Dr Paul Calcott

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Senior Lecturer School of Economics and Finance

Courses

Teaching in 2019

Introduction

Social regulation and its alternatives. Environmental and paternalist intervention. The economics of torts.

Qualifications

MSocSci Dip Econ Waikato, MCom Canty, PhD UCLA

Publications

Articles

  • 'Choosing whether to comply with a general duty or with a specification standard', Review of Law and Economics, 14, 2 (2018).
  • 'Optimal fringe benefit taxes: The implications of business use' (with Callum Butler), International Tax and Public Finance, 25, 3 (2018), pp. 654-672.
  • 'Corrective taxes and cigarette characteristics' (with Vladimir Petkov), Health Economics, 25, 7 (2016), pp. 844-859.
  • 'Regulations to supplement weak environmental liability', The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 16, 4 (2016), pp. 1-15.
  • 'Cigarette taxes with endogenous addictiveness' (with Vladimir Petkov), The B.E. Journal of Theoretical and Economics, 15, 1 (2015), pp. 73-106.
  • 'Optimal tax rules and addictive consumption' (with Luca Bossi and Vladimir Petkov), The Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, 37 (2013), pp. 984-1000.
  • 'Regulatory triggers and new source review', Resource and Energy Economics, 34 (2012), pp. 337-348.
  • 'Corporate liability and internal procedures', Review of Law and Economics, 7, 1 (2011), pp. 1-18.
  • 'International environmental agreements: Design of optimal transfers under heterogeneity', Environmental Modelling and Assessment (2011), pp. 1-12.
  • ‘Mandated self-regulation: the danger of cosmetic compliance’, Journal of Regulatory Economics, 38, 2 (2010), pp. 167-179.
  • ‘Contracting for dynamic efficiency’ (with Vladimir Petkov), The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, 10, 1 (2010), pp. 1-20.
  • ‘Liability and manufacturer warnings’, International Review of Law and Economics, 28, 2 (2008), pp. 98-105.
  • ‘Negotiation versus consultation in the development of a regulation’, Environmental and Resource Economics, 39, 2 (2008), pp. 75-82.
  • 'The choice of a liability regime when there is a regulatory gatekeeper' (with Stephen Hutton), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 51, 2 (2006), pp. 133-258.
  • 'Waste, recycling, and design for environment: Roles for markets and policy instruments' (with Margaret Walls), Resource and Energy Economics, 27, 4 (2005), pp. 287-305 .
  • 'Competition between highway operators:can we expect toll differentiation' (with Shuntian Yao), Papers in Regional Science, 84, 4 (2005).
  • 'Government warnings and the information provided by safety regulation', International Review of Law and Economics 24 (2004), pp. 71-88.
  • 'Can downstream waste disposal policies encourage upstream "Design for Environment?"' (with Margaret Walls), American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings (May 2000), pp. 233-237 .
  • 'Health care evaluation, utilitarianism and distortionary taxes', Journal of Health Economics, 19 (2000), pp. 719-730.
  • 'New on paternalism', Economics and Philosophy, 16 (2000), pp. 315-321.
  • 'Paternalism and public choice', Victoria Economic Commentaries, 17, 1 (2000), pp. 39-46.
  • 'Demand inducement as cheap talk', Health Economics, 8 (1999), pp. 721-733.

Courses

Teaching in 2019