results of a research programme, largely with Vance Martin, on d...
    Hardback (July 2002)

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  6. Add to Wish List Copyright in the Cultural Industries

    Copyright in the Cultural Industries

    Edited by Ruth Towse
    Several of the authors question the efficacy of copyright, which is increasingly regarded as benefiting multinational organisations rather than individual authors and performers. Others are less critical of copyright per se, but question...
    Hardback (2002)

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  7. Add to Wish List The Price of Virtue

    The Price of Virtue

    Vivien Foster, Susana Mourato, David Pearce, Ece Özdemiroglu
    The authors of this pioneering book attempt to address this problem by utilizing survey techniques, originally developed in environmental economics, to place an economic value on the benefits provided by the voluntary sector in the UK.
    Hardback (2001)

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  8. Add to Wish List Taxation, Welfare and the Crisis of Unemployment in Europe

    Taxation, Welfare and the Crisis of Unemployment in Europe

    Edited by Marco Buti, Paolo Sestito, Hans Wijkander
    This book analyses the impact of European tax and benefit systems on incentives to create and take up jobs. European policymakers face tough choices as reforms to these systems are costly and recognising and understanding the complex tra...
    Hardback (2001)

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  9. Add to Wish List Economics, Welfare Policy and the History of Economic Thought

    Economics, Welfare Policy and the History of Economic Thought

    Edited by Martin M.G. Fase, Walter Kanning, Donald A. Walker
    In this book, internationally renowned scholars, including two Nobel Laureates, have been drawn together to celebrate Arnold Heertje’s rich contribution to the field of economics. Their essays reflect his influence in the areas of econom...
    Hardback (December 1999)

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  10. Add to Wish List Enterprise and the Welfare State

    Enterprise and the Welfare State

    Edited by Martin Rein, Eskil Wadensjö
    Enterprise and the Welfare State argues that there is more to welfare than simply provision by the state and so the focus of this book is on the welfare society rather than the welfare state. This requires a new system of statistical acc...
    Paperback (1998)

    List price $69.95

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    Hardback (1997)

    List price $197.00

    Member price $177.30

  11. Add to Wish List The Political Economy of Population Ageing

    The Political Economy of Population Ageing

    William A. Jackson
    Population ageing has been the subject of much discussion in recent years, often expressed in alarmist language that advocates evasive policy action to avert an imminent demographic crisis. This forward-looking book evaluates the debate...
    Hardback (1998)

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  12. Add to Wish List Challenges to the Welfare State

    Challenges to the Welfare State

    Edited by Henry Cavanna
    Challenges to the Welfare State examines and assesses cultural, economic and political problems facing welfare states in Europe and North America and provides policy suggestions to alleviate these problems. An important group of authors...
    Hardback (1998)

    List price $141.00

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