Rick van der Ploeg

University of Oxford

Professor of Economics

Manor Road Building

Manor Road

Oxford, OX1 3BJ

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (94)

1.

Natural Resources: Curse or Blessing?

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 17 Jul 2010
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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resource curse, cross-country, panel and quasi-experimental evidence, Dutch disease, institutions, corruption, financial development, volatility, Hotelling rule, genuine saving, Hartwick rule, natural resource wealth management, sustainable development

Can the Natural Resource Curse Be Turned Into a Blessing? The Role of Trade Policies and Institutions

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Mar 2007
Rabah Arezki and Rick van der Ploeg
World Bank - African Development Bank and University of Oxford
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Trade policy

Can the Natural Resource Curse Be Turned into a Blessing? The Role of Trade Policies and Institutions

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 May 2008
Rabah Arezki and Rick van der Ploeg
World Bank - African Development Bank and University of Oxford
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Growth performance, income per capita, institutions, resource curse, trade policies

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Is There Really a Green Paradox?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Mar 2010
Rick van der Ploeg and Cees Withagen
University of Oxford and Free University of Amsterdam
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Green Paradox, Hotelling rule, non-renewable resource, renewable backstop, global warming, carbon tax, limit pricing

Is There Really a Green Paradox?

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 10-020/3
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Feb 2010
Rick van der Ploeg and Cees Withagen
University of Oxford and Free University of Amsterdam
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Green Paradox, Hotelling rule, non-renewable resource, renewable backstop, global warming, carbon tax, limit pricing

Globalization and the Rise of Mega-Cities in the Developing World

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Feb 2008
Rick van der Ploeg and Steven Poelhekke
University of Oxford and University of Auckland
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globalization, unbundling, off-shoring, mega-cities, congestion, public policies

Globalization and the Rise of Mega-Cities in the Developing World

Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, Vol. 1, Issue 3, pp. 477-501, 2008
Posted: 17 Mar 2009
Rick van der Ploeg and Steven Poelhekke
University of Oxford and University of Auckland

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globalization, unbundling, offshoring, mega-cities, congestion, public policies, F01, H40, O10, R10

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Higher Education Reform and the Renewed Lisbon Strategy: Role of Member States and the European Commission

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Feb 2007
Rick van der Ploeg and Reinhilde Veugelers
University of Oxford and Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Department of Applied Economics
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higher education, enrolment, access, governance, research, teaching, funding, tuition fees, income-contingent loans, open market for the EU, Bologna reforms, mobility, competition, subsidiarity, flagships

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Back to Keynes?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Mar 2005
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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Keynesian economics, New Keynesian Phillips curve, monopolistic competition, nominal wage rigidity, welfare, pro-cyclical real wage, inventories, liquidity, bankruptcy, unemployment, monetary policy

Back to Keynes?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 May 2005
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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Keynesian economics, New Keynesian Phillips curve, monopolistic competition, nominal wage rigidity, welfare, pro-cyclical real wage, inventories, liquidity, bankruptcy, unemployment, monetary policy

Do Natural Resources Attract FDI? Evidence from Non-Stationary Sector Level Data

De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper No. 266
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
Steven Poelhekke and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Auckland and University of Oxford
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outward sector level FDI, subsoil assets, co-integration tests, spatial econometrics, hydrocarbon reserves, external margin, sample selection bias

Do Natural Resources Attract FDI? Evidence from Non-Stationary Sector-Level Data

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Nov 2010
Steven Poelhekke and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Auckland and University of Oxford
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co-integration tests, external margin, hydrocarbon reserves, outward sector level FDI, sample selection bias, spatial econometrics, subsoil assets

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Beyond the Dogma of the Fixed Book Price Agreement

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Jun 2003
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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Book Market, Fixed Price Agreement, Opportunity Cost of Reading, Diversity, Accessibility, Competition Policy

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The Making of Cultural Policy: A European Perspective

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Sep 2005
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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cultural policy, heritage, performing arts, museums, quality, participation, vouchers, tax incentives, quality, politicians, bureaucrats, delegation

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Fiscal Policy and Dutch Disease

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Apr 2011
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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specific factors, real exchange rate, capital stock dynamics, factor intensity, international trade, Dutch disease, permanent income, fiscal policy rules, overlapping generations

