Housing: from fundamental principles to policies
Monstserrat Pareja-Eastaway, director of the Master’s Degree in Cultural Management at the University of Barcelona
What is the role of the public sector in access to housing? Can public policies act as a counterweight to the market? These two books examine the question from the European and United States viewpoint.
The arts and the advancement of the economy and society
David Throsby, Professor of Economics, Macquarie University, Australia
What relationship exists between art and economics? We present two books that study the importance of creativity and innovation in the arts, as well as how art contributes to economic development.
Inequality: The Costs to Families
Frances Goldscheider, University Professor of Sociology, emerita, Brown University
How do economic problems affect family stability? The books reviewed tackle changes in gender roles at work and the instability generated by socioeconomic inequality.