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1. stigma

The many contemporary characterizations of stigma share the assumption that individuals have characteristics that devalue them in the ...

By Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. poverty alleviation programmes

This article reviews the issues and evidence concerning a class of policies that aim to reduce poverty by providing direct current relief to those in ...

By Martin Ravallion. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. German reunification, economics of

German reunification in 1990 posed the challenge of introducing markets to an economy with none. For citizens of the formerly Communist East Germany, ...

By Jennifer Hunt. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. optimal taxation

Optimal taxation concerns how various forms of taxation should be designed to maximize social welfare. The task requires an integrated consideration of ...

By Louis Kaplow. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. social insurance

Individuals face uncertainty about their labour income, due to chronic and temporary medical conditions or to unemployment spells. The individual burden ...

By Stefania Albanesi. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. welfare state

This article starts out with a brief discussion of the historical background, the justifications and the political forces behind the creation of the modern ...

By Assar Lindbeck. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008