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- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 74.29
Hauptbeschreibung Die Neue Institutionenökonomie gilt als zweites großes Paradigma der ökonomischen Forschung. Als Grundstein dieses Theoriegebäudes wurden Verhaltensannahmen eingeführt, die Generationen von Wirtschaftswissenschaftlern rezipierten - so die Ergänzungen des homo oeconomicus um den Hang zum Opportunismus und die Einschränkung seiner... more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 179.00
Addresses problems facing democratic societies at the dawn of the 21st century. Ranging across the policy spectrum, this volume demonstrates the vibrancy and relevance of the public choice research program. It is useful for economists, political scientists, political philosophers, and public policymakers. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 149.00
Kuklys examines how Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen?s approach to welfare measurement can be put in practice for poverty and inequality measurement in affluent societies such as the UK. Sen argues that an individual?s welfare should not be measured in terms of her income, but in terms what she can actually do or be, her capabilities. In Chapters... more...
- International Labour Office 2007; US$ 5.00
Focuses on the extent of labour market regulation and argues (providing empirical evidence) that aggregate labour productivity growth is higher in economies having a rigid (i.e. more regulated and co-ordinated) labour market than in economies with flexible labour markets. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95
Few discussions in modern social science have occupied as much attention as the changing nature of welfare states in western societies. Gosta Esping-Andersen, one of the most distinguished contributors to current debates on this issue, here provides a new analysis of the character and role of welfare states in the functioning of contemporary advanced... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00
Choice, Rationality and Social Theory is a powerful rebuttal of the remarkably influential theories underlying 'rational choice analysis'. Rational choice analysis maintains that social life is principally to be explained as the outcome of rational choices on the part of individual actors. Adherents of this view include not only philosophers, political... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 29.99
Critics, Ratings, and Society is the first comprehensive study of the review as social institution. Its theories and data encompass reviews of all types of products?including the arts (e.g. theater, books, and music) and consumer products (e.g. cars, software, and appliances). According to Blank, the core problem of reviews is credibility. Concerns... more...