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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...

Pigou’s Wealth and Welfare: a centenary assessment

David Collard.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; General Economics; Publicly Provided Goods; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 8887 words.

Pigou’s Wealth and Welfare offered a programme of action that was potentially very interventionist. Any economic policy should be assessed, he proposed, by its expected effect on the size,...

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The place of ‘place’ in theories of poverty: mobility, social capital and well-being

Bill Jordan.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Publicly Provided Goods; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Development Planning and Policy. 8444 words.

This article argues that theories about the spatial distribution of poverty since World War II have always combined analyses of the impact of the built environment, of culture and of...

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Protecting the Vulnerable: the Tradeoff between Risk Reduction and Public Insurance

Shantayanan Devarajan and William Jack.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Publicly Provided Goods. 6966 words.

In a risky world should governments provide public goods that reduce risk or compensate the victims of bad outcomes through social insurance? This article examines a basic question in...