University of Oxford

Rick van der Ploeg

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Management of resource revenues: Economic principles and Caspian experiences, in G. Mavrotas (ed.), Natural Resources and Development, Elgar, Aldershot, to appear. With K. Kuralbayeva and A.J. Venables. oxcarrepp201006


Macro-financial implications of climate change and the carbon transition, pp. 90-142 in Central Banks in a Shifting World, Sintra Conference Proceedings, European Central Bank, Frankfurt.

Climate policy: challenges and obstacles, chapter 18 in S. Cnossen and B. Jacobs, Tax by Design for the Netherlands, Oxford University Press, Oxford, United Kingdom.


Economic growth and the social cost of carbon: additive versus multiplicative damages, in G. Chichilnisky and A. Rezai (eds.), Chapter 9, pp. 199-223, Handbook on the Economics of Climate Change, Edward Elgar. With Armon Rezai and Cees Withagen.


Klimaatbeleid: uitdagingen en belemmeringen, 228-237 in S. Cnossen and B. Jacobs, Ontwerp voor een Beter Belastingstelsel, ESB, Amsterdam.


Extractive revenues and government spending: short versus longer considerations, Chapter 9 in T. Addison and A. Roe (eds), Extractive Industries and Development – The Management of Resources a Driver of Sustainable Development, Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K. and WIDER, UNU, Helsinki. With A.J. Venables.

Transitional risks and the safe carbon budget, Chapter 2, 44-56 in R. Arezki, P. Bolton, K. El Aynaoui and M Obstfeld.  (eds.), Coping with the Climate Crisis: Mitigation Policies and Global Coordination Policies, International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C and Columbia University Press, New York.

Klimaatbeleid dreigt te verzanden in de polder, 157-164 in R. Gerlagh, J.A. Smulders, D. van Soest (eds.), Preadviezen KVS.

Is there really a Green Paradox?, in R. Halvorsen (ed.), The Economics of Nonrenewable Resources, The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics, Edward Elgar, Aldershot. With Cees Withagen.

Managing oil and gas revenue before and after the crash & Three funds for managing natural resource wealth, in R. Arezki, R. Boucekkine, M. Laksaci and F. van der Ploeg (eds.), Rethinking the Macroeconomics of Resource-Rich Countries, VoxEU book, CEPR, London.


Sustainable management of natural resource wealth, Chapter 19, pp. 431-446 in C. Hepburn and K. Hamilton (eds.), National Wealth: What is Missing, Why it Matters?, Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K.

Natural resource make rich, pp. 153-154 in B. Frey and D. Iselin (eds.), Economic Ideas You Should Forget, Springer International Publishing.

The impact of natural resources – survey of recent quantitative evidence, in E. Papyrakis (ed.), Why Does Development Fail in Resource Rich Countries: The Catch 22 of Mineral Wealth, Routledge, London. With Steven Poelhekke.


Energy modelling Post 1973, Chapter 37, pp. 255-260, in C. Gopalakrishnan (ed.), Classic Papers In Natural Resource Economics Revisited, Routledge, London and New York. With Feddersen, J., F. Habermacher and J. Imhof.

Global warming and the risk of catastrophe what to do, pp. 9-13, with A.J. de Zeeuw and Simple rules for the social cost of carbon to fight global warming, pp. 33-38, with A. Rezai in Economic Performance, Environmental Innovation, Climate and Energy Policy, SPbU, Saint Petersburg.


Openbare financiën, chapter 1, pp. 13-29 in Canon van de Economie, S. Phlippen and G. Werner (eds.), ESB B.V., Rotterdam, The Netherlands, With Bas Jacobs and Ruud de Mooij.

De toekomst is aan de robots, 60-63 in Bas ter Weel (ed.), De Match tussen Mens en Machine, Preadviezen van de Koninklijke Vereniging voor de Staathuishoudkunde, Joh. Enschede, Amsterdam. With Willem Vermeend.


