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Advancing Human DevelopmentTheory and Practice

Advancing Human Development: Theory and Practice

Frances Stewart, Gustav Ranis, and Emma Samman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198794455
eISBN:
9780191835902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794455.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book provides a comprehensive account of the human development (HD) approach to development. It shows how it emerged as a consequence of defects in earlier strategies, especially growth ... More

Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural AfricaLongitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries

Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa: Longitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries

Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt, Fred Mawunyo Dzanku, and Aida Cuthbert Isinika (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198799283
eISBN:
9780191839641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799283.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book contributes to the understanding of smallholder agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa through addressing the dynamics of intensification and diversification within and outside agriculture, in ... More

Brazil in TransitionBeliefs, Leadership, and Institutional Change

Brazil in Transition: Beliefs, Leadership, and Institutional Change

Lee J. Alston, Marcus André Melo, Bernardo Mueller, and Carlos Pereira

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691162911
eISBN:
9781400880942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162911.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Brazil is the world's sixth-largest economy, and for the first three-quarters of the twentieth century was one of the fastest-growing countries in the world. While the country underwent two decades ... More

Central Banking in Turbulent Times

Central Banking in Turbulent Times

Francesco Papadia and Tuomas Välimäki

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198806196
eISBN:
9780191844058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806196.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The book describes the long and difficult process that led to the central banking model prevailing in most advanced economies at the end of last century. The critical institutional basis of that ... More

CommoditiesMarkets, Performance, and Strategies

Commodities: Markets, Performance, and Strategies

H. Kent Baker, Greg Filbeck, and Jeffrey H. Harris (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190656010
eISBN:
9780190656041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656010.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In today’s dynamic financial environment, commodity markets can be accessed with products that create unique risk and return dynamics for investors worldwide. Commodities: Markets, Performance, and ... More

Competition in the Promised LandBlack Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets

Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets

Leah Platt Boustan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691150871
eISBN:
9781400882977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150871.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

From 1940 to 1970, nearly four million black migrants left the American rural South to settle in the industrial cities of the North and West. This book provides a comprehensive account of the ... More

Complexity and the Art of Public PolicySolving Society's Problems from the Bottom Up

Complexity and the Art of Public Policy: Solving Society's Problems from the Bottom Up

David Colander and Roland Kupers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169132
eISBN:
9781400850136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169132.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Complexity science—made possible by modern analytical and computational advances—is changing the way we think about social systems and social theory. Unfortunately, economists’ policy models have not ... More

Currency PoliticsThe Political Economy of Exchange Rate Policy

Currency Politics: The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Policy

Jeffry A. Frieden

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173849
eISBN:
9781400865345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173849.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The exchange rate is the most important price in any economy, since it affects all other prices. Exchange rates are set, either directly or indirectly, by government policy. Exchange rates are also ... More

Deals and DevelopmentThe Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes

Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes

Lant Pritchett, Kunal Sen, and Eric Werker (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801641
eISBN:
9780191840289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801641.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

When are developing countries able to initiate periods of rapid growth and why have so few of these countries been able to sustain growth over decades? Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics ... More

The Econometric Analysis of Recurrent Events in Macroeconomics and Finance

The Econometric Analysis of Recurrent Events in Macroeconomics and Finance

Don Harding and Adrian Pagan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691167084
eISBN:
9781400880935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167084.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The global financial crisis highlighted the impact on macroeconomic outcomes of recurrent events like business and financial cycles, highs and lows in volatility, and crashes and recessions. At the ... More

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