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The Theory of Domestic Divergences

W. Max Corden

in Trade Policy and Economic Welfare

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198775348
eISBN:
9780191715471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198775342.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The basic theory of domestic divergences (distortions) and trade policy is laid out. Production and consumption divergences are distinguished. The concepts of the by‐product distortion effect of a ... More


Violations and Penalties

Bina Agarwal

in Gender and Green Governance: The Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569687
eISBN:
9780191721847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569687.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

A study of rule violations signals how well an institution is functioning, whether the community is cooperating to protect the forest, and to what extent those in neighboring communities have ... More


The Home Bias Puzzle in Equity Portfolios

PIET SERCU and ROSANNE VANPEE

in International Finance: A Survey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199754656
eISBN:
9780199979462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754656.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

This chapter reviews the recent literature on equity home bias and shows that people overinvest in domestic stocks relative to the theoretically optimal investment portfolio. The chapter examines ... More


Do the Emerging Market Risk Indicators Work?

G. Andrew Karolyi

in Cracking the Emerging Markets Enigma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199336623
eISBN:
9780190232047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336623.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter assesses the validity of the new emerging market risk indicators. by discussing the home-bias and foreign-bias puzzles, two phenomena that have dogged researchers for decades. Two simple ... More


Ethnic Identification, Intermarriage, and Unmeasured Progress by Mexican Americans

Brian Duncan and Stephen J. Trejo (eds)

in Mexican Immigration to the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226066325
eISBN:
9780226066684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066684.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter looks for evidence on whether selective intermarriage and selective ethnic identification might bias observed measures of socioeconomic progress for later generations of Mexican ... More


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