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 International Experience with Competing Approaches to Environmental Policy: Results from Six Paired Cases

Winston Harrington and Richard D. Morgenstern

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/9780195189650.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay presents the results of an international effort to compare the actual outcomes of pollution control policies using economic incentive (EI) instruments with those using direct regulation or ... More


Urban Air Pollution in Developing Countries: Problems and Policies

Alan J. Krupnick

in The Environment and Emerging Development Issues: Volume 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240708
eISBN:
9780191718106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240708.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Air pollution control in developing countries has received less attention than other environmental issues such as deforestation and water pollution. However, in the midst of a worsening air-pollution ... More


Can fiscal approaches help to reduce obesity risk?

Eric A. Finkelstein and Thomas J. Hoerger

in Obesity Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199571512
eISBN:
9780191595097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571512.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

One approach for reversing the obesity epidemic is to use economic strategies to change the costs and benefits of behaviours related to obesity in an effort to change positively the energy-balance ... More


Conclusion: Governance and Environment: Policy Challenges and Research Questions

Eric Brousseau, Tom Dedeurwaerdere, Pierre-Andre Jouvet, and Marc Willinger

in Global Environmental Commons: Analytical and Political Challenges in Building Governance Mechanisms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656202
eISBN:
9780191742149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656202.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the dilemmas associated with establishing collective goals in matters of sustainable development, then the properties of the mechanisms available for deciding to frame our ... More


From Development to Liberalization

Nikita Sud

in Liberalization, Hindu Nationalism and the State: A Biography of Gujarat

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076933
eISBN:
9780199080908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076933.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter traces the evolving development strategy of Gujarat, beginning with the period of state-led modernization of industry, agriculture and infrastructure. Poverty policy is then discussed. ... More


Soft Intervention and the Puzzling Neglect of Economic Actors

Susan L. Woodward

in Strengthening Peace in Post-Civil War States: Transforming Spoilers into Stakeholders

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226351247
eISBN:
9780226351261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226351261.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that local economic actors are critical to the creation and sustainability of the peace, but that the current economic incentives approach fundamentally misunderstands their role ... More


Understanding UK sustainable housing policy

Chris Pickvance

in The Future of Sustainable Cities: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426673
eISBN:
9781447305545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426673.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes the development of UK sustainable housing policy, which has been characterised by exhortation, regulation, and modest economic measures. It examines in turn the definition of ... More


To Find the Answer, One Must Know the Question: Health Economics and Public Policy

Henry J. Aaron

in Incentives and Choice in Health Care

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262195775
eISBN:
9780262283816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195775.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses health economics from a public policy perspective, focusing on health care policy issues in the United States. Although economists have made substantial progress in a number of ... More


Sponsored Sexuality, Aids and Tough Choices

Christine Obbo

in Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

ABC (Abstinence, Faithfulness and (perhaps) Condom) is the brand paradigm and practice on HIV risk avoidance being macro-managed by foreign funding agencies. The solution to the African AIDS epidemic ... More


The Jordanian Alliance with Syria

Curtis R. Ryan

in Inter-Arab Alliances: Regime Security and Jordanian Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033075
eISBN:
9780813039558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033075.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter describes a case study concerning Jordan's alliance with Syria during the mid-1970s that focuses not only on military cooperation but also economic integration. It suggests that ... More


Law and Markets

Linda Yeuh

in Enterprising China: Business, Economic, and Legal Developments since 1979

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199205837
eISBN:
9780191806674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199205837.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter describes the relationship between law and growth in China. One of the paradoxes in China's economic growth experience since 1978 is the lack of a well-established legal system that ... More


Policy instruments to promote good quality long-term care services

Juliette Malley, Birgit Trukeschitz, and Lisa Trigg

in Long-Term Care Reforms in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447305057
eISBN:
9781447311539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305057.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This chapter describes and compares the policy instruments and approaches used across OECD countries to promote the quality of LTC services. Across the OECD, there is a generalized drive to improving ... More


Forging a Russian Hajj Route

Eileen Kane

in Russian Hajj: Empire and the Pilgrimage to Mecca

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454233
eISBN:
9781501701313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454233.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines how Russia tried to organize the hajj in hopes of keeping Russian-subject Muslims within the imperial orbit even while abroad. In the 1890s Tsar Nicholas II ordered the Ministry ... More


The Fourth Dimension of Advertising: The Development of Commercial Broadcasting in the 1920s

Cynthia B. Meyers

in A Word from Our Sponsor: Admen, Advertising, and the Golden Age of Radio

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823253708
eISBN:
9780823268931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253708.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter focuses on the origins of commercial broadcasting. Commercial broadcasting originated from a number of political decisions and economic incentives that developed throughout the 1920s. ... More


Lost and Found

in Law in Everyday Japan: Sex, Sumo, Suicide, and Statutes

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226894027
eISBN:
9780226894096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226894096.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter begins with an analysis of lost-and-found practices. Japan is famous for the willingness of its citizens to return lost items to their rightful owners. What most observers do not realize ... More


Tools for Change

Cristina Bicchieri

in Norms in the Wild: How to Diagnose, Measure, and Change Social Norms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190622046
eISBN:
9780190622084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622046.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The chapter discusses which tools can be employed to bring about norm change. It examines the limits of legislative interventions and economic incentives. It thereafter explores the role of the media ... More


Conclusion

Jaroslav Tir and Johannes Karreth

in Incentivizing Peace: How International Organizations Can Help Prevent Civil Wars in Member Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190699512
eISBN:
9780190699550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699512.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After summarizing the theoretical arguments and findings of this book, we discuss key lessons learned from our study. The international environment has a significant influence on civil war ... More


Compromising Cleanliness: How Outsourcing Keeps Hospital Workers from Doing Their Jobs

Dan Zuberi

in Cleaning Up: How Hospital Outsourcing Is Hurting Workers and Endangering Patients

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450723
eISBN:
9780801469824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450723.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter argues that outsourcing has made hospitals less clean and more vulnerable to outbreaks of infectious pathogens. It reveals some of troubling root causes that expose hospital staff and ... More


The Current Legal Framework

in The Soul of Creativity: Forging a Moral Rights Law for the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756433
eISBN:
9780804773416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756433.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter discusses the legal structure governing authors' rights in the United States. It first traces the philosophical foundations of American copyright law and their relationship to the ... More


Introduction

David A. Wise

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/9780226903248.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book investigates the structural characteristics of the health care systems in Japan and United States, the economic incentives underlying the systems, and how they operate in practice. The ... More


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