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Before Method and ModelsThe Political Economy of Malthus and Ricardo

Before Method and Models: The Political Economy of Malthus and Ricardo

Ryan Walter

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197603055
eISBN:
9780197601426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197603055.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Before Method and Models offers a revisionist account of political economy in the time of Thomas Robert Malthus and David Ricardo, c. 1790–1823. In contrast to simply assuming that ‘classical ... More

Credit NationProperty Laws and Institutions in Early America

Credit Nation: Property Laws and Institutions in Early America

Claire Priest

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691158761
eISBN:
9780691185651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158761.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Even before the United States became a country, laws prioritizing access to credit set colonial America apart from the rest of the world. This book examines how the drive to expand credit shaped ... More

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

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

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

Information Resolution and Subnational Capital Markets

Information Resolution and Subnational Capital Markets

Christine R. Martell, Tima T. Moldogaziev, and Salvador Espinosa

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190089337
eISBN:
9780190089368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089337.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

This book theorizes that information is a critical factor for subnational government (SNG) capital market formation and development. It empirically tests the stated relationship between information ... More

Monetary Policy in Low Financial Development Countries

Monetary Policy in Low Financial Development Countries

Juan Antonio Morales and Paul Reding

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198854715
eISBN:
9780191888915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854715.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book gives broad coverage of monetary policy issues in Low Financial Development Countries (LFDCs). These low- and lower-middle-income countries are characterized by a predominance of bank ... 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

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

The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa

The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa

Sam Hickey, Tom Lavers, Miguel Niño-Zarazúa, and Jeremy Seekings (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198850342
eISBN:
9780191885396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850342.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The notion that social protection should be a key strategy for reducing poverty in developing countries has now been mainstreamed within international development policy and practice. Promoted as an ... More

Practical Microsimulation Modelling

Practical Microsimulation Modelling

Cathal O'Donoghue

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198852872
eISBN:
9780191887178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852872.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The purpose of this book is to bring together for the first time a description, with examples, of the main methods used in microsimulation modelling, used in the field of income-distribution ... More

Prosperity in Rural Africa?Insights into Wealth, Assets, and Poverty from Longitudinal Studies in Tanzania

Prosperity in Rural Africa?: Insights into Wealth, Assets, and Poverty from Longitudinal Studies in Tanzania

Dan Brockington and Christine Noe (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198865872
eISBN:
9780191898174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865872.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

What does it mean to say that rural areas of Africa are poor? Many people insist that in rural African populations poverty is prevalent. This is either because the smallholder agricultural practices ... More

Social Security Programs and Retirement around the WorldReforms and Retirement Incentives

Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Reforms and Retirement Incentives

Axel Börsch-Supan and Courtney C. Coile (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226674100
eISBN:
9780226674247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226674247.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Through the coordination of work of a team of analysts in twelve countries for twenty years, the International Social Security (ISS) project has used the differences in social security programs ... More

Structural Transformation in South AfricaThe Challenges of Inclusive Industrial Development in a Middle-Income Country

Structural Transformation in South Africa: The Challenges of Inclusive Industrial Development in a Middle-Income Country

Antonio Andreoni, Pamela Mondliwa, Simon Roberts, and Fiona Tregenna (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192894311
eISBN:
9780191915352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894311.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Taking South Africa as an important case study of the challenges of structural transformation, the book offers a new micro-meso level framework and evidence linking country-specific and global ... 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

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