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Ethics, Economics, and Politics: Principles of Public Policy

I. M. D. Little

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199257041
eISBN:
9780191601293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257043.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Studies the three interfaces of ethics, economics, and politics. Any well‐considered view of the most desirable role for the state in various aspects of our lives implies some serious thinking about ... More


Subjective Income Inequalities

Bernard Van Praag

in Happiness Quantified: A Satisfaction Calculus Approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199226146
eISBN:
9780191718595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226146.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter presents a concept of subjective income inequality based on an extension of the objective income concept. Income satisfaction inequality differs from established measures of inequality ... More


The Impact of Past and Future on Present Satisfaction

Bernard Van Praag

in Happiness Quantified: A Satisfaction Calculus Approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199226146
eISBN:
9780191718595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226146.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter examines the theory that the individual's current satisfaction will depend on his or her own past experience and expected future. The study assumes that both the past and the future have ... More


From Utility to Happiness

Gilles Saint-Paul

in The Tyranny of Utility: Behavioral Social Science and the Rise of Paternalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128177
eISBN:
9781400838899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128177.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter suggests using some direct measure of individual well-being, such as happiness, as the basis of a theory of individual welfare. The recent literature on behavioral economics includes a ... More


Measuring Social Welfare in the US National Accounts

Dale W. Jorgenson and Daniel T. Slesnick

in Measuring Economic Sustainability and Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226121338
eISBN:
9780226121475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226121475.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This paper employs the Integrated Macroeconomic Accounts, developed by Jorgenson, J. Steven Landefeld, William D. Nordhaus, and their co-authors as part of A New Architecture for the U.S. National ... More


Introduction: Social differences—the challenge for palliative care

Barbara Monroe, David Oliviere, and Sheila Payne

in Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to analyse the wide range of social factors and differences which can affect access to services, assessment, interventions, and ... More


Subjective Income Inequalities

Bernard Van Praag

in Happiness Quantified: A Satisfaction Calculus Approach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198286547
eISBN:
9780191718601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286546.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter presents a concept of subjective income inequality based on an extension of the objective income concept. Income satisfaction inequality differs from established measures of inequality ... More


Counting the Poor: New Thinking About European Poverty Measures and Lessons for the United States

Douglas J. Besharov and Kenneth A. Couch (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860586
eISBN:
9780199932948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860586.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

The poverty rate is one of the most visible ways in which nations measure the economic well-being of their low-income citizens. To gauge whether a person is poor, European states often focus on a ... More


Measuring Welfare

Martin Ravallion

in The Economics of Poverty: History, Measurement, and Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190212766
eISBN:
9780190212803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212766.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The foundation of most measures of poverty and inequality is a concept of individual welfare. Economists have often tried to infer welfare from behavior, and one aspect of behavior in particular: ... More


Social protection, inequality and labour market risks in Central and Eastern Europe

Noelke Clemens

in Europe enlarged: A handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420640
eISBN:
9781447302230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420640.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter traces the impact of the transition on individual welfare by drawing on a variety of institutional and structural indicators comparable across countries and time. It focuses particularly ... More


Epilogue

Dale W. Jorgenson, Richard J. Goettle, Mun S. Ho, and Peter J. Wilcoxen

in Double Dividend: Environmental Taxes and Fiscal Reform in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027090
eISBN:
9780262318563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027090.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Market-based approaches to environmental policies, like energy taxes and tradable permits, are cost effective since all participants face the same prices for energy. These approaches can also ... More


The Impact Of Past And Future On Present Satisfaction

Bernard Van Praag

in Happiness Quantified: A Satisfaction Calculus Approach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198286547
eISBN:
9780191718601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286546.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines the theory that the individual’s current satisfaction will depend on his or her own past experience and expected future. The study assumes that both the past and the future have ... More


‘The Free Trade Fetish’: Gold, Sugar, and the Empire, 1886–1903

Anthony Howe

in Free Trade and Liberal England 1846–1946

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201465
eISBN:
9780191674891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201465.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter discusses how free trade continued to embody the single most popular element in Liberal and Radical politics, both as a defence of the community and of individual welfare. The ideology ... More


Living standards in the UK

Demi Patsios, Marco Pomati, and Paddy Hillyard

in Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2: The Dimensions of Disadvantage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334224
eISBN:
9781447334309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334224.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides an overview of a conceptual framework and analytical tool for measuring UK living standards (UK-LS). It aims to supplement and complement B-SEM and PSE poverty and social ... More


Double Dividend: Environmental Taxes and Fiscal Reform in the United States

Dale W. Jorgenson, Richard J. Goettle, Mun S. Ho, and Peter J. Wilcoxen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027090
eISBN:
9780262318563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027090.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Energy utilization, especially from fossil fuels, creates hidden costs in the form of pollution and environmental damages. The costs are well-documented but are hidden in the sense that they occur ... More


Promises for the Future: The Encouragement of Aspirations for a Better Life, Nation and World

in Patriotism and Propaganda in First World War Britain: The National War Aims Committee and Civilian Morale

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318306
eISBN:
9781846317811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317811.009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the National War Aims Committee (NWAC) propaganda's focus on encouraging civilians to anticipate the material and civilisational benefits of a new post-war world. It suggests ... More


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