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Anti-congestion policies in cities with public transportation

Akin C. Buyukeren and Tomoru Hiramatsu.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2016; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Publicly Provided Goods; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Transportation Systems; Regional Government Analysis. 9966 words.

We study how congestion tolls and an urban growth boundary should be designed optimally in a monocentric city with both car and public transit commuting from the suburbs to the central...

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Classical Horizontal Inequities in the Provision of Agricultural Income Support

Paul Allanson.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Agricultural Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 7344 words.

This article explores the redistributive effects of classical horizontal inequities induced by agricultural policy. Within-farm type horizontal inequity is associated with differences in...

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Clean energy and international oil

Marianne Haug.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Environmental Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Welfare Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Economic History; Market Structure and Pricing; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 12012 words.

Oil has been the world's dominant fuel for more than 50 years. Substitution of oil for power generation and heating has progressed since the 1970s, but substitution of oil in transport...

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The distributional consequences of a fiscal food policy: evidence from the UK

Richard Tiffin and Matthew Salois.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

July 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Welfare Economics; Economics of Health; Microeconomics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 8344 words.

The literature on fiscal food policies focuses on their effectiveness in altering diets and improving health, while this paper focuses on their welfare costs. A formal welfare economics...

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The economics of financing higher education

Ron Diris and Erwin Ooghe.

in Economic Policy

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Education and Research Institutions. 19138 words.

SUMMARY

Different arguments exist pro and contra tax-financed subsidies in higher education. It has been argued that private incentives to study are...

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Keeping up with the Vaishyas? Caste and relative standing in India

Fredrik Carlsson, Gautam Gupta and Olof Johansson-Stenman.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2009; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Design of Experiments; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 8540 words.

People care about relative, and not only absolute, income. This paper investigates the importance of relative income within and between castes in the Indian caste system, using a choice...

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Of Tastes and Values

Guido Calabresi.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (to 1925); History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic Methodology; Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Welfare Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Publicly Provided Goods; Economics of Health; Education and Research Institutions; Law and Economics; Tort Law; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology. 8249 words.

This lecture was delivered by Judge Calabresi upon receiving the Ronald H. Coase Medal at the Annual Meeting of the American Law and Economic Association at Stanford Law School on May 18,...

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Optimal Taxation with Rent-Seeking

Casey Rothschild and Florian Scheuer.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium; Welfare Economics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Demand and Supply of Labour; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 17279 words.

We develop a framework for optimal taxation when agents can earn their income both in traditional activities, where private and social products coincide, and in rent-seeking activities,...

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Positional preferences and efficient capital accumulation when households exhibit a preference for wealth

Sugata Ghosh and Ronald Wendner.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2018; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 12067 words.

Abstract

We study the impact of positional preferences—with respect to wealth in addition to consumption—on endogenous growth, welfare, and corrective...

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Predicting the Effects of Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes on Food and Beverage Demand in a Large Demand System

Chen Zhen, Eric A. Finkelstein, James M. Nonnemaker, Shawn A. Karns and Jessica E. Todd.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2014; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 13183 words.

A censored Exact Affine Stone Index incomplete demand system is estimated for 23 packaged foods and beverages and a numéraire good. Instrumental variables are used to control for endogenous...

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