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Co-Existence in the Fields? GM, Organic, and Conventional Food Crops  

Janice E. Thies

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Jan 2015
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Oct 2014
A central tenet in a free society is the freedom to choose how to conduct one’s life and manage one’s property, with the responsibility to see that these same freedoms are ensured for ... More

How is Food Political? Market, State, and Knowledge  

Ronald J. Herring

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Jan 2015
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Oct 2014
A political economy of food is, somewhat ironically, especially dependent on politics of ideas. Food as commodity certainly exhibits familiar forces of contention in political economy—the ... More

The Political Economy of Exchange Rates  

J. Lawrence Broz and Jeffry A. Frieden

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
This article discusses the political economy of exchange rates, the latter being prominent features of economic life. The article begins by separating the analysis of the international ... More

Rethinking the Institutional Foundations of China’s Hypergrowth: Official Incentives, Institutional Constraints, and Local Developmentalism  

Fubing Su, Ran Tao, and Dali L. Yang

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Jul 2018
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Jan 2017
This article examines the institutional foundations of the remarkable growth of the Chinese economy, paying particular attention to official incentives, institutional constraints, and ... More

Structure and Coherence in the Political Economy of Public Finance  

Stan Winer and Walter Hettich

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
The article provides an outline of the economics of the public sector and of its structure when collective choice is regarded as an essential component of the analysis. It identifies the ... More

The Swedish Macroeconomic Policy Framework  

Lars Calmfors

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Dec 2015
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Jun 2016
This chapter is concerned with Sweden’s current macroeconomic policy framework: how it emerged after the deep economic crisis of the 1990s and how it has functioned since then. The chapter ... More

Voting and Efficient Public Good Mechanisms  

John Ledyard

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
This article discusses the processes for the allocation and financing of public goods. It first discusses markets and market processes. It explores whether there are any conditions under ... More

Voting and the Macroeconomy  

Douglas A. Hibbs

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
This article discusses voting and the macroeconomy and focuses on its more important developments. It studies two views of economic voting, which are prospective and retrospective. This is ... More

What is Missing from Political Economy  

Douglass C. North

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
This article discusses what is missing from the literature on political economy. The first section discusses the need for a dynamic theory, which is illustrated in three examples provided ... More

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