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Income Distribution: Includes CD

Fred Campano and Dominick Salvatore

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195300918
eISBN:
9780199783441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195300912.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Intended as an introductory textbook for advanced undergraduates and first year graduate students, this book leads the reader from familiar basic micro- and macroeconomic concepts in the introduction ... More


Three Perspectives on Policy

Joseph E. Stiglitz, José Antonio Ocampo, Shari Spiegel, Ricardo Ffrench-Davis, and Deepak Nayyar

in Stability with Growth: Macroeconomics, Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199288144
eISBN:
9780191603884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288143.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Despite progress in economic science, important disagreements remain about the conduct of macroeconomic policy. This chapter identifies three broad policy positions (‘conservative’ or ‘neoclassical’, ... More


Exchange Rate Management and Micro Tools for Macro-Management

Joseph E. Stiglitz, José Antonio Ocampo, Shari Spiegel, Ricardo Ffrench-Davis, and Deepak Nayyar

in Stability with Growth: Macroeconomics, Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199288144
eISBN:
9780191603884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288143.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter looks at exchange rate management and other policy options for an open economy. It begins with an introductory discussion of overall macroeconomic management for open economies, ... More


Overview of Infrastructure Economics

Brett M. Frischmann

in Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199895656
eISBN:
9780199933280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895656.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter provides an overview of the traditional microeconomic analysis of infrastructure. There are two primary microeconomic perspectives on infrastructure: one that is grounded in public ... More


Microeconomic Building Blocks

Brett M. Frischmann

in Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199895656
eISBN:
9780199933280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895656.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter provides a detailed discussion of microeconomic concepts that serve as building blocks for the demand-side analysis developed in Part II and applied in Parts III and IV. The concepts are ... More


Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth: International Evidence and Implications for Economic Development

Matti Pohjola (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243983
eISBN:
9780191697319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243983.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The often-advocated view that the information technology revolution will change the world must stem from the basic premise that investment in IT has a visible impact on productivity and economic ... More


Optimal Taxation and Government Finance

James A. Mirrlees

in Welfare, Incentives, and Taxation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295211
eISBN:
9780191685095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295211.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the two issues that arise in government budgetary decisions and looks at these issues from the standpoint of optimal tax theory, which is a thoroughly microeconomic way of ... More


Economic Kinds: Understanding the Abstractions and Esthetics of Economic Thought

Paul W. Glimcher

in Foundations of Neuroeconomic Analysis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744251
eISBN:
9780199863433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744251.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter provides an overview of the key ideas—the logical primitives—that make up much of microeconomic theory. Topics discussed include the decision models of classical economics, Bernoulli's ... More


Rural-Urban Migration of Labour: Microeconomics

John Knight and Lina Song

in The Rural-Urban Divide: Economic Disparities and Interactions in China

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293309
eISBN:
9780191684975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293309.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the microeconomics of the rural–urban migration of labour in China. It states that the empirical analysis of the previous chapter was based on surveys that provide only limited ... More


What is to be Done?

Jagdish Bhagwati

in India in Transition: Freeing the Economy

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288473
eISBN:
9780191684609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288473.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the reforms that had to be undertaken in the Indian economy, mainly in the country's microeconomic framework, requiring ‘structural’ reforms that would free the economy and ... More


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