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Economic Policy 55

Economic Policy 55

Georges De Menil (Editor), Richard Portes (Editor), Hans-Werner Sinn (Editor), Giuseppe Bertola (Editor), Philippe Martin (Editor), Jan Van Ours (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-17396-4

Sep 2008

256 pages

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$39.95

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Top economists provide a concise and accessible evaluation of major developments in trade and trade policy.
  • Economic Policy has earned a reputation around the world as the one publication that always identifies current and emerging policy topics early
  • Papers are specially commissioned from first-class economists and experts in the policy field
  • The editors are all based at top European economic institutions and each paper is discussed by a panel of distinguished economists
  • This unique approach guarantees incisive debate and alternative interpretations of the evidence
Editors’ Introduction.

1. The 35-hour workweek in France: Straightjacket or welfare improvement? (Marcello Estevão and Filipa Sá).

2. Investigating capitalism aversion (Augustin Landier, David Thesmar and Mathias Thoenig).

3. Competition in off-patient drug markets: Issues, regulation and evidence (Panos Kanavos, Joan Costa-Font and Elizabeth Seeley).

4. Predictability of aid: Do fickle donors undermine aid effectiveness? (Oya Celasun and Jan Walliser).


  • Economic Policy has earned a reputation around the world as the one publication that always identifies current and emerging policy topics early
  • Papers are specially commissioned from first-class economists and experts in the policy field
  • The editors are all based at top European economic institutions and each paper is discussed by a panel of distinguished economists
  • This unique approach guarantees incisive debate and alternative interpretations of the evidence