Football in the time of protest

Nauro F Campos, 13 June 2014

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Football is actually coming home. Brazil is the spiritual home of the ‘beautiful game’. It is the only country to have competed in all 20 World Cup tournaments, it has won the tournament a record five times, and it is the only country to have won the tournament ‘away’ (Ponzo and Scoppa 2014).1 Brazilians worship football.

Topics: Institutions and economics, Politics and economics
Tags: Brazil, Corruption, FIFA, Football, infrastructure, Political Economy, protests, rent-seeking, soccer, sport

How to address inequality

Jeffrey Frankel, 29 April 2014

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Inequality has received a lot of attention lately, particularly in two arenas where it had not previously received as much: American public debate and the International Monetary Fund.

Topics: Politics and economics, Poverty and income inequality
Tags: Inequality, Political Economy, redistribution, US, voting

The limits to partial banking unions: A political economy approach

Octavia Foarta, 2 February 2014

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A key concern of policymakers following the Eurozone banking crises has been how to design common rules for public interventions in the banking sector. Recent proposals aim at creating a banking union to complement the Eurozone monetary union, and reduce the risk of contagion generated by cross-border spillovers from bank failures (Bolton and Jeanne 2013).

Topics: EU policies, Global crisis
Tags: bank recapitalisation, banking union, Political Economy

Political Credit Cycles: The Case of the Euro Zone

Jesús Fernández-Villaverde, Luis Garicano, Tano Santos, 24 March 2013

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URL: www.cepr.org/pubs/dps/DP9404.asp.asp
Topics: Macroeconomic policy, Politics and economics
Tags: bubbles, Eurozone crisis, financial crisis, Political Economy

The Political Economy of Deforestation in the Tropics

Robin Burgess, Peter Potapov, Stefanie Sieber, Matthew C Hansen, Benjamin Olken , 22 June 2012

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Topics: Development, Environment, Politics and economics
Tags: biodiversity, climate change, deforestation, Political Economy

Dynasties in democracies: The political side of inequality

Ronald U Mendoza , 11 March 2012

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Topics: Development, Politics and economics, Poverty and income inequality
Tags: Inequality, Philippines, Political Economy

Aid and agency in Africa: Explaining food disbursements across Ethiopian households, 1994–2004

Rohini Somanathan, Stefan Dercon, Nzinga Broussard, 27 February 2012

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URL: http://www.cepr.org/DP8661
Topics: Development, Politics and economics, Poverty and income inequality
Tags: Africa, aid, Political Economy

Inequality, Development, and the Stability of Democracy—Lipset and Three Critical Junctures in German History

Uwe Sunde, Florian Jung, 30 May 2011

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Topics: Development, Institutions and economics, Politics and economics
Tags: coalition formation, democracy, development, income inequality, Political Economy

What Drives U.S. Immigration Policy? Evidence from Congressional Roll Call Votes

Giovanni Facchini, Max Steinhardt, 21 March 2011

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Topics: Migration, Politics and economics
Tags: immigration policy, Political Economy, voting

“Revolving door” lobbyists: The value of political connections in Washington

Jordi Blanes i Vidal, Mirko Draca, Christian Fons-Rosen, 28 October 2011

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Editor’s Note: The following note updates the column “The value of political connections in Washington, DC” originally posted on 1 October 2010.

Topics: Politics and economics
Tags: lobbying, Political Economy, political influence, US

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