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After Janjaweed? Socioeconomic Impacts of the Conflict in Darfur

Ola Olsson.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capitalist Systems; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 9520 words.

This article uses a unique database on 542 villages in southwestern Darfur to analyze patterns of land reallocation and population change that have emerged as a consequence of the recent...

Agriculture and the Changing Nation-State: Implications for Policy and Political Economy

James T. Bonnen, Douglas D. Hedley and David B. Schweikhardt.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1997; p ublished online December 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capitalist Systems; Agricultural Economics; Public Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

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Assessing Piketty’s second law of capitalism

Jakob B Madsen, Antonio Minniti and Francesco Venturini.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies; Capitalist Systems. 8006 words.

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This paper assesses Piketty’s second fundamental law of capitalism to investigate patterns and determinants of wealth inequality over the last century...

Cultural globalisation, institutional diversity and the unequal accumulation of intellectual capital

Ugo Pagano.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Capitalist Systems; Comparative Economic Systems; International Economics. 9991 words.

National economies used to be characterised by cultural standardisation and social protection. Globalisation pushes cultural standardisation beyond the boundaries of national states and...

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Do Migrants Improve Governance at Home? Evidence from a Voting Experiment

Catia Batista and Pedro C. Vicente.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Capitalist Systems. 8472 words.

Can international migration promote better institutions at home by raising the demand for political accountability? A behavioral measure of the population's desire for better governance was...

The financialisation of infrastructure: the role of categorisation and property relations

Phillip M. O’Neill.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Capitalist Systems; Regional Government Analysis; Economic Development. 8375 words.

The paper explores the links between the tolling of flows through infrastructure passageways and the nature of financial securities that capture the earnings from these flows. At the heart...

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Financialisation varied: a comparative analysis of advanced economies

Costas Lapavitsas and Jeff Powell.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Banking; Capitalist Systems; Economic Methodology. 9841 words.

Financialisation remains an unclear term in social science. We deploy a Marxist framework to establish that financialisation represents a structural transformation of advanced capitalist...

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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...

Global order and the new economic policy in India: the (post)colonial formation of the small-scale sector

Anjan Chakrabarti, Ajit Chaudhury and Stephen Cullenberg.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2009; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour and Demographic Economics; Capitalist Systems; Economic Development. 9831 words.

Using a class focused Marxist approach, we elucidate the adopted position of Indian small-scale sector as a devalued other within the adopted development paradigm that accords primacy to...

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Globalization, uneven development and capital: reflections on reading Thomas Friedman's The World Is Flat

Kevin R. Cox.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capitalist Systems; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Economic Development. 14869 words.

In his book ‘The World Is Flat’, Thomas Friedman postulates notions of ‘flatness’ that combine to suggest, on the one hand, tendencies towards an equalization of chances of economic...

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Growth in the Shadow of Expropriation

Mark Aguiar and Manuel Amador.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; International Finance; Capitalist Systems; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 15695 words.

We propose a tractable variant of the open economy neoclassical growth model that emphasizes political economy and contracting frictions. The political economy frictions involve a...

The Impact of European Settlement within French West Africa: Did Pre-colonial Prosperous Areas Fall Behind?

Elise Huillery.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour and Demographic Economics; Capitalist Systems; Economic Development. 14698 words.

Did colonisation change the distribution of prosperity within French-speaking West Africa? Using a new database on both pre-colonial and colonial contexts, this paper gives evidence that...

Industrialisation for Structural Transformation in Africa: Appropriate Roles for the State

Ernest Aryeetey and Nelipher Moyo.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Capitalist Systems; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 10513 words.

The majority of African countries recognise the need for structural transformation. They acknowledged this need very early after attaining independence some five decades ago. Unfortunately,...

Land Registration, Governance, and Development: Evidence and Implications for Policy

Klaus Deininger and Gershon Feder.

in The World Bank Research Observer

August 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capitalist Systems; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 14386 words.

The developmental impact of institutions to establish and maintain secure property rights to land has been a subject of much debate. The authors review the literature on the impact of land...

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Law, finance and innovation: the dark side of shareholder protection

Filippo Belloc.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Law and Economics; Production and Organizations; Capitalist Systems. 12516 words.

Proponents of minority shareholder protection state that national legal institutions protecting small investors boost stock markets and, in turn, the long-term performance of countries. In...

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Macroeconomic and institutional determinants of financialisation of non-financial firms: Case study of Turkey

K. Ali Akkemik and Şükrü Özen.

in Socio-Economic Review

January 2014; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capitalist Systems; Economic Development. 10092 words.

We observe that industrial firms in Turkey have shifted substantial amounts of working capital from production activities to the purchase of high-yield interest-bearing assets, most notably...

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The political economy of financial development

Sourafel Girma and Anja Shortland.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2008; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Financial Regulation; Capitalist Systems; Economic Development. 11217 words.

Political economy theories of financial development argue that in countries where a narrow elite controls political decisions, financial development may be obstructed to deny access to...

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Political Influence on Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Rebecca Neumann and John Ssozi.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Development Planning and Policy; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Capitalist Systems. 18120 words.

This article examines the extent to which political variables affect budget deficits, money growth and inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Using the Arellano–Bond dynamic panel data...

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...

Reforming Public Service Delivery

Timothy Besley and Maitreesh Ghatak.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2007; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Capitalist Systems; Economywide Country Studies. 9331 words.

This paper reviews some issues relevant to the delivery of public services. It reviews some of the debates and flags some issues that are significant worldwide, especially in Africa. It...