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Do Social Policies Harm Employment and Growth?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Apr 2003
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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Social Policies, Conditional Unemployment Benefits, Non-competitive Labour Markets, Employment, Growth, Politics

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The Economics of Books

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Feb 2005
Rick van der Ploeg, Jan C. van Ours and M. F. M. Canoy
University of Oxford, Tilburg University - Department of Economics and University of tilburg
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books, publishers, authors, diversity, monopolistic competition, retail price maintenance, subsidies, libraries, internet

The Economics of Books

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 May 2005
M. F. M. Canoy, Rick van der Ploeg and Jan C. van Ours
University of tilburg, University of Oxford and Tilburg University - Department of Economics
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Books, publishers, authors, diversity, monopolistic competition, retail price maintenance, subsidies, libraries, internet

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Reforming European Universities: Scope for an Evidence-Based Process

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 May 2008
Reinhilde Veugelers and Rick van der Ploeg
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Department of Applied Economics and University of Oxford
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university reform, governance, autonomy, funding, competition

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Are Economists Getting Climate Dynamics Right and Does it Matter?

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 28 Feb 2020
Simon Dietz, Rick van der Ploeg, Armon Rezai and Frank Venmans
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment, University of Oxford, Vienna University of Economics and Business and Université de Mons-Hainaut - Microeconomics Department
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carbon cycle, carbon price, climate change, integrated assessment modelling, positive feedbacks, social cost of carbon

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The Risk-Adjusted Carbon Price

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 19 Apr 2019
Ton S. van den Bremer and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford - Department of Engineering Science and University of Oxford
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precaution, insurance, hedging, economic, climatic and damage uncertainties, skewness, mean reversion, correlated risks, risk aversion, intergenerational inequality aversion, convex damages

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The Welfare State, Redistribution and the Economy, Reciprocal Altruism, Consumer Rivalry and Second Best

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Aug 2004
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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mutual obligations, altruism, relative incomes, happiness, redistributive taxation, demand management, second best, design of welfare state

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War and Natural Resource Exploitation

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 481
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Mar 2010
Rick van der Ploeg and Dominic Rohner
University of Oxford and University of Zurich
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Conflict, natural resources, private resource exploitation, mining investment, license fee

War and Natural Resource Exploitation

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Nov 2010
Rick van der Ploeg and Dominic Rohner
University of Oxford and University of Zurich
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conflict, natural resources, private resource exploitation, mining investment, license fee

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The Volatility Curse: Revisiting the Paradox of Plenty

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2009
Rick van der Ploeg and Steven Poelhekke
University of Oxford and University of Auckland
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volatility, growth, resource curse, financial development

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Sustainable Social Spending in a Greying Economy with Stagnant Public Services: Baumol's Cost Disease Revisited

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Oct 2006
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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Baumol's cost disease, Wagner's law, time price, congestion of public services, public squalor, private affluence, tax burden, cost of public funds, differential productivity growth, greying of population, public sector pay

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Is Norway's Bird-in-Hand Stabilization Fund Prudent Enough? Fiscal Reactions to Hydrocarbon Windfalls and Graying Populations

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Oct 2009
Torfinn Harding and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
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permanent income hypothesis, oil windfall, sovereign wealth fund, graying population, pension bill, unsustainable public finances

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Harnessing Windfall Revenues: Optimal Policies for Resource-Rich Developing Economies

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Rick van der Ploeg and Anthony J. Venables
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
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natural resource revenue, windfall public revenues, risk premium on foreign debt, public infrastructure, private investment, credit constraints, optimal fiscal policy, debt management, Sovereign Wealth Fund, asset holding subsidy, developing economies

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Do Natural Resources Depress Income Per Capita?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 May 2010
Rabah Arezki and Rick van der Ploeg
World Bank - African Development Bank and University of Oxford
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resource curse, institutions, trade policies, income per capita

Do Natural Resources Depress Income Per Capita?

