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Can working and employment conditions in the personal services sector be improved?

Franck Bailly, François-Xavier Devetter and François Horn.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economics; Services. 12130 words.

Personal services have attracted considerable attention from policy makers in France, with a view to achieving two objectives: creating jobs and reintegrating those individuals furthest...

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Is the reduction of chronic diseases related to food consumption in the hands of the food industry?

Vincent Réquillart and Louis-Georges Soler.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

July 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Manufacturing; Agricultural Economics. 12092 words.

Up to now, most nutritional policies have been set up to inform consumers about the health benefits induced by more balanced diets. Reviews of the impacts of these policies show that the...

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The Third Way and the third sector: New Labour's economic policy and the social economy

Helen Haugh and Michael Kitson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise. 10967 words.

This paper reviews the relationship between Labour's economic policy and the third sector. Since 1997, the third sector has received significant government support and has gradually moved...

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Valuing Food Store Access: Policy Implications for the Food Stamp Program

Peter M. Feather.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2003; p ublished online February 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Services. 7465 words.

Food stamp recipients may lack access to larger stores, reducing the availability of nutritious food. Reliance on smaller stores may have undesirable impacts. Policy alternatives include...

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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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Who Benefits from Export-led Growth? Evidence from Madagascar's Textile and Apparel Industry

Alessandro Nicita.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; International Trade; Manufacturing. 7046 words.

Fuelled by low labour costs and preferential trade agreements, exports of textile products originating from Sub-Saharan countries have grown dramatically in the last decades. This paper...

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