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A ‘new politics’ of austerity, workfare and gender? The UK coalition government's welfare reform proposals

Julie MacLeavy.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Demographic Economics; Economic Methodology. 7714 words.

This paper considers the UK coalition government's austerity drive, which attempts to garner public support for the reduction or withdrawal of welfare entitlements through appeals to...

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Can neuroscience inform economics? Rationality, emotions and preference formation

Nuno Martins.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2011; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Welfare and Poverty; Microeconomics; Economic Methodology. 8460 words.

The interaction between neuroscience and economics has gained much prominence recently, leading to the emergence of the new and expanding field of neuroeconomics. I will argue that,...

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Growing care gaps, shrinking state? Home care workers and the Fair Labor Standards Act

Kim England and Caitlin Alcorn.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

October 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Methodology; Public Economics; Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty. 8582 words.

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Home care work will be among the fastest growing jobs in the USA in the next 10 years, linked to the increase in people aged over 65. Located at the...

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An institutional and evolutionary perspective on health economics

Geoffrey M. Hodgson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Other Economic Systems; Economic Methodology; Economics of Health; Microeconomics; Welfare Economics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 10513 words.

Neoclassical theoretical approaches dominate modern health economics. However, the peculiarities of healthcare provision are so unusual that neoclassical theory is especially unsuited to...

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Job quality and the economics of New Labour: a critical appraisal using subjective survey data

Andrew Brown, Andy Charlwood, Chris Forde and David Spencer.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour Standards: National and International; Demand and Supply of Labour; Welfare and Poverty; Economic Methodology. 11472 words.

This paper assesses the record on job quality during the early term of office of the New Labour government by interpreting, from a political economy perspective, changes in a variety of...

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Poverty, time and vagueness: integrating the core poverty and chronic poverty frameworks

David Clark and David Hulme.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2010; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economic Methodology; Economic Development. 10074 words.

In recent decades there have been considerable steps forward in terms of understanding poverty. This paper identifies three ‘meta-dimensions’ of poverty, which relate to: (i) depth and...

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