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Effects of Securities Transaction Taxes on Depth and Bid-Ask Spread

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  • Stark, Oded

    (University of Bonn and University of Vienna)

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Although the phenomenon of refugee flows is not devoid of economic connotations, it has so far been investigated primarily by political scientists and sociologists. The analytical tools of economic inquiry have not yet been applied to this subject, although it stands to reason that such a study will contribute to our understanding of why refugee flows occur and will guide the policy response. This note illustrates how economic analysis can be brought to bear on three key aspects of refugee flows: fear, poverty, and group movement.

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Paper provided by Institute for Advanced Studies in its series Economics Series with number 134.

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Length: 10 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2003
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Handle: RePEc:ihs:ihsesp:134

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  1. Frey, Bruno S & Buhofer, Heinz, 1988. "Prisoners and Property Rights," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 31(1), pages 19-46, April.
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