How to design a carbon tax, 27-48 in R. de Mooij, I.W.H. Parry and M. Keen (eds.), Fiscal Policy to Mitigate Climate Change – A Guide for Policymakers, IMF, Washington, D.C. With I.W.H. Parry and R. Williams. oxcarrepp201214 Pubs/ books/2012/climate/climate.pdf

Oil windfalls and investing to invest in Central Africa, 89-109 in B. Aikitoby and S. Coorey (eds.), Oil in Central Africa – Policies for Inclusive Growth, International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C., to appear. oxcarrepp201215

Europe at a cross roads: Reforming political institutions and public sectors, Chapter 6, pp. 119-153 in T. Buettner and W. Ochel (eds.), The Continuing Evolution of Europe, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Ma. With M. Bordignon and T. Buettner. How to Construct Europe Bordignon Buettner Ploeg


Africa and the natural resource curse, 14-56 in I. Vieira et al. (eds.), Current Issues in International Economics, INFER.

Growth and volatility in developing economies, 29-51 in B. Berendsen (ed.), Economic growth and the Common Good – From Crisis to Sustainable Development, KIT publishers, Amsterdam.

Reforming European universities: Scope for an evidence-based process, 28 pp. in M. Dewatripont and F. Thys-Clement (eds.), Governance of European Universities, Editions de l’Université de Bruxelles, Brussels (2008).


Higher education reform and the renewed Lisbon strategy: role of member states and the European Commission, Chapter 5, 65-96 in G. Gelauff, I. Grilo and A. Lejour (eds.), Subsidiarity and Economic Reform in Europe, Kluwer, Dordrecht. With R. Veugelers.


Do social policies harm employment? Second-best effects of taxes and benefits on labor markets, Chapter 3, 97-144, in J. Agell and P.B. Sørensen (eds.), Tax Policy and Labor Market Performance, CESifo and MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.

The welfare state, redistribution and the economy: reciprocal altruism, consumer rivalry and second best, Chapter 8, 192-223 in F. Farina and E. Savaglio (eds.), Inequality and Economic Integration, Routledge, London.


Macroeconomics of fiscal policy and government debt, 187-208 in P. de Gijsel and H. Schenk (eds.), Multidisciplinary Economics: The Birth of a New Economics Faculty in the Netherlands, Springer, Dordrecht.

Culture and the creative economy, 70-75 in F. van Woerden and T. de Neef (eds.), All That Dutch – International Cultural Politics, NAi Publishers, Rotterdam.


Euro: d’abord la méfiance, ensuite l’amour (also translated as Liebe auf den zweiten Blick – der Euro and The Euro: the long road to popularity), De Gids, 86-91, May/June.

Role of employers in transforming disability into ability: Learning from Dutch Mistakes, 341-348 in B. Marin, C. Prinz and M. Queisser (eds.), Transforming Disability into Ability, Ashgate, Aldershot.


Copyright and the cultural industries: the policymaker’s view, in R. Towse (ed.), Copyright in the Cultural Industries, Edward Elgar (2002).


Culture as an economic crowbar, 107-111 in Economy and Culture. A Partnership for the 21st Century, Prague.


The political economy of a consensus society, 167-192 in B. Marin, D. Meulders and D.J. Snower (eds.), Innovative Employment Initiatives, European Centre Vienna and Ashgate, Aldershot, England.


Political economy of a consensus society, Jaarboek 1997/98, Koninklijke Vereniging voor de Staathuishoudkunde.Unemployment and public finance in Europe, Chapter 5, 126-148 in P.B. Sorensen (ed.), Public Finance in a Changing World, MacMillan, London.


Show some Dutch courage, Mr Blair & How do we control the drugs economy? Ask Amsterdam, The Independent on Sunday, 8 June & 30 November.


Optimal government policy, tax incidence and the environment, 93-120, in C. Carraro and D. Siniscalco (ed.), Environmental Fiscal Reform and Unemployment, Kluwer, Dordrecht. With J.E. Ligthart.


International interdependence and macroeconomic policy coordination, 183-216, chapter 9 in E. Pikoulakis, International Macroeconomics, MacMillan, London.

Environmental quality, public finance and sustainable growth, 141-174 in C. Carraro and J.A. Filar (eds.), Control and Game-Theoretic Models of the Environment, Birkhäuser, Cambridge, Ma. With J.E. Ligthart.


Debt, deficits and growth in interdependent economies, in M. Baldassari, M. di Matteo and R. Mundell (eds.), International Problems of Economic Interdependence, MacMillan, London.

