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Agency culture, constitutional provisions and entrepreneurship: a cross-country analysis

Emanuela Carbonara, Enrico Santarelli, Martin Obschonka, Hien Thu Tran, Jeff Potter and Samuel D Gosling.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Law and Economics; Public Economics; Entrepreneurship; Economic Sociology. 10232 words.

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Substantial and systematic cross-country variation in entrepreneurship rates has been found in various studies. We attempt to explain such differences...

Aggregating Information by Voting: The Wisdom of the Experts versus the Wisdom of the Masses

Joseph C. McMurray.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2013; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 16881 words.

This article analyzes participation and information aggregation in a common-value election with continuous private signals. In equilibrium, some citizens ignore their private information...

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Allies and Adversaries: Appointees and Policymaking Under Separation of Powers

Patrick L. Warren.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

August 2012; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 16422 words.

Public sector agencies are an important front in the day-to-day battle for political supremacy between the executive and the legislature. The executive's key agents in this conflict are his...

Are food safety standards different from other food standards? A political economy perspective

Johan F.M. Swinnen and Thijs Vandemoortele.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2009; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Economics of Health; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 6758 words.

This paper uses a political economy model which integrates risk to analyse whether the nature of public food standards [food safety standards, food quality standards, and social and...

Arms Races and Negotiations

Sandeep Baliga and Tomas Sjöström.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2004; p ublished online April 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 11574 words.

Two players simultaneously decide whether or not to acquire new weapons in an arms race game. Each player's type determines his propensity to arm. Types are private information, and are...

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Attack, Defence, and Contagion in Networks

Sanjeev Goyal and Adrien Vigier.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 12370 words.

Connections between individuals facilitate the exchange of goods, resources, and information and create benefits. These connections may be exploited by adversaries to spread their attacks...

Ballot Position, Choice Fatigue, and Voter Behaviour

Ned Augenblick and Scott Nicholson.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 12317 words.

In this article, we examine the effect of “choice fatigue” on decision making. We exploit a natural experiment in which voters face the same contest at different ballot positions due to...

Bandwagons and Momentum in Sequential Voting

Steven Callander.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 17350 words.

In this paper I show that an equilibrium exists to the sequential voting game in which a bandwagon begins with probability 1. These bandwagons are driven by a combination of beliefs and the...

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Bargaining in Standing Committees with an Endogenous Default

Vincent Anesi and Daniel J. Seidmann.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 23652 words.

Committee voting has mostly been investigated from the perspective of the standard Baron–Ferejohn model of bargaining over the division of a pie, in which bargaining ends as soon as the...

Beliefs, Politics, and Environmental Policy

Antony Millner and Hélène Ollivier.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Other Economic Systems; Environmental Economics. 9711 words.

Experts and the general public often perceive environmental problems differently. Moreover, regulatory responses to environmental issues often do not coincide with consensus expert...

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Buying Shares and/or Votes for Corporate Control

Eddie Dekel and Asher Wolinsky.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Mergers and Acquisitions; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 16933 words.

We explore how allowing votes to be traded separately of shares may affect the efficiency of corporate control contests. Our basic set-up and the nature of the questions continue the work...

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Campaign Advertising and Election Outcomes: Quasi-natural Experiment Evidence from Gubernatorial Elections in Brazil

Bernardo S. Da Silveira and João M. P. De Mello.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 9407 words.

Whether campaign advertising influences election outcomes is an open question; a paradox given the amount spent on campaigning in general and TV advertising in particular. We argue that...

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Can Celebrity Endorsements Affect Political Outcomes? Evidence from the 2008 US Democratic Presidential Primary

Craig Garthwaite and Timothy J. Moore.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

April 2013; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 12354 words.

Identifying the effects of political endorsements has historically been difficult. Before the 2008 Democratic presidential primary, Barack Obama was endorsed by talk show host Oprah...

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...

Can policy make us happier? Individual characteristics, socio-economic factors and life satisfaction in Central and Eastern Europe

Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and Kristina Maslauskaite.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Microeconomics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 8554 words.

Rapid economic convergence in Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries has not been matched by a similarly rapid increase in life satisfaction. This paper sets out to address this...

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Can power-sharing foster peace? Evidence from Northern Ireland

Hannes Mueller and Dominic Rohner.

in Economic Policy

July 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 15564 words.

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In the absence of power-sharing, minority groups in opposition have powerful incentives to substitute the ballot with the bullet. In contrast, when...

Candidates, Credibility, and Re-election Incentives

Richard Van Weelden.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 15701 words.

I study elections between citizen-candidates who cannot make binding policy commitments before taking office, but who are accountable to voters due to the possibility of re-election. In...

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Caps on Coasean transfers

Ian A. MacKenzie and Markus Ohndorf.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Law and Economics; Agricultural Economics. 9186 words.

We investigate the efficiency of Coasean bargaining when transfers between agents are capped. We model a two-stage Coasean environment where, in the first stage, property rights are costly...

The challenge of infrastructure financing

Massimo Ferrari, Alberto Giovannini and Massimo Pompei.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Economics; Publicly Provided Goods; Public Economics; Construction; Primary Products; Development Planning and Policy. 7497 words.

We argue that in infrastructure there is unfilled demand for financing arising from an almost structural deficiency of infrastructures both in developed markets and emerging markets matched...

Church and State: An Economic Analysis

Keith N. Hylton, Yulia Rodionova and Fei Deng.

in American Law and Economics Review

October 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Economic Sociology; Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Economic History; Law and Economics. 14015 words.

What purpose is served by a government’s protection of religious liberty? Many have been suggested, the most prominent of which center on the protection of freedom of belief and expression....