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Distributional Comparative Statics

Martin Kaae Jensen.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2018; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Welfare and Poverty. 17192 words.

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Distributional comparative statics is the study of how individual decisions and equilibrium outcomes vary with changes in the distribution of economic...

Dollar a Day Revisited

Martin Ravallion, Shaohua Chen and Prem Sangraula.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Economic Development. 8716 words.

The article presents the first major update of the international $1 a day poverty line, proposed in World Development Report 1990: Poverty for measuring absolute poverty by the standards of...

Economic growth and welfare state: a case study of Sweden

Luis Buendía and Enrique Palazuelos.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 8224 words.

In this article we analyse the relation between the dynamics of economic growth and the welfare state using the Swedish experience as a case study. We defend three theses concerning the...

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Economic Shocks and Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment

Jacob Gerner Hariri, Christian Bjørnskov and Mogens K. Justesen.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; Public Economics; Welfare and Poverty; Development Planning and Policy. 8760 words.

This article examines how economic shocks affect individual well-being in developing countries. Using the case of a sudden and unanticipated currency devaluation in Botswana as a...

The Great Recession and the bulimia of US consumers: deep causes and possible ways out

Stefano Bartolini, Luigi Bonatti and Francesco Sarracino.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Development. 12533 words.

This paper focuses on the apparent bulimia of US consumers and its role in the recent crisis. We seek to show how various characteristics of American society and the US economy are related...

Green growth, degrowth, and the commons

Michael Jakob and Ottmar Edenhofer.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Publicly Provided Goods; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Environmental Economics; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 10718 words.

The concepts of ‘green growth’ and ‘degrowth’ occupy central positions in the public debate on the relationship between economic growth and the environment. While proponents of the former...

The magic triangle of macroeconomics: how do European countries score?

Heinz Welsch.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2011; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 8142 words.

This paper studies the macroeconomic performance of the EU-12 member countries over 1990–2002 from the point of view of the subjective well-being (life satisfaction) of the citizens. The...

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Revisiting the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program cycle of food intake: Investigating heterogeneity, diet quality, and a large boost in benefit amounts

Jessica E. Todd.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 9460 words.

The monthly cycle of daily food intake among adult participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is examined using data from the 2007–10 National Health and Nutrition...

Wealth and happiness

Claudia Senik.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 7684 words.

Does wealth accumulation impact subjective well-being? Within a country, household wealth has been shown to improve individual well-being by providing a safety net of protection against...