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Access to Adequate Nutritious Food: New Indicators to Track Progress and Inform Action

Anna Herforth.

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition

May 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics. 9494 words.

New indicators are needed for global monitoring of access to and consumption of adequate nutritious food. These indicators would fill a basic information gap necessary to understand the...

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Accountability, Political Parties, and the Media

Duncan Green.

in How Change Happens

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics. 7239 words.

This chapter discusses political parties and the media as two crucial institutions that provide avenues for accountability, as well as the burgeoning field of ‘social accountability’, in...

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Active labour-market policies: a case of evidence-based policy-making?

P Robinson.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

March 2000; p ublished online March 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 0 words.

The 1990s was a decade of renewed enthusiasm for active labour-market policies. However, it is not clear that this was the result of an appreciation of the evidence on the effectiveness of...

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Addressing climate change with a comprehensive US cap-and-trade system

Robert N. Stavins.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 12464 words.

There is growing impetus for a domestic US climate policy that can provide meaningful reductions in emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases. I describe and analyse an...

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Adult vocational training and government policy in France and Britain

C Greehalgh.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

March 1999; p ublished online March 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 0 words.

Provision of continuing vocational training is subject to several market failures: capital-market imperfections (credit constraints), risk arising from variability of future values of...

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Africa’s Evolving Economic Policy Frameworks

Célestin Monga and Justin Yifu Lin.

in The Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics

July 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics. 10280 words.

This introductory chapter of the second volume of the Handbook discusses Africa’s changing economic policy and institutional frameworks, and presents the ways forward. It starts with a...

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Age, seniority and labour costs: lessons from the Finnish IT revolution

Francesco Daveri and Mika Maliranta.

in Economic Policy

January 2007; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 22547 words.

The bad labour market performance of the workforce over 50 indicates that an aged workforce is often a burden for firms. Our paper seeks to investigate whether and why this is the case by...

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Ageing and unused capacity in Europe: is there an early retirement trap?

Viola Angelini, Agar Brugiavini and Guglielmo Weber.

in Economic Policy

July 2009; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 16832 words.

We address the issue of how early retirement may interact with limited use of financial markets in producing financial hardship later in life, when some risks (such as long-term care) are...

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Agglomeration and the location of innovative activity

B Audretsch.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 0 words.

A paradox has been the emergence of the importance of local proximity and geographic clusters precisely at a time when globalization seems to dominate economic activity. The purpose of this...

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Agrarian Debates in the Colombian Peace Process

Francisco Gutiérrez Sanín.

in Building Sustainable Peace

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics. 8201 words.

This chapter discusses the ‘fog of peace’ that affects the negotiation on agrarian issues that is at the heart of the ongoing Colombian peace process. The ‘fog of peace’ takes place because...

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