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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

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

Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural AfricaLongitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries

Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa: Longitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries

Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt, Fred Mawunyo Dzanku, and Aida Cuthbert Isinika (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198799283
eISBN:
9780191839641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799283.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book contributes to the understanding of smallholder agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa through addressing the dynamics of intensification and diversification within and outside agriculture, in ... More

The Aid LabUnderstanding Bangladesh’s Unexpected Success

The Aid Lab: Understanding Bangladesh’s Unexpected Success

Naomi Hossain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198785507
eISBN:
9780191827419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785507.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

From an unpromising start as ‘the basket case’ to present-day plaudits for its human development achievements, Bangladesh plays an ideological role in the contemporary world order, offering proof ... More

American Opinion on TradePreferences without Politics

American Opinion on Trade: Preferences without Politics

Alexandra Guisinger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190651824
eISBN:
9780190651862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651824.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

American Opinion on Trade: Preferences without Politics explains how American voters form opinions on trade policy and why those preferences can remain at odds with policy choices of political actors ... More

Asset Pricing and Portfolio Choice Theory

Asset Pricing and Portfolio Choice Theory

Kerry E. Back

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190241148
eISBN:
9780190241179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241148.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book is intended as a textbook for asset pricing theory courses at the Ph.D. or Masters in Quantitative Finance level and as a reference for financial researchers. The first two parts of the ... More

Bankers and Bolsheviks

Bankers and Bolsheviks

Hassan Malik

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691170169
eISBN:
9780691185002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170169.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Following an unprecedented economic boom fed by foreign investment, the Russian Revolution triggered the worst sovereign default in history. This book tells the dramatic story of this boom and bust, ... More

Becoming Hewlett PackardWhy Strategic Leadership Matters

Becoming Hewlett Packard: Why Strategic Leadership Matters

Robert A. Burgelman, Webb McKinney, and Philip E. Meza

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190640446
eISBN:
9780190640477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190640446.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book documents the differential contribution of Hewlett Packard’s successive CEOs in sustaining the company’s integral process of “corporate becoming,” an open-ended ongoing process for which ... More

Beyond AusterityReforming the Greek Economy

Beyond Austerity: Reforming the Greek Economy

Costas Meghir, Christopher A. Pissarides, Dimitri Vayanos, and Nikolaos Vettas (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262035835
eISBN:
9780262339216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035835.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

More than eight years after the global financial crisis began, the economy of Greece shows little sign of recovery, and its position in the eurozone seems tenuous. Between 2008 and 2014, incomes in ... More

Building State CapabilityEvidence, Analysis, Action

Building State Capability: Evidence, Analysis, Action

Matt Andrews, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198747482
eISBN:
9780191810343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747482.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Governments play a major role in the development process, and constantly introduce reforms and policies to achieve developmental objectives. Many of these interventions have limited impact, however; ... More

Central Banking in Turbulent Times

Central Banking in Turbulent Times

Francesco Papadia and Tuomas Välimäki

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198806196
eISBN:
9780191844058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806196.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The book describes the long and difficult process that led to the central banking model prevailing in most advanced economies at the end of last century. The critical institutional basis of that ... More

Central Banks into the BreachFrom Triumph to Crisis and the Road Ahead

Central Banks into the Breach: From Triumph to Crisis and the Road Ahead

Pierre L. Siklos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190228835
eISBN:
9780190228866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190228835.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The book covers the global economy and the various pressures faced by central banks. It also provides some ideas for reforming existing monetary policy strategies. The events of the past fifteen ... More

Children of AusterityImpact of the Great Recession on Child Poverty in Rich Countries

Children of Austerity: Impact of the Great Recession on Child Poverty in Rich Countries

Bea Cantillon, Yekaterina Chzhen, Sudhanshu Handa, and Brian Nolan (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198797968
eISBN:
9780191839276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797968.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

The 2008 financial crisis triggered the worst global recession since the Great Depression. Many OECD countries responded to the crisis by reducing social spending. Through eleven diverse country case ... More

China's Banking TransformationThe Untold Story

China's Banking Transformation: The Untold Story

James Stent

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190497033
eISBN:
9780190497064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190497033.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

China’s Banking Transformation explains how Chinese banks work, analyzes their strengths and weaknesses, and sets forth the challenges they face in a slowing economy. Based on his twelve years of ... More

Climate JusticeIntegrating Economics and Philosophy

Climate Justice: Integrating Economics and Philosophy

Ravi Kanbur and Henry Shue (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198813248
eISBN:
9780191851230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813248.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Climate justice requires sharing the burdens and benefits of climate change and its resolution equitably and fairly. It brings together justice between generations and justice within generations. The ... More

CommoditiesMarkets, Performance, and Strategies

Commodities: Markets, Performance, and Strategies

H. Kent Baker, Greg Filbeck, and Jeffrey H. Harris (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190656010
eISBN:
9780190656041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656010.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In today’s dynamic financial environment, commodity markets can be accessed with products that create unique risk and return dynamics for investors worldwide. Commodities: Markets, Performance, and ... More

The Community of AdvantageA Behavioural Economist's Defence of the Market

The Community of Advantage: A Behavioural Economist's Defence of the Market

Robert Sugden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825142
eISBN:
9780191863813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825142.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Normative analysis in economics has usually aimed at satisfying individuals’ preferences. Its conclusions have supported a long-standing liberal tradition of economics that values economic freedom ... More

Cracking the China ConundrumWhy Conventional Economic Wisdom is Often Wrong

Cracking the China Conundrum: Why Conventional Economic Wisdom is Often Wrong

Yukon Huang

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190630034
eISBN:
9780190630065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630034.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

China is an abnormal economic power. No country has grown so rapidly for so long and in such an extreme manner. Media coverage has soared because China’s rise is now challenging the world’s balance ... More

The Culture of Contentment

The Culture of Contentment

John Kenneth Galbraith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171654
eISBN:
9781400889020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171654.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

The world has become increasingly separated into the haves and have nots. This book shows how a contented class—not the privileged few but the socially and economically advantaged majority—defend ... More

Deals and DevelopmentThe Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes

Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes

Lant Pritchett, Kunal Sen, and Eric Werker (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801641
eISBN:
9780191840289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801641.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

When are developing countries able to initiate periods of rapid growth and why have so few of these countries been able to sustain growth over decades? Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics ... More

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