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Accelerating Energy InnovationInsights from Multiple Sectors

Accelerating Energy Innovation: Insights from Multiple Sectors

Rebecca M. Henderson and Richard G. Newell (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226326832
eISBN:
9780226326856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326856.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Accelerating energy innovation could be an important part of an effective response to the threat of climate change. This book complements existing research on the subject with an exploration of the ... More

Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action

Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action

Alain de Janvry, Gustavo Gordillo, Elisabeth Sadoulet, and Jean-Philippe Platteau (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242177
eISBN:
9780191697036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242177.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The way jurisdiction over land is distributed among members of a community has a powerful influence over how efficiently land is used, the incidence of poverty, and the level of inequality in the ... More

Achieving Development SuccessStrategies and Lessons from the Developing World

Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World

Augustin K. Fosu (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671557
eISBN:
9780191751059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671557.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the development literature, some countries are cited more often than others as examples of development success. These countries are understood to have policies and institutions in place that could ... More

Acts of God and ManRuminations on Risk and Insurance

Acts of God and Man: Ruminations on Risk and Insurance

Michael Powers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153676
eISBN:
9780231527057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153676.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines traditional insurance risks such as earthquakes, storms, terrorist attacks, and other disasters. It begins with a discussion of how the risk of such “acts of God and men” impact on ... More

Adam Smith and the ClassicsThe Classical Heritage in Adam Smith's Thought

Adam Smith and the Classics: The Classical Heritage in Adam Smith's Thought

Gloria Vivenza

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296669
eISBN:
9780191597008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296665.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Adam Smith's thought was indebted to the classical training prevailing in the educational system of his day. A careful reading of all his writings can prove the extent of this debt. Classical ... More

Adam Smith's System of Liberty, Wealth, and VirtueThe Moral and Political Foundations of The Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith's System of Liberty, Wealth, and Virtue: The Moral and Political Foundations of The Wealth of Nations

Athol Fitzgibbons

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292883
eISBN:
9780191596247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292880.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Adam Smith's System is a study in classical economic thought and methodology. It portrays Adam Smith as a Stoic philosopher who wanted virtue to be relevant to this life rather than to ... More

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

The Affluent Society Revisited

The Affluent Society Revisited

Mike Berry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686506
eISBN:
9780191766374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686506.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book looks at the background to and causes of the global economic crisis that erupted in 2008 and is with us still. It does this by revisiting a classic book of the past, John Kenneth ... More

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

After the CrisisReform, Recovery, and Growth in Europe

After the Crisis: Reform, Recovery, and Growth in Europe

Francesco Caselli, Mário Centeno, and José Tavares (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198754688
eISBN:
9780191816260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754688.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book reassesses the twin projects of structural reform and European integration in the wake of the Great Recession and the European Sovereign Debt Crisis. A brief introduction compares the ... More

After the FloodHow the Great Recession Changed Economic Thought

After the Flood: How the Great Recession Changed Economic Thought

Edward L. Glaeser, Tano Santos, and E. Glen Weyl (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226443546
eISBN:
9780226443683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226443683.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The past three decades have been characterized by vast change and crises in global financial markets—and not in politically unstable countries but in the heart of the developed world, from the Great ... More

After the SpringEconomic Transitions in the Arab World

After the Spring: Economic Transitions in the Arab World

Magdi Amin, Ragui Assaad, Nazar al-Baharna, Kemal Dervis, Raj M. Desai, Navtej S. Dhillon, Ahmed Galal, Hafez Ghanem, Carol Graham, and Daniel Kaufmann

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199924929
eISBN:
9780199949427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924929.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Arab Spring constitutes perhaps the most far-reaching political and economic transition since the end of communism in Europe. For too long, the economic aspirations of the people in the region, ... More

After-Development DynamicsSouth Korea's Contemporary Engagement with Asia

After-Development Dynamics: South Korea's Contemporary Engagement with Asia

Anthony P. D'Costa (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198729433
eISBN:
9780191796340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729433.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

South Korea’s economic development trajectory has been widely studied and is well understood. From an impoverished war-torn nation, the country has progressed on all fronts, including a ten-fold ... More

Ageing, Health, and ProductivityThe Economics of Increased Life Expectancy

Ageing, Health, and Productivity: The Economics of Increased Life Expectancy

Pietro Garibaldi, Joaquim Oliveira Martins, and Jan van Ours (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199587131
eISBN:
9780191595370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587131.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

The increase in life expectancy is arguably the most remarkable by‐product of modern economic growth. In the last 30 years we have been gaining roughly 2.5 years of longevity every decade both in ... More

An Agenda for a Growing EuropeThe Sapir Report

An Agenda for a Growing Europe: The Sapir Report

André Sapir, Philippe Aghion, Giuseppe Bertola, Martin Hellwig, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Dariusz Rosati, José Viñals, Helen Wallace, Marco Buti, Mario Nava, and Peter M. Smith

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199271481
eISBN:
9780191602573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271488.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book presents the report on the European economic system, which was submitted to the President of the European Commission in July 2003. The report is divided into three parts. The first contains ... More

Agglomeration Economics

Agglomeration Economics

Edward L. Glaeser (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226297897
eISBN:
9780226297927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297927.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

When firms and people are located near each other in cities and in industrial clusters, they benefit in various ways, including by reducing the costs of exchanging goods and ideas. One might assume ... More

Aging Issues in the United States and Japan

Aging Issues in the United States and Japan

Seiritsu Ogura, Toshiaki Tachibanaki, and David A. Wise (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226620817
eISBN:
9780226620831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226620831.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The population base in both the United States and Japan is growing older and, as those populations age, they provoke heretofore unexamined economic consequences. This comparative volume, the third in ... More

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