Trade-Offs An Introduction to Economic Reasoning and Social Issues, Second Edition

ISBN-10: 0226924491

ISBN-13: 9780226924496

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: Harold Winter

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When economists wrestle with issues such as unemployment, inflation, or budget deficits, they do so by incorporating an impersonal, detached mode of reasoning. But economists also analyze issues that, to others, typically do not fall within the realm of economic reasoning, such as organ transplants, cigarette addiction, overeating, and product safety.Trade-Offsis an introduction to the economic approach to analyzing these controversial public policy issues. Harold Winter provides readers with the analytical tools needed to identify and understand the trade-offs associated with these topics. By considering both the costs and benefits of potential policy solutions, Winter stresses that real-world decision making is best served by an explicit recognition of as many trade-offs as possible. This new edition incorporates recent developments in policy debates, including the rise of “new paternalism,” or policies designed to protect people from themselves; alternative ways to increase the supply of organs available for transplant; and economic approaches to controlling infectious disease. Intellectually stimulating yet accessible and entertaining,Trade-Offswill be appreciated by students of economics, public policy, health administration, political science, and law, as well as by anyone who follows current social policy debates.
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 2/25/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Harold Winter is professor of economics at Ohio University.

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition: Welcome to My World
Acknowledgments
Approaching Social Issues
A Valuable Life (to Some Extent)
Do You Want to Trade?
What's Yours Is Mine
Eat, Drink, Smoke, and Be Unhappy
Stop Bothering Me
Behave Yourself
There Are No Solutions
Index
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