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Understanding Consumption

Understanding Consumption

Angus Deaton

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288244
eISBN:
9780191596131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288247.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Presents a comprehensive introduction to the study of consumption and saving using theoretical models based on standard microeconomic foundations as well as reviewing the substantial empirical ... More

Understanding Global CrisesAn Emerging Paradigm

Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Assaf Razin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book aims at parsing and explaining some key forces that feature in every one of the global and regional financial crises and monetary crises that erupted in the world economy over the past ... More

Understanding Inflation and the Implications for Monetary PolicyA Phillips Curve Retrospective

Understanding Inflation and the Implications for Monetary Policy: A Phillips Curve Retrospective

Jeff Fuhrer, Yolanda K. Kodrzycki, Jane Sneddon Little, and Giovanni P. Olivei (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013635
eISBN:
9780262258784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013635.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In 1958, economist A. W. Phillips published an article describing what he observed to be the inverse relationship between inflation and unemployment; subsequently, the “Phillips curve” became a ... More

Understanding Long-Run Economic GrowthGeography, Institutions, and the Knowledge Economy

Understanding Long-Run Economic Growth: Geography, Institutions, and the Knowledge Economy

Dora L. Costa and Naomi R. Lamoreaux (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226116341
eISBN:
9780226116426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116426.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The conditions for sustainable growth and development are among the most-debated topics in economics, and the consensus is that institutions matter greatly in explaining why some economies are more ... More

Understanding Poverty

Understanding Poverty

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, Roland Bénabou, and Dilip Mookherjee

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305197
eISBN:
9780199783519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305191.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This volume presents 28 essays on poverty by some of the leading experts in the field of economics. The book is divided into three sections, beginning with an essay about how poverty is measured. The ... More

Understanding ReformsPost-1991 India

Understanding Reforms: Post-1991 India

Suresh Tendulkar and T.A. Bhavani

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198085584
eISBN:
9780199082087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085584.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book analyses the background and context of the reforms since 1991, while tracing the remarkable transformation of India from a slow-growing economy to one of the fastest in the world. It ... More

UnemploymentMacroeconomic Performance and the Labour Market

Unemployment: Macroeconomic Performance and the Labour Market

Richard Layard, Stephen Nickell, and Richard Jackman

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199279166
eISBN:
9780191700033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279166.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book aims to provide a basis for better unemployment policy: showing how the lessons learned from experience and theory can be applied to greatly reduce the waste and misery of high ... More

Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination

Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination

Tito Boeri, Eleonora Patacchini, and Giovanni Peri (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198729853
eISBN:
9780191796500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729853.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

Using newly collected and existing data and modern econometric approaches, the book analyzes the issue of wage and employment differences between genders and along less explored dimensions such as ... More

Unions, Central Banks, and EMULabour Market Institutions and Monetary Integration in Europe

Unions, Central Banks, and EMU: Labour Market Institutions and Monetary Integration in Europe

Bob Hancké

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199662098
eISBN:
9780191749193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662098.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book examines the crisis of EMU through the lenses of comparative political economy. It retraces the development of labour markets and wage-setting systems in the core and peripheral EMU member ... More

The Unloved Dollar StandardFrom Bretton Woods to the Rise of China

The Unloved Dollar Standard: From Bretton Woods to the Rise of China

Ronald I. McKinnon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199937004
eISBN:
9780199980703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937004.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

An accident of history, the international dollar standard has greatly facilitated multilateral trade and exchange since 1945. But beginning in 1971, erratic U.S. monetary and exchange rate policies ... More

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