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Elimination of Social Security in a Dynastic Framework

Luisa Fuster, Ayşe İmrohoroğlu and Selahattin İmrohoroğlu.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Welfare Economics; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 13944 words.

Much of the existing literature on social security has taken the extreme assumption that individuals have little or no altruism; this paper takes an opposite assumption that there is full...

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Emergency Vaccination to Control Foot-and-mouth Disease: Implications of its Inclusion as a U.S. Policy Option

Amy D. Hagerman, Bruce A. McCarl, Tim E. Carpenter, Michael P. Ward and Joshua O'Brien.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

March 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Welfare Economics; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 9168 words.

Emergency animal vaccination has been used in recent international foot-and-mouth disease outbreaks, but current USDA policy favors emergency vaccination use only if standard culling...

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Pay-as-you-go Social Security and the Distribution of Altruistic Transfers

Jordi Caballé and Luisa Fuster.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2003; p ublished online July 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 13177 words.

This paper studies the impact of an unfunded social security system on the distribution of altruistic transfers in a framework where savings are due to both life cycle and random altruistic...

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Water Nationalization and Service Quality

Fernando Borraz, Nicolás González Pampillón and Marcelo Olarreaga.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Economic Development. 9880 words.

The objective of this paper is to explore the impact of Uruguay's privatization and subsequent nationalization of water services on network access and water quality. The results suggest...

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