Rick van der Ploeg

University of Oxford

Professor of Economics

Manor Road Building

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Oxford, OX1 3BJ

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1.

Natural Resources: Curse or Blessing?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3125
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 17 Jul 2010
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 1,023 (12,525)
Citation 18

Abstract:

resource curse, cross-country, panel and quasi-experimental evidence, Dutch disease, institutions, corruption, financial development, volatility, Hotelling rule, genuine saving, Hartwick rule, natural resource wealth management, sustainable development

Can the Natural Resource Curse Be Turned Into a Blessing? The Role of Trade Policies and Institutions

IMF Working Paper No. 07/55
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Mar 2007
Rabah Arezki and Rick van der Ploeg
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Oxford
Downloads 833 (21,851)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Trade policy

Can the Natural Resource Curse Be Turned into a Blessing? The Role of Trade Policies and Institutions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6225
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 May 2008
Rabah Arezki and Rick van der Ploeg
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Oxford
Downloads 8 (524,427)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Growth performance, income per capita, institutions, resource curse, trade policies

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Citation 8

Is There Really a Green Paradox?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2963
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Mar 2010
Rick van der Ploeg and Cees Withagen
University of Oxford and Free University of Amsterdam
Downloads 496 (44,438)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Green Paradox, Hotelling rule, non-renewable resource, renewable backstop, global warming, carbon tax, limit pricing

Is There Really a Green Paradox?

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 10-020/3
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Feb 2010
Rick van der Ploeg and Cees Withagen
University of Oxford and Free University of Amsterdam
Downloads 57 (309,444)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Green Paradox, Hotelling rule, non-renewable resource, renewable backstop, global warming, carbon tax, limit pricing

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Higher Education Reform and the Renewed Lisbon Strategy: Role of Member States and the European Commission

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1901
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Feb 2007
Rick van der Ploeg and Reinhilde Veugelers
University of Oxford and Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Department of Applied Economics
Downloads 412 (54,810)
Citation 3

Abstract:

higher education, enrolment, access, governance, research, teaching, funding, tuition fees, income-contingent loans, open market for the EU, Bologna reforms, mobility, competition, subsidiarity, flagships

Globalization and the Rise of Mega-Cities in the Developing World

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2208
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Feb 2008
Rick van der Ploeg and Steven Poelhekke
University of Oxford and VU University Amsterdam
Downloads 396 (58,835)

Abstract:

globalization, unbundling, off-shoring, mega-cities, congestion, public policies

Globalization and the Rise of Mega-Cities in the Developing World

Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, Vol. 1, Issue 3, pp. 477-501, 2008
Posted: 17 Mar 2009
Rick van der Ploeg and Steven Poelhekke
University of Oxford and VU University Amsterdam

Abstract:

globalization, unbundling, offshoring, mega-cities, congestion, public policies, F01, H40, O10, R10

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Citation 4

Back to Keynes?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1424
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Mar 2005
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 352 (67,667)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Keynesian economics, New Keynesian Phillips curve, monopolistic competition, nominal wage rigidity, welfare, pro-cyclical real wage, inventories, liquidity, bankruptcy, unemployment, monetary policy

Back to Keynes?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4897
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 May 2005
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 21 (450,358)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Keynesian economics, New Keynesian Phillips curve, monopolistic competition, nominal wage rigidity, welfare, pro-cyclical real wage, inventories, liquidity, bankruptcy, unemployment, monetary policy

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Beyond the Dogma of the Fixed Book Price Agreement

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 949
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Jun 2003
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 311 (71,300)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Book Market, Fixed Price Agreement, Opportunity Cost of Reading, Diversity, Accessibility, Competition Policy

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The Making of Cultural Policy: A European Perspective

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1524
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Sep 2005
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 293 (76,418)
Citation 1

Abstract:

cultural policy, heritage, performing arts, museums, quality, participation, vouchers, tax incentives, quality, politicians, bureaucrats, delegation

9.

