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Nicholas Barr

Geburtstag: 1943

Nicholas Barr FRSA is a British economist, currently serving as professor of public economics at the London School of Economics . He received his Ph.D. in economics as a Fulbright Scholar from the University of California, Berkeley and his MSc in economics from LSE. According to his LSE biography, he has worked for the World Bank, "from 1990 to 1992 working on the design of income transfers and health finance in Central and Eastern Europe and Russia, and in 1995–96 as a principal author of the World Bank's World Development Report 1996: From Plan to Market." He also served as an advisor to the British, Chinese and South African governments.Since 1987, he has published four editions of his series, Economics of the welfare state, the last published in 2012. of which was published in 2004. According to Amazon.com, he has published the following books:



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„It is argued that regulators are frequently captured by those whom they are supposed to regulate.“

—  Nicholas Barr

Quelle: Economics Of The Welfare State (Fourth Edition), Chapter 4, State Intervention, p. 88-89

„there is an efficiency case for an institutional welfare state.“

—  Nicholas Barr

Quelle: Economics Of The Welfare State (Fourth Edition), Chapter 4, State Intervention, p. 93

„A society is a cooperative venture for the mutual advantage of its members.“

—  Nicholas Barr

Quelle: Economics Of The Welfare State (Fourth Edition), Chapter 3, Political Theory: Social Justice And The State, p. 42

„A reduction in the liberty of the least well off cannot be justified even if it is to their economic advantage.“

—  Nicholas Barr

Quelle: Economics Of The Welfare State (Fourth Edition), Chapter 3, Political Theory: Social Justice And The State, p. 49

„We need a welfare state of some sort for efficiency reasons, and would continue to do so even if all distributional problems were solved.“

—  Nicholas Barr

Quelle: Economics Of The Welfare State (Fourth Edition), Chapter 15, Conclusion, p. 354

„By 'trading' (i. e. pooling), individuals can acquire certainty.“

—  Nicholas Barr

Quelle: Economics Of The Welfare State (Fourth Edition), Chapter 5, Insurance, p. 105

„It has been argued that relatively poor people will borrow to buy a house, so why not to buy a degree?“

—  Nicholas Barr

Quelle: Economics Of The Welfare State (Fourth Edition), Chapter 14, Higher Education, p. 323

„In a world of certainty, the welfare state has only a small role.“

—  Nicholas Barr

Quelle: Economics Of The Welfare State (Fourth Edition), Chapter 4, State Intervention, p. 79

„Markets can be efficient or inefficient; so can governments. thus market failure is a counterpoint to government failure.“

—  Nicholas Barr

Quelle: Economics Of The Welfare State (Fourth Edition), Chapter 4, State Intervention, p. 93

„The European Commission uses an explicit relative poverty line of 60 per cent of national average income.“

—  Nicholas Barr

Quelle: Economics Of The Welfare State (Fourth Edition), Chapter 6, Problems Of Definition And Measurement, p. 132

„The welfare state is the outcome of diverse forces over nearly four centuries of developing social policy.“

—  Nicholas Barr

Quelle: Economics Of The Welfare State (Fourth Edition), Chapter 15, Conclusion, p. 349

„Money income is a flawed measure of individual welfare.“

—  Nicholas Barr

Quelle: Economics Of The Welfare State (Fourth Edition), Chapter 6, Problems Of Definition And Measurement, p. 128

„Thus social insurance, in sharp contrast with actuarial insurance, can cover not only risk but also uncertainty.“

—  Nicholas Barr

Quelle: Economics Of The Welfare State (Fourth Edition), Chapter 5, Insurance, p. 117

„It is the welfare state that has made capitalism, with all its attendant benefits of economic growth, politically feasible…“

—  Nicholas Barr

Quelle: Economics Of The Welfare State (Fourth Edition), Chapter 15, Conclusion, p. 359

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