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Levantine Epigraphy and Samaria, Judaea and Idumaea during the Achaemenid Period

André Lemaire

in Levantine Epigraphy and History in the Achaemenid Period (539-322 BCE)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265895
eISBN:
9780191772023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265895.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The publication of the Samaria papyrus discovered in a Wadi ed-Daliyeh cave north of Jericho and the knowledge of the Samaria coinage help to fix the chronology of the Samaria governors from the ... More


Increased Income Inequality in OECD Countries and the Redistributive Impact of the Government Budget

Anthony B. Atkinson

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The recent rise in inequality in the distribution of disposable income in many, although not all, countries has led to a search for explanations, particularly since for much of the postwar period ... More


The Sexist Safety Net: Free Enterprise as Feminist Principle

Melissa Deckman

in Tea Party Women: Mama Grizzlies, Grassroots Leaders, and the Changing Face of the American Right

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479837137
eISBN:
9781479833870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479837137.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines Tea Party women’s attitudes about the size and scope of government and why such programs are bad for women. This chapter also considers whether Tea Party women in the mass ... More


Delivering Public Services

S. K. DAS

in Building a World-Class Civil Service for Twenty-First Century India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068662
eISBN:
9780199080465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068662.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In a recent report by the World Bank, the delivery of public services in India was cited as poor. The report attributed the bad service delivery to poor accountability and lack of autonomy. The ... More


Time-Consistent Climate Policies

Maria Elisa Belfiori

in Political Economy and Instruments of Environmental Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029247
eISBN:
9780262329736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029247.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The paper studies the optimal taxation of carbon emissions in a model with hyperbolic discounting. The social discount rate varies over time and a problem of time inconsistency arises. It is shown ... More


The beginning of regular East India Company trade with China

Rogério Miguel Puga

in The British Presence in Macau, 1635-1793

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139798
eISBN:
9789888180752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139798.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

The success of the EIC vessel Macclesfield marked a turning point for English and Chinese trade. The Macclesfield reached Macau in August 1699, and was offered protection in the forts by the ... More


Presidents, the Federal Budget, and Economic Good, 1946–2008

Iwan Morgan

in The President and American Capitalism Since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056524
eISBN:
9780813053455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056524.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Especially since passage of the Employment Act of 1946, American presidents have used the federal budget to promote economic growth. They frequently raised or lowered taxes to stimulate or curtail ... More


Designing Energy and Environmental Policies

Dale W. Jorgenson, Richard J. Goettle, Mun S. Ho, and Peter J. Wilcoxen

in Double Dividend: Environmental Taxes and Fiscal Reform in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027090
eISBN:
9780262318563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027090.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book presents a new approach for designing energy and environmental policies for the United States. In the absence of hidden costs of energy the role of government policy would be to maintain ... More


Revolution: Why Farmers Fought

Richard Lyman Bushman

in The American Farmer in the Eighteenth Century: A Social and Cultural History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300226737
eISBN:
9780300235203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226737.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Until 1774, farmers passively observed the agitation against parliamentary taxation rather than actively engaging in the anti-Parliament agitation. One reason was that the Stamp Act affected them far ... More


Introduction: Taxpayer Citizenship and the Right to Education

Camille Walsh

in Racial Taxation: Schools, Segregation, and Taxpayer Citizenship, 1869-1973

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469638942
eISBN:
9781469638959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638942.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter introduces the concept of taxpayer citizenship and its role in constructing racial inequalities in U.S. history. In particular, the introduction examines the way taxpayer identity has ... More


The Danish Fisheries, c. 1450-1800: Medieval and Early Modern Sources and Their Potential for Marine Environmental History

Poul Holm and Maibritt Bager

in The Exploited Seas: New Directions for Marine Environmental History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007312
eISBN:
9781786944733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007312.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Poul Holm and Maibritt Bager focus on documentary sources relating to Danish fisheries in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The chapter examines the rapid decline of Danish fisheries in the ... More


Enemies of Competition in the Postwar Years

S.G. Sturmey

in British Shipping and World Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the changing methods of state intervention in maritime nations - particularly Britain - in the postwar period. It provides an overview of the nature of subsidies granted to ... More


Flags of Convenience

S.G. Sturmey

in British Shipping and World Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the history of flags of convenience in the twentieth century - a term for the flags of countries which permitted other countries to register ships in their ports. It explores ... More


A Matter of Honor and a Test of Virtue: Riots, Boycotts, and Resistance during the Coming of the Revolution

Craig Bruce Smith

in American Honor: The Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638836
eISBN:
9781469638850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638836.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces the period from the end of the French and Indian War to the signing of the Declaration of Independence. It analyzes the formation of a communal sense of self before and during the ... More


Suburban Renewal

Andrew R. Highsmith

in Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Federal housing programs helped to modernize Flint’s working-class suburbs and make them safe for investment. Prior to the 1950s, federal mortgage underwriters and local real estate investors ... More


Conquest, Up Close and Costly

Frank L. Holt

in The Treasures of Alexander the Great: How One Man's Wealth Shaped the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199950966
eISBN:
9780190469702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199950966.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter surveys the economic impact of Alexander’s campaigns on civilian populations from Thrace and Thebes to Persia and the Indus Valley. It takes into account the looting of nonroyal ... More


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