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A critical assessment of the incomplete contracts theory for private participation in public services: the case of the water sector in Ghana

Hulya Dagdeviren and Simon A. Robertson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Publicly Provided Goods; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Economic Methodology; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 9865 words.

This paper provides a critical analysis of the recent developments in the incomplete contracts theory and its conclusions for privatisation of public services. Drawing on a case study of...

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Green economics: putting the planet and politics back into economics

Molly Scott Cato.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 8714 words.

Green economics is arising from a study of the economy that takes a philosophical position characterised by a deep respect for nature. It is primarily a system of ideas and principles,...

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Growing care gaps, shrinking state? Home care workers and the Fair Labor Standards Act

Kim England and Caitlin Alcorn.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

October 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Methodology; Public Economics; Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty. 8582 words.


Home care work will be among the fastest growing jobs in the USA in the next 10 years, linked to the increase in people aged over 65. Located at the...

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,...

Particular requirements for institutional analysis in nature-related sectors

Konrad Hagedorn.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

September 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Publicly Provided Goods; Production and Organizations; Economic Methodology; Agricultural Economics. 10824 words.


Agriculture, horticulture, fishery and forestry are nature-related sectors that interact frequently with natural systems. This interaction represents...

The UK’s Coalition government and heterodox economics

Michael Ellman.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Methodology; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; General Aggregative Models; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Public Economics. 4683 words.

The UK Coalition government’s economic policy was primarily aimed at reducing the large fiscal deficit that it inherited, mainly by cutting expenditure. This was considered irrational by...