Chapter 1: Introduction and Overview.- Chapter 2: Stylised Model.- Chapter 3: Wellbeing-Enhancing Public Policy.- Chapter 4: Numerical Policy-Simulation Model.- Chapter 5: Wellbeing-Enhancing Public Policy - Extensions.- Chapter 6: Viability Theory for Policy Formulation.- Chapter 7: Themes.
Girol Karacaoglu is Professor and Head of the School of Government
at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His previous
role was Chief Economist of the New Zealand Treasury. His current
research interest is in public policy - an integrated approach to
economic, environmental, and social policies towards improving
Jacek B. Krawczyk is an adjunct academic at Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, formerly with Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His focus is on mathematical modelling of environmental processes, financial engineering, monetary policy, and optimisation of processes in each of these areas. His recent interest is in viability theory applications to economic dynamics.
Anita King is a Senior Analyst at The New Zealand Treasury, Wellington, New Zealand. With her PhD in physics, she is a specialist in developing and managing mathematical models that serve society, the environment, and the greater good.