Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Welfare Economics and Ethics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Daniel M. Hausman, Michael S. Mcpherson
      Pages 3-20
  3. Economic Organization in Transition

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. Paul R. Kleindorfer, Murat R. Sertel
      Pages 80-99
  4. Distributional Effects of Social Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Anthony B. Atkinson
      Pages 121-139
    3. Dieter Bös
      Pages 140-152
    4. Peter Englund, Yannis M. Ioannides
      Pages 175-197
    5. Peter Saunders, Timothy M. Smeeding, John Coder, Stephen Jenkins, Johan Fritzell, Aldi J. M. Hagenaars et al.
      Pages 198-217
    6. Jane Humphries
      Pages 218-233

About this book


This third volume of the proceedings of the International Economic Association Congress in Moscow in 1992 contains twelve papers by eminent economists on public policy and economic organization. The papers span a wide variety of topics from the basic principles of ethics and welfare to economic transition from planned to market economies and the distributional effects of social policy.


capitalism Distribution economics public finance transition unemployment

Editors and affiliations

  • Dieter Bös
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of EconomicsUniversity of BonnGermany

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