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Church and State: An Economic Analysis

Keith N. Hylton, Yulia Rodionova and Fei Deng.

in American Law and Economics Review

October 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Economic Sociology; Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Economic History; Law and Economics. 14015 words.

What purpose is served by a government’s protection of religious liberty? Many have been suggested, the most prominent of which center on the protection of freedom of belief and expression....

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The city-region chimera: the political economy of metagovernance failure in Britain

David Etherington and Martin Jones.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis; Economic Sociology. 10390 words.

Within the context of spatial rebalancing and a Northern (metro-region) Powerhouse, this article explores the implementation of the devolution of employment and skills within the Sheffield...

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Critical interventions into the corporate smart city

Robert G. Hollands.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis; Economic Sociology. 9638 words.

Driven by the profit motive of global high-technology companies, in collusion with the trend towards city governance being wedded to a competitive form of ‘urban entrepreneurialism’, has...

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Endogenous Group Formation via Unproductive Costs

Jason A. Aimone, Laurence R. Iannaccone, Michael D. Makowsky and Jared Rubin.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Design of Experiments; Economic Sociology; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 9771 words.

Sacrifice is widely believed to enhance cooperation in churches, communes, gangs, clans, military units, and many other groups. We find that sacrifice can also work in the lab, apart from...

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Erosion or innovation?

Annetje T. Ottow.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

April 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Economic Sociology; Public Economics. 7895 words.

Looking at competition agencies world wide, we can see the emergence of a new trend, with more and more agencies merging with others and creating new combinations. Competition agencies are...

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Ethnic Profiling In Airport Screening: Lessons From Israel, 1968–2010

Badi Hasisi, Yoram Margalioth and Liav Orgad.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Economic Sociology; Public Economics. 14858 words.

We interviewed a random sample of 918 passengers—308 Israeli Jews, 306 Palestinians who are Israeli citizens (Israeli Arabs), and 304 non-Israelis—post check-in, at Ben-Gurion Airport, in...

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Everyday family experiences of the financial crisis: getting by in the recent economic recession

Sarah Marie Hall.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Welfare and Poverty; Economic Sociology. 13611 words.

Literature within economic geography on the financialisation of everyday life has so far overlooked the role of family. Using data collected from ethnographic research with six families in...

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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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Pushing austerity: state failure, municipal bankruptcy and the crises of fiscal federalism in the USA

Jamie Peck.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2014; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Regional Government Analysis; Public Economics. 15676 words.

By way of a critical exploration of austerity politics in the USA, the paper examines the means by which the Wall Street crisis of 2008 has been translated into a state crisis, especially...

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The quest for evidence on the economic effects of copyright law

Ruth Towse.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Economic Sociology; Public Economics. 8898 words.

The requirement by the UK government for evidence-based policy has recently been applied to copyright law in the context of I. Hargreaves’s report, Digital Opportunity: Review of...

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