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Welfare economics

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Poor No More: Rethinking Dependency and the War on Poverty

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Poor No More: Rethinking Dependency and the War on Poverty

Peter Cove

Poverty & unemployment; Social welfare & social services; Welfare economics

Paperback

This is a paradigm-shifting work that guides the reader through the evolution of America's War on Poverty and urges policy-makers... [more]

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Dimensions of Tax Design: The Mirrlees Review

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Dimensions of Tax Design: The Mirrlees Review

Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

Welfare economics; Taxation

Paperback

Dimensions of Tax Design consists of a set of 13 commissioned studies which draw on the latest thinking in the key areas of... [more]

$81.95

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Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries

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Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries

Channing Arndt, Finn Tarp

Poverty & unemployment; Development economics; Welfare economics

Paperback

This graduate text provides a review of the major approaches employed for estimating poverty lines and how poverty is estimated... [more]

$64.95

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The Uses of Social Investment

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The Uses of Social Investment

Anton Hemerijck (Professor of Political Science, European University Institute, Florence, and Centennial Professor of Social Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science)

Social welfare & social services; Political science & theory; Political economy; Welfare economics

Hardback

This volume provides the first study of the welfare state, under the new post-crisis austerity context and associated crisis... [more]

$143.95

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Quiet Revolution in Welfare Economics

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Quiet Revolution in Welfare Economics

Michael Albert, Robin Hahnel

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... [more]

$291.00

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Poor No More: Rethinking Dependency and the War on Poverty

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Poor No More: Rethinking Dependency and the War on Poverty

Peter Cove

Poverty & unemployment; Social welfare & social services; Welfare economics

Hardback

This is a paradigm-shifting work that guides the reader through the evolution of America's War on Poverty and urges policy-makers... [more]

$171.00

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Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries

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Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries

Channing Arndt, Finn Tarp

Poverty & unemployment; Development economics; Welfare economics

Hardback

This graduate text provides a review of the major approaches employed for estimating poverty lines and how poverty is estimated... [more]

$150.95

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Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Thirty Countries' Experiences

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Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Thirty Countries'...

Brian Nolan, Wiemer Salverda, Daniele Checchi, Ive Marx, Abigail McKnight

Social issues & processes; Political economy; Welfare economics

Paperback

This book addresses key questions about whether inequality in incomes, wealth, and education have been widening in a consistent... [more]

$122.95

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Changing Inequalities in Rich Countries: Analytical and Comparative Perspectives

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Changing Inequalities in Rich Countries: Analytical and Comparative Perspectives...

Wiemer Salverda, Brian Nolan, Daniele Checchi, Ive Marx, Abigail McKnight

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

Paperback

This book uses a combination of comparative analysis and in-depth examination of the experience of 30 countries over the past... [more]

$61.95

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Nutrition Economics: Principles and Policy Applications

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Nutrition Economics: Principles and Policy Applications

Suresh Babu, S. N. Gajanan, J. Arne Hallam

Central government policies; Welfare economics; Dietetics & nutrition

Hardback

-Nutrition Economics: Principles and Policy Applications establishes the core criteria for consideration as new policies and... [more]

$147.95

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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

Hardback

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

$252.00

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Inequality after the 20th Century: Papers from the Sixth ECINEQ Meeting

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Inequality after the 20th Century: Papers from the Sixth ECINEQ Meeting...

John A. Bishop, Juan Gabriel Rodriguez

Welfare economics

Hardback

Volume 24 offers fresh theoretical and methodological insights into the key issues in the field of economic inequality. [more]

$193.00

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Towards Human Development: New Approaches to Macroeconomics and Inequality

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Towards Human Development: New Approaches to Macroeconomics and Inequality...

