Welfare Economics

  1. Add to Wish List Sick of Inequality?

    Sick of Inequality?

    Andreas Bergh, Therese Nilsson, Daniel Waldenström
    There is a clear trend in rich countries that despite rising incomes and living standards, the gap between rich and poor is widening. What does this mean for our health? Does increasing income inequality affect outcomes such as obesity, ...
    Paperback (2017)

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    Hardback (2016)

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

    Social Investment and Social Welfare

    Edited by James Midgley, Espen Dahl, Amy Conley Wright
    This book contributes to the growing literature on social investment by discussing the way social investment ideas have been adopted in different countries and in various academic and professional fields, including social policy, develop...
    Hardback (2017)

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

    The Distribution of Wealth – Growing Inequality?

    Michael Schneider, Mike Pottenger, J. E. King
    This book is about the distribution of wealth among people, described by statisticians as the size distribution of wealth, and the way that this distribution has changed over time. It provides answers to a host of important questions inc...
    Hardback (2016)

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  5. 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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  6. Add to Wish List The Economics of Philanthropy and Fundraising

    The Economics of Philanthropy and Fundraising

    Edited by James Andreoni
    What are people buying when they give money away? Is pure altruism possible? Who benefits from grants to charities and subsidies to givers? Is religious giving different? Which fundraising approaches ‘work’, and is more charity always be...
    Hardback (August 2015)

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

    The New Economics of Income Distribution

    Friedrich L. Sell
    With the increased interest in the role of inequality in modern economies, this timely and original book explores income distribution as an equilibrium phenomenon. Though globalization tends to destroy earlier equilibria within industria...
    Hardback (2015)

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  8. Add to Wish List The Political Economy of Ageing and Later Life

    The Political Economy of Ageing and Later Life

    Edited by Alan Walker, Liam Foster
    This timely new collection presents the most important and influential articles and papers on ageing and later life of the past half century. The editors examine policy creation and implementation, practice and critical gerontology inclu...
    Hardback (October 2014)

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  9. 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 (May 2014)

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  10. Add to Wish List Public Microeconomics

    Public Microeconomics

    Joaquim Silvestre
    The analysis found in Public Microeconomics is simple and operational, conducive to computationally easy examples and exercises. This textbook is ideally suited to graduate and upper-level undergraduate courses in economics, political sc...
    Paperback (2014)

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    Hardback (2012)

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  11. Add to Wish List The Economic Theory of Income Inequality

    The Economic Theory of Income Inequality

    Edited by Robert A. Becker
    Professor Becker has selected seminal papers covering topics including foundations of income inequality measurement, the social welfare view of inequality and directions for future research on economic inequality.
    Hardback (October 2013)

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  12. Add to Wish List Government Failure

    Government Failure

    Wilfred Dolfsma
    This highly unique book takes a fundamental look at when and how a government can fail at its core responsibility of formulating rules. Government, representing society, relates to the economy by formulating the rules within which (marke...
    Hardback (2013)

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