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What determines EU decision making? Needs, power or both?

Heikki Kauppi and Mika Widgrén.

in Economic Policy

July 2004; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 19282 words.

This paper examines the determinants of power in the Council of the European Union. It argues that quantitative power indices stemming from voting theory provide a good description of the...

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Junk Car Clash on the Rural—Urban Fringe: A Case Study in Local Government Decision Making

Leah Greden Mathews.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regional Government Analysis; Public Economics. 0 words.

This decision case is intended to provide an example of the complexity of local government decision making on the rural—urban fringe. In this case, a county is faced with making a decision...

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The political economy of direct legislation: direct democracy and local decision–making

Lars P. Feld and Gebhard Kirchgässner.

in Economic Policy

October 2001; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 0 words.

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Local fiscal referenda The dampening effect on taxes and spending

Local and regional governments account for an important share of total...

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Improved Prospects for Rural Development: An Industrial Targeting System for the Great Plains

John C. Leatherman, Donald J. Howard and Terry L. Kastens.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Regional Government Analysis. 0 words.

This research introduces an industrial targeting system intended to improve local decision making related to selection of targets for business recruitment. The Plains Economic Targeting...

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Location decisions of large firms: analyzing the procurement of infrastructure services

Atif Ansar.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Regional Government Analysis; Transportation Systems; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 9640 words.

How do large companies buy infrastructure (e.g. electricity, gas or rail)? Mainstream economics literature proposes that in the absence of an intermediating government, the bargaining power...

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Cyprus: from boom to bail-in

Alexander Michaelides.

in Economic Policy

October 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 22054 words.

This is a case study of how a country nearly reached bankruptcy in March 2013, within five years of entering the eurozone. The magnitude of the requested assistance is extremely large...

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What should fiscal councils do?

Lars Calmfors and Simon Wren-Lewis.

in Economic Policy

October 2011; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 19384 words.

Fiscal watchdogs, so-called fiscal councils, have been proposed as a method to counter deficit bias of fiscal policy. The paper analyses theoretically what role fiscal councils could play...

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