The Economics of Social Problems (4th ed.)

by Sheila Smith, Julian Le Grand, Carol Propper

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  • 9780230552999
  • 9781349922109
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.
  • Macmillan Education UK; September 2017
  • ISBN: 9781349922109
  • Edition: 4
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  • Title: The Economics of Social Problems
  • Author: Sheila Smith; Julian Le Grand; Carol Propper
  • Imprint: Red Globe Press
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780230552999
  • 9781349922109

About The Author

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.

 

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780230552999
  • 9781349922109