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Budgeting for National Security  

Rodney Bent

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Jul 2018
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Dec 2017
This chapter explains basic concepts used by the executive branch and Congress in requesting and allocating federal budget resources for national security. It provides a context for ... More

Economic Estimates of the Damages Caused by Climate Change  

Robert Mendelsohn

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Aug 2011
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Jan 2012
This article examines estimates of the damages of climate change in order to guide policies on greenhouse gases. It narrates three reason why climate damages are hard to measure: ... More

Economic Policy Instruments for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions  

David Harrison, Andrew Foss, Per Klevnas, and Daniel Radov

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Aug 2011
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Jan 2012
Economic instruments have played a major role in policies and proposals to address climate change in many countries and regions, with the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) ... More

George J. Stigler, “The Theory of Economic Regulation”  

Chris Carrigan and Cary Coglianese

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Mar 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter discusses George Stigler’s “The Theory of Economic Regulation,” a stinging analysis of regulation from a political economy perspective. Published in 1971, Stigler’s paper ... More

International Political Economy: A Global ‘Policy Turn’?  

J. J. Woo and Richard Higgott

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Jan 2019
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Feb 2019
In the aftermath of the global financial crisis (GFC), there has been much soul-searching in economics and those areas of the policy sciences that concern themselves with the study of ... More

The Non‐Politics of Monetary Policy  

Susanne Lohmann

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
This article studies the non-politics of monetary policy. It argues that there is an urgent need for a macro political economy, which is stuck with an impoverished understanding of ... More

The Political Economy of Security  

Norrin M. Ripsman, Rosella Cappella Zielinski, and Kaija E. Schilde

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Jul 2018
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Jan 2018
National security has typically been studied as analytically separate and distinct from political economy. This chapter explores the economic underpinnings of national security and, in ... More

The Political Economy of Water Markets: 40 Years of Debates, Experiments and Lessons Learned  

Dustin Garrick and Jesper Svensson

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Mar 2018
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Jun 2017
This chapter examines the political economy of water markets. It traces key debates about water markets, and examines how and why these debates have evolved since the 1970s. Experiments ... More

The Poverty of Climate Economics  

Mark Sagoff

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Aug 2011
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Jan 2012
The intergeneration aspect of climate change makes economic reasoning about it more problematic than one might think. Economic reasoning looks for ways more efficiently to allocate or ... More

The Public Fisc in New York State  

Charles Brecher

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Sep 2012
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Dec 2012
This article elaborates on the understanding of New York's public fiscal position. The choice of counting rules has a dramatic impact on the understanding of the size of government and ... More

The Role of the Business Sector in Global Health Politics  

Kelley Lee and Julia Smith

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Mar 2020
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Sep 2018
The influence of for-profit businesses in collective action across countries to protect and promote population health dates from the first International Sanitary Conferences of the ... More

Thomas R. Dye, Politics, Economics and the Public: Policy Outcomes in the American States  

Michael Goldsmith

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Mar 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter examines Politics, Economics and the Public: Policy Outcomes in the American States, a book by Thomas Dye that highlights the importance of politics in determining public ... More

Weighing Climate Futures: A Critical Review of the Application of Economic Valuation  

Richard B. Norgaard

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Aug 2011
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Jan 2012
Climate change is a special case of the generic problem of sustainable development, but the valuation methods and analytics of economics were never adjusted for sustainable development. ... More

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