Browsing Department of Economics (ECO) by Subject "Public goods"
Title:Democratic reform and opposition to government expenditure : evidence from nineteenth-century Britain Author(s):CHAPMAN, JonathanDate:2016Type:Working PaperSeries/Number:EUI MWP; 2016/21Abstract:Several theories have argued that democratic reform will lead to higher government spending. However, these theories have generally focused on expenditure on redistribution rather than expenditure on public goods. This ...
Title:On Sanctions and Signals: How formal and informal mechanisms produce compliance Author(s):VAN DER WEELE, JoelDate:2009Citation:Florence, European University Institute, 2009Type:ThesisSeries/Number:EUI PhD theses; Department of EconomicsAbstract:Why people comply with rules, why they contribute to public goods and why they behave prosocially in general is a fundamental question of social science. In the tradition of Gary Becker and the chicago school, economists ...
Title:An assessment of the rational actor model in international cooperation: small states as aid donors Author(s):BEKEMANS, LeonceDate:1981Citation:Florence, European University Institute, 1981Type:ThesisSeries/Number:EUI PhD theses; Department of Economics