Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. A. J. Rayner, K. A. Ingersent, R. C. Hine
    Pages 62-95
  3. P. Midmore, D. A. Peel
    Pages 154-176
  4. W. Lesser, D. R. Lee
    Pages 178-204
  5. K. J. Thomson
    Pages 224-239
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 240-279

About this book


This latest volume in the Current Issues in Economics series contains specially commissioned articles by well known experts in the area of the Economics of Welfare. The contributions will be accessible to undergraduate students and cover topics of current interest, including Private and Social Insurance, Retirement Pensions, the Poverty Trap, Benefits, Incentives and Uncertainty, the Definition and Measurement of Poverty and Inequality, the Economics of Charity, Health Care Insurance and Provision, the Economics of Education and the Political Economy of Housing


economics inequality poverty welfare

Editors and affiliations

  • A. J. Rayner
    • 1
  • David Colman
    • 2
  1. 1.University of NottinghamUK
  2. 2.University of ManchesterUK

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