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 15, Issue 3, pp. 504-521, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Jul 2011
Rabah Arezki and Rick van der Ploeg
World Bank - African Development Bank and University of Oxford
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Rolling Back the Public Sector - Differential Effects on Employment, Investment and Growth

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Apr 2003
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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Welfare State, Public Employment, Labour Market, Investment, Economics Growth

Rolling Back the Public Sector: Differential Effects on Employment, Investment, and Growth

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 103-122, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford

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Stranded Assets, the Social Cost of Carbon, and Directed Technical Change: Macroeconomic Dynamics of Optimal Climate Policy

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Mar 2016
Rick van der Ploeg and Armon Rezai
University of Oxford and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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social cost of carbon, carbon tax, renewable energy subsidy, general equilibrium, Ramsey growth, capital accumulation, stranded assets, simple rules

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Green Havens and Pollution Havens

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jun 2012
Steven Poelhekke and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Auckland and University of Oxford
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pollution haven, green haven, FDI, environmental policy, regulation, enforcement, strategic effects, footloose industries, CSR

Green Havens and Pollution Havens

De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper No. 353
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Oct 2012
Steven Poelhekke and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Auckland and University of Oxford
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pollution haven, green haven, FDI, environmental policy, regulation, enforcement, strategic effects, footloose industries, CSR

Green Havens and Pollution Havens

The World Economy, Vol. 38, Issue 7, pp. 1159-1178, 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Jul 2015
Steven Poelhekke and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Auckland and University of Oxford
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Optimal Carbon Tax with a Dirty Backstop - Oil, Coal, or Renewables?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Feb 2011
Rick van der Ploeg and Cees Withagen
University of Oxford and Free University of Amsterdam
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Herfindahl rule, Hotelling rule, non-renewable resource, dirty backstop, coal, global warming, carbon tax, renewables, tax on coal, subsidy on renewables

Stranded Assets in the Transition to a Carbon-Free Economy

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Jan 2020
Rick van der Ploeg and Armon Rezai
University of Oxford and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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de-carbonisation, policy tipping, technology, stranded assets

Stranded Assets in the Transition to a Carbon-Free Economy

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 281-298, 2020
Posted: 26 Oct 2020
Rick van der Ploeg and Armon Rezai
University of Oxford and Vienna University of Economics and Business

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Growth, Foreign Direct Investment and Urban Concentrations: Unbundling Spatial Lags

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Dec 2008
Steven Poelhekke and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Auckland and University of Oxford
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growth, foreign investment, cities, urbanization, primacy, spatial lags, spatial autoregression, surrounding market potential, fragmentation, export-platform

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Discounting and Climate Policy

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Jul 2020
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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Prudent Budgetary Policy: Political Economy of Precautionary Taxation

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 May 2007
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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prudence, pessimism, precautionary taxation, tax smoothing, public debt, income forecasts, public sector assets, common pool, feedback Nash, voting rights, electoral budget cycles, political economy

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The Pungent Smell of 'Red Herrings': Subsoil Assets, Rents, Volatility and the Resource Curse

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Apr 2010
Rick van der Ploeg and Steven Poelhekke
University of Oxford and University of Auckland
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resource curse, resource exports, resource rents, natural capital, subsoil assets, reserves, instrumental variables, volatility

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Recalculating the Social Cost of Carbon

FEEM Working Paper No. 19.2018
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 May 2018
RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economy and the Environment (EIEE), Bocconi University, London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment, CMCC - Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici - European Institute onEconomy and the Environment (EIEE), Goethe University Frankfurt, Oslo Metropolitan University, Goethe University Frankfurt, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), University of Oslo - Department of Economics and University of Oxford
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Integrated Assessment Models, Climate Policy, Carbon, Uncertainty

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The Shifting Natural Wealth of Nations: The Role of Market Orientation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8520
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Rabah Arezki, Rick van der Ploeg and Frederik Toscani
World Bank - African Development Bank, University of Oxford and International Monetary Fund
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Global Environment, Coastal and Marine Resources, Energy and Natural Resources, Mining & Extractive Industry (Non-Energy), International Trade and Trade Rules

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Breakthrough Renewables and the Green Paradox

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Nov 2012
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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hotelling principle, exhaustible resources, carbon-free substitute, regime switch, oil stock uncertainty, hold-up problem, green R&D, green paradox

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Oil Discoveries and Protectionism: Role of News Effects

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 May 2019 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2021
Fidel Perez‐Sebastian, Ohad Raveh and Rick van der Ploeg
Universidad de Alicante - Department of Economic Analysis, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and University of Oxford
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Oil discoveries, protectionism, capital scarcity, Dutch disease, political economy, trade policy, news shocks

