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What Do You Mean?: Conceptual Clarity in Social Policy

Alessandro Magnoli Bocchi ()

No 237 in IDB Publications (Books) from Inter-American Development Bank

Abstract: Efficiency and equity are priorities in the social policies of both industrial and developing countries. This study examines how different value judgments lead to different concepts of efficiency and equity and demonstrates that conceptual clarity can improve social services delivery.

Keywords: Efficiency; equity; social policies; policymakers; social services delivery; value judgments; vouchers for education; efficiency-equity relationship; health insurance; insurance design (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011
ISBN: 1931003181
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