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The Economics of Social Problems (4th Edition)

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03 February 2009

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This well respected textbook has been fully updated to reflect how economic policies on housing, crime, the environment, pensions among other areas, have changed in recent years. The book offers a lucid, non-technical...

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This well respected textbook has been fully updated to reflect how economic policies on housing, crime, the environment, pensions among other areas, have changed in recent years. The book offers a lucid, non-technical introduction to important economic concepts, showing how they are applied in a real world setting. 

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The fourth edition of this successful textbook has been updated to?include new chapters on climate change, pensions?and road congestion, while all other chapters have been brought up to date.
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The book covers a wide scope?of areas, setting each topic out in an organised and?well-balanced structure.?

The textbook is designed to be nontechnical?to appeal to a wide breadth of readers, including introductory economics students?as well as readers interested in social policy.????

Part 1: Social Objectives and the allocation of resources
Part 2: Health
Part 3: Education
Part 4: Poverty and social exclusion
Part 5: The ageing population pensions and social care
Part 6: Housing and neighbourhoods
Part 7: Crime
Part 8: Urban Congestion
Part 9: The environment global warming
Part 10: Markets and government.

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JULIAN LE GRAND is the Richard Titmuss Professor of Social Policy at the London School of Economics. He is a leading expert on public and social policy and acted as a senior policy advisor to the Prime Minister between 2003 and 2005. He is the author, co-author or editor of seventeen books and over ninety articles on economics, philosophy and public policy.

CAROL PROPPER holds professorships at the University of Bristol, where she co-founded the Centre for Market and Public Organisation, and at Imperial College, London where she heads the new Healthcare Management Group. She specializes in the economics of healthcare provision markets, particularly the role of incentives, and has published extensively in...

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JULIAN LE GRAND is the Richard Titmuss Professor of Social Policy at the London School of Economics. He is a leading expert on public and social policy and acted as a senior policy advisor to the Prime Minister between 2003 and 2005. He is the author, co-author or editor of seventeen books and over ninety articles on economics, philosophy and public policy.

CAROL PROPPER holds professorships at the University of Bristol, where she co-founded the Centre for Market and Public Organisation, and at Imperial College, London where she heads the new Healthcare Management Group. She specializes in the economics of healthcare provision markets, particularly the role of incentives, and has published extensively in economics and professional journals.
SARAH SMITH is Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Market and Public Organisation at the University of Bristol. She has previously worked as an economist at HM Treasury, the Financial Services Authority and the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Her work centres on the microeconomic analysis of public policy and she has published widely in economics and policy journals.

 

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