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The Definition of Subsidy and State Aid: WTO and EC Law in Comparative Perspective

Luca Rubini

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199533398
eISBN:
9780191714740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533398.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This book presents a conceptual framework for analysing the definitions of State aid and subsidy in EC and WTO law. This is done through a comparative analysis, examining the coherence of the ... More


The Economy, the State and the Public

Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen

in Hunger and Public Action

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283652
eISBN:
9780191596193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283652.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Many of the arguments of the book are summarized, with a special emphasis on the role of public action (in a broad sense) to alleviate hunger. Early warning systems and employment provision plans are ... More


Introduction

Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen

in Hunger and Public Action

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283652
eISBN:
9780191596193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283652.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Hunger in the modern world is introduced as the main topic of the book. Chronic hunger is distinguished from famine and elementary notions that are to be used throughout the book are clarified. In ... More


Hunger and Public Action

Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283652
eISBN:
9780191596193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283652.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book analyses the role of public action in solving the problem of hunger in the modern world. The study is divided into four parts. The first, making extensive use of the concepts of ... More


The foundations of public policy analysis2

Peter Knoepfel

in Public Policy Resources

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447345053
eISBN:
9781447345091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345053.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter revisits the foundations of public policy analysis as presented in our previous textbook of 2011 (Knoepfel et al., 2011): the definition of public policies (distinction between ... More


Economic Growth and Public Support

Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen

in Hunger and Public Action

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283652
eISBN:
9780191596193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283652.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Possible dissonance between income and achievements of quality of life is noted. Then two alternatives for removing precarious living conditions are explored: growth‐mediated security and support‐led ... More


Development as a Process of Change: Toward a Dynamic Public Economics: Keynes Lecture in Economics

Nicholas Stern

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 121, 2002 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263037
eISBN:
9780191734007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263037.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses some key lessons of development experience and the strategy they lead to. It shows how one can and should do further research on both the processes of development behind the ... More


Risk, Poverty, and Public Action

Stefan Dercon

in Insurance Against Poverty

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199276837
eISBN:
9780191601620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276838.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a synthesis of the papers included in this volume, focusing on public action to provide insurance against poverty. It discusses the case for public action for enhanced social ... More


Monetary Union and Competition

Tommaso Padoa‐Schioppa

in The Road to Monetary Union in Europe: The Emperor, the Kings, and the Genies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241767
eISBN:
9780191596742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241767.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The publication of the Delors Report in 1989 revived the classic confrontation between the institutional and market components of monetary systems. In the institutional component, public action is ... More


Public policy management by actors’ endowment

Peter Knoepfel

in Public Policy Resources

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447345053
eISBN:
9781447345091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345053.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

As shown in this chapter, Action Plans (AP) can be considered as means of improving both the efficiency and effectiveness of public policies. Such plans aim to coordinate and target the production of ... More


Public Policy Resources

Peter Knoepfel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447345053
eISBN:
9781447345091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345053.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Building on Knoepfel’s previous book, Public policy analysis, this book offers a conceptually coherent view of ten public policy resources: force, law, personal, money, property rights, information, ... More


Radical Needs and Moderate Reforms

Amartya Sen

in Indian Development: Selected Regional Perspectives

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198292043
eISBN:
9780191684852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292043.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents an analysis of the persistence of endemic deprivation in India, and of the role of public action in addressing that problem. It emphasizes the need to go beyond the narrow focus ... More


Definition of public action resources1

Peter Knoepfel

in Public Policy Resources

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447345053
eISBN:
9781447345091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345053.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter returns to and explores the resource model in detail. It defines ten public action resources: Force, Law, Personnel, Money, Property, Information, Organization, Consensus, Time, ... More


Unleashing Prediction Markets

John O. McGinnis

in Accelerating Democracy: Transforming Governance Through Technology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151021
eISBN:
9781400845453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151021.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on political prediction markets, that is markets that allow the public to speculate on election and policy outcomes. Prediction markets temper three of the largest problems of ... More


Context: a survey of the literature

Peter Knoepfel

in Public Policy Resources

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447345053
eISBN:
9781447345091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345053.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter deals with 19 recent contributions from the literature, which aim to provide a systematic categorization of public policy resources (Meltsner, Clapham, Lapeyronnie, Lacam, Kiun, Davern, ... More


Production, Entitlements and Nutrition

Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen

in Hunger and Public Action

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283652
eISBN:
9780191596193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283652.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The problem of public action in combating persistent undernutrition and endemic deprivation is raised. The argument is made for broadening the attention from food self‐sufficiency to food adequacy, ... More


Rethinking the public: Innovations in research, theory and politics

Nick Mahony, Janet Newman, and Clive Barnett (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424167
eISBN:
9781447303275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424167.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This book rethinks the public, public communication, and public action in a globalising and mediated world. It develops theoretical perspectives for investigating the formation of publics, focusing ... More


Public policy analysis in France: from public action to political power

Patrice Duran

in Policy Analysis in France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447324218
eISBN:
9781447324225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324218.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Policy analysis leads to a strictly empirical conception of political power which conclusively associates the reality of power with the knowledge of that reality. Thereby, the meaning of the analysis ... More


Public Action for Social Security: Foundations and Strategy

Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen

in Social Security in Developing Countries

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198233008
eISBN:
9780191678967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198233008.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the nature of well being and deprivation, and tries to characterize the focus variables underlying the analysis of social security. It deals with the normative foundations of ... More


Economic Development in Palanpur over Five Decades

Peter Lanjouw and Nicholas Stern

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288329
eISBN:
9780191596599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288328.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book provides an account of economic development in Palanpur, a village in rural north India, based on five detailed surveys of the village over the period 1957 to 1993. These five decades have ... More


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