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Policy Dilemmas

Giandomenico Majone

in Dilemmas of European Integration: The Ambiguities and Pitfalls of Integration by Stealth

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199274307
eISBN:
9780191603310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274304.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Under the Community method, policy is largely the by-product of actions undertaken to advance the integration process or to preserve institutional balance, rather than to solve concrete problems ... More


Education as a Public Good

Saumen Chattopadhyay

in Education and Economics: Disciplinary Evolution and Policy Discourse

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082255
eISBN:
9780199082070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082255.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that if education is subject to economic analysis, it is imperative to classify what type of commodity education is. Different levels of education need to be classified ... More


Of Merit Goods and Inequality

Guido Calabresi

in The Future of Law and Economics: Essays in Reform and Recollection

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300195897
eISBN:
9780300216264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195897.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines merit goods whose allocation through the prevailing distribution of wealth is highly undesirable to a significant number of people. Many in our society believe that certain ... More


Interventions in Localism: From Public Goods to Merit Goods

Christopher Ali

in Media Localism: The Policies of Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040726
eISBN:
9780252099168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040726.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 7 focuses on two concrete recommendations for policy makers interested in protecting media localism and encouraging local news. The first advocates for comprehensive local media policy ... More


Of Merit Goods: Commodification and Commandification

Guido Calabresi

in The Future of Law and Economics: Essays in Reform and Recollection

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300195897
eISBN:
9780300216264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195897.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines two categories of merit goods: goods whose commodification is in itself costly, and goods whose allocation through the prevailing distribution of wealth is highly undesirable to ... More


Of Merit Goods Generally: Specific Applications and Concluding Thoughts

Guido Calabresi

in The Future of Law and Economics: Essays in Reform and Recollection

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300195897
eISBN:
9780300216264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195897.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains what merit goods are, how they might best be handled, and why a society might well wish to handle them in ways other than by altering its general wealth distribution. It ... More


Education and Economics: An Introduction

Saumen Chattopadhyay

in Education and Economics: Disciplinary Evolution and Policy Discourse

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082255
eISBN:
9780199082070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082255.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter delineates the broad contours of the book, beginning with a theoretical overview of the human capital theory, the endogenous growth theory, and the input–output analysis. A critique of ... More


Of Tastes and Values Ignored

Guido Calabresi

in The Future of Law and Economics: Essays in Reform and Recollection

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300195897
eISBN:
9780300216264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195897.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines how economics treats—and should treat—tastes and values. It first considers those tastes, values, and resulting costs that many economists seem to ignore, or treat as irrational ... More


Of Tastes and Values: What Economics Can Tell Us About Them

Guido Calabresi

in The Future of Law and Economics: Essays in Reform and Recollection

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300195897
eISBN:
9780300216264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195897.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that economists are very well suited to examine and elucidate the consequences of some tastes and values. Contrary to economists' traditional claim that they have nothing to say ... More


Of Law and Economics and Economic Analysis of Law: The Role of the Lawyer

Guido Calabresi

in The Future of Law and Economics: Essays in Reform and Recollection

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300195897
eISBN:
9780300216264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195897.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This introductory chapter explains the difference between law and economics, identified with John Stuart Mill, and the economic analysis of law, exemplified by Jeremy Bentham. It presents examples of ... More


Social Sectors in Human Development

K. Seeta Prabhu and Sandhya S. Iyer

in Human Development in an Unequal World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199490240
eISBN:
9780199095681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490240.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter critically examines the role of social sector policies in enhancing human freedoms against the backdrop of the globalization process and the SDGs that are anchored in the human ... More


Introduction

Pierre Pestieau and Mathieu Lefebvre

in The Welfare State in Europe: Economic and Social Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198817055
eISBN:
9780191858673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817055.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This introduction is devoted to the definition of the concepts of a welfare state, social protection, and social insurance, and to the different foundations, both normative and positive, underlying ... More


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