Do Social Policies Harm Employment and Growth?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 886
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Apr 2003
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 275 (87,389)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Social Policies, Conditional Unemployment Benefits, Non-competitive Labour Markets, Employment, Growth, Politics

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Citation 4

The Economics of Books

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1414; CentER Discussion Paper No. 2005-13
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Feb 2005
Rick van der Ploeg, Jan C. van Ours and M. F. M. Canoy
University of Oxford, Tilburg University - Department of Economics and University of tilburg
Downloads 235 (106,012)
Citation 4

Abstract:

books, publishers, authors, diversity, monopolistic competition, retail price maintenance, subsidies, libraries, internet

The Economics of Books

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4892
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 May 2005
M. F. M. Canoy, Rick van der Ploeg and Jan C. van Ours
University of tilburg, University of Oxford and Tilburg University - Department of Economics
Downloads 27 (417,290)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Books, publishers, authors, diversity, monopolistic competition, retail price maintenance, subsidies, libraries, internet

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Fiscal Policy and Dutch Disease

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3398
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Apr 2011
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 251 (90,924)

Abstract:

specific factors, real exchange rate, capital stock dynamics, factor intensity, international trade, Dutch disease, permanent income, fiscal policy rules, overlapping generations

12.

Reforming European Universities: Scope for an Evidence-Based Process

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2298
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 May 2008
Reinhilde Veugelers and Rick van der Ploeg
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Department of Applied Economics and University of Oxford
Downloads 236 (100,291)
Citation 1

Abstract:

university reform, governance, autonomy, funding, competition

13.

The Welfare State, Redistribution and the Economy, Reciprocal Altruism, Consumer Rivalry and Second Best

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1234
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Aug 2004
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 208 (114,206)
Citation 1

Abstract:

mutual obligations, altruism, relative incomes, happiness, redistributive taxation, demand management, second best, design of welfare state

Do Natural Resources Attract FDI? Evidence from Non-Stationary Sector Level Data

De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper No. 266
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
Steven Poelhekke and Rick van der Ploeg
VU University Amsterdam and University of Oxford
Downloads 171 (144,018)
Citation 1

Abstract:

outward sector level FDI, subsoil assets, co-integration tests, spatial econometrics, hydrocarbon reserves, external margin, sample selection bias

Do Natural Resources Attract FDI? Evidence from Non-Stationary Sector-Level Data

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8079
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Nov 2010
Steven Poelhekke and Rick van der Ploeg
VU University Amsterdam and University of Oxford
Downloads 4 (544,671)
Citation 1

Abstract:

co-integration tests, external margin, hydrocarbon reserves, outward sector level FDI, sample selection bias, spatial econometrics, subsoil assets

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War and Natural Resource Exploitation

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 481
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Mar 2010
Rick van der Ploeg and Dominic Rohner
University of Oxford and University of Zurich
Downloads 126 (186,364)

Abstract:

Conflict, natural resources, private resource exploitation, mining investment, license fee

War and Natural Resource Exploitation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3244
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Nov 2010
Rick van der Ploeg and Dominic Rohner
University of Oxford and University of Zurich
Downloads 44 (348,947)

Abstract:

conflict, natural resources, private resource exploitation, mining investment, license fee

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Sustainable Social Spending in a Greying Economy with Stagnant Public Services: Baumol's Cost Disease Revisited

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1822
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Oct 2006
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 166 (141,058)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Baumol's cost disease, Wagner's law, time price, congestion of public services, public squalor, private affluence, tax burden, cost of public funds, differential productivity growth, greying of population, public sector pay

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Citation 4

Do Natural Resources Depress Income Per Capita?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3056
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 May 2010
Rabah Arezki and Rick van der Ploeg
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Oxford
Downloads 133 (178,478)
Citation 4

Abstract:

resource curse, institutions, trade policies, income per capita

Do Natural Resources Depress Income Per Capita?