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Steering the Climate System: An Extended Comment

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
University of Oxford, University of Oxford, University of Oxford, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung (PIK), Université de Mons-Hainaut - Microeconomics Department, Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung (PIK), London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung (PIK), University of Oxford, Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung (PIK), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Oxford, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and University of Oxford
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Aggressive Oil Extraction and Precautionary Saving: Coping with Volatility

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 May 2010
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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Hotelling rule, tax smoothing, prudence, vigorous oil extraction, precautionary saving, taxation and under-spending, oil price volatility, uncertain economic prospects and oil reserves

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Rapacious Resource Depletion, Excessive Investment and Insecure Property Rights

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Mar 2010
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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exhaustible resources, Hotelling rule, Hartwick rule, capital, sustainable consumption, fractionalization, seepage, insecure property rights, differential game, genuine saving, adjusted net saving

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Asset Diversification Versus Climate Action

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Jun 2020
Christoph Hambel, Holger Kraft and Rick van der Ploeg
Goethe University Frankfurt, Goethe University Frankfurt and University of Oxford
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asset prices, carbon price, Climate finance, decarbonization, disaster risk, Diversification, green assets

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Robustness of a Simple Rule for the Social Cost of Carbon

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Apr 2014
Armon Rezai and Rick van der Ploeg
Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Oxford
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social cost of carbon, Ramsey growth, climate damages, energy transitions, stranded fossil, fuel assets, robustness

Should Pollution Taxes Be Targeted at Income Redistribution?

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 17-070/VI
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Aug 2017
Bas Jacobs and Rick van der Ploeg
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) and University of Oxford
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redistributive taxation, corrective pollution taxation, Gorman polar form, Stone-Geary preferences, PIGLOG preferences, green tax reform

Should Pollution Taxes Be Targeted at Income Redistribution?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Sep 2017
Bas Jacobs and Rick van der Ploeg
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) and University of Oxford
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Redistributive Taxation, Corrective Pollution Taxation, Gorman Polar Form, Stone-Geary Preferences, PIGLOG Preferences, Green Tax Reform

The Elephant in the Ground: Managing Oil and Sovereign Wealth

CAMA Working Paper No. 62/2014
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 14 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2014
Ton Van Den Bremer, Rick van der Ploeg and Samuel Wills
University of Oxford, University of Oxford and University of Oxford
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oil, portfolio allocation, sovereign wealth fund, leverage, hedging, optimal extraction

The Elephant in the Ground: Managing Oil and Sovereign Wealth

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 Oct 2014
Ton Van Den Bremer, Rick van der Ploeg and Samuel Wills
University of Oxford, University of Oxford and University of Oxford
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hedging, leverage, oil, optimal extraction, portfolio allocation, sovereign wealth fund

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Too Little Oil, Too Much Coal: Optimal Carbon Tax and When to Phase in Oil, Coal and Renewables

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Jul 2011
Rick van der Ploeg and Cees Withagen
University of Oxford and Free University of Amsterdam
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hotelling rule, non-renewable resource, dirty backstop, coal, global warming, carbon tax, renewables, tax on coal, subsidy on renewables, transition times, Herfindahl rule

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Race to Burn the Last Ton of Carbon and the Risk of Stranded Assets

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Feb 2018
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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second-best climate policy, Green Paradox, carbon budget, stranded assets, oligopolistic resource markets, limit pricing, voracious extraction, regime shift

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Second-Best Renewable Subsidies to De-Carbonize the Economy: Commitment and the Green Paradox

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Armon Rezai and Rick van der Ploeg
Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Oxford
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first-best and second-best policy, commitment, Markov-perfect, Ramsey growth, carbon tax, renewables subsidy, learning by doing, directed technical change

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Guide to Reform of Higher Education: A European Perspective

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 04 Jan 2006
Bas Jacobs and Rick van der Ploeg
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) and University of Oxford
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Higher education, policy reform, central planning, student loans, tuition fees, education subsidies, variety, selection, peer review, grade inflation, input funding, output funding, equity, monopoly, transparency

On Current and Future Carbon Prices in a Risky World

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 May 2021
Stan Olijslagers, Rick van der Ploeg and Sweder van Wijnbergen
University of Amsterdam, University of Oxford and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
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Simple Rules for Climate Policy and Integrated Assessment

