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End of Divergence: Beginnings of Convergence?

Deepak Nayyar

in Catch Up: Developing Countries in the World Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199652983
eISBN:
9780191761263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652983.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The changes in the significance of developing countries in the world economy during the period from 1950 to 2010 provide a sharp contrast when compared with the period from 1820 to 1950. In terms of ... More


Controversies about Work, Leisure, and Welfare in Europe and the United States

Robert J. Gordon

in Perspectives on the Performance of the Continental Economies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015318
eISBN:
9780262295413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015318.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter addresses the question of whether Europe is really as poor as suggested by comparative data on real GDP per capita. It examines two classes of arguments implying that standard PPP-based ... More


Wages, Inequality, and Pre-Industrial Growth in Japan, 1727–1894

Osamu Saito

in Living Standards in the Past: New Perspectives on Well-Being in Asia and Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280681
eISBN:
9780191602467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280681.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

It is widely recognized that in Japan before the Meiji Restoration there occurred a gradual increase in output. Examines whether or not the trend in real wages diverged from that of per capita output ... More


The Social Stratification of Individual Transnationalism in Europe

Theresa Kuhn

in Experiencing European Integration: Transnational Lives and European Identity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199688913
eISBN:
9780191768026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688913.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 5 highlights the social stratification of individual transnationalism using an analysis of Eurobarometer survey data (2006, 2007). The findings show that individual transnationalism is by no ... More


The Determinants Of The Interest-Rate–Growth Differential

Julio Escolano

in Post-crisis Fiscal Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027182
eISBN:
9780262324113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027182.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the cross-country and temporal patterns of the interest-rate growth differential (IRGD), an essential variable in the dynamics of the debt ratio; that is, the ratio of ... More


Introduction

Clas Eriksson

in Economic Growth and the Environment: An Introduction to the Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199663897
eISBN:
9780191808678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199663897.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines whether economic growth can be reconciled with sufficient care for the natural environment, or whether an increasing scarcity of natural resources will eventually force economic ... More


Fixing the Economy

Jean Pisani-Ferry

in The Euro Crisis and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199993338
eISBN:
9780199346400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993338.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Most observers expect Southern Europe to experience a lost decade as a result of the euro crisis. The record since the beginning of the euro crisis in 2009 is mixed. Major fiscal efforts have been ... More


A Brief Summary717

Malcolm Torry

in Money for everyone: Why we need a citizen's income

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447311249
eISBN:
9781447311287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311249.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

A Citizen's Income is an unconditional and nonwithdrawable income for every individual as a right of citizenship. It would ameliorate the poverty and unemployment traps, hence boosting employment; it ... More


Dimensions of Competitiveness

Paul De Grauwe (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013963
eISBN:
9780262289320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013963.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Competitiveness among nations is often approached as if it were a sports competition: Some countries win medals, others lose out. This view of countries fighting it out in the economic arena is ... More


Patterns and Determinants of Religious Change in the Modern Period: Towards a Multi-Paradigmatic Theory

Detlef Pollack and Gergely Rosta

in Religion and Modernity: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801665
eISBN:
9780191840302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801665.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 14 does not design a general theory of religious change, but develops a multiple theoretical perspective including various theoretical elements, which are instrumental for explaining ... More


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