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 15, Issue 3, pp. 504-521, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Jul 2011
Rabah Arezki and Rick van der Ploeg
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Oxford
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Citation 4

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Harnessing Windfall Revenues: Optimal Policies for Resource-Rich Developing Economies

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2571
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Rick van der Ploeg and Anthony J. Venables
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
Downloads 132 (179,611)
Citation 5

Abstract:

natural resource revenue, windfall public revenues, risk premium on foreign debt, public infrastructure, private investment, credit constraints, optimal fiscal policy, debt management, Sovereign Wealth Fund, asset holding subsidy, developing economies

Harnessing Windfall Revenues: Optimal Policies for Resource-Rich Developing Economies

The Economic Journal, Vol. 121, No. 551, pp. 1-30, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Feb 2011
Rick van der Ploeg and Anthony J. Venables
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
Downloads 2 (557,607)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Rolling Back the Public Sector - Differential Effects on Employment, Investment and Growth

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 890
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Apr 2003
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 127 (185,207)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Welfare State, Public Employment, Labour Market, Investment, Economics Growth

Rolling Back the Public Sector: Differential Effects on Employment, Investment, and Growth

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 103-122, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford

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The Volatility Curse: Revisiting the Paradox of Plenty

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2616
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2009
Rick van der Ploeg and Steven Poelhekke
University of Oxford and VU University Amsterdam
Downloads 109 (175,826)

Abstract:

volatility, growth, resource curse, financial development

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Is Norway's Bird-in-Hand Stabilization Fund Prudent Enough? Fiscal Reactions to Hydrocarbon Windfalls and Graying Populations

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2830
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Oct 2009
Torfinn Harding and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
Downloads 103 (192,852)
Citation 1

Abstract:

permanent income hypothesis, oil windfall, sovereign wealth fund, graying population, pension bill, unsustainable public finances

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Green Havens and Pollution Havens

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3841
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jun 2012
Steven Poelhekke and Rick van der Ploeg
VU University Amsterdam and University of Oxford
Downloads 61 (298,934)

Abstract:

pollution haven, green haven, FDI, environmental policy, regulation, enforcement, strategic effects, footloose industries, CSR

Green Havens and Pollution Havens

De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper No. 353
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Oct 2012
Steven Poelhekke and Rick van der Ploeg
VU University Amsterdam and University of Oxford
Downloads 40 (362,738)

Abstract:

pollution haven, green haven, FDI, environmental policy, regulation, enforcement, strategic effects, footloose industries, CSR

Green Havens and Pollution Havens

The World Economy, Vol. 38, Issue 7, pp. 1159-1178, 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Jul 2015
Steven Poelhekke and Rick van der Ploeg
VU University Amsterdam and University of Oxford
Downloads 1 (568,003)

Abstract:

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Growth, Foreign Direct Investment and Urban Concentrations: Unbundling Spatial Lags

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2474
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Dec 2008
Steven Poelhekke and Rick van der Ploeg
VU University Amsterdam and University of Oxford
Downloads 93 (214,123)
Citation 3

Abstract:

growth, foreign investment, cities, urbanization, primacy, spatial lags, spatial autoregression, surrounding market potential, fragmentation, export-platform

24.

Prudent Budgetary Policy: Political Economy of Precautionary Taxation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1973
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 May 2007
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 90 (226,220)
Citation 2

Abstract:

prudence, pessimism, precautionary taxation, tax smoothing, public debt, income forecasts, public sector assets, common pool, feedback Nash, voting rights, electoral budget cycles, political economy

25.

Optimal Carbon Tax with a Dirty Backstop - Oil, Coal, or Renewables?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3334
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Feb 2011
Rick van der Ploeg and Cees Withagen
University of Oxford and Free University of Amsterdam
Downloads 82 (221,598)

Abstract:

Herfindahl rule, Hotelling rule, non-renewable resource, dirty backstop, coal, global warming, carbon tax, renewables, tax on coal, subsidy on renewables

26.

