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Adaptation to climate change can support unilateral emission reductions

Klaus Eisenack and Leonhard Kähler.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; International Relations and International Political Economy; Environmental Economics. 9028 words.

Policy advocates frequently call for unilateral action to promote international climate protection. It is still conventional wisdom that unilateral action does not pay off for individual...

Agricultural expenditure in the European Union budget: a graphical analysis

Fabrizio De Filippis, Roberto Henke, Luca Salvatici and Roberta Sardone.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

September 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Relations and International Political Economy; International Finance. 9167 words.

The review of the European Union (EU) budget and the Common Agricultural Policy reform are tightly connected issues influencing each other. We assume that the outcomes will be influenced by...

Beggar-thy-neighbour policies during the crisis era: causes, constraints, and lessons for maintaining open borders

Richard E. Baldwin and Simon J. Evenett.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Relations and International Political Economy. 10834 words.

Since the onset of the global financial crisis in 2007 governments have resorted to beggar-thy-neighbour measures. Conforming to previous historical bouts of protectionism the form of...

Better Work: harnessing incentives and influencing policy to strengthen labour standards compliance in global production networks

Arianna Rossi.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour Standards: National and International; International Factor Movements and International Business; International Relations and International Political Economy. 8912 words.

This article explores what types of incentives drive buyers and suppliers in global production networks to raise the floor of labour standards and deliver better outcomes for workers. It...

Beyond firm-centrism: re-integrating labour and capitalism into global commodity chain analysis

Ben Selwyn.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2012; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; International Relations and International Political Economy; Labour and Demographic Economics; Economic Development. 10406 words.

Since the mid-1990s, global commodity chain (GCC) analysis has contributed much to our understanding of processes of globalization and development. It has however, broadly failed to...

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Building faith in a common currency: can the eurozone get beyond the Common Market logic?

Pascal Petit.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations and International Political Economy; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Public Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 5935 words.

Building faith in a common future, which is at the core of the making of a common currency, has been declining since the turn of the 1980s. The economic neoliberalism that diffused...

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Climate Contracts: A Game of Emissions, Investments, Negotiations, and Renegotiations

Bård Harstad.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Environmental Economics; International Relations and International Political Economy; Public Economics. 14407 words.

The paper presents a dynamic game where players contribute to a public bad, invest in technologies, and write incomplete contracts. Despite the n + 1 stocks in the model, the analysis is...

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Climate leadership by conditional commitments

Leif Helland, Jon Hovi and Håkon Sælen.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Design of Experiments; International Relations and International Political Economy; Environmental Economics; Publicly Provided Goods. 10705 words.

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Under the 2015 Paris climate agreement, each party sets its own mitigation target by submitting a Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) every five...

Coherence and the WTO

L. Alan Winters.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

September 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Relations and International Political Economy; Economic Development; International Economics. 11148 words.

Coherence between the WTO and the Bretton Woods Institutions (a formal WTO objective) has achieved some minor goals but has been expensive in terms of direct costs and inefficiencies in...

Competitive harm in global supply chains: assessing current responses and identifying potential future responses

David J Gerber.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

April 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; International Factor Movements and International Business; International Relations and International Political Economy; Economics; Public Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Law and Economics; Business and Management; Economic History; Economic Development. 9996 words.

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Global supply (or ‘value’) chains add much to the value of global markets, offering benefits to both producers and consumers. Yet, global supply...

Corporate Governance at the World Bank and the Dilemma of Global Governance

Ashwin Kaja and Eric Werker.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; International Relations and International Political Economy; Mergers and Acquisitions. 9718 words.

Most major decisions at the World Bank are made by its Board of Executive Directors. While some countries enjoy the opportunity to serve on this powerful body, most countries rarely, if...

Corruption and air pollution in Europe

Kate Ivanova.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2011; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; International Relations and International Political Economy. 8334 words.

This paper examines how the effectiveness of regulatory framework influences levels of sulphur emissions in a scenario where, to reduce its (emission-) tax payments, a polluting firm may...

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Coups, Corporations, and Classified Information

Arindrajit Dube, Ethan Kaplan and Suresh Naidu.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

August 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations and International Political Economy; Economics. 10221 words.

We estimate the impact of coups and top-secret coup authorizations on asset prices of partially nationalized multinational companies that stood to benefit from U.S.-backed coups. Stock...

Crisis-era protectionism and the multilateral governance of trade: an assessment

Simon J. Evenett and David Vines.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations and International Political Economy; International Economics; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 8609 words.

This paper examines the multilateral governance of trade along with the prospects for its meaningful reform, in the light of recent, crisis-era discrimination against the many types of...

The cultural dimension of globalization

Manfred B. Steger.

in Globalization: A Very Short Introduction

April 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations and International Political Economy. 2475 words.

Cultural globalization refers to the intensification and expansion of cultural flows across the globe. Facilitated by the Internet and our proliferating mobile digital devices, the dominant...

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Deep Integration in Eastern and Southern Africa: What are the Stakes?

Edward J. Balistreri, David G. Tarr and Hidemichi Yonezawa.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; International Relations and International Political Economy. 14335 words.

Evidence indicates that trade costs are a much more substantial barrier to trade than tariffs, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. We decompose trade costs into (a) trade facilitation; (b)...

Determinants of pollution: what do we really know?

Martin Gassebner, Michael J. Lamla and Jan-Egbert Sturm.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Environmental Economics; International Relations and International Political Economy; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development. 11447 words.

The recent literature proposes many variables as significant determinants of pollution. This paper gives an overview of this literature and asks which of these factors have an empirically...

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A developing country view of the current global crisis: what should not be forgotten and what should be done

Roberto Frenkel and Martin Rapetti.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations and International Political Economy; Economics; International Finance. 8234 words.

Macroeconomic theory will surely be affected by the current global crisis. There are signs that some ‘old’ theories and insights will have a comeback. This paper argues that among them...

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Disciplining exporting state trading enterprises under economies of scale and oligopoly

Margherita Scoppola.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Relations and International Political Economy; Agricultural Economics. 11385 words.

Summary

The paper develops a two-stage duopoly model to investigate the effects of eliminating subsidies to state trading enterprises (STEs) as discussed in...

Diversifying external linkages: the exercise of Irish economic sovereignty in long-term perspective

Frank Barry.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; International Relations and International Political Economy; Regional and Urban Economic History. 7249 words.

Political independence is usually associated with an attempt to reduce economic dependency on the former dominant or colonial power. For most of the early period since Irish independence...