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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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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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Assigning Resources to Budget-Constrained Agents

Yeon-Koo Che, Ian Gale and Jinwoo Kim.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2013; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Welfare Economics; Publicly Provided Goods; Microeconomics; Market Structure and Pricing. 17731 words.

This article studies different methods of assigning a good to budget-constrained agents. Schemes that assign the good randomly and allow resale may outperform the competitive market in...

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Balancing public goods in agriculture through safe minimum standards

David S. Bullock, Klaus Mittenzwei and Paal B. Wangsness.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Agricultural Economics; Environmental Economics. 8802 words.

We develop a general framework in which public goods are conflicting (complementary) if an increase in the provision of one public good raises (lowers) the marginal cost of providing...

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The Basel Accord and the Value of Bank Differentiation

Eberhard Feess and Ulrich Hege.

in Review of Finance

October 2012; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Tort Law. 17135 words.

The authors investigate optimal capital requirements in a model in which banks decide on their investment in credit scoring systems. The main result is that regulators should encourage...

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Blind Fines in Cooperatives

Enrique Fatas, Francisca Jimenez-Jimenez and Antonio J. Morales.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

December 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Design of Experiments; Agricultural Economics. 9130 words.

In this paper we focus on inefficient product quality arising from a free-riding problem in agricultural cooperatives. Individual incentives are not aligned with group gains in cooperatives...

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Broadband Internet: An Information Superhighway to Sex Crime?

Manudeep Bhuller, Tarjei Havnes, Edwin Leuven and Magne Mogstad.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Energy and Utilities; Publicly Provided Goods; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 15430 words.

Does internet use trigger sex crime? We use unique Norwegian data on crime and internet adoption to shed light on this question. A public program with limited funding rolled out broadband...

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Can CCS and NET enable the continued use of fossil carbon fuels after CoP21?

R. Stuart Haszeldine.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; Energy Economics; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Publicly Provided Goods; General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium; Market Structure and Pricing; General Economics. 9908 words.

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) does not generate energy. CCS applied to fossil and modern bio-carbon fuels and feedstocks removes environmentally damaging CO2 emissions. CoP21 stipulated...

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Can Civil Society Overcome Government Failure in Africa?

Shantayanan Devarajan, Stuti Khemani and Michael Walton.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Economic Development. 10833 words.

Government failures are widespread in Africa. Symptoms include absentee teachers, leakage of public funds, monopolized trucking, and employment-restricting regulations. Can civil society do...

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The challenge of infrastructure financing

Massimo Ferrari, Alberto Giovannini and Massimo Pompei.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Economics; Publicly Provided Goods; Public Economics; Construction; Primary Products; Development Planning and Policy. 7497 words.

We argue that in infrastructure there is unfilled demand for financing arising from an almost structural deficiency of infrastructures both in developed markets and emerging markets matched...

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