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Economics of Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List Social Protection, Economic Growth and Social Change

    Social Protection, Economic Growth and Social Change

    Edited by James Midgley, David Piachaud
    This highly original and thought-provoking book examines the recent expansion of social protection in China, India, Brazil and South Africa – four countries experiencing rapid economic growth and social change. It documents developments ...
    Hardback (2013)

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  2. Add to Wish List The Elgar Companion to Health Economics, Second Edition

    The Elgar Companion to Health Economics, Second Edition

    Edited by Andrew M. Jones
    ‘The Elgar Companion to Health Economics is a comprehensive and accessible look at the field, as seen by its leading figures.’ – Joseph Newhouse, Harvard Medical School, US
    Paperback (2013)

    List price $78.00

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    Hardback (2012)

    List price $290.00

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  3. 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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  4. Add to Wish List Public Sector Shock

    Public Sector Shock

    Edited by Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead
    ‘This is a fascinating, rich and comprehensive analytical account of the causes and consequences of austerity measures affecting the public sector in terms of pay and employment. The editors have assembled a broad array of contributions ...
    Hardback (2013)

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  5. Add to Wish List Transforming European Employment Policy

    Transforming European Employment Policy

    Edited by Ralf Rogowski, Robert Salais, Noel Whiteside
    Since the mid 1990s, the focus of European employment and social policy has shifted from protection to promotion. This book provides a timely analysis of this new form of governance, and the new forms of policy delivery and audit which a...
    Paperback (2013)

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    Hardback (2012)

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  6. Add to Wish List Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis

    Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis

    Edited by Ray Forrest, Ngai-Ming Yip
    ‘Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis is worth reading for policymakers (in central banks, governments or municipalities) who are in charge of the introduction of regulatory or fiscal measures in the housing sector. I enjoyed ...
    Paperback (2012)

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    Hardback (2011)

    List price $138.00

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  7. 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)

    List price $155.00

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  8. Add to Wish List Economy and Society in Europe

    Economy and Society in Europe

    Edited by Luigi Burroni, Maarten Keune, Guglielmo Meardi
    ‘Improving our understanding of how economy and society interrelate in Europe is of paramount importance. The rigorous and thought-provoking analyses about the interaction between markets and the institutions of society contained in this...
    Hardback (2012)

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  9. Add to Wish List Work Inequalities in the Crisis

    Work Inequalities in the Crisis

    Edited by Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead
    ‘Since the successive crises erupted the increase in inequality has not been addressed. This important publication offers a comprehensive overview of recent developments in the workplace. It will help to promote a different policy agenda...
    Hardback (2012)

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  10. Add to Wish List Complexity, Institutions and Public Policy

    Complexity, Institutions and Public Policy

    Graham Room
    ‘I was excited by the book and the light it threw on many current policy issues. I was immensely impressed by the sheer scope and bravado of what I read. It attempts to integrate complexity science with evolutionary theory and institutio...
    Paperback (2012)

    List price $62.00

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    Hardback (2011)

    List price $167.00

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  11. Add to Wish List Before and After the Economic Crisis

    Before and After the Economic Crisis

    Edited by Marie-Ange Moreau
    ‘Recommended for college-level collections strong in European labor laws, industry relations, economics and social policy alike, this is a solid exploration of economic and political issues.’ – The Midwest Book Review
    Hardback (2011)

    List price $152.00

    Member price $136.80

  12. Add to Wish List Fighting Working Poverty in Post-industrial Economies

    Fighting Working Poverty in Post-industrial Economies

    Eric Crettaz
    ‘This is a very well written study. . . the discussion here of the impact of such policies as tax credits, employment subsidies and childcare support in relation to welfare regime is sophisticated and insightful. One can learn much here ...
    Hardback (2011)

    List price $123.00

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