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Welfare has several meanings:

  • Welfare, the good fortune, health, happiness, prosperity, etc., of a person, group, or organization; well-being, quality of life
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Types of welfare include: The well-being or quality of life of a population is an important concern in economics and political science. ...

Welfare may also refer to: There are three main interpretations of the idea of a welfare state: the provision of welfare services by the state. ... Welfare is financial assistance paid by taxpayers to groups of people who are unable to support themselves, and determined to be able to function more effectively with financial assistance. ... Welfare economics is a branch of economics that uses microeconomic techniques to simultaneously determine the allocational efficiency of a macroeconomy and the income distribution associated with it. ... A social welfare function, in welfare economics, is a function which gives a measure of the material welfare of society, given a number of economic variables as inputs. ... ... Income redistribution, or the redistribution of wealth, is a political policy usually promoted by members of the political left, and opposed, or less strongly supported, by members of the political right. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


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