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The EMU Versus the EPU
Juan Carlos Martinez Oliva, World Economics, June 2013
This article draws upon the analogy between the current European institutional setting, in the face of the current European crisis, and the rules and .. More
 

The Diseconomies of Terrorism
Peter J. Phillips, World Economics, December 2011
The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) contains many active and inactive terrorist groups. The defining characteristic of the terrorist groups contained .. More
 

Endangering the War on Terror by the War on Drugs
Deepak Lal, World Economics, September 2008
The century-old US War on Drugs based on supply control measures is endangering its War on Terror in Afghanistan. With opium poppy cultivation the mos.. More
 

The Opium Economy: A Possible Approach to Reform
Jeremy Berkoff, World Economics, December 2007
This paper reviews options for reform of the opium economy within a holistic world context, emphasising the economic forces at work at each stage of t.. More
 

Ethics of the Discount Rate in the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change
Wilfred Beckerman & Cameron Hepburn, World Economics, March 2007
Any comparison of the costs and benefits of climate change is dominated by the chosen discount rate. But, although the Stern Review emphasises the eth.. More
 

A Review of the Stern Review
Richard S. J. Tol & Gary W. Yohe, World Economics, December 2006
The Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change was published on 30 October 2006. In this article Richard Tol and Gary Yohe, while agreeing with s.. More
 

The Economics of Copyright
Ray Corrigan & Mark Rogers, World Economics, September 2005
The copyright industries—such as music, film, software and publishing—occupy a significant and growing share of economic activity. Current copyright l.. More
 

To What Extent Should Less-Developed Countries Enforce Intellectual Property Rights?
Gilles Saint-Paul, World Economics, September 2005
This paper discusses a number of issues in the context of the debate on intellectual property in less developed countries (LDCs). It starts by discuss.. More
 

The Costs of Violent Crime
Giles Atkinson, Susana Mourato & Andrew Healey, World Economics, December 2003
This paper reviews a number of studies that have sought to estimate the economic costs of criminal offending and, more specifically, violent crime. F.. More
 

Cartels
Jennifer Skilbeck, World Economics, June 2003
Imprisonment of directors and employees for taking part in cartel activity is becoming an increasingly common penalty in western jurisdictions. Gener.. More
 

Valuing the Future
David Pearce, Ben Groom, Cameron Hepburn & Phoebe Koundouri, World Economics, June 2003
One of the most controversial areas of economics is the practice of discounting: attaching a lower weight to future costs and benefits than present c.. More
 

An Economic Analysis of the Mafia
David Maddison & Marilena Pollicino, World Economics, June 2003
This paper reviews the current economic thinking on the Mafia phenomenon. It distinguishes the Mafia from ordinary criminal gangs by the desire of th.. More
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