Economics

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The Option of Urbanism

Investing in a New American Dream

Island Press

Shows how the American Dream is shifting to include cities as well as suburbs and how the financial and real estate communities need to respond to build communities that are more environmentally, socially, and financially sustainable.

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Dimensions of Inequality in Canada

UBC Press

Is Canada becoming a more polarized society? Or is it a kind-hearted nation that takes care of its disadvantaged?

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Second Growth

Community Economic Development in Rural British Columbia

UBC Press

A look at historical and contemporary restructuring, linking development of rural communities with resource development and Aboriginal marginalization.

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In the Long Run We're All Dead

The Canadian Turn to Fiscal Restraint

UBC Press

A superb analysis of how the decline of Canadian Keynesianism has made way for the emergence of politics organized around balanced budgets.

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Globalization and Well-Being

UBC Press

Throughout this concise and elegant book, John Helliwell emphasizes well-being as an explicit focus for research and for public policies.

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Independence and Economic Security in Old Age

UBC Press

The product of a three-year research program, this work focuses on the economic and social implications of aging at the level of the individual and of society as a whole.

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