The search found 66 results in 0.062 seconds.
There is evidence that social interactions matter for charitable giving. This paper describes a model of fundraising in social groups, where private information about quality of provision is transmitted by social proximity.
Individuals engage in voluntary provision of a pure collective good that is...
This chapter is part of a larger work seeking to understand the bases of stability of authoritarian political systems. One factor which has been thought to be instrumental in this is elections.
This paper opens by looking at the way elections have been structured...
Influential theories generate diverging expectations over how middle powers will respond to deepening economic dependence upon a rising power. One set of Realist arguments suggests that negative threat perceptions toward the rising power will exacerbate concerns with economic dependence, encouraging balancing behavior against the rising...
This report contributes to the debate about approaches to gender within Australian non-government aid and development organisations. It highlights strong progress towards integration of gender in programming, and identifies gaps in related to performance and accountability mechanisms.
A regional arrangement that does not include both the United States and China is more likely to disrupt than to contribute to regional trade and prosperity.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement aims to be a high quality, 21st Century economic agreement that furthers economic...
This paper explores the distinctions between faith-based and secular aid and development organisations and the unique challenges and opportunities associated with the faith-based community.
A case study of the Japanese bank recapitalization by Hoshi and Kashyap (2005) identified a bank that overstated the progress of required personnel downsizing by shifting employees to subsidiaries. This paper asks if the recapitalization program had a systematic flaw in design.
This paper expounds the concept of Dutch Disease - adverse effects through real exchange rate appreciation - as it applies currently to Australia, noting the various gains and losses resulting from the Australian mining boom.
This paper expounds the concept of Dutch Disease as...
Given the urgency and the magnitude of emission cuts required to arrest the global temperature rise at an acceptable level (like 2 degrees Celsius), it is imperative that action to mitigate climate change is taken at the lowest cost.
This can be done if...
This paper documents an energy ladder that nations ascend as their per capita incomes increase.
On average, economic development results in an overall substitution from the use of biomass to fulfill energy needs to energy sourced from fossil fuels, and then toward nuclear power...