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2017-04-01
09:03
Official estimates tend to overstate the benefits of trade facilitation and ignore its costs. When all underlying assumptions are brought to light, expecting large gains [...]
2014-06 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
09:00
The impetus for this paper is the urgent need is to figure out how a non-growing – even a shrinking – economy may be able to provide human well-being while beginning [...]
2014-03 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
08:57
Herman Daly pioneered the concept of environmental macroeconomics. He famously argued that we have moved from an “empty world” of resource abundance to a “full worl [...]
2013-02 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
08:48
In the wake of the global financial crisis, Keynesianism has had something of a revival. In practice, governments have turned to Keynesian policy measures to avert econom [...]
2013-02 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
15:06
Recent research paints an ominous picture of climate impacts on agriculture, in contrast to the relative optimism of research from the 1990s. Continued use of the earlier [...]
2013-02 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
14:41
Contemporary mainstream economics has widely “poisoned the well” from which people get their ideas about the relationship between economics and ethics. The image of e [...]
2012-12 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
09:10
On the fifth anniversary of the beginning of the Great Recession, there is still no consensus on the lessons to be gleaned from the lingering crisis. What provoked the la [...]
2012-12 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
14:33
While a substantial literature in economics and finance has concluded that women are more risk averse than men, this conclusion merits reconsideration. Drawing on literat [...]
2012-09 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
12:08
Many public debates about climate change now focus on the economic "costs" of taking action. When called on to advise about these, many leading mainstream economists down [...]
2012-09 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
14:35
Rising agricultural prices, combined with growing import dependence, have driven Mexico’s food import bill over $20 billion per year and increased its agricultural trad [...]
2012-10 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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