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Development Discussion Paper
Can Market Failure Cause Political Failure? Madhav S, Aney, Maitreesh Ghatak and Massimo Morelli
July 2011
Paper No' EOPP 029:
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JEL Classification: O12, O16, O17


Tags: occupational choice; adverse selection; property rights; asset liquidation; political failure; market failure.

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What do the public think about economic and social rights? Research Report to Inform the Debate about a Bill of Rights and a Written Constitution The findings set out in this Report challenge the perception of low population support for rights overall - and the view that the public think rights are a “charter” for criminals and terrorists. It finds there is public support for a broad characterisation covering economic and social rights, as well as civil and political rights Polly Vizard June 2010
Paper No' CASEreport 61:
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Tags: public; bill; rights; human; perceptions

Development Discussion Paper
Property Rights and Economic Development Timothy Besley and Maitreesh Ghatak
February 2009
Paper No' EOPP 006:
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JEL Classification: K11;O17; P14


Tags: property rights; economic development.

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CASE Paper
Developing a capability list: Final Recommendations of the Equalities Review Steering Group on Measurement Polly Vizard and Tania Burchardt April 2007
Paper No' CASE/121:
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JEL Classification: I31; I32


Tags: capability approach; capability list; human rights

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Definition of equality and framework for measurement: Final Recommendations of the Equalities Review Steering Group on Measurement Prepared as background papers to assist in the development of the measurement framework for the Equalities Review, this work discusses the challenges in translating capability theory into a practical measurement tool in the context of measuring inequality in Britain in the 21st century. Tania Burchardt and Polly Vizard April 2007
Paper No' CASE/120:
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JEL Classification: I31; I32


Tags: capability approach; equality; measurement; human; rights

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CASE Paper
Work-Life Balance in a Low-Income Neighbourhood Hartley Dean and Alice Coulter
November 2006
Paper No' CASE/114:
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JEL Classification: I38; J22; J40


Tags: work-life balance; low-income; employment rights; tax credits; childcare

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Helter Skelter: Families, disabled children and the benefit system Families report that DLA makes a significant difference, not just for the disabled child but for the whole family but when repeatedly downrated or withdrawn generates considerable fluctuations in income and high levels of stress and ill health. The report outlines issues that must be addressed if reduce poverty amongst disabled children is to be reduced. Gabrielle Preston
February 2005
Paper No' CASE 092:
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JEL Classification: I38


Tags: appeals; benefits; disability; employment; extra costs; poverty; services; social exclusion; special needs; social inclusion; take-up; welfare rights

CASE Paper
The Contributions of Professor Amartya Sen in the Field of Human Rights This paper assesses Sen’s development of the human rights discourse and suggests it forms an important ‘scholarly bridge’ between human rights and economics. It suggests fundamental freedoms and human rights is itself an important gateway to understanding the significance of Sen’s research. Polly Vizard
January 2005
Paper No' CASE 091:
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JEL Classification: A12; A13; B31; D63; I39; K39


Tags: amartya sen; human rights; poverty; freedom; obligation; capability approach; meta-rights; entitlements; opportunity freedom; liberty-rights

Theoretical Economics Paper
Knowledge Disclosure, Patents and Optimal Organization of Research and Development Sudipto Bhattacharya and Sergei Guriev
September 2004
Paper No' TE/2004/478:
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JEL Classification: D23; O32; O34


Tags: r&d organisation; patents; intellectual property rights

Development Economics Paper
Does Social Insurance Help Secure Property Rights? Robert MacCulloch
September 2001
Paper No' DEDPS 31:
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Tags: social insrance; property rights; revolt.

Development Economics Paper
What Makes a Revolution? Robert MacCulloch
September 2001
Paper No' DEDPS 30:
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Tags: property rights; revolts; income inequality.

Theoretical Economics Paper
Ownership, Incentives and Monitoring Chong-En Bai and Chenggang Xu
March 2001
Paper No' TE/2001/413:
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Tags: employee ownership; monitoring; incentives; property rights

Theoretical Economics Paper
The Property-Rights Theory of the Firm with Endogenous Timing of Asset Purchase Ben Lockwood and David de Meza
December 1998
Paper No' TE/1998/364:
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Tags: property rights; incomplete contracts; matching; asset ownership.

Development Economics Paper
The Economics of Food Partha Dasgupta
July 1997
Paper No' DEDPS 04:
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Tags: food composition; environmental resources; photosynthesis; future population; undernourishment; poverty traps; world hunger; property rights.