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Conditional Election and Partisan Cycles in Government Support to the Agricultural Sector: An Empirical Analysis

Jeroen Klomp and Jakob de Haan.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Agricultural Economics. 11971 words.

We examine the effect of elections and government ideology on public funding to the agricultural sector using a panel model for more than 70 democratic countries from 1975-2009. We find...

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Decentralised Beneficiary Targeting in Large-Scale Development Programmes: Insights from the Malawi Farm Input Subsidy Programme

Talip Kilic, Edward Whitney and Paul Winters.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Development Planning and Policy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 13017 words.

This paper contributes to the long-standing debate on the merits of decentralised beneficiary targeting in the administration of development programmes, focussing on the large-scale Malawi...

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A Dynamic Theory of Resource Wars

Daron Acemoglu, Mikhail Golosov, Aleh Tsyvinski and Pierre Yared.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

February 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Relations and International Political Economy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 16983 words.

We develop a dynamic theory of resource wars and study the conditions under which such wars can be prevented. Our focus is on the interaction between the scarcity of resources and the...

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Earmarked: The Political Economy of Agricultural Research Appropriations

Marc T. Law, Joseph M. Tonon and Gary J. Miller.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Agricultural Economics. 9678 words.

Since 1965 a significant portion of the US Department of Agriculture's extramural research budget has been earmarked by Congress for particular research projects. We analyze the process by...

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Fiscal Responses after Catastrophes and the Enabling Role of Financial Development

Martin Melecky and Claudio Raddatz.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2015; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles. 8721 words.

Natural disasters may constitute a major shock to public finances and debt sustainability because of their impact on output and the need for government response with reconstruction and...

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Public policy, community ownership and clean energy

Robert Pollin.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Economics; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Development Planning and Policy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 10682 words.

This paper considers policies for promoting productive investments in the USA, especially as regards the project of building a clean energy economy. The four main policies examined are (i)...

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Rethinking Food Security for the Twenty-First Century

Walter P. Falcon and Rosamond L. Naylor.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2005; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Agricultural Economics. 9448 words.

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Should the U.S. National School Lunch Program continue its in-kind food benefit? A school district-level analysis of funding efficiency and equity

Cora Peterson and Julian Le Grand.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

December 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Agricultural Economics. 7972 words.

For over 65 years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has purchased commodity foods for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) in an effort to support both schools and food producers....

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Sovereign Wealth Funds and Natural Resource Management in Africa

Samuel E. Wills, Lemma W. Senbet and Witness Simbanegavi.

in Journal of African Economies

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; International Finance; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Corporate Governance; Corporate Regulation; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Publicly Provided Goods; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economic Development; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 8386 words.

Non-renewable resources dominate nearly one quarter of the world's economies. Over half of these economies are developing, with many in Africa. Managing resource revenues is one of the most...

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