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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

Populism and TradeThe Challenge to the Global Trading System

Populism and Trade: The Challenge to the Global Trading System

Kent Jones

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190086350
eISBN:
9780190086381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190086350.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

Populism and Trade traces the role of populist trade policy in the increase of global protectionism and the erosion of international trade institutions. Populist anti-trade rhetoric played a major ... More

Playing the MarketRetail Investment and Speculation in Twentieth-Century Britain

Playing the Market: Retail Investment and Speculation in Twentieth-Century Britain

Kieran Heinemann

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198864257
eISBN:
9780191896439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864257.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

At the dawn of World War I (WWI), the British stock market was the preserve of a wealthy elite, and most people in finance and politics agreed that it should stay this way. By the end of the century, ... More

Monetary Policy in Times of CrisisA Tale of Two Decades of the European Central Bank

Monetary Policy in Times of Crisis: A Tale of Two Decades of the European Central Bank

Massimo Rostagno, Carlo Altavilla, Giacomo Carboni, Wolfgang Lemke, Roberto Motto, Arthur Saint Guilhem, and Jonathan Yiangou

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192895912
eISBN:
9780191916403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895912.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The 20th anniversary of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) offers an opportunity to look back on the record of the European Central Bank (ECB) and learn lessons that can improve the conduct of policy ... 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

Financial DeregulationA Historical Perspective

Financial Deregulation: A Historical Perspective

Alexis Drach and Youssef Cassis (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198856955
eISBN:
9780191890062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856955.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

A wave of liberalization swept the end of the twentieth century. From the 1970s and 1980s onwards, most developed countries have passed various measures to liberalize and ‘modernize’ the financial ... More

Grand TransitionsHow the Modern World Was Made

Grand Transitions: How the Modern World Was Made

Vaclav Smil

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190060664
eISBN:
9780197548516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190060664.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The modern world was created through the combination and complex interactions of five grand transitions. First, the demographic transition changed the total numbers, dynamics, structure, and ... More

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

50 Years of Central Banking in Kenya

50 Years of Central Banking in Kenya

Patrick Njoroge and Victor Murinde (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198851820
eISBN:
9780191886508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851820.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book documents important milestones in the epic journey traversed by the Central Bank of Kenya over the last 50 years, putting into perspective the evolution of central banking globally and ... 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

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

Sovereign Debt DiplomaciesRethinking sovereign debt from colonial empires to hegemony

Sovereign Debt Diplomacies: Rethinking sovereign debt from colonial empires to hegemony

Pierre Penet and Juan Flores Zendejas (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198866350
eISBN:
9780191898495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866350.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

This volume offers two important contributions to the literature on sovereign debt. First, it provides a unique genealogy of debt collection practices in terms of their availability, acceptability ... 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

Combating Fiscal Fraud and Empowering RegulatorsBringing tax money back into the COFFERS

Combating Fiscal Fraud and Empowering Regulators: Bringing tax money back into the COFFERS

Brigitte Unger, Lucia Rossel, and Joras Ferwerda (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198854722
eISBN:
9780191888922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854722.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Microeconomics

This book showcases a multidisciplinary set of work on the impact of regulatory innovation on the scale and nature of tax evasion, tax avoidance, and money laundering. We consider the international ... More

Robert TriffinA Life

Robert Triffin: A Life

Ivo Maes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190081096
eISBN:
9780190081126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190081096.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

This book provides an intellectual biography of Robert Triffin. Triffin (1911–1993) played a key role in the international monetary debates in the postwar period. He became famous with trenchant ... More

Macroeconomic Policy in Fragile States

Macroeconomic Policy in Fragile States

Ralph Chami, Raphael Espinoza, and Peter J. Montiel (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198853091
eISBN:
9780191887437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853091.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Setting macroeconomic policy is especially difficult in fragile states. Political legitimacy concerns are heightened, raising issues such as who the policymakers are, what incentives move them, and ... More

From Main Street to Wall StreetHow the Economy Influences Stock Markets and What Investors Should Know

From Main Street to Wall Street: How the Economy Influences Stock Markets and What Investors Should Know

Jesper Rangvid

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198866404
eISBN:
9780191898549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866404.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

From Main Street to Wall Street examines the relation between the economy and the stock market. It discusses the academic theories and empirical facts, and guides readers through the fascinating ... More

The Reinvention of Development Banking in the European UnionIndustrial Policy in the Single Market and the Emergence of a Field

The Reinvention of Development Banking in the European Union: Industrial Policy in the Single Market and the Emergence of a Field

Daniel Mertens, Matthias Thiemann, and Peter Volberding (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198859703
eISBN:
9780191892073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859703.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

National development banks (NDBs) have transformed from outdated relics of national industrial policy to central pillars of the European Union’s economic project. This trend, which accelerated after ... More

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