Economics: Microeconomics

  • Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors: Key Concepts and Current Research book cover

    Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors

    Key Concepts and Current Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yaniv Hanoch, Andrew Barnes, Thomas Rice

    The field of behavioural economics can tell us a great deal about cognitive bias and unconscious decision-making, challenging the orthodox economic model whereby consumers make rational and informed choices. But it is in the arena of health that it perhaps offers individuals and governments the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge

  • Economic Development for Everyone: Creating Jobs, Growing Businesses, and Building Resilience in Low-Income Communities book cover

    Economic Development for Everyone

    Creating Jobs, Growing Businesses, and Building Resilience in Low-Income Communities, 1st Edition

    By Mark M. Miller

    How do we create employment, grow businesses, and build greater economic resilience in our low-income communities? How do we create economic development for everyone, everywhere – including rural towns, inner-city neighborhoods, aging suburbs, and regions such as Appalachia, American Indian…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge

  • Income Inequality in Singapore book cover

    Income Inequality in Singapore

    1st Edition

    By Pundarik Mukhopadhaya

    The World Bank, 1993 conferred on Singapore the status of ‘tiger economy’ because of its two miraculous characteristics: high growth and reduced income inequality. Expansion of educational provision is one of the major policies the Government of Singapore followed since 1975 particularly to enrich…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge

  • Retirement in Japan and South Korea: The past, the present and the future of mandatory retirement book cover

    Retirement in Japan and South Korea

    The past, the present and the future of mandatory retirement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Masa Higo, Thomas R. Klassen

    This book analyses reforms to retirement policies in Japan and South Korea, especially in the context of rapid population ageing.  A defining feature of the labour markets and workplaces in these two nations, and the lives of workers and families, is involuntary retirement at relatively young ages.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15
    Routledge

  • Environmental Subsidies to Consumers: How did they work in the Japanese market? book cover

    Environmental Subsidies to Consumers

    How did they work in the Japanese market?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shigeru Matsumoto

    A typical consumer underestimates the benefits of future energy savings and underinvests in energy efficiency, relative to a description of the socially optimal level of energy efficiency. To alleviate this energy-efficiency gap problem, various programs have been implemented. In recent years, many…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15
    Routledge

  • Paid Patriotism?: The Debate over Veterans' Benefits book cover

    Paid Patriotism?

    The Debate over Veterans' Benefits, 1st Edition

    By James T. Bennett

    What does a nation owe its military veterans? Gratitude, esteem, land grants, medical care, pensions, higher education? Or is serving in the armed forces of one’s country an obligation to be undertaken without any expectation of compensation? If veterans are to receive government aid, should a…

    Paperback – 2017-04-14
    Routledge

  • Efficiency of Social Sector Expenditure in India book cover

    Efficiency of Social Sector Expenditure in India

    1st Edition

    By Brijesh C Purohit

    Government investments in social sector has always played an important role in tackling social issues and facilitated in the alleviation of poverty. Hence, budgetary expenditure to be mobilized for such investments needs to be efficiently allocated and utilized to maximize the greatest good. This…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • Chinese Regions in Change: Industrial upgrading and regional development strategies book cover

    Chinese Regions in Change

    Industrial upgrading and regional development strategies, 1st Edition

    By Hong Yu

    This book offers extensive and quality research on and original insights into China’s internal regional dynamics. It provides a focused analysis of the internal dynamics and regional economic diversity of China covering the eastern, central and western regions through case study, data analysis…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • The Universal Social Safety-Net and the Attack on World Poverty: Pressing Need, Manageable Cost, Practical Possibilities, Favourable Spillovers book cover

    The Universal Social Safety-Net and the Attack on World Poverty

    Pressing Need, Manageable Cost, Practical Possibilities, Favourable Spillovers, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Clunies-Ross, Mozammel Huq

    The book is concerned with strategy and tactics for directing that small slice of world income into filling the gap. This must be done country by country, on the initiative of each country’s government: with the maximum involvement of its own civil society, and with the rich world also making a…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • The Privileges of Wealth: Rising inequality and the growing racial divide book cover

    The Privileges of Wealth

    Rising inequality and the growing racial divide, 1st Edition

    By Robert B. Williams

    The American Dream is under assault. This threat results not from a lack of means, but from an unwillingness to share. Total household wealth increased by half in the past generation, but barely one fifth of American households captured this new wealth. For the rest, the dream of owning a home,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge
    Economics in the Real World

  • Networks of Institutions: Institutional Emergence, Social Structure and National Systems of Policies book cover

    Networks of Institutions

    Institutional Emergence, Social Structure and National Systems of Policies, 1st Edition

    By Shuanping Dai

    The questions such as, ‘why the focuses of national policies vary significantly across countries, although their sources of policies are to a great extent identical’; ‘why national development experiences mostly cannot be transplanted successfully among countries’; ‘why some ineffective…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

  • The Microstructures of Housing Markets book cover

    The Microstructures of Housing Markets

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan J. Smith, Moira Munro

    House prices and mortgage debt have moved to centre stage in the management of national economies, regional development and neighbourhood change. Describing, analysing and understanding how housing markets work within and across these scales of economy and society has never been more urgent. But…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge

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