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African Successes, Volume IGovernment and Institutions

African Successes, Volume I: Government and Institutions

Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226316222
eISBN:
9780226316369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316369.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is volume I of a four volume set, with papers developed as part of a large-scale project and associated conference series funded by the Gates Foundation. It is comprised of careful empirical ... More

African Successes, Volume IIHuman Capital

African Successes, Volume II: Human Capital

Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226316055
eISBN:
9780226316192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316192.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is Volume II of a four set series that reports on progress with economic, political, and social development in Africa over recent decades. Volume I deals with social peace, the basic functioning ... More

African Successes, Volume IIIModernization and Development

African Successes, Volume III: Modernization and Development

Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226315720
eISBN:
9780226315867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315867.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is Volume III of a four volume set that reports on progress with economic, political, and social development in Africa over recent decades. Volume I deals with the essential issues of social ... More

African Successes, Volume IVSustainable Growth

African Successes, Volume IV: Sustainable Growth

Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226315553
eISBN:
9780226315690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315690.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is Volume IV of a four volume set reporting on research on Africa funded by the Gates Foundation. Volume I is focused on conditions that make growth possible; Volume II deals with human ... More

The Aid LabUnderstanding Bangladesh’s Unexpected Success

The Aid Lab: Understanding Bangladesh’s Unexpected Success

Naomi Hossain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198785507
eISBN:
9780191827419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785507.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

From an unpromising start as ‘the basket case’ to present-day plaudits for its human development achievements, Bangladesh plays an ideological role in the contemporary world order, offering proof ... More

Asset Pricing and Portfolio Choice Theory

Asset Pricing and Portfolio Choice Theory

Kerry E. Back

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190241148
eISBN:
9780190241179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241148.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book is intended as a textbook for asset pricing theory courses at the Ph.D. or Masters in Quantitative Finance level and as a reference for financial researchers. The first two parts of the ... More

Building State CapabilityEvidence, Analysis, Action

Building State Capability: Evidence, Analysis, Action

Matt Andrews, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198747482
eISBN:
9780191810343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747482.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Governments play a major role in the development process, and constantly introduce reforms and policies to achieve developmental objectives. Many of these interventions have limited impact, however; ... More

Children of AusterityImpact of the Great Recession on Child Poverty in Rich Countries

Children of Austerity: Impact of the Great Recession on Child Poverty in Rich Countries

Bea Cantillon, Yekaterina Chzhen, Sudhanshu Handa, and Brian Nolan (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198797968
eISBN:
9780191839276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797968.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

The 2008 financial crisis triggered the worst global recession since the Great Depression. Many OECD countries responded to the crisis by reducing social spending. Through eleven diverse country case ... More

Complexity and EvolutionToward a New Synthesis for Economics

Complexity and Evolution: Toward a New Synthesis for Economics

David S Wilson and Alan Kirman (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035385
eISBN:
9780262337717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035385.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Two widely heralded yet contested approaches to economics have emerged in recent years. One follows an older, rather neglected approach which emphasizes evolutionary theory in terms of individuals ... More

Demand for LaborThe Neglected Side of the Market

Demand for Labor: The Neglected Side of the Market

Daniel S. Hamermesh

Corrado Giulietti (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198791379
eISBN:
9780191833847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791379.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The book collects essays that revolve around the general topic of employers’ demand for labour. The focus is on labour differentiated by hours and workers, by hires, fires, quits and promotions. ... More

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