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Policy Dilemmas for Controlling Child Labor

Kaushik Basu

in Understanding Poverty

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305197
eISBN:
9780199783519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305191.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay attempts to show that seemingly reasonable policy interventions can easily backfire in the area of child labor. Thus, policy interventions cannot be left at the level of broad-brush ... More


European Wine on the Eve of the Railways

James Simpson

in Creating Wine: The Emergence of a World Industry, 1840-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136035
eISBN:
9781400838882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136035.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter looks at the nature of grape production and wine making on the eve of the railways. The process of creating wine followed a well-determined sequence: grapes were produced in the ... More


Bordeaux

James Simpson

in Creating Wine: The Emergence of a World Industry, 1840-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136035
eISBN:
9781400838882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136035.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter follows the long history of commercial relations between many British ports and Bordeaux. It begins by examining the long-run changes in wine production and trade during the nineteenth ... More


Robert E. Lucas, Jr.

Roger W. Spencer and David A. Macpherson

in Lives of the Laureates: Twenty-three Nobel Economists

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027960
eISBN:
9780262325868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027960.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter deals with the work of Robert E. Lucas, Jr., who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1995. Lucas was born in 1937 and earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1964. He was a ... More


Institutional Requirements for Effective Imposition of Fines

Anne Morrison Piehl and Geoffrey Williams

in Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226115122
eISBN:
9780226115139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226115139.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter analyzes the role of fines as a criminal sanction in the United States and the potential for fines to play a larger role in crime control. The main conclusions are: fines are economical ... More


Political Reform

David M. Farrell

in Austerity and Recovery in Ireland: Europe's Poster Child and the Great Recession

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198792376
eISBN:
9780191834387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792376.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

Austerity has had significant political consequences for Ireland as shown, first, in the dramatic election of the Fine Gael/Labour Coalition in 2011 and, most recently, in the 2016 election that saw ... More


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