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An Axiomatic Approach to the Measurement of Corruption: Theory and Applications

James E. Foster, Andrew W. Horowitz and Fabio Méndez.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Economic Development; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 7291 words.

No generally accepted framework exists for constructing and evaluating measures of corruption. This article shows how the axiomatic approach of the poverty and inequality literature can be...

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...

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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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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