Patricia Dillon

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'Words and images behave in different ways. A picture of a miniskirt performs a different function than the naming of it. Barthes suggest that words make the image " intelligible: [that] it is not the object but the name that creates desire (Barthes 1990) … Orality implies community. Not only do we dress up; we talk about it' [1] Abstract. The above(More)
Do Bank Bailouts Work? The Effect of Reconstruction Finance Corporation Aid during the Crisis of 1933 Do bank bailouts work? Government aid initiatives implemented to stem the current crisis raise important questions about the role of monetary policy in preventing bank failures. The scale of this bailout program defies comparison with any other aid package(More)
Elgar Press, forthcoming, so that it may be read as a stand alone article. It is the first of two papers of an econometric analysis of the interactions between politics, reforms, and economic progress. In the second paper, Appendix B, the model is applied to ten years of experience in six transition economies. Here the precise linkages between each of the(More)
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