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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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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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Alternative views of the money transmission mechanism: what difference do they make for monetary policy?

JB Taylor.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

December 2000; p ublished online December 2000 .

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

This paper examines how alternative views of the monetary transmission mechanism affect the choice of a monetary policy rule. The main finding is that many different structural models...

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American Education Research Changes Tack

Joshua D. Angrist.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

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

For a quarter century, American education researchers have tended to favour qualitative and descriptive analyses over quantitative studies using random assignment or featuring credible...

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Anatomy of the US income distribution: two decades of change

LA Karoly.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

March 1996; p ublished online March 1996 .

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

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The assessment: business cycles

J Muellbauer.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

September 1997; p ublished online September 1997 .

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

This overview paper places in context eight papers covering a wide spectrum of views on modern business cycle modelling. Inter alia, these address some gaps in the real business cycle (RBC)...

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The Assessment: Climate-Change Policy

Dieter Helm.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

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

The paper provides a guide to climate-change policy, and, in particular, the three core components: targets, instruments, and institutional structures. First, the optimal path for reducing...

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The assessment: contracts and competition

T Jenkinson and C Mayer.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

December 1996; p ublished online December 1996 .

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

A significant recent development has been the extension of market processes to activities which were previously provided by the public sector. A central feature of newly privatised markets...

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