The Pungent Smell of 'Red Herrings': Subsoil Assets, Rents, Volatility and the Resource Curse

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3013
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Apr 2010
Rick van der Ploeg and Steven Poelhekke
University of Oxford and VU University Amsterdam
Downloads 75 (237,675)
Citation 8

Abstract:

resource curse, resource exports, resource rents, natural capital, subsoil assets, reserves, instrumental variables, volatility

Guide to Reform of Higher Education: A European Perspective

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5327
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 04 Jan 2006
Bas Jacobs and Rick van der Ploeg
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) and University of Oxford
Downloads 41 (359,155)
Citation 21

Abstract:

Higher education, policy reform, central planning, student loans, tuition fees, education subsidies, variety, selection, peer review, grade inflation, input funding, output funding, equity, monopoly, transparency

Guide to Reform of Higher Education: A European Perspective

Economic Policy, Vol. 21, No. 47, pp. 535-592, July 2006
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Jul 2006
Bas Jacobs and Rick van der Ploeg
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) and University of Oxford
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Citation 21

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Breakthrough Renewables and the Green Paradox

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3986
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Nov 2012
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 53 (278,832)

Abstract:

hotelling principle, exhaustible resources, carbon-free substitute, regime switch, oil stock uncertainty, hold-up problem, green R&D, green paradox

29.

Aggressive Oil Extraction and Precautionary Saving: Coping with Volatility

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3038
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 May 2010
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 50 (272,261)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Hotelling rule, tax smoothing, prudence, vigorous oil extraction, precautionary saving, taxation and under-spending, oil price volatility, uncertain economic prospects and oil reserves

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Rapacious Resource Depletion, Excessive Investment and Insecure Property Rights

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2981
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Mar 2010
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 49 (305,182)

Abstract:

exhaustible resources, Hotelling rule, Hartwick rule, capital, sustainable consumption, fractionalization, seepage, insecure property rights, differential game, genuine saving, adjusted net saving

The Elephant in the Ground: Managing Oil and Sovereign Wealth

CAMA Working Paper No. 62/2014
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 14 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2014
Ton Van Den Bremer, Rick van der Ploeg and Samuel Wills
University of Oxford, University of Oxford and University of Oxford
Downloads 41 (359,155)

Abstract:

oil, portfolio allocation, sovereign wealth fund, leverage, hedging, optimal extraction

The Elephant in the Ground: Managing Oil and Sovereign Wealth

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10188
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 Oct 2014
Ton Van Den Bremer, Rick van der Ploeg and Samuel Wills
University of Oxford, University of Oxford and University of Oxford
Downloads 0

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hedging, leverage, oil, optimal extraction, portfolio allocation, sovereign wealth fund

32.

Too Little Oil, Too Much Coal: Optimal Carbon Tax and When to Phase in Oil, Coal and Renewables

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3526
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Jul 2011
Rick van der Ploeg and Cees Withagen
University of Oxford and Free University of Amsterdam
Downloads 39 (339,522)

Abstract:

hotelling rule, non-renewable resource, dirty backstop, coal, global warming, carbon tax, renewables, tax on coal, subsidy on renewables, transition times, Herfindahl rule

33.

Challenges and Opportunities for Resource Rich Economies

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5688
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 39 (358,974)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Resource curse, cross-country and panel evidence, growth record, Dutch Disease, dependent economy, real exchange rate, debt overhang, corruption, rule of law, institutions, optimal resource depletion, Hotelling Rule, genuine saving, Hartwick Rule, natural resource wealth management

34.

Robustness of a Simple Rule for the Social Cost of Carbon

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4703
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Apr 2014
Armon Rezai and Rick van der Ploeg
Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Oxford
Downloads 33 (339,522)

Abstract:

social cost of carbon, Ramsey growth, climate damages, energy transitions, stranded fossil, fuel assets, robustness

35.