Sustainable growth and renewable resources in the global economy, chapter 2.5, 259-280 in C. Carraro (ed.), Trade, Innovation, Environment, Kluwer, Dordrecht. With J. Ligthart.

Investment in clean technology and transboundary pollution control, chapter 2.3, 229-240 in C. Carraro (ed.), Trade, Innovation, Environment, Kluwer, Dordrecht. With A.J. de Zeeuw.


Debts, deficits and growth in interdependent economies, in M. di Matteo (ed.), Issues in Interna­tional Economics, MacMillan, London. With G. Alogoskoufis.

Monetary discipline and the real value of government debt: The case for an independent EuroFed, 157-180 in H.A.A. Verbon and F.A.A.M. van Winden (eds.), The Political Economy of Government Debt, North?Holland, Amsterdam.

Endogenous growth, convergence and fiscal policies in an interde­pendent world, Chapter 15, 272-288 in H. Frisch and A. Wörgötter (eds.), Open-Economy Macroeconomics, IEA and MacMillan, London. With G. Alogoskoufis.


Discussion of “Cyclical behaviour of employment in the UK: The role of endogeneous adjustment costs” by S.M. Burgess, 53-57 in J.C. van Ours, G.A. Pfann and G. Ridder (ed.), Labour Demand and Equilibrium Wage Formation, North-Holland, Amsterdam.


Environmental policy in the economy: An introduction, Chapter 1, 1-16 in F.J. Dietz et al. (eds.), Environmental Policy and the Economy, North-Holland, Amsterdam. With F.J. Dietz and J. van der Straaten.

Savings, investment, government finance and the current account: The Dutch experience, Chapter 8, 219-263, in G. Alogoskoufis, L. Pademos and R. Portes (eds.), External Constraints on Macroeconomic Policy: The European Experi­ence, CEPR, London and Cambridge University Press, Cam­bridge. With H.A. Keuzenkamp.

Perceived constraints for Dutch unemployment policy, Chapter 2, 7-37 in C. de Neubourgh (ed.), The Art of Full Employment: Unemploy­ment Policy in Open Economies, North?Holland, Amsterdam. With H.A. Keuzenkamp.


International interdependence and policy coordination in econ­omies with real and nominal wage rigidity, 403-450 in A.S. Courakis and M.P. Taylor (eds.), Private Behaviour and Government Policy in Interdependent Economies, Clarendon Press, Oxford.


Towards monetary integration in Europe, 81-106 in De Euro­pese Mone­taire Integratie: vier visies, WRR Preliminary and Background Studies No. V66.

Discussion of “The use of simple rules for interna­tional policy agreements” by P. Levine, D. Currie and J. Gaines, 321-324 in B. Eichen­green, M. Miller and R. Portes (eds.) , Blueprints for Exchange Rate Management, Academic Press, New York.

Conflict over arms accumulation in market and command economies, 91-119 in F. van der Ploeg and A.J. de Zeeuw (eds.), Dynamic Policy in Economics, Contributions to Economic Analysis, North?Holland, Amsterdam. With A.J. de Zeeuw.


Demand-side policies and supply-side policies in a small open economy with nominal or real wage rigidity, in P. Flaschel and M. Krüger (eds.), Recent Approaches to Econ­omic Dynamics, Peter Lang Verlag, Bern. With Th. van de Klundert.

Trade unions, investment and employment in a small open economy: A Dutch perspective, in J. Muysken and C. de Neubourgh, eds., Unemploy­ment in Europe, Chapter 8, 200-229, MacMillan, London. With C. Mulder.


Implications of workers’ savings for economic growth and the class struggle, 1-13, in R.M. Goodwin, M. Krüger and A. Vercelli (eds.), Nonlinear Models of Fluctuating Growth: Theory and Empirical Evidence, Springer?Verlag, Berlin.


The Principle of Political-Economic Assignment: Analysis of a macro-economic  model with political feedbacks, in T. Basar (ed.), The Modelling and Control of National Econ­omies, Pergamon Press, Oxford.


Conflict over North Sea oil profits and macroeconomic policy, 680-696, in R.F. Drenick and F. Kozin (eds.), System Modelling and Optimization, Springer-­Verlag, Berlin. With M.R. Weale.