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 Oct 2018
Rick van der Ploeg and Armon Rezai
University of Oxford and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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simple rules, climate policy, ethics, economics, geophysics, politics, discounting with declining discount rates, positive feedback, free riding

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The Safe Carbon Budget

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Sep 2017
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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peak warming target, climate uncertainty, risk tolerance, Pigouvian damages, Hotelling rule, carbon price

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Challenges and Opportunities for Resource Rich Economies

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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Resource curse, cross-country and panel evidence, growth record, Dutch Disease, dependent economy, real exchange rate, debt overhang, corruption, rule of law, institutions, optimal resource depletion, Hotelling Rule, genuine saving, Hartwick Rule, natural resource wealth management

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International Capital Markets, Oil Producers and the Green Paradox

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Oct 2014
Gerard van der Meijden, Rick van der Ploeg and Cees Withagen
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, University of Oxford and Free University of Amsterdam
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global warming, Green Paradox, Hotelling rule, oil importers, oil producers, investment, capital markets, carbon tax, exploration investment, general equilibrium

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Do We Still Need Carbon-Intensive Capital When Transitioning to a Green Economy?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Dec 2020
Wei Jin, Rick van der Ploeg and Lin Zhang
Ma Yinchu School of Economics, Tianjin University, University of Oxford and City University of Hong Kong (CityU)
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Climate Policies Under Climate Model Uncertainty: Max-Min and Min-Max Regret

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Sep 2017
Armon Rezai and Rick van der Ploeg
Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Oxford
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carbon price, renewable energy subsidy, temperature modules, climate model uncertainty, climate sceptics, max-min, max-max, min-max regret

Macro Policy Responses to Natural Resource Windfalls and the Crash in Commodity Prices

BIS Working Paper No. 616
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Apr 2017
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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Dutch disease, permanent income, volatility, capital scarcity, domestic investment, absorption constraints, overlapping generations, nominal wage rigidity

Macro Policy Responses to Natural Resource Windfalls and the Crash in Commodity Prices

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Sep 2016
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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absorption constraints, capital scarcity, Dutch disease, Overlapping Generations, permanent income

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Optimal Carbon Pricing in General Equilibrium: Temperature Caps and Stranded Assets in an Extended Annual DSGE Model

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Dec 2020
Rick van der Ploeg and Armon Rezai
University of Oxford and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Commit to a Credible Path of Rising CO2 Prices

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2020-028/VI
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jun 2020
Sweder van Wijnbergen, Rick van der Ploeg and Stan Olijslagers
Universiteit van Amsterdam, University of Oxford and University of Amsterdam
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CO2 Prices, Risk, Damages

Commit to a Credible Path of Rising CO2 Prices

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 May 2020
Stan Olijslagers, Rick van der Ploeg and Sweder van Wijnbergen
University of Amsterdam, University of Oxford and Universiteit van Amsterdam
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CO2 prices, Damages, risk

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Mutual obligations, altruism, relative incomes, happiness, redistributive taxation, demand management, second best, design of welfare state

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Battle for Climate and Scarcity Rents: Beyond the Linear-Quadratic Case

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Nov 2014
Mark Kagan, Rick van der Ploeg and Cees Withagen
VU University Amsterdam, University of Oxford and Free University of Amsterdam
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exhaustible resources, Hotelling rule, efficiency, carbon tax, climate rent, differential game, subgame-perfect Nash equilibrium

59.

Rolling Back the Public Sector - Differential Effects on Unemployment, Investment and Growth

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 May 2005
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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Fiscal retrenchment, public employment, labor market, investment, growth

60.

Rapacious Oil Exploration in Face of Regime Switches: Breakthrough Renewable Energy and Dynamic Resource Wars

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 415
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Jun 2017
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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Regime Switches, Breakthrough Renewable Energy, Green Paradox, Resource Wars, Contest Success Functions, Political Cohesiveness, Confiscation Risk, Taxation, Oil Reserves Uncertainty, Exhaustible Resources, Exploration Investment, Hold-Up Problem

Saving Alberta's Resource Revenues: Role of Intergenerational and Liquidity Funds

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Nov 2016
Ton Van Den Bremer and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
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oil price volatility, precautionary saving, resource wealth, fiscal policy

Saving Alberta's Resource Revenues: Role of Intergenerational and Liquidity Funds

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Sep 2016
Ton Van Den Bremer and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
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Fiscal policy, oil price volatility, precautionary saving, resource wealth

62.