Are the Welfare State and Distribution Really that Bad for the Economy? Effects of Reciprocal Altruism, Consumer Rivalry and Second Best

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4918
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Jun 2005
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 25 (415,515)

Abstract:

Mutual obligations, altruism, relative incomes, happiness, redistributive taxation, demand management, second best, design of welfare state

36.

International Capital Markets, Oil Producers and the Green Paradox

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4981
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Oct 2014
Gerard van der Meijden, Rick van der Ploeg and Cees Withagen
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Oxford and Free University of Amsterdam
Downloads 23 (401,520)

Abstract:

global warming, Green Paradox, Hotelling rule, oil importers, oil producers, investment, capital markets, carbon tax, exploration investment, general equilibrium

37.

Rolling Back the Public Sector - Differential Effects on Unemployment, Investment and Growth

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4896
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 May 2005
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 23 (425,561)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Fiscal retrenchment, public employment, labor market, investment, growth

Macro Policy Responses to Natural Resource Windfalls and the Crash in Commodity Prices

BIS Working Paper No. 616
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Apr 2017
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 18 (467,718)

Abstract:

Dutch disease, permanent income, volatility, capital scarcity, domestic investment, absorption constraints, overlapping generations, nominal wage rigidity

Macro Policy Responses to Natural Resource Windfalls and the Crash in Commodity Prices

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11520
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Sep 2016
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 0

Abstract:

absorption constraints, capital scarcity, Dutch disease, Overlapping Generations, permanent income

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Prudent Monetary Policy: Applications of Cautious LQG Control and Prediction

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4222
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Feb 2004
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 15 (466,845)

Abstract:

Prudence, optimal monetary policy, Taylor rules, measurement errors, prediction

Saving Alberta's Resource Revenues: Role of Intergenerational and Liquidity Funds

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6102
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Nov 2016
Ton Van Den Bremer and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
Downloads 12 (502,374)

Abstract:

oil price volatility, precautionary saving, resource wealth, fiscal policy

Saving Alberta's Resource Revenues: Role of Intergenerational and Liquidity Funds

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11522
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Sep 2016
Ton Van Den Bremer and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
Downloads 0

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Fiscal policy, oil price volatility, precautionary saving, resource wealth

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Battle for Climate and Scarcity Rents: Beyond the Linear-Quadratic Case

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5041
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Nov 2014
Mark Kagan, Rick van der Ploeg and Cees Withagen
VU University Amsterdam, University of Oxford and Free University of Amsterdam
Downloads 11 (461,678)

Abstract:

exhaustible resources, Hotelling rule, efficiency, carbon tax, climate rent, differential game, subgame-perfect Nash equilibrium

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Absorbing a Windfall of Foreign Exchange: Dutch Disease Dynamics

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8086
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Rick van der Ploeg and Anthony J. Venables
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
Downloads 7 (506,805)
Citation 1

Abstract:

absorption constraints, absorptive capacity, aid, Dutch disease, natural resources, windfall

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Volatility, Financial Development and the Natural Resource Curse

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6513
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Jun 2008
Steven Poelhekke and Rick van der Ploeg
VU University Amsterdam and University of Oxford
Downloads 7 (506,805)
Citation 16

Abstract:

ethnic tensions, financial development, growth, landlocked, openness, resource curse, restrictions on current and capital account, volatility

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Harnessing Windfall Revenues in Developing Economies: Sovereign Wealth Funds and Optimal Tradeoffs between Citizen Dividends, Public Infrastructure and Debt Reduction

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6954
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Dec 2008
Rick van der Ploeg and Anthony J. Venables
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
Downloads 6 (511,282)
Citation 3

Abstract:

asset holding subsidy, credit constraints, debt management, developing economies, optimal fiscal policy, private investment, public infrastructure, risk premium on foreign debt, Sovereign Wealth Fund, windfall public revenues

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Growth and the Optimal Carbon Tax: When to Switch from Exhaustible Resources to Renewables?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8215
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 Jan 2011
Rick van der Ploeg and Cees Withagen
University of Oxford and Free University of Amsterdam
Downloads 5 (511,282)

Abstract:

carbon tax, exhaustible resources, global warming, Green Paradox, growth, intergenerational inequality aversion, renewables, second best

46.

