Welfare Economics

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Add to Wish List Economics and Religion

    Economics and Religion

    Edited by Paul Oslington
    Hardback (2004)

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  6. 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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  7. Add to Wish List The Economics of Schooling and School Quality

    The Economics of Schooling and School Quality

    Edited by Eric A. Hanushek
    This authoritative two-volume collection brings together the most important published papers on the economics of schooling and school quality, issues which are at the heart of current intellectual and policy debates.
    Hardback (2003)

    List price $618.00

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  8. Add to Wish List The Economics of Poverty and Inequality

    The Economics of Poverty and Inequality

    Edited by Frank A. Cowell
    This major two-volume collection focuses on the economics of distributional equity and the way general criteria for comparisons of income-distribution can be used to inform the analysis of inequality and poverty.
    Hardback (2003)

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  9. 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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  10. 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
    The transition from central planning in Central and Eastern Europe has resulted in a decline in social security. Transformation of Pension Systems in Central and Eastern Europe provides an in-depth examination of systems of social protec...
    Hardback (2002)

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  11. 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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  12. 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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