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Regional Development Banks in the World Economy

Regional Development Banks in the World Economy

Judith Clifton, Daniel Díaz Fuentes, and David Howarth (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198861089
eISBN:
9780191893056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861089.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Regional development banks (RDB) have become increasingly important in the world economy, but have also been relatively under-researched to date. This timely volume addresses this lack of attention ... More

New Perspectives on Structural ChangeCauses and Consequences of Structural Change in the Global Economy

New Perspectives on Structural Change: Causes and Consequences of Structural Change in the Global Economy

Ludovico Alcorta, Neil Foster-McGregor, Bart Verspagen, and Adam Szirmai (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198850113
eISBN:
9780191884566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850113.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This edited volume provides a comprehensive overview of the major debates on the role of structural change in economic development. The book begins by recounting the intellectual history of the ... 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

Growth and Development Planning in India

Growth and Development Planning in India

K. L. Datta

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190125028
eISBN:
9780190991579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125028.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The central theme of this book is to appraise the role of planning to maximize the rate of economic growth, and improve the standards of living and quality of life of the people in India since ... 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

Handbook of BRICS and Emerging Economies

Handbook of BRICS and Emerging Economies

PB Anand, Shailaja Fennell, and Flavio Comim (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198827535
eISBN:
9780191866395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827535.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There are considerable variations in the extent to which growth has improved the position of the poor. In all cases except one the incomes of the poorest have improved over the periods for which data ... More

New IndiaReclaiming the Lost Glory

New India: Reclaiming the Lost Glory

Arvind Panagariya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197531556
eISBN:
9780197531587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531556.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

Its GDP having touched $2.6 trillion, India is poised to become the world’s third-largest economy in less than a decade. In doing so, it will have moved one step closer to reclaiming its pre-1820s ... More

The Anthropological Demography of Health

The Anthropological Demography of Health

Véronique Petit, Kaveri Qureshi, Yves Charbit, and Philip Kreager (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198862437
eISBN:
9780191895111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862437.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book provides an integrative framework for the anthropological demography of health, a field of interdisciplinary population research grounded in ethnography and in critical examination of the ... More

Trapped in the Middle?Developmental Challenges for Middle-Income Countries

Trapped in the Middle?: Developmental Challenges for Middle-Income Countries

José Antonio Alonso and José Antonio Ocampo (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198852773
eISBN:
9780191887154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852773.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There is growing evidence that overcoming the low-income threshold and reaching middle-income status is not sufficient for countries to converge toward high-income levels. Few middle-income countries ... More

Randomized Control Trials in the Field of DevelopmentA Critical Perspective

Randomized Control Trials in the Field of Development: A Critical Perspective

Florent Bédécarrats, Isabelle Guérin, and François Roubaud (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198865360
eISBN:
9780191898266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865360.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In October 2019, Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer jointly won the 51st Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel "for their experimental approach to ... More

Going Nowhere FastMobile Inequality in the Age of Translocality

Going Nowhere Fast: Mobile Inequality in the Age of Translocality

Sabina Lawreniuk and Laurie Parsons

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198859505
eISBN:
9780191891854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859505.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book sets out to answer a question of global importance: how does inequality persist in our increasingly mobile world? It is a contentious problem. From Barack Obama to Pope Francis, inequality ... More

Entropy Law, Sustainability, and Third Industrial Revolution

Entropy Law, Sustainability, and Third Industrial Revolution

Ramprasad Sengupta

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190121143
eISBN:
9780190990510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121143.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In mankind’s relentless quest for prosperity, Nature has suffered great damage. It has been treated as an inexhaustible reserve of resources. The indefinite scale of global expansion is still ... More

Susceptibility in DevelopmentMicropolitics of Local Development in India and Indonesia

Susceptibility in Development: Micropolitics of Local Development in India and Indonesia

Tanya Jakimow

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198854739
eISBN:
9780191888939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854739.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

Susceptibility in Development offers a novel approach to understanding power in development through theories of affect and emotion. Development agents—people tasked with designing or delivering ... More

Inventing IdeasPatents, Prizes, and the Knowledge Economy

Inventing Ideas: Patents, Prizes, and the Knowledge Economy

B. Zorina Khan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190936075
eISBN:
9780190936112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936075.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic History

Abstract: How do knowledge and ideas influence the competitiveness of firms and nations? Current debates about grand innovation prizes, patent trolls, technological disruption, human capital, and the ... More

Responsibility Beyond GrowthA Case for Responsible Stagnation

Responsibility Beyond Growth: A Case for Responsible Stagnation

Stevienna de Saille, Fabien Medvecky, Michiel Van Oudheusden, Kevin Albertson, Effie Amanatidou, Timothy Birabi, and Mario Pansera

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529208177
eISBN:
9781529208375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208177.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Innovation is generally considered to be the antidote to economic stagnation. But while the coupling of ‘responsible' and 'innovation’ has been much discussed, that of 'responsible stagnation' has ... More

DevelopmentalismThe Normative and Transformative within Capitalism

Developmentalism: The Normative and Transformative within Capitalism

Graham Harrison

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198785798
eISBN:
9780191827617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785798.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

When we talk about development, we are talking about capitalist development. Taking a historical-comparativ e approach, Harrison understands development as a transformation which involves a deep and ... More

African Economic DevelopmentEvidence, Theory, Policy

African Economic Development: Evidence, Theory, Policy

Christopher Cramer, John Sender, and Arkebe Oqubay

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198832331
eISBN:
9780191870972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832331.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book challenges conventional wisdoms both about economic performance and about policies for economic development in African countries. Its starting point is the striking variation in economic ... More

The Political Economy of Collective Action, Inequality, and Development

The Political Economy of Collective Action, Inequality, and Development

William D. Ferguson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781503604612
eISBN:
9781503611979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604612.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Why do some societies achieve high standards of living, relatively broad access to education and quality health care, serviceable infrastructure, predictable and largely impersonal legal procedures, ... More

Ending Global PovertyFour Women's Noble Conspiracy

Ending Global Poverty: Four Women's Noble Conspiracy

Constantine Michalopoulos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198850175
eISBN:
9780191884627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850175.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic History

Ending poverty is a noble goal, relevant today as much as it was two decades ago when four women rose to prominent positions in their government and decided to make it their central objective. As the ... More

The Macroeconomics of Developing CountriesAn Intermediate Textbook

The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book focuses on the short- and long-term macroeconomic challenges faced by developing countries characterized by missing, incomplete, and dualistic markets and weak institutions. Such problems ... More

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