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Listening in on the US-EU legal dialogue

David R. Andrews

in Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: Legal Problems and Political Prospects

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298922
eISBN:
9780191685545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298922.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter faces a situation in which regulatory authority at the federal level, unlike in the European Union, is highly fragmented among agencies. The fact that these agencies bear primary ... More


Reform: Improving Prosecutorial Discretion in the Immigration System

Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia and Leon Wildes

in Beyond Deportation: The Role of Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Cases

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479829224
eISBN:
9781479807543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829224.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter provides recommendations for improving prosecutorial discretion in the immigration system. While DHS has dutifully published “priorities” guidance describing the people who should be ... More


Measuring the Subjective Well-Being of Nations: National Accounts of Time Use and Well-Being

Alan B. Krueger (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226454566
eISBN:
9780226454573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454573.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Surely everyone wants to know the source of happiness, and indeed, economists and social scientists are increasingly interested in the study and effects of subjective well-being. Putting forward a ... More


Rejoinder

Alan B. Krueger, Daniel Kahneman, David Schkade, Norbert Schwarz, and Arthur A. Stone (eds)

in Measuring the Subjective Well-Being of Nations: National Accounts of Time Use and Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226454566
eISBN:
9780226454573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454573.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter explains several valid points about the strengths and weaknesses of the proposed method for National Time Accounting (NTA), particularly regarding the idea of measuring subjective ... More


National Time Accounting: The Currency of Life

Alan B. Krueger, Daniel Kahneman, David Schkade, Norbert Schwarz, and Arthur A. Stone (eds)

in Measuring the Subjective Well-Being of Nations: National Accounts of Time Use and Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226454566
eISBN:
9780226454573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454573.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter describes how National Time Accounting (NTA) can be used to compare groups of individuals, countries, and eras. NTA provides a method for tracking time allocation and assessing whether ... More


That Which Makes Life Worthwhile

George Loewenstein (ed.)

in Measuring the Subjective Well-Being of Nations: National Accounts of Time Use and Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226454566
eISBN:
9780226454573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454573.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter focuses on the idea that what makes life worthwhile is not captured by moment to moment happiness, but is absent from National Time Accounting (NTA), namely people's general sense of ... More


Measuring National Well-Being

David M. Cutler (ed.)

in Measuring the Subjective Well-Being of Nations: National Accounts of Time Use and Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226454566
eISBN:
9780226454573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454573.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter evaluates National Time Accounting (NTA) and it is noted that the major issue is the distinction between the process of consumption and the existential value of consumption. According to ... More


International Evidence on Well-Being

David G. Blanchflower (ed.)

in Measuring the Subjective Well-Being of Nations: National Accounts of Time Use and Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226454566
eISBN:
9780226454573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454573.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter compares the results of evaluated time use to those of more conventional well-being measures, including life satisfaction and happiness. It is observed that many of the findings from ... More


Thoughts on “National Time Accounting: The Currency of Life”

Erik Hurst (ed.)

in Measuring the Subjective Well-Being of Nations: National Accounts of Time Use and Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226454566
eISBN:
9780226454573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454573.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses an objection to one of the National Time Accounting (NTA) approaches, that is, some people seek out and want to experience negative emotions. For example, people sometimes pay ... More


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