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Love, Money, and Parenting: How Economics Explains the Way We Raise Our Kids

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Love, Money, and Parenting: How Economics Explains the Way We Raise Our...

Matthias Doepke, Fabrizio Zilibotti

Business & Economics; Economics; Behavioural economics; Welfare economics

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An international and historical look at how parenting choices change in the face of economic inequality. [more]

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The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century

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The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone...

Walter Scheidel, Walter Scheidel

Violence in society; Population & demography; Business & Economics; Welfare economics; Financial crises & disasters

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An essential contribution to the debate about inequality, The Great Leveler provides important new insights about why inequality... [more]

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Collective Choice and Social Welfare: Expanded Edition

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Collective Choice and Social Welfare: Expanded Edition

Amartya Sen, FBA

Social welfare & social services; Business & Economics; Welfare economics

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'Can the values which individual members of society attach to different alternatives be aggregated into values for society... [more]

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Rising Inequality in China: Challenges to a Harmonious Society

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Rising Inequality in China: Challenges to a Harmonious Society

Shi Li (Beijing Normal University), Hiroshi Sato (Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo), Terry Sicular (University of Western Ontario)

History; Poverty & unemployment; Labour economics; Development economics; Welfare economics

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This book, a sequel to Inequality and Public Policy in China (2008), examines changes from 2002 to 2007 in the Chinese distribution... [more]

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Measuring Poverty around the World

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Measuring Poverty around the World

Anthony B. Atkinson

History; Population & demography; Central government policies; Economics; Development economics; Welfare economics

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The final book from a towering pioneer in the study of poverty and inequality-a critically important examination of poverty... [more]

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Austerity: When It Works and When It Doesn't

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Austerity: When It Works and When It Doesn't

Alberto Alesina, Carlo Favero, Francesco Giavazzi

Business & Economics; Monetary economics; Welfare economics; Economic systems & structures; Public finance; Taxation

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A timely and incisive look at austerity measures that succeed - and those that don't. Fiscal austerity is hugely controversial.... [more]

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Where Economics Went Wrong: Chicago's Abandonment of Classical Liberalism

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Where Economics Went Wrong: Chicago's Abandonment of Classical Liberalism...

David Colander, Craig Freedman

Business & Economics; Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Labour economics; Welfare economics; Economic history

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How modern economics abandoned classical liberalism and lost its way Milton Friedman once predicted that advances in scientific... [more]

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The Winding Road to the Welfare State: Economic Insecurity and Social Welfare Policy in Britain

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The Winding Road to the Welfare State: Economic Insecurity and Social Welfare...

George R. Boyer

Business & Economics; Labour economics; Welfare economics; Economic systems & structures; Economic history; Public finance

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How did Britain transform itself from a nation of workhouses to one that became a model for the modern welfare state? The... [more]

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Give People Money: The simple idea to solve inequality and revolutionise our lives

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Give People Money: The simple idea to solve inequality and revolutionise...

Annie Lowrey

Social welfare & social services; Business & Economics; Welfare economics

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She visits South Korea to interrogate UBI's intellectual pedigree, and Silicon Valley to meet the tech titans financing UBI... [more]

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The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century

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The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone...

Walter Scheidel, Walter Scheidel

Violence in society; Population & demography; Business & Economics; Welfare economics; Financial crises & disasters

Hardback

The description for this book, The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First... [more]

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Not Working: Where Have All the Good Jobs Gone?

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Not Working: Where Have All the Good Jobs Gone?

David G. Blanchflower

Central government policies; Labour economics; Welfare economics; Economic systems & structures

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A candid assessment of why the job market is not as healthy as we think Don't trust low unemployment numbers as proof that... [more]

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Welfare Economics: An Interpretive History

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Welfare Economics: An Interpretive History

Roger A. McCain (Drexel University, USA)

Welfare economics

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Although it was an important specialization in economics in the mid-twentieth century, welfare economics has received less... [more]

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The Evolution of Israel's Social Security System: Structure, Time Pattern and Macroeconomic Impact

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The Evolution of Israel's Social Security System: Structure, Time Pattern...

