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The Generation and Distribution of Wealth

Tsuneo Ishikawa

in Income and Wealth

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288626
eISBN:
9780191596469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828862X.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses the basic determinants of the generation of wealth and its distribution across households; it has four sections. Section 7.1 considers the life cycle motive as a basis of ... More


Household Economics

Pranab Bardhan and Christopher Udry

in Development Microeconomics

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198773719
eISBN:
9780191595929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198773714.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The basic model of household structure and behaviour in the field of economic development is that of a household that is jointly engaged in production and consumption—an ‘agricultural household ... More


Household Financial Assets in the Process of Development

Patrick Honohan

in Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548880
eISBN:
9780191720765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548880.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Systematic information on household financial asset holdings in developing countries is very sparse; the chapter reviews some available data and current policy debates. Although financial asset ... More


Rural Households' Land Holdings, Enlargement, and Rental

Stephen K. Wegren

in Land Reform in Russia: Institutional Design and Behavioral Responses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150971
eISBN:
9780300156409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150971.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter analyzes household behavior in response to land reform policies. It addresses how efficacious was land reform in engendering private landownership by examining the following: (1) types ... More


Introduction

Pranab Bardhan and Christopher Udry

in Development Microeconomics

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198773719
eISBN:
9780191595929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198773714.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Lists some of the issues explored through micro models in subsequent chapters of the book. Also discusses the general economic methodology followed throughout the book. In particular, the assumption ... More


Land Reform in Russia: Institutional Design and Behavioral Responses

Stephen K. Wegren

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150971
eISBN:
9780300156409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150971.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book presents an account of Russia's land reform initiatives from the late 1980s to today. In Russia, a country controlling more land than any other nation, land ownership is central to ... More


The Legacy of the Interwar Semi

Peter Scott

in The Making of the Modern British Home: The Suburban Semi and Family Life between the Wars

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677207
eISBN:
9780191756382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677207.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This concluding chapter draws together this study’s findings regarding the role of the interwar suburban semi as a catalyst for social change, the importance of commercial marketing in this process, ... More


Public Opinion on Climate Change

Rachael L. Shwom, Aaron M. McCright, Steven R. Brechin, Riley E. Dunlap, Sandra T. Marquart-Pyatt, and Lawrence C. Hamilton

in Climate Change and Society: Sociological Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199356102
eISBN:
9780199356133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356102.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines the sociological research on the social, economic, cultural, political, and environmental factors that influence public opinion on climate change. This review finds that climate ... More


Comments by David Starrett on “Red Wells or Green Wells and Does It Matter?”

Scott Barrett, Karl-Göran Mäler, and Eric S. Maskin (eds)

in Environment and Development Economics: Essays in Honour of Sir Partha Dasgupta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199677856
eISBN:
9780191757266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677856.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The focus of this commentary is on why people are not switching to safe wells despite the private benefits exceeding the costs. The reason is likely to be that the maximization problem formulated in ... More


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