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The Community of AdvantageA Behavioural Economist's Defence of the Market

The Community of Advantage: A Behavioural Economist's Defence of the Market

Robert Sugden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825142
eISBN:
9780191863813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825142.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Normative analysis in economics has usually aimed at satisfying individuals’ preferences. Its conclusions have supported a long-standing liberal tradition of economics that values economic freedom ... More

Development and DistributionStructural Change in South East Asia

Development and Distribution: Structural Change in South East Asia

Andy Sumner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198792369
eISBN:
9780191834370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792369.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since the Second World War, surprisingly few developing countries have experienced a truly sustained episode of economic and social convergence towards the structural characteristics of the advanced ... More

Diminishing Returns at WorkThe Consequences of Long Working Hours

Diminishing Returns at Work: The Consequences of Long Working Hours

John H. Pencavel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190876166
eISBN:
9780190876197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876166.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics, Economic History

This book concerns working hours - in the past and in the present, in America and in Britain. The focus is on the relationship between working hours and outcome , such as production and health. ... More

Global Health Justice and Governance

Global Health Justice and Governance

Jennifer Prah Ruger

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199694631
eISBN:
9780191862144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199694631.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

Critical and dangerous threats imperil global health. Serious health disparities, hazardous contagions that can circle our globalized planet in hours, a bewildering confusion of health actors and ... More

Governing Extractive IndustriesPolitics, Histories, Ideas

Governing Extractive Industries: Politics, Histories, Ideas

Anthony Bebbington, Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai, Denise Humphreys Bebbington, Marja Hinfelaar, and Cynthia Sanborn

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198820932
eISBN:
9780191860478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820932.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Proposals for more effective natural resource governance emphasize the importance of institutions and governance, but say less about the political conditions under which institutional change occurs. ... More

How Lives ChangePalanpur, India, and Development Economics

How Lives Change: Palanpur, India, and Development Economics

Himanshu, Peter Lanjouw, and Nicholas Stern

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198806509
eISBN:
9780191844102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806509.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Development economics is about understanding how and why lives and livelihoods change. This book is about economic development in the village of Palanpur, in Moradabad district, Uttar Pradesh, in ... More

Inequality and Inclusive Growth in Rich CountriesShared Challenges and Contrasting Fortunes

Inequality and Inclusive Growth in Rich Countries: Shared Challenges and Contrasting Fortunes

Brian Nolan (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198807032
eISBN:
9780191844829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807032.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book addresses the central challenge facing rich countries: how to promote growth and prosperity that is widely shared rather than concentrated at the top. Rising inequality in income and wealth ... More

International Financial Centres after the Global Financial Crisis and Brexit

International Financial Centres after the Global Financial Crisis and Brexit

Youssef Cassis and Dariusz Wójcik (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198817314
eISBN:
9780191858833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817314.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

This book gathers leading economic historians, geographers, and social scientists to focus on the developments in key international financial centres following the 2008 Global Financial Crisis and to ... More

No Small HopeTowards the Universal Provision of Basic Goods

No Small Hope: Towards the Universal Provision of Basic Goods

Kenneth A. Reinert

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190499440
eISBN:
9780190499471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499440.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book argues in favor of an approach to global policy priorities that emphasizes the attempt to put a minimal set of basic goods and services into the hands of everyone. This universal provision ... More

The Political Economy of Structural Reforms in Europe

The Political Economy of Structural Reforms in Europe

Nauro F. Campos, Paul De Grauwe, and Yuemei Ji (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821878
eISBN:
9780191861000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821878.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Reforms in labour and product markets play a central role in government policies. The issue of whether structural reforms lead to higher economic growth remains controversial. Researchers in this ... More

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