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Beliefs, Politics, and Environmental Policy

Antony Millner and Hélène Ollivier.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Other Economic Systems; Environmental Economics. 9711 words.

Experts and the general public often perceive environmental problems differently. Moreover, regulatory responses to environmental issues often do not coincide with consensus expert...

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Can policy make us happier? Individual characteristics, socio-economic factors and life satisfaction in Central and Eastern Europe

Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and Kristina Maslauskaite.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Microeconomics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 8554 words.

Rapid economic convergence in Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries has not been matched by a similarly rapid increase in life satisfaction. This paper sets out to address this...

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Communicative action and the radical constitution: the Habermasian challenge to Hayek, Mises and their descendents

David L. Prychitko and Virgil Henry Storr.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2007; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Capitalist Systems; Economic Methodology; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 10678 words.

This paper evaluates Jurgen Habermas's typology of action and his recent call for a radically democratic rule of law. The theory of action that Habermas develops, however, differs...

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The Cost of Political Connections

Marianne Bertrand, Francis Kramarz, Antoinette Schoar and David Thesmar.

in Review of Finance

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capitalist Systems; Mergers and Acquisitions; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 13788 words.

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Using plant-level data from France, we document a potential cost of political connections for firms that is not offset by other benefits. Politically...

Court-Ordered Campaign Finance Deregulation and Stock Value of Contributors

Haishan Yuan.

in American Law and Economics Review

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Other Economic Systems; Law and Economics. 13880 words.

The Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 addressed two issues, soft money and independent expenditures on issue ads for electoral advocacy. The Supreme Court initially upheld most...

Electoral Systems, Regional Resentment and the Surprising Success of Anglo-American Populism

Jason S Spicer.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Capitalist Systems; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Economics. 13056 words.

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As populist movements, partly fuelled by voters in excluded regions, drive national electoral backlashes to globalisation, why have their only...

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THE FTC, IP, AND SSOS: GOVERNMENT HOLD-UP REPLACING PRIVATE COORDINATION

Richard A. Epstein, F. Scott Kieff and Daniel F. Spulber.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; General Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Property Law; Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Manufacturing; Welfare Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Economic History; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Capitalist Systems; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 21147 words.

In its recent report entitled, “The Evolving IP Marketplace,” the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposes a far-reaching regulatory approach (Proposal) that is likely to interfere with the...

History, Expectations, and Leadership in the Evolution of Social Norms

Daron Acemoglu and Matthew O. Jackson.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 19052 words.

We study the evolution of a social norm of “cooperation” in a dynamic environment. Each agent lives for two periods and interacts with agents from the previous and next generations via a...

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How Business Community Institutions Can Help Fight Corruption

Avinash K. Dixit.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Law and Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Other Economic Systems. 7691 words.

Collective action by the business community to counter corruption in the award of government licenses and contracts is analyzed, by analogy with contract enforcement institutions studied by...

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The independence of Chinese competition agencies and the impact on competition enforcement in China

Wendy Ng.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

April 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 11016 words.

Administrative enforcement of China’s Anti-Monopoly Law is shared among three ministries, and a pan-ministry commission sits above these ministries to coordinate competition policy. This...

The Mortality Cost of Political Connections

Raymond Fisman and Yongxiang Wang.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour Standards: National and International; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 20064 words.

We study the relationship between the political connections of Chinese firms and workplace fatalities. In our preferred specification, we find that the worker death rate for connected...

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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,...

Organized Business, Political Competition, and Property Rights: Evidence from the Russian Federation

William Pyle.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

April 2011; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 11579 words.

Political competition and “merchant group” pressures have been pointed to as forces that limit state threats to the property rights of firms. This article presents evidence confirming their...

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Political Advertising and Election Results

Jörg L Spenkuch and David Toniatti.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

November 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Marketing; Capitalist Systems. 18323 words.

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We study the persuasive effects of political advertising. Our empirical strategy exploits FCC regulations that result in plausibly exogenous variation...

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Political Reforms and Public Policy: Evidence from Agricultural and Food Policies

Alessandro Olper, Jan Fałkowski and Johan Swinnen.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2014; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; International Trade; Economic Development; Capitalist Systems; Agricultural Economics. 10282 words.

This paper studies the effect of political regime transitions on public policy using a new data set on global agricultural and food policies over a 50-year period (including data from 74...

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What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Corruption?

Fabio Méndez and Facundo Sepúlveda.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

December 2010; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 7060 words.

In this article, we analyze the behavior of three objective measures of corruption: absolute corruption incidence, relative corruption incidence, and corruption rents. We present a...

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World Price Shocks, Income, and Democratization

Ben Zissimos.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; International Trade; Capitalist Systems. 4086 words.

This paper shows how a world price shock can increase the likelihood that democratization must be used to resolve the threat of revolution. Initially, a ruling elite may be able to use...

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