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Vukina, Tomislav, Anderson, James L.. 1995-10 English.

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extension; profession; teaching; communication

Davis, Elizabeth E., Connolly, Laura S., Weber, Bruce A.. 2003-12 English.

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local labor markets; welfare reform; rural poverty; unemployment; employment; rural labor markets; labor and human capital

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The employment outcomes of a group of jobless poor Oregonians are tracked in order to analyze the relative importance of local labor market conditions on their employment outcomes. Local job growth increases the probability that a jobless poor adult will get a job and shortens the length of time until she finds a job. After accounting for both the effects of personal demographic characteristic ...

Lambert, David K., Shaw, W. Douglass. 2000-12 English.

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energy economics and policy; resource

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Nevada ranks third in the world in gold production. In order to operate the massive open pit gold mines, the State of Nevada granted mining companies a temporary permit to pump groundwater from near the open pits and dispose of it. Certain instream flows have nearly doubled relative to average historical flows in recent years. Following pit closure, surface flows will likely decline from histo ...

Kirkpatrick, Colin, Parker, David, Zhang, Yin-Fang. 2004 English.

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international development

Fabella, Raul V.. 2002 English.

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energy economics and policy; resource

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This paper examines the regulatory environment of the two most important and contentious energy sectors in the Philippines, namely, the power sector and the downstream oil industry sector. These sectors also experienced recent deregulation initiatives that promise to radically reshape their industrial structures. We examine the laws that govern these initiatives, the cumulation of laws that th ...

Zhang, Yingang, Parker, David, Kirkpatrick, Colin. 2004 English.

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l50; resource; competition; l43; o50; privatisation; economic performance.; l33; l44; 012; regulation; o38; energy economics and policy; developing economies

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Recent years have seen countries introducing reform of their utility industries with a view to promoting private ownership and competition. This paper studies the effect of the sequencing of privatisation, competition and regulation reforms in electricity generation using data from 25 developing countries for the period 1985 to 2001. A fixed effects panel data model is used. The study finds th ...

Willner, Johan, Parker, David. 2002 English.

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industrial organization

Khondker, Bazlul H., Raihan, Selim. 2004 English.

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agricultural and food policy

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Our study assesses the impacts of different policy reforms, such as domestic trade liberalisation, implementation of WTO agreements in the textile sector and WTO negotiations on the movement of natural persons, and examines their welfare and poverty implications at the household level in the economy of Bangladesh. We use a comparative static computable general equilibrium (CGE) model based on ...

van Berkum, Siemen, Roza, Pim. 2006 English.

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international relations; trade

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This report evaluates the effects of the Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture on EU's international agricultural trade position. EU's share in trade of total agricultural products has not changed over the period 1993-2003. Yet, the EU lost market shares in trade on cereals, sugar, and dairy and meat products. WTO commitments to reduce export support have contributed to these decreasing marke ...

Fardmanesh, Mohsen, Tan, Li. 1996 English.

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liberalization; structural adjustment; price policy; wage policy; socialist transitional economies; labor and human capital

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This paper studies the structural impact of wage and price control policies in socialist transitional economies using a two-sector three-factor small open economy model. It illustrates the results quantitatively via simulation exercises. At the earlier stage of the transition when labor is immobile, a strict control on the price of the non-tradables and the wage rate minimizes the fall in empl ...