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Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff

Bill Maurer and Lana Swartz (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035750
eISBN:
9780262338332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035750.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

For over a hundred years, many have envisioned a cashless society, whether utopian or dystopian. Now, in an era of mobile money and Bitcoin, it seems that cashlessness might not be far off. In recent ... More


The 2003 Fischler Reform

Arlindo Cunha and Alan Swinbank

in An Inside View of the CAP Reform Process: Explaining the MacSharry, Agenda 2000, and Fischler Reforms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591572
eISBN:
9780191725579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591572.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

The 2003 reform is generally considered to have been the most radical in the history of the CAP, in that it largely decoupled farm income support from production with the introduction of the Single ... More


Securities Clearing and Settlement: Regulatory Developments in Europe

Eddy Wymeersch

in Investor Protection in Europe: Corporate Law Making, The MiFID and Beyond

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199202911
eISBN:
9780191707964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202911.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The subject of clearing and settlement has recently become one of the most controversial issues in the creation of a European securities market. The cost and rigidities flowing from the present state ... More


The Future of Healthcare Reform Remains in Federal Court

Jonathan H. Adler

in The Future of Healthcare Reform In the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226254951
eISBN:
9780226255002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255002.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter outlines how litigation in federal court will affect the implementation and viability of the Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The ACA's statutory language and administrative fixes complicate ... More


The Enhancement of Biodiversity: Managing Access, Pricing Usage

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The assessment instruments developed by economists provide a better understanding of the incentives that must be put in place to curb the damage to biodiversity by combining the lever of access to ... More


Revenue Chokepoints

Natasha Tusikov

in Chokepoints: Global Private Regulation on the Internet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291218
eISBN:
9780520965034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291218.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The chapter examines how payment providers (PayPal, Visa and MasterCard) and advertising intermediaries (Google, Yahoo and Microsoft) police websites selling or advertising counterfeit goods through ... More


From workhouses to hospitals

Donnacha Seán Lucey

in The End of the Irish Poor Law?: Welfare and healthcare reform in revolutionary and independent Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087578
eISBN:
9781526104014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087578.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

It examines attempts by the newly independent Irish Free State to reform and de-stigmatise medical relief in former workhouse infirmaries. Such reforms were designed to move away from nineteenth ... More


Imagining Forest Futures and Climate Change: The Mexican State as Insurance Broker and Storyteller

Andrew S. Mathews

in Climate Cultures: Anthropological Perspectives on Climate Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300198812
eISBN:
9780300213577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198812.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Forests in Mexico have become of interest as possible sites for climate change mitigation, through REDD (Reduced Emissions through Deforestation and Degradation) policies, which compensate landowners ... More


The Swipe

Michael Palm

in Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035750
eISBN:
9780262338332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035750.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter traces the meaning of “the swipe.” The verb “to swipe” has many colloquial meaning. In recent years, it has come to mean running a charge card through a digital reader or using an index ... More


NHS finances under the Coalition

Anita Charlesworth, Adam Roberts, and Sarah Lafond

in Dismantling the NHS?: Evaluating the Impact of Health Reforms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330226
eISBN:
9781447330271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330226.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter introduces some of the challenges the NHS faced over the five years of Coalition government. ‘The Nicholson Challenge’ arose following the 2008 global economic crisis. The NHS was faced ... More


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