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Arms Races and Negotiations

Sandeep Baliga and Tomas Sjöström.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2004; p ublished online April 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 11574 words.

Two players simultaneously decide whether or not to acquire new weapons in an arms race game. Each player's type determines his propensity to arm. Types are private information, and are...

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Dangerous flexibility – retirement reforms reconsidered

Axel Börsch-Supan, Tabea Bucher-Koenen, Vesile Kutlu-Koc and Nicolas Goll.

in Economic Policy

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Demand and Supply of Labour. 16425 words.

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Flexible retirement is supposed to increase labour supply of older workers without touching the third rail of pension politics, the highly unpopular...

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Does infrastructure investment lead to economic growth or economic fragility? Evidence from China

Atif Ansar, Bent Flyvbjerg, Alexander Budzier and Daniel Lunn.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Publicly Provided Goods; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economic Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Transportation Systems. 13419 words.

China’s three-decade infrastructure investment boom shows few signs of abating. Is China’s economic growth a consequence of its purposeful investment? Is China a prodigy in delivering...

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Estimating the effects of recent disability reforms in the Netherlands

Jan-Maarten van Sonsbeek and Raymond H. J. M. Gradus.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Demand and Supply of Labour; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 9422 words.

In the 1980s and 1990s, disability benefit rates in the Netherlands were among the highest in the world. However, since the beginning of this century the number of disability cases has...

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Heterogeneous effects of inter- and intra-city transportation infrastructure on economic growth: Evidence from Chinese cities

Yang Chen, Nimesh Salike, Fushu Luan and Ming He.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Transportation Systems. 8883 words.

This article studies the heterogeneous effects of inter- and intra-city transportation infrastructure on the growth of cities using a panel dataset comprising 219 Chinese cities over...

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The rise (and fall) of labour market programmes: domestic vs. global factors

Noel Gaston and Gulasekaran Rajaguru.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Capitalist Systems; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 11586 words.

We provide a simple model to illustrate that tax and redistributive considerations as well as increasing globalization may lead workers unexposed to the threat of unemployment to prefer...

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Time-Consistent Public Policy

Paul Klein, Per Krusell and José-Víctor Ríos-Rull.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 10015 words.

In this paper we study how a benevolent government that cannot commit to future policy should trade off the costs and benefits of public expenditure. We characterize and solve for...

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Universities as anchor institutions in cities in a turbulent funding environment: vulnerable institutions and vulnerable places in England

John Goddard, Mike Coombes, Louise Kempton and Paul Vallance.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Education and Research Institutions; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 10911 words.

The paper examines universities as anchor institutions in the context of a major upheaval in the funding of English higher education. The various components of these changes are combined...

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