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Competitive microcredit markets: differentiation and ex ante incentives for multiple borrowing

Paolo Casini.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Banking; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 9162 words.

I analyse an oligopolistic microcredit market characterized by asymmetric information on the riskiness of borrowers. I study the effects of competition when, due to the absence of credit...

Delay and secrecy: does industry sponsorship jeopardize disclosure of academic research?

Dirk Czarnitzki, Christoph Grimpe and Andrew A. Toole.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise. 9637 words.

The viability of modern open science norms and practices depend on public disclosure of new knowledge, methods, and materials. Aggregate data from the OECD show a broad shift in the...

The great divide in scientific productivity: why the average scientist does not exist

Stijn Kelchtermans and Reinhilde Veugelers.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 15707 words.

Using a panel of individual researchers at the KU Leuven, Belgium, we analyze the impact of a range of productivity drivers on research performance at the separate quantiles of the...

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Infrastructure and Public Utilities Privatization in Developing Countries

Emmanuelle Auriol and Pierre M. Picard.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Economic Development. 8961 words.

Should governments in developing countries promote private ownership and deregulated prices in noncompetitive sectors? Or should they run publicly owned firms and regulate prices at the...

Intellectual property: the assessment

Donald S. Siegel and Mike Wright.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

December 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Business and Management; Technological Change; Research and Development. 6271 words.

In recent years, there has been an increase in the commercialization of intellectual property (IP), via such mechanisms as patents, licences, copyrights, and trade marks. New institutions...

Markets and Policy Challenges in Access to Essential Medicines for Endemic Disease

Maureen Mackintosh and Phares G.M. Mujinja.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2010; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Economic Development. 9908 words.

Access to essential medicines is a core element of the effective health systems that are required to deal with endemic disease. Cost-effective access relies in turn on efficient market...

The organisational morphology of rural industries and its dynamics in liberalised India: a study of West Bengal

Dibyendu Maiti.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Methodology; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Economic Development; Labour and Demographic Economics; Production and Organizations; Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining. 6471 words.

The paper presents an empirical investigation into alternative forms of organisation of rural industries and their dynamics in the post-reform period of India by means of a field survey...

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Producer Benefits from Input Market and Trade Liberalization: The Case of Fertilizer in China

Fangbin Qiao, Bryan Lohmar, Jikun Huang, Scott Rozelle and Linxiu Zhang.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 3018 words.

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Public and Private Provision of Education in Kenya

Tessa Bold, Mwangi S. Kimenyi and Justin Sandefur.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Publicly Provided Goods; Education and Research Institutions; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Economic Development. 6756 words.

Over the past decade, Kenya's traditional model of local, community finance and management of schools has been crowded out from two directions. First, the Kenyan government has expanded its...

Public policy, community ownership and clean energy

Robert Pollin.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Economics; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Development Planning and Policy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 10682 words.

This paper considers policies for promoting productive investments in the USA, especially as regards the project of building a clean energy economy. The four main policies examined are (i)...

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Rent Seeking and Rent Dissipation in State Enterprises

Steven T. Buccola and James E. McCandlish.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 0 words.

We reflect on the use of state power in state-owned enterprises. An African case study is first recounted in which a private coffee exporting firm seeks to compete against a...

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The role of search in university productivity: inside, outside, and interdisciplinary dimensions

James D. Adams and J. Roger Clemmons.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Production and Organizations; Technological Change; Research and Development. 10862 words.

Due to improving information technology, the growing complexity of research problems, and policies designed to foster interdisciplinary research, the practice of science in the United...

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Technology transfer offices and commercialization of university intellectual property: performance and policy implications

Donald S. Siegel, Reinhilde Veugelers and Mike Wright.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

December 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Business and Management; Technological Change; Research and Development. 10148 words.

The recent increase in the rate of commercialization of intellectual property at US and European universities has important performance and policy implications. We review recent studies of...

University regulation and university–industry interaction: a performance analysis of Italian academic departments

Alessandro Muscio, Davide Quaglione and Giovanna Vallanti.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 11077 words.

In a context characterized by public spending reviews and research funding shortages, governments in several countries are putting pressure on universities to increase their applied...

Water Nationalization and Service Quality

Fernando Borraz, Nicolás González Pampillón and Marcelo Olarreaga.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Economic Development. 9880 words.

The objective of this paper is to explore the impact of Uruguay's privatization and subsequent nationalization of water services on network access and water quality. The results suggest...