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  • Austerity
    Austerity (English, Paperback) Kerry-Anne Mendoza

    For the last five years, Britain has been under the hammer of 'Austerity'. In its name, wages have been frozen, benefits have been slashed and public spending squeezed. The pain of a financial crisis caused by bankers and speculators has been borne by ordinary people all over the country - and by the poor and disabled most of all.

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  • The Welfare Trait
    The Welfare Trait (English, Paperback) Adam Perkins

    In support of his theory, Dr Perkins presents data showing that the welfare state can boost the number of children born into disadvantaged households, and that childhood disadvantage promotes the development of an employment-resistant personality profile, characterised by aggressive, antisocial and rule-breaking tendencies.

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  • The Great Leveler
    The Great Leveler (English, Hardback) Walter Scheidel

    How only violence and catastrophes have consistently reduced inequality throughout world history...

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  • Dimensions of Tax Design
    Dimensions of Tax Design (English, Paperback) Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

    Dimensions of Tax Design consists of a set of 13 commissioned studies which draw on the latest thinking in the key areas of tax design. The volume includes contributions from a high-profile group of international experts and younger researchers and is supplemented by expert commentaries to provide the widest range of views and ideas on tax design.

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  • Arguments for Welfare
    Arguments for Welfare (English, Paperback) Paul Spicker

    This book is a concise explanation of what welfare is, and why it is important. With examples from the UK, Europe, North America and Australia the book explores how the principles of welfare are applied across the world.

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  • Paying for the welfare state in the 21st century
    Paying for the welfare state in the 21st century (English, Paperback) Sally Ruane

    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 the possibilities they present for social change.

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  • Economics of the Welfare State
    Economics of the Welfare State (English, Paperback) Nicholas Barr

    The fifth edition of this successful textbook discusses the different parts of the welfare system and, in particular, cash benefits, the health service, and education. The text is organized into four parts: Concepts, Cash benefits, Benefits in kind, and Epilogue.

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  • After Austerity
    After Austerity (English, Paperback) Peter Taylor-Gooby

    This book examines European welfare states, how and why they are changing, and how they are likely to develop.

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  • Public Finance and Public Choice
    Public Finance and Public Choice (English, Paperback) John G. Cullis, Philip Jones

    Public Finance and Public Choice provides a comprehensive analysis of the economics of the public sector, taking a diagrammatic approach to the subject. Particular emphasis is given to the public choice and behavioural economics schools of thought.

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  • The Politics of the New Welfare State
    The Politics of the New Welfare State (English, Paperback) Giuliano Bonoli

    In The Politics of the New Welfare State the main reforms in work and welfare are summarized and analyzed to provide up-dated evidence of policy change and its main determinants to policymakers, researchers, and stakeholders interested in the field.

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  • The Political Economy of European Welfare Capitalism
    The Political Economy of European Welfare Capitalism (English, Paperback) C. Hay, Daniel Wincott

    A state-of-the-art assessment of welfare provision, policy and reform at national and at EU level which spans the whole of Europe - East, West and Central. Uniquely broad-ranging in scope, and covering the latest research findings and theoretical debates, it provides a genuinely comparative overview text for students of twenty-first-century Europe.

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  • Women and Austerity
    Women and Austerity (English, Paperback) Maria Karamessini

    Austerity has become the new principle for public policy in Europe and the US as the financial crisis of 2008 has been converted into a public debt crisis. However, current austerity measures risk losing past progress towards gender equality by undermining important employment and social welfare protections and putting gender equality policy onto the back burner. This volume constitutes the first...

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  • The Political Economy of the Small Welfare State in South Korea
    The Political Economy of the Small Welfare State in South Korea (English, Hardback) Jae-Jin Yang

    This book explains why the Korean welfare state is underdeveloped despite successful industrialization, democratization, a militant labor movement, and a centralized meritocracy.

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  • Broken benefits
    Broken benefits (English, Paperback) Sam Royston

    In Broken Benefits, Sam Royston argues that social security isn't working, and without a change in direction, it will be even less fair in the future. He provides an introductory guide to social security, correcting misunderstandings and presents practical ideas of how benefits should be reformed.

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  • Beyond GDP
    Beyond GDP (English, Hardback) Marc Fleurbaey, Didier Blanchet

    Is GDP a good proxy for social welfare? Building on economic theory, this book confirms that it is not, but also that most alternatives to it share its basic flaw, i.e., a focus on specific aspects of people's lives without sufficiently taking account of people's values and goals. A better approach is possible.

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  • The Economics of Poverty
    The Economics of Poverty (English, Paperback) Martin Ravallion

    The book reviews past and present debates on the challenges faced in attaining equitable economic development. The book aims to provide an introduction to economics where the application to poverty is central and guides learning. And it aims to help those who already know some economics learn more about poverty and inequality.

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  • Children of Austerity
    Children of Austerity (English, Hardback) Bea Cantillon

    This volume examines the effects of the Great Recession on children living in the world's richest 11 countries.

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  • Choice, Preferences, and Procedures
    Choice, Preferences, and Procedures (English, Hardback) Kotaro Suzumura

    Social choice theory critically assesses and rationally designs economic mechanisms for improving human well-being. Kotaro Suzumura-one of the world's foremost thinkers in social choice theory and welfare economics-fuses abstract ideas with real-world economies to examine foundational issues of normative economics and collective decision making.

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  • Nutrition Economics
    Nutrition Economics (English, Hardback) Suresh Babu, S. N. Gajanan

    Nutrition Economics: Principles and Policy Applications establishes the core criteria for consideration as new policies and regulations are developed, including application-based principles that ensure practical, effective implementation of policy. From the economic contribution of nutrition on quality of life, to the costs of malnutrition on society from both an individual and governmental level,...

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  • The Economics of Welfare
    The Economics of Welfare (English, Paperback) A. C. Pigou

    Originally published in 1920, The Economics of Welfare provided a solution to the much discussed problem of externalities associated with market inefficiencies such as the problem of pollution.The concept of externalities remains central to modern day welfare economics and particularly environmental economics.

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