The Political Economy of Public Investment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6090
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 May 2008
Roel M. W. J. Beetsma and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM) and University of Oxford
Downloads 5 (515,679)

Abstract:

Bipartisan, deficit rule, golden rule, ideological projects, investment restriction, market projects, political economy, public investment, scrapping public investment

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Natural Resource Wealth: The Challenge of Managing a Windfall

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8694
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Rick van der Ploeg and Anthony J. Venables
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
Downloads 4 (519,941)

Abstract:

absorptive capacity, Dutch disease, fiscal rules, managing windfalls, public investment, resource curse, volatility

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Why do Many Resource-Rich Countries Have Negative Genuine Saving? Anticipation of Better Times or Rapacious Rent Seeking

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7021
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 3 (524,553)
Citation 3

Abstract:

accounting price, capital, common pool, exhaustible resources, extraction technology, fractionalisation, genuine saving, Hartwick rule, Hotelling rule, property rights, seepage, sovereign wealth fund, sustainable consumption, voracity

Managing and Harnessing Volatile Oil Windfalls

IMF Economic Review, Vol. 61, Issue 1, pp. 130-167, 2013
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 May 2013
Ton Van Den Bremer and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
Downloads 2 (557,607)

Abstract:

Managing and Harnessing Volatile Oil Windfalls

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9209
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Ton Van Den Bremer and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
Downloads 0

Abstract:

economic development, Ghana, inefficiency, intergenerational fund, Iraq, liquidity fund, Norway, oil price volatility, precautionary buffers, public investment, sovereign wealth

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Voracious Transformation of a Common Natural Resource into Productive Capital

International Economic Review, Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 365-381, May 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 May 2010
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 2 (530,936)

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Foreign Direct Investment and Urban Concentrations: Unbundling Spatial Lags

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 49, Issue 4, pp. 749-775, October 2009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Oct 2009
Steven Poelhekke and Rick van der Ploeg
VU University Amsterdam and University of Oxford
Downloads 2 (530,936)
Citation 3

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Genuine Saving and the Voracity Effect

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6831
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Jun 2008
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 2 (530,936)

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capital, common pool, Exhaustible natural resources, fractionalization, genuine saving, Hartwick rule, Hotelling resource rents, rapacious rent seeking, sustainable consumption, voracity

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Rapacious Oil Exploration in Face of Regime Switches: Breakthrough Renewable Energy and Dynamic Resource Wars

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 415
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Jun 2017
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Downloads 0 (530,936)

Abstract:

Regime Switches, Breakthrough Renewable Energy, Green Paradox, Resource Wars, Contest Success Functions, Political Cohesiveness, Confiscation Risk, Taxation, Oil Reserves Uncertainty, Exhaustible Resources, Exploration Investment, Hold-Up Problem

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Shifting Frontiers in Global Resource Wealth: The Role of Policies and Institutions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11553
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
Rabah Arezki, Frederik Giancarlo Toscani and Rick van der Ploeg
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund and University of Oxford
Downloads 0 (530,936)

Abstract:

discoveries, endogenous reserves, institutions, liberalization, market orientation, Natural resources

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Second-Best Renewable Subsidies to De-Carbonize the Economy: Commitment and the Green Paradox

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11552
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
Armon Rezai and Rick van der Ploeg
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Oxford
Downloads 0 (553,143)

Abstract:

carbon tax, commitment, learning by doing, Ramsey growth, renewables subsidy

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Stranded Assets, the Social Cost of Carbon, and Directed Technical Change: Macroeconomic Dynamics of Optimal Climate Policy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5787
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Mar 2016
Rick van der Ploeg and Armon Rezai
University of Oxford and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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social cost of carbon, carbon tax, renewable energy subsidy, general equilibrium, Ramsey growth, capital accumulation, stranded assets, simple rules

