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Dire consequences: the conservative recapture of America’s political narrative?

David Coates.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; General Aggregative Models; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; Money and Interest Rates. 4744 words.

The severity of the financial meltdown in September 2008 was such as to trigger major innovations in US public policy, including the Troubled Assets Relief Program, the American Recovery...

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Effects of labour taxes on hours of market and home work: the role of international capital mobility and trade

Hian Teck Hoon.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; International Trade; General Aggregative Models; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 5493 words.

The Prescott hypothesis that permanently higher marginal tax rates on labour income fully explain the decline in market hours worked in Europe (relative to North America) over three decades...

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How Deep Is the Annuity Market Participation Puzzle?

Joachim Inkmann, Paula Lopes and Alexander Michaelides.

in The Review of Financial Studies

January 2011; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economics; Public Economics. 17607 words.

Using microeconomic data for the United Kingdom, we analyze the empirical determinants of voluntary annuity market demand. We find that annuity market participation increases with financial...

Investment Cycles and Sovereign Debt Overhang

Mark Aguiar, Manuel Amador and Gita Gopinath.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; International Finance. 16718 words.

We characterize optimal taxation of foreign capital and optimal sovereign debt policy in a small open economy where the government cannot commit to policy, seeks to insure a risk-averse...

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The liquidation of government debt

Carmen M. Reinhart and M. Belen Sbrancia.

in Economic Policy

April 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; International Finance; National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 17204 words.

High public debt often produces the drama of default and restructuring. But debt is also reduced through financial repression (FR), a tax on bondholders and savers via negative or...

Macroeconomic Effects From Government Purchases and Taxes

Robert J. Barro and Charles J. Redlick.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

February 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 17845 words.

For U.S. annual data that include World War II, the estimated multiplier for temporary defense spending is 0.4–0.5 contemporaneously and 0.6–0.7 over 2 years. If the change in defense...

Milk Marketing Order Winners and Losers

Hayley H. Chouinard, David E. Davis, Jeffrey T. LaFrance and Jeffrey M. Perloff.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

March 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Agricultural Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 7863 words.

Determining the impacts on consumers of governmental policies that affect the demand for food products requires a theoretically consistent micro-level demand model. We estimate a system of...

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National accounts, wellbeing, and the performance of government

Joe Grice.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

December 2011; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Public Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 7435 words.

This article discusses the evolving ways in which the national accounts are, or could be, used to inform and assist in key areas of concern to governments and their citizens. It begins with...

Should Benefit–Cost Methods Take Account of High Unemployment? Symposium Introduction

V. Kerry Smith.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

July 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Publicly Provided Goods; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment. 7556 words.

Conventional methods in benefit–cost analysis maintain that the effects of new environmental regulations should focus on long run equilibria with and without the policies being evaluated....

Tax incentives and investment in the UK

Gavin Wallis.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 8128 words.

Business investment is one of the most volatile components of demand. Whether or not tax policy can be used to boost investment is an age-old policy question. After documenting both how tax...