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The Macroeconomic Repercussions of Agricultural Shocks and their Implications for Insurance

Paul Collier

in Insurance Against Poverty

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199276837
eISBN:
9780191601620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276838.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The macroeconomic effects of agricultural shocks are investigated. A decline in the price of agricultural exports can cause an income shock to the household, locality, and the nation. Positive price ... More


The Macroeconomic Impact of AIDS and ART

Ben Smit and Linette Ellis

in South African Economic Policy under Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551460
eISBN:
9780191720376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551460.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

This chapter analyses the macroeconomic effects of HIV/AIDS and of the proposed large scale anti-retroviral treatment (ART) programme in South Africa, and considers the prognosis for the future. ... More


The Effects of Environmental Tax Reform on International Competitiveness in the European Union: Modelling with E3ME

Terry Barker, Sudhir Junankar, Hector Pollitt, and Philip Summerton

in Carbon-Energy Taxation: Lessons from Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570683
eISBN:
9780191723186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570683.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter assesses the macroeconomic effects of carbon‐energy taxation introduced under unilateral environmental tax reform (ETR) in the 1990s undertaken in six member states of the European ... More


Evaluation of Non-marginal Projects

Christian Gollier

in Pricing the Planet's Future: The Economics of Discounting in an Uncertain World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148762
eISBN:
9781400845408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148762.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter shows that the cost-benefit analysis can be used only if the actions under scrutiny are marginal, that is, if implementing them has no macroeconomic effects. Otherwise, one needs to go ... More


Sweden: Watchdog with a Broad Remit

Lars Calmfors

in Restoring Public Debt Sustainability: The Role of Independent Fiscal Institutions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199644476
eISBN:
9780191749100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644476.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

With its creation traced only indirectly to the financial crisis of the 1990s, the Swedish Fiscal Policy Council, established in 2007, has limited resources but a broad remit. In addition to ... More


Gains from Trade and Fragmentation

Alan V. Deardorff

in Foreign Direct Investment and the Multinational Enterprise

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026451
eISBN:
9780262269124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026451.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter focuses on the issue of static models of international production and trade and the possibilities that could occur when it is plausible to split a productive activity into parts that can ... More


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