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Agglomeration economies, taxable rents and government capture: evidence from a place-based policy

Marius Brülhart and Helen Simpson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2018; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 14992 words.

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We study how industry-level agglomeration economies affect government policy. Using administrative data on firm subsidies in economically lagging...

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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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Automobile Fuel Economy Standards: Impacts, Efficiency, and Alternatives

Soren T. Anderson, Ian W. H. Parry, James M. Sallee and Carolyn Fischer.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Energy Economics; Transportation Systems; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 9079 words.

This article discusses automobile fuel economy standards in the United States and other countries. We first describe how these programs affect the automobile market, including impacts on...

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Constitutional change and inequality in Scotland

David Comerford and David Eiser.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Regional Government Analysis; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 12145 words.

What scope does a sub-national economy have to affect the level of inequality? Does a policy menu consistent with the theories of fiscal federalism provide for an ability to affect...

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The Distributional Effects of Oil Price Changes on Household Income: Evidence from Mali

Kangni Kpodar and Calvin Djiofack.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 8640 words.

Many net oil-importing developing countries, particularly African economies, have faced economic difficulties with high oil price increases. As a case study, this paper assesses the...

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From Russia with love: the impact of relocated firms on incumbent survival

Oliver Falck, Christina Guenther, Stephan Heblich and William R. Kerr.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Economic Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 13453 words.

We identify the impact of local firm concentration on incumbent performance in a historic setting that has quasi-experimental characteristics. When Germany was divided after World War II,...

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Heterogeneous skills and homogeneous land: segmentation and agglomeration

Matthias Wrede.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 12550 words.

This article analyzes the effect of skill heterogeneity on regional patterns of production and housing in the presence of pecuniary externalities within a general-equilibrium framework,...

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Pounds That Kill: The External Costs of Vehicle Weight

Michael L. Anderson and Maximilian Auffhammer.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Economics of Health; Energy Economics; Transportation Systems; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 21292 words.

Heavier vehicles are safer for their own occupants but more hazardous for other vehicles. Simple theory thus suggests that an unregulated vehicle fleet is inefficiently heavy. Using three...

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Public goods and congestion in a system of cities: how do fiscal and zoning policies improve efficiency?

Alex Anas and David Pines.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Welfare Economics; Regional Government Analysis; Transportation Systems. 12404 words.

How can fiscal and density-zoning instruments help finance local public goods, while mitigating congestion in a general equilibrium system of cities? The literature—based on the model of a...

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Scotland and small country independence: the assessment

David N. F. Bell.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Public Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 10158 words.

This paper reviews some of the issues consequent on the formation of new states through secession. While its particular focus relates to the potential withdrawal of Scotland from the United...

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