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1
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
 
2
Sukuk Defaults: Islamic Debt Investors Need Better Data
Rodney Wilson, World Economics, February 2013
Sukuk are often described as Islamic bonds, but in practice there are many types of sukuk, some indeed being a Shari’ah compliant substitute for bonds.. More
 
3
Measuring GDP in Asia
World Economics, World Economics, March 2016
The quality of economic data across Asia-Pacific region varies considerably across countries, mainly as a result of lack of statistical capacity, maki.. More
 
4
Abu Dhabi: Real Progress in Achieving a Diversified Economy
Keith Boyfield, World Economics, November 2012
Abu Dhabi has one of the highest GDP per capita rankings in the world. Keen not to rest on its laurels, the country is rapidly diversifying its econo.. More
 
5
Investing in Mongolia
Brian Sturgess, World Economics, September 2012
The recent decision by Chalco, the aluminium company of China, to drop its US$926 billion takeover of a controlling interest mining company SouthGobi .. More
 
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Why the EU’s Economic Partnership Agreements are Likely to be Damaging for African Economies
Chukwuma Charles Soludo, World Economics, April 2012
Chukwuma Charles Soludo is a Professor of Economics; and has served as Chief Economic Adviser to the President of Nigeria as well as the Governor of t.. More
 
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Sovereign Credit Risk in the Euro Zone
Jamal Ibrahim Haidar, World Economics, April 2012
What is the current state of sovereign credit risk across Euro zone? Does the recent fiscal crisis extend to other (non Euro zone) countries? Is Greec.. More
 
8
The Shadow Economy and Shadow Economy Labour Force: What do we (not) know?
Friedrich Schneider, World Economics, November 2011
In this paper the main focus lies on the development and the size of the shadow economy and of undeclared work (or shadow economy labour force) in OEC.. More
 
9
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
 
10
Punishing European Cartels
Cento Veljanovski, World Economics, March 2011
Antitrust authorities across the world are waging war against domestic and international cartels. The European Commission in particular has intensifie.. More
 
11
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
 
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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
 
13
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
 
14
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
 
15
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
 
16
The Market for Olympic Gold Medals
Stefan Szymanski, World Economics, December 2000
From a national perspective the Sydney Olympics were almost completely predictable. Statistical modelling shows that population size and income per he.. More
 
17
From Big Macs to iMacs
Jonathan Haskel & Holger Wolf, World Economics, June 2000
The authors review recent international price comparisons to examine the veracity of claims about “rip-off Britain”. They reach three conclusions. Fir.. More
 
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The Black Economy - Benefit frauds or tax evaders?
Jim Thomas, World Economics, March 2000
One answer to the question "How Rich are We?" is to compare levels of National Income either across countries or for a single country over time. Howe.. More
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