Prudent Monetary Policy: Applications of Cautious Lqg Control and Prediction

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Feb 2004
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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Prudence, optimal monetary policy, Taylor rules, measurement errors, prediction

63.

Non-Cooperative and Cooperative Climate Policies with Anticipated Breakthrough Technology

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Jun 2018
Niko Jaakkola and Rick van der Ploeg
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and University of Oxford
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climate policy with breakthrough technology

64.

Digging Deep for the Heritage Fund: Why the Right Fund for Alberta Pays Dividends Long after Oil Is Gone

The School of Public Policy Publications, Volume 7, Issue 32, 2014
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Nov 2017
Ton Van Den Bremer and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
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65.

Gathering Support for Green Tax Reform: Evidence from German Household Surveys

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Nov 2021
Rick van der Ploeg, Armon Rezai and Miguel Tovar
University of Oxford, Vienna University of Economics and Business and The Economics and Social Research Institute
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popular support, carbon tax, revenue recycling, equity, EASI demand system, labour supply

66.

Absorbing a Windfall of Foreign Exchange: Dutch Disease Dynamics

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Rick van der Ploeg and Anthony J. Venables
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
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absorption constraints, absorptive capacity, aid, Dutch disease, natural resources, windfall

67.

Volatility, Financial Development and the Natural Resource Curse

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Jun 2008
Steven Poelhekke and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Auckland and University of Oxford
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ethnic tensions, financial development, growth, landlocked, openness, resource curse, restrictions on current and capital account, volatility

68.

Growth and the Optimal Carbon Tax: When to Switch from Exhaustible Resources to Renewables?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 Jan 2011
Rick van der Ploeg and Cees Withagen
University of Oxford and Free University of Amsterdam
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carbon tax, exhaustible resources, global warming, Green Paradox, growth, intergenerational inequality aversion, renewables, second best

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asset holding subsidy, credit constraints, debt management, developing economies, optimal fiscal policy, private investment, public infrastructure, risk premium on foreign debt, Sovereign Wealth Fund, windfall public revenues

70.

The Political Economy of Public Investment

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 May 2008
Roel M. W. J. Beetsma and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM) and University of Oxford
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Bipartisan, deficit rule, golden rule, ideological projects, investment restriction, market projects, political economy, public investment, scrapping public investment

71.

Natural Resource Wealth: The Challenge of Managing a Windfall

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Rick van der Ploeg and Anthony J. Venables
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
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absorptive capacity, Dutch disease, fiscal rules, managing windfalls, public investment, resource curse, volatility

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accounting price, capital, common pool, exhaustible resources, extraction technology, fractionalisation, genuine saving, Hartwick rule, Hotelling rule, property rights, seepage, sovereign wealth fund, sustainable consumption, voracity

73.

Shifting Frontiers in Global Resource Wealth: The Role of Policies and Institutions

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
Rabah Arezki, Frederik Toscani and Rick van der Ploeg
World Bank - African Development Bank, International Monetary Fund and University of Oxford
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discoveries, endogenous reserves, institutions, liberalization, market orientation, Natural resources

74.

Voracious Transformation of a Common Natural Resource into Productive Capital

International Economic Review, Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 365-381, May 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 May 2010
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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Foreign Direct Investment and Urban Concentrations: Unbundling Spatial Lags

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 49, Issue 4, pp. 749-775, October 2009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Oct 2009
Steven Poelhekke and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Auckland and University of Oxford
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76.

Genuine Saving and the Voracity Effect

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Jun 2008
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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capital, common pool, Exhaustible natural resources, fractionalization, genuine saving, Hartwick rule, Hotelling resource rents, rapacious rent seeking, sustainable consumption, voracity

77.

Pricing Carbon Under Economic and Climactic Risks: Leading-Order Results from Asymptotic Analysis

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 29 Jan 2018
Ton Van Den Bremer and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
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climate betas, Insurance, mean reversion, precaution, Skewness

78.

