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CAN LOBBYING PREVENT ANTICOMPETITIVE OUTCOMES? EVIDENCE ON CONSUMER MONOPSONY IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Dino Falaschetti.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marketing; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Energy and Utilities; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Law and Economics; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Public Economics. 12089 words.

When basic competition rules cannot stop market power abuses, industry-specific regulations can improve economic performance. But regulations are also more immediately exposed to political...

Fiscal Policy and Civil Conflict in Africa

Alvaro Aguirre.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 9877 words.

I explore empirically the effect of fiscal policy responses to economic shocks on the likelihood of conflict in Africa. The main finding is that a countercyclical fiscal response to these...

Getting from Economic Analysis to Policy Advice

James T. Bonnen and David B. Schweikhardt.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 0 words.

Economists play several distinct but necessary roles in the process of translating economic knowledge from the discipline to use in policy decisions. Economists engaged in disciplinary...

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The Influence of the Home Owners' Loan Corporation on Housing Markets During the 1930s

Price V. Fishback, Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, William C. Horrace, Shawn Kantor and Jaret Treber.

in The Review of Financial Studies

June 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 13833 words.

Problems with mortgage financing are widely considered to be a major cause of the recent financial meltdown. Several modern programs have been designed to mimic the Home Owners' Loan...

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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Non-linear Capital Taxation Without Commitment

Emmanuel Farhi, Christopher Sleet, Iván Werning and Sevin Yeltekin.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 11038 words.

We study efficient non-linear taxation of labour and capital in a dynamic Mirrleesian model incorporating political economy constraints. Policies are chosen sequentially over time, without...

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