Giovanni Andrea Cornia (Professor of Economics, Professor of Economics, University of Florence), Frances Stewart (Professor Emeritus, Professor Emeritus, University of Oxford)

Macroeconomics; Development economics; Political economy; Welfare economics

Paperback

This book advances thinking in the area of Human Development by analysing its relation with inequality and macro-economic... [more]

$50.95

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An Alternative Philosophy of Development: From economism to human well-being

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An Alternative Philosophy of Development: From economism to human well-being...

B. P. Mathur

Development studies; Political ideologies; Development economics; Welfare economics

Hardback

While development has been the foremost agenda before successive governments in India, it has been viewed narrowly - from... [more]

$252.00

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Happiness, Growth, and the Life Cycle

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Happiness, Growth, and the Life Cycle

Richard A. Easterlin

Population & demography; Labour economics; Behavioural economics; Welfare economics

Paperback

The second in a series of books published with the IZA and honoring the work of its annual prize winners in labour economics.... [more]

$50.95

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The Oxford Handbook of Economics and Human Biology

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The Oxford Handbook of Economics and Human Biology

John Komlos, Inas Kelly

Labour economics; Health economics; Welfare economics; Economic history

Hardback

The Oxford Handbook of Economics and Human Biology enhances understanding of how economic conditions influence human well-being... [more]

$190.95

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The Oxford Handbook of Well-Being and Public Policy

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The Oxford Handbook of Well-Being and Public Policy

Matthew D. Adler (Richard A. Horvitz Professor of Law, Duke Law School), Marc Fleurbaey (Robert E. Kuenne Professor of Economics and Humanistic Studies and Professor of Public Affairs, Princeton University)

Social welfare & social services; Political structure & processes; Welfare economics

Hardback

What are the best tools for designing governmental policy in light of human well-being? The Handbook provides a comprehensive... [more]

$222.95

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The Economics of Poverty: History, Measurement, and Policy

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The Economics of Poverty: History, Measurement, and Policy

Martin Ravallion (Edmond D. Villani Professor of Economics, Edmond D. Villani Professor of Economics, Georgetown University)

Poverty & unemployment; Welfare economics

Paperback

The book reviews past and present debates on the challenges faced in attaining equitable economic development. The book aims... [more]

$62.95

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From Evidence to Action: The Story of Cash Transfers and Impact Evaluation in Sub Saharan Africa

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From Evidence to Action: The Story of Cash Transfers and Impact Evaluation...

Benjamin Davis, Sudhanshu Handa, Nicola Hypher, Natalia Winder Rossi, Paul Winters

Development economics; Welfare economics

Hardback

A volume from FAO and UNICEF on the effectiveness of cash transfers in Sub-Saharan Africa. It includes eight country case-studies... [more]

$133.95

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Health Care Reform and American Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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Health Care Reform and American Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)...

Lawrence R. Jacobs, Theda Skocpol

Child welfare; Health economics; Welfare economics; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama in March 2010 is a landmark in U.S. social legislation,... [more]

$21.95

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Caring Capitalism: The Meaning and Measure of Social Value

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Caring Capitalism: The Meaning and Measure of Social Value

Emily Barman (Boston University)

Development economics; Welfare economics; Economic systems & structures

Hardback

This study is aimed at scholars and students interested in caring capitalism and those with a scholarly concern for valuation... [more]

$123.95

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Demand Functions and the Slutsky Matrix. (PSME-7), Volume 7

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Demand Functions and the Slutsky Matrix. (PSME-7), Volume 7

Sydney N. Afriat

Economic theory & philosophy; Microeconomics; Welfare economics

Hardback

The utility idea has had a long history in economics, especially in the explanation of demand and in welfare economics. In... [more]

$184.00

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Public Health and Private Wealth: Stem Cells, Surrogates, and Other Strategic Bodies

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Public Health and Private Wealth: Stem Cells, Surrogates, and Other Strategic...

Sarah Hodges, Mohan Rao

Poverty & unemployment; Welfare economics; Public health & safety law; Personal & public health

Hardback

Povertyand poverty eradication was the predominant paradigm within which Indias twentieth century science policy was constructed.... [more]

$78.95

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