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Structural Reforms Without Prejudices
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Structural Reforms Without Prejudices

Tito Boeri, Micael Castanheira, Riccardo Faini, and Vincenzo Galasso


Our economies face constant challenges from many different directions. Structural reforms are implemented every day, either to grasp the benefits of globalization and technological change, or to avoid foundering on unaffordable welfare systems or the rise of new economies. Despite this flurry of reforms, many of their effects are insufficiently understood. This book explores many issues that arise from structural reforms by comparing a number of reforms across a large set of countries and sectors. First, through an innovative multisectorial input-output analysis, the book compares the effect ... More

Keywords: globalization, technological change, welfare systems, liberalization reforms, telecommunications, electricity industry, reform, experimentation, protection

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780199203628
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203628.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tito Boeri, editor
Professor of Economics, Bocconi University and Fondazione Rodolfo DeBenedetti
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Micael Castanheira, editor
Professor of Economics at the Université Libre de Bruxelles

Riccardo Faini, editor
Professor of Economics, Università degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vergata"