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Redistribution and Public Provision

Liam Murphy and Thomas Nagel

in The Myth of Ownership: Taxes and Justice

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150162
eISBN:
9780199833924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150163.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Taxation has two primary functions. First, it determines how much of a society’s resources will come under the control of government, for expenditure in accordance with some collective decision ... More


Environmental Policy Instruments and Institutions in Developing Countries

López Ramón and Michael A. Toman

in Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability: New Policy Options

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199298006
eISBN:
9780191603877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199298009.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The failure of public good provision in developing countries implies that many environmental and natural resource allocation problems that have been solved in developed countries, such as water ... More


Applied Welfare Economics

Chris Jones

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199281978
eISBN:
9780191602535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199281971.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Important results in the applied welfare literature are used to extend a conventional Harberger cost-benefit analysis. A conventional welfare equation is obtained for marginal policy changes in a ... More


Montreal versus Kyoto: International Cooperation and the Global Environment

Scott Barrett

in Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130522
eISBN:
9780199867363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130529.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The world of public goods has changed radically in the past quarter century, rendering some textbook discussions and examples quite dated. This is a good time to take a fresh look at both the nature ... More


The Economics of Social-Security Pensions

E. Philip Davis

in Pension Funds: Retirement-Income Security and Capital Markets: An International Perspective

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198293040
eISBN:
9780191684944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293040.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Public and Welfare

Conventionally, pension funds are perceived as a part of a system for providing income to those of old age in which the other components include earnings-related social security, either provided to ... More


Contexts of Caretaking: Privatism, Diversity, and Households in Social Provision

Nanneke Redclift

in Social Provision in Low-Income Countries: New Patterns and Emerging Trends

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242191
eISBN:
9780191697050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242191.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Although in the southern hemisphere an extended household is regarded as a vital determinant of caretaking, its purposes and underlying processes have not been sufficiently explored. Propositions ... More


The Role of the State in the Provision of Social Services: Decentralization and Regulation

CECILIA UGAZ

in Social Provision in Low-Income Countries: New Patterns and Emerging Trends

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242191
eISBN:
9780191697050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242191.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter is the outcome of an attempt to unfold and comprehend the processes available in decentralisation, which may overcome the quandaries of providing social services. It begins with the ... More


Cost Recovery and Equity in the Health Sector: The Case of Zimbabwe

KEVIN WATKINS

in Social Provision in Low-Income Countries: New Patterns and Emerging Trends

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242191
eISBN:
9780191697050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242191.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The chapter describes the dilemmas on cost recovery by concentrating on Zimbabwe. Cost-recovery policies were adopted during a structural adjustment programme in 1991, which was mainly a ... More


Problems

Chris Jones

in Applied Welfare Economics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199281978
eISBN:
9780191602535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199281971.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter provides a set of questions drawn from material presented in previous chapters. Most are designed to emphasize important points, and to illustrate practical examples of applied welfare ... More


From children’s services to children’s spaces

Peter Moss

in Children, young people and social inclusion: Participation for what?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346629
eISBN:
9781447301820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346629.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter is about ‘public provisions for children’. This term encompasses a wide range of out-of-home settings where groups of children come together, from schooling, through a range of early ... More


Contributory or Disruptive: Do New Forms of Philanthropy Erode Democracy?

Aaron Horvath and Walter W. Powell

in Philanthropy in Democratic Societies: History, Institutions, Values

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226335506
eISBN:
9780226335780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226335780.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Does extensive private philanthropy by the super-rich undermine the democratic processes of state and civil society? In our chapter, we review the history of the relationship between philanthropy, ... More


The Theory of Social Balance

Mike Berry

in The Affluent Society Revisited

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686506
eISBN:
9780191766374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686506.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The final problem threatening societies like the US concerns the pervasive bias in favour of privately produced goods and services at the expense of those provided by government. Inadequate public ... More


Governance Beyond the Nation-state: Estimating Governance Indexes at the Subnational and Transnational Level

Piero Stanig

in Governance Challenges and Innovations: Financial and Fiscal Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674930
eISBN:
9780191753046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674930.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Existing governance indicators might suffer from "methodological nationalism", in that they focus exclusively on governance at the national level. The Governance Report dashboards provide empirical ... More


Optimal Redistributive Taxation

Matti Tuomala

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198753414
eISBN:
9780191815058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753414.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Financial Economics

The book explains in depth the Mirrlees model itself and presents various extensions of it. The first set of extensions considers changing the preferences for consumption and work: ... More


Transparency and Participation—Getting the Fit Right

Brain Levy

in Working with the Grain: Integrating Governance and Growth in Development Strategies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199363803
eISBN:
9780199363834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363803.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 9 uses the examples of school governance (specifically basic education) and community-driven development to explore three distinct mechanisms through which transparency and participation ... More


An Economics Perspective on Treating Voluntary Programs as Clubs

Matthew J. Kotchen and Klaas van’t Veld

in Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162500
eISBN:
9780262259132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162500.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores a means of developing a formal economic model that can situate certain elements of club theory within a model of the private provision of a public good. “Warm glow” preferences ... More


The Greek Economy before and during the Crisis—and Policy Options Going Forward

Costas Meghir, Christopher A. Pissarides, Dimitri Vayanos, and Nikolaos Vettas

in Beyond Austerity: Reforming the Greek Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262035835
eISBN:
9780262339216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035835.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter reviews the performance of the Greek economy before and during the global financial crisis. It also presents policy options for Greece going forward, drawing to a significant extent on ... More


Equality and Conscience: Ethics and the Provision of Public Services

Annabelle Lever

in Religion in Liberal Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198794394
eISBN:
9780191835896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794394.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Freedom of conscience means that faith-based institutions should be free to serve their members’ needs in accordance with their religious teachings, even if doing so is at odds with basic principles ... More


Financing Higher Education When Students and Graduates Are Internationally Mobile

Marcel Gérard and Silke Uebelmesser

in The Mobility of Students and the Highly Skilled: Implications for Education Financing and Economic Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028172
eISBN:
9780262326018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028172.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

With the general premise that cross-border mobility affects the public provision and financing of higher education, this chapter compares an old and a new paradigm. In the old paradigm, students ... More


Context and Capability: A Tale of Two Bureaucracies

Brian Levy, Robert Cameron, and Vinothan Naidoo

in The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores how context influences bureaucracy. Bureaucratic behaviour and performance are interpreted as endogenous, shaped by decisions of political elites as to whether to direct their ... More


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