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Applied Welfare Economics

Chris Jones

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199281978
eISBN:
9780191602535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199281971.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Important results in the applied welfare literature are used to extend a conventional Harberger cost-benefit analysis. A conventional welfare equation is obtained for marginal policy changes in a ... More


Distributional Effects

Chris Jones

in Applied Welfare Economics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199281978
eISBN:
9780191602535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199281971.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Once consumers are assigned different distributional weights, it is possible for policy changes with efficiency losses to raise social welfare by ’improving’ the distribution of income. Two ... More


The Marginal Social Cost of Public Funds

Chris Jones

in Applied Welfare Economics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199281978
eISBN:
9780191602535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199281971.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In public economics applications, the MCF is frequently used to compute the cost to private surplus of raising an additional dollar of government revenue. One of the most common examples is provided ... More


Measuring Welfare Changes—A Brief Overview

Chris Jones

in Applied Welfare Economics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199281978
eISBN:
9780191602535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199281971.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines welfare measures when they are made without cardinal utility functions to understand the properties of the aggregate dollar changes in utility computed in a conventional ... More


A Global Lottery and a Global Premium Bond

Tony Addison and Abdur R. Chowdhury

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Proposals are evaluated, from both an economic and an ethical viewpoint, for development funding through a global lottery, along with a complement to this: a global premium bond (a loan instrument in ... More


Energy Justice and the Design of Climate Change Legislation: Avoiding Regressive Measures

Barry Barton and Jennifer Campion

in Energy Justice and Energy Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198860754
eISBN:
9780191892899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860754.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The concept of energy justice can be applied to the specific problem of making climate change mitigation laws and policies that are fair and equitable. This chapter inquires into the design of ... More


Evaluating Environmental Justice: Analytic Lessons from the Academic Literature and in Practice

Ronald J. Shadbegian and Ann Wolverton

in Failed Promises: Evaluating the Federal Government's Response to Environmental Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028837
eISBN:
9780262327138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028837.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter analyzes the difficult challenges that arise when considering the environmental justice effects of federal rules and regulations. It complements the discussion in Chapter 4 by examining ... More


The Distributional Effects of an Investment-based Social Security System

Martin Feldstein and Jeffrey B. Liebman

in The Distributional Aspects of Social Security and Social Security Reform

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226241067
eISBN:
9780226241890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241890.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores the distributional effect of a change from the existing pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) U.S. Social Security system to one that combines both PAYGO and investment-based elements. The ... More


Beyond Hotelling: Natural Capital as a Factor Required for Growth

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/9780231171403.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

We include the cost of pollution in the production function because it contributes in the short term to the supply potential of the economy, although simultaneously weakening its long-term growth ... More


Asbestos Injury Compensation: The Politics of Adversarial Legalism and Layered Policies

Jeb Barnes and Thomas F. Burke

in How Policy Shapes Politics: Rights, Courts, Litigation, and the Struggle Over Injury Compensation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199756117
eISBN:
9780190201944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756117.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the evolving politics of asbestos injury compensation in the United States, which has revolved around tort litigation, a classic example of adversarial legalism. Asbestos ... More


Low Interest Rates Offer the Opportunity to Reform the Tax Treatment of Owner-Occupied Housing

Casper van Ewijk and Arjan Lejour

in Tax by Design for the Netherlands

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192855244
eISBN:
9780191945373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192855244.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Home ownership is subsidized by the Dutch tax system compared with other assets. Due to falling interest rates in recent decades, older home owners, who have (largely) repaid their mortgage loan, ... More


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