3 edition of The Economics of Social Policy found in the catalog.
by Edward Elgar Publishing
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||368|
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The merits and limits of social policy programs are 5/5(1). LE GRAND is Richard Titmuss Professor of Social Policy at the The Economics of Social Policy book chool of Economics.
He is a leading authority on the economics of the welfare state and has published extensively in the area. SMITH is Senior Research Fellow at The Centre for Market and Public Organisation at the University of Bristol/5(5).
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