A Theory of Fairness and Social Welfare

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The definition and measurement of social welfare have been a vexed issue for the past century. This book makes a constructive, easily applicable proposal and suggests how to evaluate the economic situation of a society in a way that gives priority to the worse-off and that respects each individual's preferences over his or her own consumption, work, leisure and so on. This approach resonates with the current concern to go 'beyond the GDP' in the measurement of social progress. Compared to technical studies in welfare ...

A Theory of Fairness and Social Welfare 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521715348

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A Theory of Fairness and Social Welfare 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521887427

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