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Democracy, the Market, and the FirmHow the Interplay between Trading and Voting Fosters Political Stability and Economic Efficiency

Democracy, the Market, and the Firm: How the Interplay between Trading and Voting Fosters Political Stability and Economic Efficiency

Hervé Crès and Mich Tvede

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192894731
eISBN:
9780191915611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894731.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Public and Welfare

This book is an attempt to resolve an enigma that has puzzled social scientists since Condorcet in the eighteenth century: Why are collective choices so stable and easy to make in practice, when in ... More

ConservationEconomics, Science, and Policy

Conservation: Economics, Science, and Policy

Charles Perrings and Ann Kinzig

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190613600
eISBN:
9780190613648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190613600.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book explores the process by which people decide to conserve or convert natural resources. Building on a seminal study by Harold Hotelling that connects conservation to expected changes in the ... More

Utilities Reform in Twenty-First Century AustraliaProviding the Essentials

Utilities Reform in Twenty-First Century Australia: Providing the Essentials

Malcolm Abbott and Bruce Cohen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198865063
eISBN:
9780191897467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865063.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics, Public and Welfare

The book traces the development and consequences of the economic reform measures undertaken in the utilities sector in Australia (communications, energy, water/wastewater services, and transport) in ... More

A Handbook for Wellbeing Policy-MakingHistory, Theory, Measurement, Implementation, and Examples

A Handbook for Wellbeing Policy-Making: History, Theory, Measurement, Implementation, and Examples

Paul Frijters and Christian Krekel

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192896803
eISBN:
9780191919060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896803.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics, Public and Welfare

Around the world, governments are starting to directly measure the subjective wellbeing of their citizens and to use it for policy evaluation and appraisal. What would happen if a country were to ... More

The Poor and the PlutocratsFrom the poorest of the poor to the richest of the rich

The Poor and the Plutocrats: From the poorest of the poor to the richest of the rich

Francis Teal

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198870142
eISBN:
9780191912979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870142.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book begins with the incomes of the first trillion-dollar company Apple and ends with the advent of Trump and Brexit. Apple symbolizes the arrival of the mega-company and, along with that ... More

Inequality in the Developing World

Inequality in the Developing World

Carlos Gradín, Murray Leibbrandt, and Finn Tarp (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198863960
eISBN:
9780191896248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863960.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Inequality has emerged as a key development challenge. It holds implications for economic growth and redistribution and translates into power asymmetries that can endanger human rights, create ... More

Farm Income in IndiaMyths and Realities

Farm Income in India: Myths and Realities

A. Narayanamoorthy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190126131
eISBN:
9780190991593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190126131.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The Green Revolution resulted in spectacular advancements in Indian agriculture. Having achieved food security for its citizens, the country has now become a net exporter of different agricultural ... More

The Prosperity ParadoxFewer and More Vulnerable Farm Workers

The Prosperity Paradox: Fewer and More Vulnerable Farm Workers

Philip Martin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198867845
eISBN:
9780191904530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867845.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Public and Welfare

Why do farm workers become more vulnerable as countries get richer? As countries get richer, the share of workers employed in agriculture falls. In richer countries, hired farm workers do ever more ... More

The Economics of GovernmentComplexity and the Practice of Public Finance

The Economics of Government: Complexity and the Practice of Public Finance

Vito Tanzi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198866428
eISBN:
9780191898563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866428.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Public and Welfare

This book deals with practical or real life aspects of public finance. It focuses on the growth in the activities of governments, in a world that expects more than in the past from governments. The ... More

Crafting ConsensusWhy Central Bankers Change Their Speech and How Speech Changes the Economy

Crafting Consensus: Why Central Bankers Change Their Speech and How Speech Changes the Economy

Nicole Baerg

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190499488
eISBN:
9780190499518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499488.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In the early 2000s, the US monetary policy committee, as well as other central banks around the world, began using “forward guidance,” or changes in their statement language, to signal policy ... More

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