Professor Avner Offer

International political economy, circa 1850-1920. Social and economic context of war. Urban and rural economy and land tenure. Legal context of social and economy history. Consumption, affluence and quality of life in the United States and Britain since the 1920s. Global transition from social democracy to market liberalism. All broadly conceived.

  • Self-interest, Sympathy and the Invisible Hand: From Adam Smith to Market Liberalism

  • The Market Turn: From Social Democracy to Market Liberalism

  • Consumption and Affluence

  • A Warrant for Pain: Caveat Emptor vs.the Duty of Care in American Medical System c. 1970-2010

  • Self-interest, Sympathy and the Invisible Hand: From Adam Smith to Market Liberalism

  • Self-interest, Sympathy and the Invisible Hand: From Adam Smith to Market Liberalism

  • The Economy of Obligation: Incomplete Contracts and the Cost of the Welfare State

  • Obesity, Inequality, and Insecurity in Affluent Societies

  • Obesity under affluence varies by welfare regimes: The effect of fast food, insecurity, and inequality

  • British Manual Workers: From Producers to Consumers, c. 1950-2000

  • More
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