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Saul Lach, Zvika Neeman and Mark Schankerman
We study how to design an optimal government loan program for risky R&D projects with positive externalities. With adverse selection, the optimal government contract involves a high interest rate but nearly zero co-finan...Read more...
26 August 2020
Ruth Lupton, Amanda Fitzgerald and Alex Fenton
This research note describes the methodology adopted in SPCC to track the relationship between central government spending and deprivation at the local authority level, thus addressing the question, over time and under d...Read more...
1 May 2013
Reiko Oyama and Tomoki Takeda
Discusses Japan’s political immobilism caused by lack of strong ministerial leadership and failure of reform initiatives. Attributes it to the power of factions within political parties which reforms have failed to break...Read more...
1 June 2010
This paper argues that there is nothing anomalous about the flypaper effect. I develop a simple median voter model of government spending with costly tax collection that predicts the flypaper effect and provide a quantif...Read more...