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Fiscal austerity measures: spending cuts vs. tax increases
(Towson University. Department of Economics, 2013-08-19)
We formulate an overlapping generations model with skill heterogeneity and productive and non-productive government programs to study the macroeconomic and intergenera- tional welfare effects caused by risk premium shocks ...
A macroeconomic analysis of energy subsidies in a small open economy
(Towson University. Department of Economics, 2013)
We construct a dynamic model of a small open economy to analyze the effects of large energy subsidies. The model includes domestic energy production and consumption, trade in energy at world market prices, as well as private ...
Regulatory enforcement, politics, and institutional distance: OSHA inspections 1990-2010
(Towson University. Department of Economics, 2013-04-25)
We explore the determinants of inspection outcomes across 1.6 million Occupational Safety and Health Agency audits from 1990 through 2010. We find that discretion in enforcement differs in state and federally conducted ...