Writings from Lotta Moberg, PhD, CFA

Economic analysis, research and synthesis , by Lotta Moberg, PhD, CFA.

Introduction for "Cartelizing Taxes: Understanding the OECD’s Campaign against ‘Harmful Tax Competition" content on the site for Lotta Moberg, PhD, CFA.

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Introduction for "The Political Economy of Special Economic Zones" content on the site for Lotta Moberg, PhD, CFA.

The Political Economy of Special Economic Zones

This paper is a first attempt to apply a robust political economy framework to explain when Special Economic Zones (SEZs) can contribute to economic development. A robust political economy is one that channels the actions of self-interested individuals with limited information to promote economic progress...

Introduction for "Default Without Capital Account: The Economics of Municipal Bankruptcy" content on the site for Lotta Moberg, PhD, CFA.

Default Without Capital Account: The Economics of Municipal Bankruptcy

Introduction for "It worked in China, so why not in Africa? The political economy challenge of Special Economic Zones" content on the site for Lotta Moberg, PhD, CFA.

It worked in China, so why not in Africa? The political economy challenge of Special Economic Zones

Despite decades of international experience, there remains no blueprint for successful special economic zone policies. We propose a ‘robust political economy’ framework that divides political economy problems into those of inadequate knowledge and distorted incentives.

Introduction for "The political economy of state-provided targeted benefits" content on the site for Lotta Moberg, PhD, CFA.

The political economy of state-provided targeted benefits

Worked with Christopher Coyne to produce this excellent paper