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15-04-2021 | Original Paper

Organizing high-end restaurants

This paper develops a theory of the organization of high-end restaurants. I identify the high degree of output complexity produced by these establishments as the industry’s fundamental characteristic. This high degree of output complexity leads to …

11-04-2021 | Original Paper

The social costs of crime: the erosion of trust between citizens and public institutions

More than half the population considers lack of security a significant national problem in Peru, and one in four citizens has reported being the victim of a crime. However, empirical evidence remains scarce and does not factor in the social cost …

25-01-2021 | Original Paper

Tax evasion, technology, and inequality

Ensuring compliance with the tax laws is an enduring challenge for all governments. However, the methods by which governments enforce the tax laws, and by which individuals and firms evade their taxes, change over time, due at least in part to …

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Economics of Governance fosters research at many levels of governance, including corporations, non-profit organizations, local and federal governments, and international organizations. Applications examined in the journal include the internal organization of firms, corporate governance, the private provision of public goods, local public policies, relations across levels of government, public expenditure and regulation, and problems of credibility and enforcement of international agreements.

Interdisciplinary contributions come from economists, organizational scholars, and political scientists. Moreover, the journal features several approaches to help readers gain new insights and perspectives on current topics in the field, including formal theoretical analysis, systematic observation, simulation, and empirical studies.

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