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Access to Adequate Nutritious Food: New Indicators to Track Progress and Inform Action

Anna Herforth.

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition

May 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics. 9494 words.

New indicators are needed for global monitoring of access to and consumption of adequate nutritious food. These indicators would fill a basic information gap necessary to understand the...

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Accountability, Political Parties, and the Media

Duncan Green.

in How Change Happens

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics. 7239 words.

This chapter discusses political parties and the media as two crucial institutions that provide avenues for accountability, as well as the burgeoning field of ‘social accountability’, in...

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Active labour-market policies: a case of evidence-based policy-making?

P Robinson.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

March 2000; p ublished online March 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 0 words.

The 1990s was a decade of renewed enthusiasm for active labour-market policies. However, it is not clear that this was the result of an appreciation of the evidence on the effectiveness of...

Addressing climate change with a comprehensive US cap-and-trade system

Robert N. Stavins.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 12464 words.

There is growing impetus for a domestic US climate policy that can provide meaningful reductions in emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases. I describe and analyse an...

Adult vocational training and government policy in France and Britain

C Greehalgh.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

March 1999; p ublished online March 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 0 words.

Provision of continuing vocational training is subject to several market failures: capital-market imperfections (credit constraints), risk arising from variability of future values of...

Africa’s Evolving Economic Policy Frameworks

Célestin Monga and Justin Yifu Lin.

in The Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics

July 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics. 10280 words.

This introductory chapter of the second volume of the Handbook discusses Africa’s changing economic policy and institutional frameworks, and presents the ways forward. It starts with a...

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Age, seniority and labour costs: lessons from the Finnish IT revolution

Francesco Daveri and Mika Maliranta.

in Economic Policy

January 2007; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 22547 words.

The bad labour market performance of the workforce over 50 indicates that an aged workforce is often a burden for firms. Our paper seeks to investigate whether and why this is the case by...

Ageing and unused capacity in Europe: is there an early retirement trap?

Viola Angelini, Agar Brugiavini and Guglielmo Weber.

in Economic Policy

July 2009; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 16832 words.

We address the issue of how early retirement may interact with limited use of financial markets in producing financial hardship later in life, when some risks (such as long-term care) are...

Agglomeration and the location of innovative activity

B Audretsch.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 0 words.

A paradox has been the emergence of the importance of local proximity and geographic clusters precisely at a time when globalization seems to dominate economic activity. The purpose of this...

Agrarian Debates in the Colombian Peace Process

Francisco Gutiérrez Sanín.

in Building Sustainable Peace

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics. 8201 words.

This chapter discusses the ‘fog of peace’ that affects the negotiation on agrarian issues that is at the heart of the ongoing Colombian peace process. The ‘fog of peace’ takes place because...

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Agricultural R&D, Food Prices, Poverty, and Malnutrition Redux

Julian M. Alston and Philip G. Pardey.

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition

May 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics. 12019 words.

While many of the world’s poor remain undernourished, paradoxically, growing numbers of people from all income and social strata are overweight or obese. These evolving patterns of...

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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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Agriculture for Nutrition

Prabhu Pingali, Katie Ricketts and David E. Sahn.

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition

May 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics. 10911 words.

The past 50 years have been a period of extraordinary food crop productivity growth, despite rising populations and increasing land scarcity, largely due to the Green Revolution. Despite...

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Aid and domestic resource mobilization with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa

Oliver Morrissey.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Planning and Policy; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; International Finance. 7856 words.

Increasing tax revenues in low-income countries is essential to address future development finance requirements. This is particularly important for aid recipients, the focus of this paper....

Alternative views of the money transmission mechanism: what difference do they make for monetary policy?

JB Taylor.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

December 2000; p ublished online December 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 0 words.

This paper examines how alternative views of the monetary transmission mechanism affect the choice of a monetary policy rule. The main finding is that many different structural models...

Alternative Ways of Pricing and Financing Social Insurance*

Robert Gillingham and Alain Jousten.

in Social Insurance, Informality, and Labor Markets

December 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Economics; Economic Development and Growth. 10086 words.

Social insurance systems vary widely in terms of coverage of workers and risks, financing sources and the structure and generosity of benefits. The predominant source of financing for...

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American Education Research Changes Tack

Joshua D. Angrist.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 0 words.

For a quarter century, American education researchers have tended to favour qualitative and descriptive analyses over quantitative studies using random assignment or featuring credible...

The Americanization of European football

Thomas Hoehn and Stefan Szymanski.

in Economic Policy

April 1999; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 0 words.

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European football The structure of leagues and revenue sharing

Will European football keep leagues open, or adopt the American system of...

Analysis of spreads in the dollar/euro and deutschemark/dollar foreign exchange markets

Charles Goodhart, Ryan Love, Richard Payne and Dagfinn Rime.

in Economic Policy

October 2002; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 6711 words.

Forex markets and the euro

Dollar spreads: mark versus euro

We compute bid-ask spreads for the dollar/euro exchange rate market and find them to be substantially larger...

An Analysis of Tied Credits

Edited by Khadija Haq.

in Economic Growth with Social Justice

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Economics; Economic Development and Growth. 2605 words.

It presents a developing country perspective on the limitations of tied credits. In this paper, Haq using Pakistan’s example elucidates some of the adverse effects of tied credits. However,...

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