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Second-Best Renewable Subsidies to De-Carbonize the Economy: Commitment and the Green Paradox

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5721
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Armon Rezai and Rick van der Ploeg
Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Oxford
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first-best and second-best policy, commitment, Markov-perfect, Ramsey growth, carbon tax, renewables subsidy, learning by doing, directed technical change

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Non-Cooperative and Cooperative Responses to Climate Catastrophes in the Global Economy: A North-South Perspective

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10870
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Oct 2015
Aart de Zeeuw and Rick van der Ploeg
Tilburg University - Department of Economics and University of Oxford
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asymmetries, carbon tax, free riding, global warming, growth, international cooperation, precautionary capital, risk avoidance, tipping point

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Second-Best Carbon Taxation in the Global Economy: The Green Paradox and Carbon Leakage Revisited

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10549
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2015
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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asset tax, carbon leakage, global altruism, Green Paradox, intertemporal terms of trade, second best, tax incidence, unburnt fossil fuel, unilateral carbon taxes

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Intergenerational Inequality Aversion, Growth and the Role of Damages: OCCAMs Rule for the Global Carbon Tax

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10292
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Dec 2014
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
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climate damage specification, intergenerational inequality aversion, optimal energy transitions, Ramsey growth, SCC, simple rule, stranded assets

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Abandoning Fossil Fuel: How Fast and How Much?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9921
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Armon H. Rezai and Rick van der Ploeg
Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Oxford
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additive damages, carbon tax, climate change, directed technical change, integrated assessment, learning by doing, multiplicative damages, Ramsey growth, renewables subsidy

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Growth, Renewables, and the Optimal Carbon Tax

International Economic Review, Vol. 55, Issue 1, pp. 283-311, 2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Jan 2014
Rick van der Ploeg and Cees Withagen
University of Oxford and Free University of Amsterdam
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63.

Cumulative Carbon Emissions and the Green Paradox

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp. 281-300, 2013
Posted: 11 Oct 2013
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford

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64.

Natural Resource Wealth: The Challenge of Managing a Windfall

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 4, pp. 315-337, 2012
Posted: 01 Sep 2012
Rick van der Ploeg and Anthony J. Venables
University of Oxford and University of Oxford

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Volatility and the Natural Resource Curse

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 61, Issue 4, pp. 727-760, 2009
Posted: 23 Sep 2009
Rick van der Ploeg and Steven Poelhekke
University of Oxford and VU University Amsterdam

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66.

Reinventing Europe: Introduction

CESifo Economic Studies, Vol. 55, Issue 1, pp. 1-14, 2009
Posted: 17 Mar 2009
Massimo Bordignon, Thiess Buettner and Rick van der Ploeg
Universita Cattolica, Ifo Institute for Economic Research and University of Oxford

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European Union, voting, ideology, party discipline, allegiance, budget approval, legislation, political economy, structural reform, fiscal rules, subsidiarity, institutional reform

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Towards Evidence-Based Reform of European Universities

CESifo Economic Studies, Vol. 54, Issue 2, pp. 99-120, 2008
Posted: 02 Jul 2008
Rick van der Ploeg and Reinhilde Veugelers
University of Oxford and Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Department of Applied Economics

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University reform, governance, autonomy, funding, competition

68.

Intramarginal Interventions, Bands and the Pattern of EMS Exchange Rate Distributions*

Posted: 22 Oct 2000
Roel M. W. J. Beetsma and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM) and University of Oxford

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Does Inequality Cause Inflation? The Political Economy of Inflation, Taxation and Government Debt

Posted: 17 Oct 2000
Roel M. W. J. Beetsma and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM) and University of Oxford

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Macroeconomic Stabilisation and Intervention Policy Under an Exchange Rate Band

Posted: 07 Oct 2000
Roel M. W. J. Beetsma and Rick van der Ploeg
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM) and University of Oxford

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