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The economics of freedom : theory, measurement, and policy implications

Author: Sebastiano Bavetta; Pietro Navarra
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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"What is freedom? Canwemeasure it? Does it affect policy? This book develops an original measure of freedom called autonomy freedom, consistent with J.S. Mill's view of autonomy, and applies it to issues in policy and political design. The work pursues three aims. First, it extends classical liberalism beyond exclusive reliance on negative freedom so as to take autonomous behavior explicitly into account. Second, it  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bavetta, Sebastiano, 1964-
Economics of freedom.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
(OCoLC)796383870
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sebastiano Bavetta; Pietro Navarra
ISBN: 9781107017849 110701784X
OCLC Number: 772109847
Description: xvi, 205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
Part I. Concepts and Tools: 2. Choice and freedom; 3. Measuring autonomy freedom; 4. The empirical measure of autonomy --
Part II. Autonomy Freedom and the Welfare State: 5. Why redistribute?; 6. Autonomy freedom and redistribution; 7. Autonomy freedom and welfare spending; 8. Choice, freedom, and the good society.
Responsibility: Sebastiano Bavetta, Pietro Navarra.
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