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The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality

The Great Escape

Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality

Princeton University Press (2013)

The world is a better place than it used to be. People are healthier, wealthier, and live longer....

Beyond Politics: The Roots of Government Failure

Beyond Politics

The Roots of Government Failure

Independent Institute (2011)

Providing students of economics, politics, and policy with a concise explanation of public choice,...

An Introduction to Modern Welfare Economics
Cambridge University Press (1991)

This book in welfare economics covers concepts such as Pareto optimality in a market economy, the...

Welfare Economics of Public Policy: A Practical Approach to Project and Policy Evaluation

Welfare Economics of Public Policy

A Practical Approach to Project and Policy Evaluation

R.E. Just, D.L. Hueth and 1 more...
Edward Elgar Publishing (2004)

This outstanding text, a follow-up to the authors’ award-winning 1982 text, provides a thorough...

Perspectives on Public Choice: A Handbook
Cambridge University Press (1996)

This five-part volume surveys the main ideas and contributions to the field of public choice.

A Primer in Social Choice Theory: Revised Edition

This introductory text explores the theory of social choice. This text is an important starting...

Handbook on Contingent Valuation
Edward Elgar Publishing (2006)

The Handbook on Contingent Valuation is unique in that it focuses on contingent valuation as a...

The Elgar Companion to Transaction Cost Economics
Edward Elgar Publishing (2010)

Since its emergence in the 1970s, transaction cost economics (TCE) has become a leading approach in...

Disposing Dictators, Demystifying Voting Paradoxes: Social Choice Analysis
Cambridge University Press (2008)

This book is a positive analysis of voting 'paradoxes' and argues that negative 'impossibility'...

The Measurement of Household Welfare
Cambridge University Press (1994)

This 1994 book examines the measurement of household welfare, one of the most compelling yet...