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Advancing the field of organizations through the study of military organizations

Mie Augier, Thorbjorn Knudsen and Robert M. McNab.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Business and Management; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 11878 words.

This article argues that the field of organization studies may learn from closer study of decision-making and behaviors in military organizations. It describes some of the intellectual...

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Ageing and the welfare state: securing sustainability

Volker Meier and Martin Werding.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Demographic Economics; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 8780 words.

Over the next four decades, increasing old-age dependency ratios will exert an enormous upward pressure on welfare spending in most developed countries. As this is mainly due to existing...

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ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT: THE CASE OF RUSSIA

Maria Ostrovnaya and Elena Podkolzina.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 8338 words.

Why do people violate the law? The Hobbesian outlook would be that people violate the law in the absence of appropriate punishment. John Stuart Mill would have attributed the violation to...

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Are educational policies elitist?

Biagio Speciale.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Microeconomics; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 8741 words.

This paper analyses the link between public education expenditure and human capital inequality. I build a model of human capital formation where government intervention in education is...

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Arms Races and Negotiations

Sandeep Baliga and Tomas Sjöström.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2004; p ublished online April 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 11574 words.

Two players simultaneously decide whether or not to acquire new weapons in an arms race game. Each player's type determines his propensity to arm. Types are private information, and are...

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British infrastructure policy and the gradual return of the state

Dieter Helm.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economic Development. 10374 words.

The state of British infrastructure is the source of almost continuous study and criticism. There is now a host of new demands in water, energy, transport and communications which require a...

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Can “High Costs” Justify Weak Demand for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage?

Thomas Davidoff.

in The Review of Financial Studies

August 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economics; Demographic Economics; Public Economics; Banking; Household Analysis. 15226 words.

Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (“HECMs”) implicitly bundle nondefaultable credit lines with put options that let borrowers, or their heirs, sell mortgaged homes for the credit line limit...

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Can Free Provision Reduce Demand for Public Services? Evidence from Kenyan Education *

Tessa Bold, Mwangi Kimenyi, Germano Mwabu and Justin Sandefur.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Education and Research Institutions; Economic Development. 13847 words.

In 2003 Kenya abolished user fees in all government primary schools. We show that this policy contributed to a shift in demand away from free schools, where net enrollment stagnated after...

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CARTELS IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

Alberto Heimler.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 5465 words.

Public procurement markets differ from all others because quantities do not adjust with prices but are fixed by the bidding authority. As a result, there is a high incentive for organizing...

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The changing architecture of the UK welfare state

John Hills.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

December 2011; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 9266 words.

This article looks at the way in which the role of the state has evolved within different aspects of welfare activity (broadly defined) in the United Kingdom since 1979 and forward to the...

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