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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...

Managing communities and managing knowledge: strategic decision making and store network investment within retail multinationals

Steve Wood and Jonathan Reynolds.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography. 11889 words.

The manner in which knowledge is spatially generated, reproduced and diffused is of interest to students of economic geography and business management alike. This article seeks to...

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Trade-offs in Staying Close: Corporate Decision Making and Geographic Dispersion

Augustin Landier, Vinay B. Nair and Julie Wulf.

in The Review of Financial Studies

March 2009; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location. 12646 words.

We investigate whether the geographic dispersion of a firm affects corporate decision making. Our findings suggest that social factors work alongside informational considerations to make...

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...

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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Fiscal Impact Analysis and the Costs of Alternative Development Patterns

Lorelei Juntunen, Gerrit‐Jan Knaap and Terry Moore.

in The Oxford Handbook of Urban Economics and Planning

December 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 10718 words.

The growing recognition of the relationship between decisions about growth (how and where it occurs) and public sector budgets has contributed to the attention given in academia and in...

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Managing Change in Urban Infrastructure Systems

Kieran Donaghy.

in The Oxford Handbook of Urban Economics and Planning

December 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 6826 words.

Infrastructure systems are widely acknowledged to have influenced the evolution of urban spatial structure. Interurban infrastructure systems also make possible commerce, travel, the...

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Cultural economic geography and a relational and microspace approach to trusts, rationalities, networks, and change in collaborative workplaces

Nancy Ettlinger.

in Journal of Economic Geography

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography. 0 words.

This paper develops a relational, microspace framework to explain how social interaction (in and outside of workplaces) affects decision making, behavior, and performance in collaborative...

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Marriage Markets in Developing Countries

S Anukriti and Shatanjaya Dasgupta.

in The Oxford Handbook of Women and the Economy

July 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Microeconomics. 10718 words.

This chapter reviews the economics literature on marriage in developing countries. Marriage in these countries differ from marriage in high-income countries in several crucial ways,...

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Divestment and international business strategy

Gabriel R. G. Benito.

in Journal of Economic Geography

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography. 0 words.

This paper deals with divestment, i.e., the closure or sell-off of units in foreign locations, or conversely units owned by foreign firms. Such actions are discussed from the perspective of...

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Hollywood versus the Internet: the media and entertainment industries in a digital and networked economy

Andrew Currah.

in Journal of Economic Geography

August 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography. 15638 words.

The behaviour of oligopolistic firms is a source of considerable debate and concern, given their market power and ability to shape the development of new markets. A key area of debate...

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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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Why do some places succeed when others decline? A social interaction model of cluster viability

Raphaël Suire and Jérôme Vicente.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Services. 9770 words.

One of the most convincing explanations papers generally provide concerning clusters in knowledge-based economies refers to the geographically bounded dimension of knowledge spillovers....

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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...

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...