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The distributional consequences of a fiscal food policy: evidence from the UK

Richard Tiffin and Matthew Salois.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

July 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Welfare Economics; Economics of Health; Microeconomics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 8344 words.

The literature on fiscal food policies focuses on their effectiveness in altering diets and improving health, while this paper focuses on their welfare costs. A formal welfare economics...

Of Tastes and Values

Guido Calabresi.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (to 1925); History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic Methodology; Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Welfare Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Publicly Provided Goods; Economics of Health; Education and Research Institutions; Law and Economics; Tort Law; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology. 8249 words.

This lecture was delivered by Judge Calabresi upon receiving the Ronald H. Coase Medal at the Annual Meeting of the American Law and Economic Association at Stanford Law School on May 18,...

Strategic Interactions Among Private and Public Efforts When Preventing and Stamping Out a Highly Infectious Animal Disease

Tong Wang and David A. Hennessy.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Welfare Economics; Publicly Provided Goods. 10711 words.

Upon the outbreak of a contagious animal disease, a primary motive for restoring disease-free status is often to regain access to international product markets. Efforts applied toward...

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...

Well-being and competitiveness: are the two linked at a place-based level?

Robert Huggins and Piers Thompson.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2012; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Economics of Health; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Public Economics. 6821 words.

This paper considers the link between competitiveness and a variety of measures of well-being at a place-based level. Drawing on empirical data from the UK, a strong link is generally found...

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