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Welfare economics books

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Reframing global social policy Social investment for sustainable and inclusive growth by Christopher Deeming Reframing global social policy Social investment for sustainable and inclusive growth

Christopher Deeming and Paul Smyth, together with internationally renowned contributors, illustrate how the merging of the `social investment' and `inclusive growth and development' agendas, together with the environmental imperative of `sustainability', is forging an important new social policy framework and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Report on Social Security for Canada New Edition by Leonard Marsh Report on Social Security for Canada New Edition

Public welfare and social security in Canada as envisioned by Leonard Marsh.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Report on Social Security for Canada New Edition by Leonard Marsh Report on Social Security for Canada New Edition

Public welfare and social security in Canada as envisioned by Leonard Marsh.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Research on Economic Inequality Poverty, Inequality and Welfare by Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay Research on Economic Inequality Poverty, Inequality and Welfare

This volume presents ten chapters that discuss the economics of poverty, inequality and welfare. They address how we measure poverty, inequality and welfare and how we use such measurements to devise policies to deliver social mobility. They consider both theoretical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

New Private Sector Providers in the Welfare State by Jonas Pieper New Private Sector Providers in the Welfare State

It compares for-profit firms as providers of hospital services and pensions and investigates the new private actors in social policy provision, whether they become political actors, and the extent of their power in welfare state politics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Paying for the welfare state in the 21st century Tax and spending in post-industrial societies by Sally Ruane Paying for the welfare state in the 21st century Tax and spending in post-industrial societies

Amid urgent debates around the function of welfare in the post-industrial 21st Century, and how we pay for it, David Byrne and Sally Ruane deploy the concepts and analytical tools of Marxist political economy to better understand recent developments, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/06/2017

The First Serious Optimist A. C. Pigou and the Birth of Welfare Economics by Ian Kumekawa The First Serious Optimist A. C. Pigou and the Birth of Welfare Economics

A groundbreaking intellectual biography of one of the twentieth century's most influential economists The First Serious Optimist is an intellectual biography of the British economist A. C. Pigou (1877-1959), a founder of welfare economics and one of the twentieth century's...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

Efficiency of Social Sector Expenditure in India by Brijesh C. Purohit Efficiency of Social Sector Expenditure in India

Government investments in social sector has always played an important role in tackling social issues and facilitated in the alleviation of poverty. Hence, budgetary expenditure to be mobilized for such investments needs to be efficiently allocated and utilized to maximize...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/04/2017

Other books in this genre

Collective Choice and Social Welfare An Expanded Edition by Amartya, FBA Sen Collective Choice and Social Welfare An Expanded Edition
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A classic since 1970, this study has been recognized for its groundbreaking role in integrating economics and ethics, and for its influence in opening up new areas of research in social choice. This expanded edition preserves the text of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/03/2017

Quiet Revolution in Welfare Economics by Michael Albert, Robin Hahnel Quiet Revolution in Welfare Economics
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This ambitious work presents a critique of traditional welfare theory and proposes a new approach to it. Radical economists Robin Hahnel and Michael Albert argue that an improved theory of social welfare can consolidate and extend recent advances in microeconomic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2017

Quiet Revolution in Welfare Economics by Michael Albert, Robin Hahnel Quiet Revolution in Welfare Economics
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This ambitious work presents a critique of traditional welfare theory and proposes a new approach to it. Radical economists Robin Hahnel and Michael Albert argue that an improved theory of social welfare can consolidate and extend recent advances in microeconomic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/03/2017

Welfare State Transformations and Inequality in OECD Countries by Melike Wulfgramm Welfare State Transformations and Inequality in OECD Countries

This book analyzes how recent welfare state transformations across advanced democracies have shaped social and economic disparities. The authors observe a trend from a compensatory paradigm towards supply oriented social policy, and investigate how this phenomenon is linked to distributional...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/03/2017

Collective Choice and Social Welfare Expanded Edition by Amartya, FBA Sen Collective Choice and Social Welfare Expanded Edition
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Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen's first great book, now reissued in a fully revised and expanded second edition'Can the values which individual members of society attach to different alternatives be aggregated into values for society as a whole, in a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/01/2017

Can the Welfare State Survive? by Andrew Gamble Can the Welfare State Survive?

After the most serious economic crash since the 1930s and the slowest recovery on record, austerity rules. Spending on the welfare state did not cause the crisis, but deep cuts in welfare budgets has become the default policy response.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2016

Changing Inequalities in Rich Countries Analytical and Comparative Perspectives by Wiemer Salverda Changing Inequalities in Rich Countries Analytical and Comparative Perspectives

This book uses a combination of comparative analysis and in-depth examination of the experience of 30 countries over the past 30 years, to see whether inequality in incomes, wealth, and education has been widening. It shows how these inequalities are...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2016

Inequality after the 20th Century Papers from the Sixth ECINEQ Meeting by John A. Bishop Inequality after the 20th Century Papers from the Sixth ECINEQ Meeting

Volume 24 offers fresh theoretical and methodological insights into the key issues in the field of economic inequality.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/11/2016

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