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Climate JusticeIntegrating Economics and Philosophy

Climate Justice: Integrating Economics and Philosophy

Ravi Kanbur and Henry Shue (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198813248
eISBN:
9780191851230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813248.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Climate justice requires sharing the burdens and benefits of climate change and its resolution equitably and fairly. It brings together justice between generations and justice within generations. The ... More

Extractive IndustriesThe Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Tony Addison and Alan Roe (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is about the challenges and opportunities facing developing countries in using their extractive industries (oil and gas and mining) to achieve inclusive and sustainable development. While ... More

The Future of National Development Banks

The Future of National Development Banks

Stephany Griffith-Jones and José Antonio Ocampo (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827948
eISBN:
9780191866630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827948.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The topic of national development banks was largely neglected in the academic literature for a long period, and was limited to a debate between admirers and detractors of these institutions. Since ... More

Generating Prosperity for Working Families in Affluent Countries

Generating Prosperity for Working Families in Affluent Countries

Brian Nolan (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198807056
eISBN:
9780191844836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807056.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book addresses the central challenge facing rich countries: how to ensure that ordinary working families see their living standards and the prospects for their children improve rather than ... More

The Global Gag Rule and Women's Reproductive HealthRhetoric Versus Reality

The Global Gag Rule and Women's Reproductive Health: Rhetoric Versus Reality

Yana van der Meulen Rodgers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190876128
eISBN:
9780190876159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876128.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

In recent decades, the long arm of US politics has reached the intimate lives of women all over the world. Since 1984, healthcare organizations in developing countries have faced major cuts in US ... More

How China is Reshaping the Global EconomyDevelopment Impacts in Africa and Latin America

How China is Reshaping the Global Economy: Development Impacts in Africa and Latin America

Rhys Jenkins

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198738510
eISBN:
9780191801754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738510.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The growth of China and its re-emergence as a major economic power has been a key feature of globalization in the twenty-first century. China has become an increasingly significant actor in the ... 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

Industries without SmokestacksIndustrialization in Africa Reconsidered

Industries without Smokestacks: Industrialization in Africa Reconsidered

Richard Newfarmer, John Page, and Finn Tarp (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198821885
eISBN:
9780191861017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821885.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Structural transformation in Africa has become a hot topic. One of the earliest stylized facts of development economics is that low-income countries have large differences in output per worker across ... More

Measuring UtilityFrom the Marginal Revolution to Behavioral Economics

Measuring Utility: From the Marginal Revolution to Behavioral Economics

Ivan Moscati

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199372768
eISBN:
9780199372805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372768.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The book reconstructs the history of utility measurement in economics, from the marginal revolution of the 1870s to the beginning of behavioral economics in the mid-1980s. Part I covers 1870–1910 and ... More

The Politics and Governance of Basic EducationA Tale of Two South African Provinces

The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Brian Levy, Robert Cameron, Ursula Hoadley, and Vinothan Naidoo (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book brings together scholars from multiple disciplines to explore how political and institutional context influences the governance of basic education in South Africa at national, provincial, ... More

A Population History of IndiaFrom the First Modern People to the Present Day

A Population History of India: From the First Modern People to the Present Day

Tim Dyson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198829058
eISBN:
9780191867484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829058.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Economic History

This book provides an account of the size and characteristics of India’s population stretching from the arrival of modern human beings until the present day. The periods considered include those of: ... More

Shadow NetworksFinancial Disorder and the System that Caused Crisis

Shadow Networks: Financial Disorder and the System that Caused Crisis

Francisco Louçã and Michael Ash

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198828211
eISBN:
9780191866883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828211.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

The networks and institutions that support a finance-focused, market-centered model of economy and society from their intellectual roots through their ascendancy to their surprising resilience in the ... More

Taming the Tide of Capital FlowsA Policy Guide

Taming the Tide of Capital Flows: A Policy Guide

Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan D. Ostry, and Mahvash S. Qureshi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037167
eISBN:
9780262343756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037167.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

While always episodic in nature, capital flows to emerging market economies have been especially volatile since the global financial crisis. After peaking at $680 billion in 2007, flows to emerging ... More

Towards Gender Equity in Development

Towards Gender Equity in Development

Siwan Anderson, Lori Beaman, and Jean-Philippe Platteau (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198829591
eISBN:
9780191868115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829591.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As a result of widespread mistreatment and overt discrimination in all dimensions of their lives, women lack significant autonomy. The central preoccupation of this book is to explore key sources of ... More

The Tunisian Labor Market in an Era of Transition

The Tunisian Labor Market in an Era of Transition

Ragui Assaad and Mongi Boughzala (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799863
eISBN:
9780191864698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799863.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book offers a comprehensive and deep examination of the key labor market issues in Tunisia, including the size, structure, and evolution of the labor force, employment and unemployment, wage ... More

U.S. Engineering in a Global Economy

U.S. Engineering in a Global Economy

Richard B. Freeman and Hal Salzman (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226468334
eISBN:
9780226468471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226468471.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The labor market for specialists in STEM jobs is a complex and controversial topic for economists, labor market researchers, and policy makers. U.S. Engineering in a Global Economy continues a long ... More

The Welfare State in EuropeEconomic and Social Perspectives

The Welfare State in Europe: Economic and Social Perspectives

Pierre Pestieau and Mathieu Lefebvre

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198817055
eISBN:
9780191858673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817055.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Although in Europe there continues to be a large degree of consensus that it is the responsibility of government to ensure that nobody who is poor, sick, disabled, unemployed or old is left deprived, ... More

Why Culture Matters Most

Why Culture Matters Most

David C. Rose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780199330720
eISBN:
9780190918712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199330720.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

A society’s culture can lock in beliefs and practices that inevitably produce persistent poverty and tyranny. But a society’s culture can also provide a foundation for maximizing general prosperity ... More

Women Working LongerIncreased Employment at Older Ages

Women Working Longer: Increased Employment at Older Ages

Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226532509
eISBN:
9780226532646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226532646.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

American women in their sixties and seventies are working more now than ever. Their increased participation at older ages started in the late 1980s, before the turnaround in older men’s labor force ... More

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