A Theory of Fairness and Social Welfare PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Marc Fleurbaey

A Theory of Fairness and Social Welfare

Cambridge University Press
Publication date: June 2011
ISBN: 9781139064439
Digital Book format: PDF (Adobe DRM)

Buy PDF

List price:
$36.00
Our price:
$33.99

You save: $2.01 (6%)
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!
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 economics, this book emphasizes constructive results rather than paradoxes and impossibilities, and shows how one can start from basic principles of efficiency and fairness and end up with concrete evaluations of policies. Compared to more philosophical treatments of social justice, this book is more precise about the definition of social welfare and reaches conclusions about concrete policies and institutions only after a rigorous derivation from clearly stated principles.
Please sign in to review this product.
Format:
Devices:
A Theory of Fairness and Social Welfare PDF (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open PDF (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
4350 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Enabled. Limit of 5 selections within 30 days.
Printing:
Enabled. Limit of 20 pages within 30 days.
Other books by Marc Fleurbaey
Justice, Political Liberalism, and Utilitarianism PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Marc Fleurbaey
Justice, Political Liberalism, and Utilitarianism
Marc Fleurbaey & Maurice Salles & John A. Weymark
Cambridge University Press, January 2008
ISBN: 9780521640930
Format: PDF
List Price: $52.00 Our price: $48.99