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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...

Funeral Insurance: An Inter-Generational Commitment Device?

Erlend Berg.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Insurance; Economic Development. 12439 words.


Funeral insurance is a global phenomenon that has existed throughout history and remains hugely popular in Africa today. Yet as a distinct financial...

The Welfare Impacts of Commodity Price Volatility: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia

Marc F. Bellemare, Christopher B. Barrett and David R. Just.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 12106 words.

How does commodity price volatility affect the welfare of rural households in developing countries, for whom hedging and consumption smoothing are often difficult? When governments choose...

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