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 Cost Savings from Allowance Trading in the 1990 Clean Air Act: Estimates from a Choice‐Based Model

Nathaniel O. Keohane

in Moving to Markets in Environmental Regulation: Lessons from Twenty Years of Experience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195189650
eISBN:
9780199783694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189650.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay offers a comprehensive assessment of the cost savings over the first five years of the allowance trading program. The current study has two methodological advantages over the previous ... More


The Benefits of Contracting

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter and the next outline the benefits and costs of contracting out. While there is merit in separating costs from benefits, and that is how managers intuitively think of the issue, the ... More


Working toward Better Health and Greater Satisfaction

David A. Shore and Eric D. Kupferberg

in High Stakes: The Critical Role of Stakeholders in Health Care

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195326253
eISBN:
9780199897285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326253.003.0039
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses how different purchasers have endeavored to hold down health-related expenses while purchasing health care access for their beneficiaries. It presents a case vignette about a ... More


Prevention vs. Cure: An Economist’s Perspective on the Right Balance

Louise B. Russell

in Prevention vs. Treatment: What's the Right Balance?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199837373
eISBN:
9780199919499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199837373.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Three questions are addressed in this chapter: Does prevention reduce medical costs? Does the U.S. spend too little on prevention? Should it spend more (and if so, on what)? Since much of the ... More


Tax Cooperation Without a Duty of Assistance

Allison Christians and Laurens van Apeldoorn

in Tax Cooperation in an Unjust World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192848673
eISBN:
9780191943928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192848673.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter aims to demonstrate that accounting for the cost of subsistence rights deficits is already possible and indeed is on occasion already undertaken under existing well-accepted tax norms ... More


Housing First Gets its Evidence Base and Momentum Builds

Deborah K. Padgett, Benjamin F. Henwood, and Sam J. Tsemberis

in Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199989805
eISBN:
9780190455804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989805.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses how, beginning in 1997, Pathways embarked on an experiment in self-evaluation that laid the groundwork for its national then international impact. Studies such as the New York ... More


The Responsibility to Maintain Health: Pharmaceutical Regulation of Chronic Disease among the Urban Poor

Susan J. Shaw

in Unequal Coverage: The Experience of Health Care Reform in the United States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479897001
eISBN:
9781479834402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897001.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Susan J. Shaw’s chapter examines the management and regulation of low-income residents' access to and coverage for medications in Massachusetts. This chapter shows how Medicaid patients experience ... More


Market Concentration, Efficiency, and Quality in the Japanese Home Help Industry

Yanfei Zhou and Wataru Suzuki

in Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902920
eISBN:
9780226903248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903248.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter addresses the influence of market concentration on the quality and cost of home help services in Japan. It employs cross-sectional data to examine the effect of market concentration on ... More


Generics and Biosimilars

Stuart O. Schweitzer and Z. John Lu

in Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy: Perspectives, Promises, and Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190623784
eISBN:
9780190623814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623784.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The generic pharmaceutical industry is arguably the most important player in the quest for affordable healthcare, especially in the United States. Since the inception of the industry following the ... More


Estimating Price Movements for Consumer Durables Using Electronic Retail Transactions Data

Robin Lowe and Candace Ruscher

in Scanner Data and Price Indexes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226239651
eISBN:
9780226239668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226239668.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter compares the existing treatment for quality adjustment and sample maintenance for televisions in the Canadian Consumer Price Index (CPI) with what might be feasible using scanner data. ... More


Electricity Deregulation: Choices and Challenges

James M. Griffin and Steven L. Puller (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226308562
eISBN:
9780226308586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226308586.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The electricity market has experienced enormous setbacks in delivering on the promise of deregulation. In theory, deregulating the electricity market would increase the efficiency of the industry by ... More


Learning from the Chilean Experience: The Determinants of Pension Switching

Olivia S. Mitchell, Petra E. Todd, and David Bravo (eds)

in Overcoming the Saving Slump: How to Increase the Effectiveness of Financial Education and Saving Programs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226497099
eISBN:
9780226497105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226497105.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter investigates consumer knowledge about the pension system to determine whether financial illiteracy might account for the persistence of market frictions in the pension marketplace. It ... More


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