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Modeling Credit Markets

Phillippe Aghion and Abhijit Banerjee

in Volatility and Growth

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199248612
eISBN:
9780191714719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248612.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

One of the core assumptions of the neoclassical model is that there is a single market interest rate and every firm invests to the point where their marginal product is equal to this rate. There is a ... More


International Research

Adil E. Shamoo and David B. Resnik

in Responsible Conduct of Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368246
eISBN:
9780199867615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368246.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter provides an overview of ethical, social, and policy issues related to international research with human subjects, with a special emphasis on research in the developing world. The chapter ... More


Trade to Live or Live to Trade: The World Trade Organization, Development, and Poverty

Sarah Joseph

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Action

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217908
eISBN:
9780191705380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217908.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter addresses two anti-WTO critiques. First, it examines the argument that current WTO rules are biased in favour of developed states. Second, it examines the argument that trade ... More


The IASC Copes with Its Political Environment

Kees Camfferman and Stephen A. Zeff

in Financial Reporting and Global Capital Markets: A History of the International Accounting Standards Committee, 1973-2000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296293
eISBN:
9780191700767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296293.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The parties taking an interest in the work of the International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC) were by divided along the lines of developed versus developing nations, governments versus the ... More


Public Capital, Growth and Welfare: Analytical Foundations for Public Policy

Pierre-Richard Agénor

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155807
eISBN:
9781400845392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155807.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the past three decades, developing countries have made significant economic and social progress, from improved infant mortality rates to higher life expectancy. Yet, 1.3 billion people continue to ... More


Paper Citizens: How Illegal Immigrants Acquire Citizenship in Developing Countries

Kamal Sadiq

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195371222
eISBN:
9780199852178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371222.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book reveals that most of the world's illegal immigrants are not migrating directly to the US, but to countries in the vast developing world. And when they arrive in countries like India and ... More


Public health brands in the developing world

W. Douglas Evans and Muhiuddin Haider

in Public Health Branding: Applying marketing for social change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237135
eISBN:
9780191724060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237135.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Public health brands are a rapidly growing social marketing strategy in the developing world. There are parallels between public health brands in the developed and developing worlds in terms of ... More


Surveillance in Low-Resource Settings: Challenges and Opportunities in the Current Context of Global Health

Michael E. St. Louis, Henry Walke, Helen Perry, Peter Nsubuga, Mark E. White, and Scott Dowell

in Principles & Practice of Public Health Surveillance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195372922
eISBN:
9780199866090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372922.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the application of specific principles to the practice of public health surveillance in the developing world. While the fundamental principles of public health surveillance do ... More


Public Health: An action guide to improving health

John Walley and John Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Many of the health problems in the developing world can be tackled or prevented through public health measures such as essential health care, improved living conditions, water, sanitation, nutrition, ... More


Seeing Infectious Disease as Central

Margaret P. Battin, Leslie P. Francis, Jay A. Jacobson, and Charles B. Smith

in The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335842
eISBN:
9780199868926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335842.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Only decades ago infectious disease was thought about to become a “closed book,” thanks to developments in sanitation, immunization, and antibiotics, together with other scientific and public health ... More


Divergent Agendas: Peaceful Coexistence versus Anti-Imperialism, 1956–1960

Jeremy Friedman

in Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter details the reactions of Moscow and Beijing to the sudden opportunities presented by decolonization between 1958 and 1960. It also looks at the beginnings of Chinese suspicions of Soviet ... More


New Frontiers: Development and Struggle, 1961–1963

Jeremy Friedman

in Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses Nikita Khrushchev's efforts to establish socialism in the developing world from 1961 through 1963. It also describes the growing challenge presented by Chinese accusations that ... More


Perspectives from the developing world and diverse societies

A. Aluwihare

in Surgical Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510000
eISBN:
9780191730184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510000.003.0017
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the various perspectives from the developing world and diverse societies on several concepts related to palliation, and also highlights several challenges in developing ... More


Understanding Cairo: The Logic of a City Out of Control

David Sims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774164040
eISBN:
9781617970405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164040.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Trying to make sense of the urban giant that is Cairo, this book moves beyond superficial generalizations about Cairo as a chaotic metropolis in the developing world into an analysis of the ways the ... More


Why Community?

George Rupp

in Beyond Individualism: The Challenge of Inclusive Communities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174282
eISBN:
9780231539869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174282.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

To address the dimension of the resistance to individualism that is warranted, its values can and should be integrated into an affirmation of community.


Sacred Aid: Faith and Humanitarianism

Michael Barnett and Janice Stein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199916023
eISBN:
9780199950447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916023.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The global humanitarian movement, which originated within Western religious organizations in the early nineteenth century, has been of most important forces in world politics in advancing both human ... More


Branding of international public health organizations: Applying commercial marketing to global public health

Muhiuddin Haider and Michelle J. Lee

in Public Health Branding: Applying marketing for social change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237135
eISBN:
9780191724060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237135.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Organizational branding in public health transcends products and services, and seeks to develop a relationship and a sense of trust with its target audience. Organizational branding is both about ... More


Privatization South American Style

Luigi Manzetti

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294665
eISBN:
9780191685064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294665.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book focuses on the politics of privatization in Argentina, Brazil, and Peru. It examines both the micro- and macroeconomics of achieving privatization, the policy measures introduced, and ... More


Achieving Development Success: Synthesis of Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World

Augustin Kwasi Fosu

in Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671557
eISBN:
9780191751059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671557.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Certain countries are cited relatively often as examples of development ‘success’, that is, a set of favourable development outcomes. They are believed to exhibit policies and institutions that could ... More


The Revolution Is Dead—Long Live the Revolution

Jeremy Friedman

in Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter examines the enigmatic nature of the Soviet triumph against China for the leadership of the “world” revolution. After the death of Mao Zedong, China conceded the battle in the ... More


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