Haim Barkai

Welfare & benefit systems; Welfare economics

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A study of the implications of the post-World War II notion of entitlement to social security, within the framework of Israel's... [more]

$168.00

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The Politics of Work-Family Policy Reforms in Germany and Italy

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The Politics of Work-Family Policy Reforms in Germany and Italy

Agnes Blome

Politics & government; Political economy; Welfare economics

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One of the fundamental challenges facing modern welfare states is the question of work-family reconciliation. An increasing... [more]

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Social Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprises: Nordic Perspectives

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Social Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprises: Nordic Perspectives

Linda Lundgaard Andersen (Roskilde University, Denmark), Malin Gawell (Soedertoern University, Sweden), Roger Spear (Open University, UK)

Welfare economics; Entrepreneurship

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Migrant women stepping into ethnic catering; homeless men employed to take care of bees producing honey for sale; young people... [more]

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Strengthening Social Protection in East Asia

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Strengthening Social Protection in East Asia

Mukul G. Asher (National University of Singapore, Singapore), Fukunari Kimura (Keio University, Japan)

Welfare economics; Pensions

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This book focuses on relatively unexplored areas in pension and health care arrangements, including financing, in East Asia.... [more]

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Social Security and Society

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Social Security and Society

Victor George

Social discrimination; Social classes; Welfare & benefit systems; Welfare economics

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Originally published in 1973, Social Security and Society examines of the dominant forces that form the British social security... [more]

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The Politics of the Welfare State

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The Politics of the Welfare State

Ann Oakley, Susan Williams

Social issues & processes; Welfare & benefit systems; Political ideologies; Welfare economics

Hardback

Increasing privatization and greater reliance on the market have changed the concept of the welfare state. This coherent... [more]

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The Economics of Welfare

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The Economics of Welfare

Arthur Pigou

Economic theory & philosophy; Political economy; Welfare economics

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The fourth edition of this text which established welfare economics as a field of study. It covers such topics as the relationship... [more]

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Environmental Resources and Applied Welfare Economics: Essays in Honor of John V. Krutilla

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Environmental Resources and Applied Welfare Economics: Essays in Honor of...

V. Kerry Smith

Welfare economics; Management of land & natural resources

Paperback

This book, first published in 1988, provides an overview of the diverse work that was being done in applied and theoretical... [more]

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An Economic Analysis of the Family

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An Economic Analysis of the Family

John F. Ermisch

Microeconomics; Welfare economics

Paperback

What do economists have to say about behavior within the context of the family? This book improves our understanding of how... [more]

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Can the Welfare State Survive?

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Can the Welfare State Survive?

Andrew Gamble

Welfare & benefit systems; Central government policies; Welfare economics

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After the most serious economic crash since the 1930s and the slowest recovery on record, austerity rules. Spending on the... [more]

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Sustainability and the Political Economy of Welfare

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Sustainability and the Political Economy of Welfare

Max Koch (Lund University, Sweden), Oksana Mont (Lund University, Sweden)

Environmental economics; Political economy; Welfare economics; Sustainability

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Welfare is commonly conceptualized in socio-economic terms of equity, highlighting distributive issues within growing economies.... [more]

$252.00

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Economic Crisis and Austerity in Southern Europe: Threat or Opportunity for a Sustainable Welfare State

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Economic Crisis and Austerity in Southern Europe: Threat or Opportunity...

Maria Petmesidou, Ana Marta Guillen

Welfare economics; Financial crises & disasters

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Southern Europe has been hit hard by the global economic crisis and, as such, their welfare states have come under acute strain.... [more]

$242.00

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The Australian Welfare State: Who benefits now?

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The Australian Welfare State: Who benefits now?

McDonald, Netta Avineri

Social welfare & social services; Central government policies; Welfare economics

Paperback

Assess trends in poverty & inequality from 1992 to present, describe & assess institutions that make up Australian welfare... [more]

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