Found 2 article(s) for author 'Government Policy'

The Not-So-Common-Wealth of Australia: Evidence for a Cross-Cultural Desire for a More Equal Distribution of Wealth.

The Not-So-Common-Wealth of Australia: Evidence for a Cross-Cultural Desire for a More Equal Distribution of Wealth. Michael I.┬áNorton, December 2014, Paper. “Recent evidence suggests that Americans underestimate wealth inequality in the United States and favor a more equal wealth distribution (Norton & Ariely). Does this pattern reflect ideological dynamics unique to the United States, or is the phenomenon evident in other developed economies-such as Australia? We assessed Australians’ perceived and ideal wealth distributions and compared them to the actual wealth distribution. Although the United States and Australia differ…” Link

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Risk Regulation Lessons from Mad Cows

Risk Regulation Lessons from Mad Cows. Joseph Aldy, December 2013, Paper. “Risk Regulation Lesson from Mad Cows analyses and compares the policy responses in the U.K. and U.S. to the mad cow disease crisis. The article concludes with a series of ten public policy lessons for dealing with similar emerging risks. This monograph draws a number of lessons from the mad cow experience regarding how one should regulate invasive species risks and deal with dimly understood but potentially serious risks to large populations…” May require purchase or user account. Link┬áVerified October 12, 2014

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