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Revenue Potential of the Tobin Tax for Development Finance: A Critical Appraisal

Machiko Nissanke

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:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The principal objective here is to assess the potential of currency transactions taxes (CTTs) – the celebrated Tobin tax – to raise revenues that can be used for developmental purposes. Thus, though ... More


Quasi‐Cosmopolitanism

Richard W. Miller

in Globalizing Justice: The Ethics of Poverty and Power

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581986
eISBN:
9780191723247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581986.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In practice, the relational approach of this book turns out to have much in common with the perspectives of impartial concern, global egalitarianism, or demanding global beneficence whose foundations ... More


Is it feasible?1

Malcolm Torry

in Why we need a Citizen's Basic Income

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447343158
eISBN:
9781447343202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343158.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines whether a Citizen's Basic Income is feasible — that is, capable of being legislated and implemented. To answer this question, the chapter considers multiple feasibilities: ... More


A New Property Status for Animals: Equitable Self-Ownership

David Favre

in Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195305104
eISBN:
9780199850556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305104.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses issues concerning the awarding of new legal rights to nonhuman animals. It argues that animals should, in an important sense, be allowed to own themselves, and explains what ... More


On Agency

Lea Ypi

in Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199593873
eISBN:
9780191731426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593873.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Global egalitarian principles call for a political distribution of responsibilities which are in turn dependent on relevant political and institutional reforms. For this kind of reform to be both ... More


Current and Future Challenges

Thomas L. Brewer and Stephen Young

in The Multilateral Investment System and Multinational Enterprises

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293156
eISBN:
9780191684951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293156.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter presents an overview of the book as a whole and points the way forward into the future. The underlying philosophy of this book is based on the free market economic principles and ... More


Pareto Improvements and Feasible Climate Solutions

Katie Steele

in Philosophy and Climate Change

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198796282
eISBN:
9780191918933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796282.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Proponents of International Paretianism (IP)—the principle that international agreements should not make any state worse off and should make some at least better off—argue that it is the only ... More


Is a Citizen's Income Politically Feasible?558

Malcolm Torry

in Money for everyone: Why we need a citizen's income

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447311249
eISBN:
9781447311287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311249.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter studies a variety of political ideologies: the New Right, Socialism, One Nation Conservatism, Liberalism, Social Democracy, and the Third Way. For each ideology it asks what arguments ... More


Debating Climate Ethics

Stephen M. Gardiner and David A. Weisbach

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199996476
eISBN:
9780190614775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199996476.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In this volume, Stephen M. Gardiner and David Weisbach present arguments for and against the relevance of ethics to global climate policy. Gardiner argues that climate change is fundamentally an ... More


Justice vs. Extortion

Stephen M. Gardiner

in Debating Climate Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199996476
eISBN:
9780190614775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199996476.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter defends the idea that ethical norms, and especially those of justice, are relevant to the assessment of global climate policy even given the theoretical storm. It begins by describing ... More


“Why I Decentralized Bolivia”

Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada and Jean-Paul Faguet

in Is Decentralization Good For Development?: Perspectives from Academics and Policy Makers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198737506
eISBN:
9780191800894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737506.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Why would any president, having spent a career achieving the pinnacle of power, willingly hand it over to others he cannot control? This is the black hole at the heart of the decentralization debate ... More


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