Growth, Renewables, and the Optimal Carbon Tax

International Economic Review, Vol. 55, Issue 1, pp. 283-311, 2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Jan 2014
Rick van der Ploeg and Cees Withagen
University of Oxford and Free University of Amsterdam
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The Agnostic's Response to Climate Deniers: Price Carbon!

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Dec 2017
Armon Rezai and Rick van der Ploeg
Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Oxford
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ambiguity aversion, climate model uncertainty, climate scepticism, DICE integrated assessment model, max-min, min-max regret, robust climate policies

80.

Abandoning Fossil Fuel: How Fast and How Much

The Manchester School, Vol. 85, pp. e16-e44, 2017
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Dec 2017
Armon Rezai and Rick van der Ploeg
Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Oxford
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Second-Best Renewable Subsidies to De-Carbonize the Economy: Commitment and the Green Paradox

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
Armon Rezai and Rick van der Ploeg
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Oxford
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carbon tax, commitment, learning by doing, Ramsey growth, renewables subsidy

82.

Non-Cooperative and Cooperative Responses to Climate Catastrophes in the Global Economy: A North-South Perspective

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Oct 2015
Aart de Zeeuw and Rick van der Ploeg
Tilburg University - Department of Economics and University of Oxford
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asymmetries, carbon tax, free riding, global warming, growth, international cooperation, precautionary capital, risk avoidance, tipping point

83.

Second-Best Carbon Taxation in the Global Economy: The Green Paradox and Carbon Leakage Revisited

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2015
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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asset tax, carbon leakage, global altruism, Green Paradox, intertemporal terms of trade, second best, tax incidence, unburnt fossil fuel, unilateral carbon taxes

84.

Intergenerational Inequality Aversion, Growth and the Role of Damages: OCCAMs Rule for the Global Carbon Tax

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Dec 2014
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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climate damage specification, intergenerational inequality aversion, optimal energy transitions, Ramsey growth, SCC, simple rule, stranded assets

85.

Abandoning Fossil Fuel: How Fast and How Much?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Armon H. Rezai and Rick van der Ploeg
Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Oxford
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additive damages, carbon tax, climate change, directed technical change, integrated assessment, learning by doing, multiplicative damages, Ramsey growth, renewables subsidy

86.

Cumulative Carbon Emissions and the Green Paradox

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp. 281-300, 2013
Posted: 11 Oct 2013
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford

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87.

Managing and Harnessing Volatile Oil Windfalls

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Ton Van Den Bremer and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
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economic development, Ghana, inefficiency, intergenerational fund, Iraq, liquidity fund, Norway, oil price volatility, precautionary buffers, public investment, sovereign wealth

88.

Natural Resource Wealth: The Challenge of Managing a Windfall

Posted: 01 Sep 2012
Rick van der Ploeg and Anthony J. Venables
University of Oxford and University of Oxford

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Volatility and the Natural Resource Curse

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 61, Issue 4, pp. 727-760, 2009
Posted: 23 Sep 2009
Rick van der Ploeg and Steven Poelhekke
University of Oxford and University of Auckland

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Reinventing Europe: Introduction

CESifo Economic Studies, Vol. 55, Issue 1, pp. 1-14, 2009
Posted: 17 Mar 2009
Massimo Bordignon, Thiess Buettner and Rick van der Ploeg
Universita Cattolica, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Oxford

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European Union, voting, ideology, party discipline, allegiance, budget approval, legislation, political economy, structural reform, fiscal rules, subsidiarity, institutional reform

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Towards Evidence-Based Reform of European Universities

CESifo Economic Studies, Vol. 54, Issue 2, pp. 99-120, 2008
Posted: 02 Jul 2008
Rick van der Ploeg and Reinhilde Veugelers
University of Oxford and Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Department of Applied Economics

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University reform, governance, autonomy, funding, competition

92.

Intramarginal Interventions, Bands and the Pattern of EMS Exchange Rate Distributions*

Posted: 22 Oct 2000
Roel M. W. J. Beetsma and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM) and University of Oxford

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Does Inequality Cause Inflation? The Political Economy of Inflation, Taxation and Government Debt

Posted: 17 Oct 2000
Roel M. W. J. Beetsma and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM) and University of Oxford

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Macroeconomic Stabilisation and Intervention Policy Under an Exchange Rate Band

Posted: 07 Oct 2000
Roel M. W. J. Beetsma and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM) and University of Oxford

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