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Advances in Info-MetricsInformation and Information Processing across Disciplines

Advances in Info-Metrics: Information and Information Processing across Disciplines

Min Chen, J. Michael Dunn, Amos Golan, and Aman Ullah (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190636685
eISBN:
9780190636722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190636685.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Info-metrics is a framework for modeling, reasoning, and drawing inferences under conditions of noisy and insufficient information. It is an interdisciplinary framework situated at the intersection ... 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

A Behavioural Theory of Economic DevelopmentThe Uneven Evolution of Cities and Regions

A Behavioural Theory of Economic Development: The Uneven Evolution of Cities and Regions

Robert Huggins and Piers Thompson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198832348
eISBN:
9780191870989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832348.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book is motivated by a belief that theories of economic development can move beyond the generally known factors and mechanisms of such development. It establishes a behavioural theory of ... More

Business and Community in Medieval EnglandThe Cambridge Hundred Rolls Sources Volume

Business and Community in Medieval England: The Cambridge Hundred Rolls Sources Volume

Catherine Casson, Mark Casson, John Lee, and Katie Phillips

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529209730
eISBN:
9781529209761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209730.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

One of the most important manuscripts surviving from thirteenth-century England, the corpus of documents known as the Hundred Rolls for Cambridge have been incomplete until the recent discovery of an ... 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

Compassionate CapitalismBusiness and Community in Medieval England

Compassionate Capitalism: Business and Community in Medieval England

Catherine Casson, Mark Casson, John Lee, and Katie Phillips

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529209259
eISBN:
9781529209280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209259.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book examines the evolution of compassionate capitalism in medieval England, using a unique and comprehensive source of information, the Cambridge Hundred Rolls. It demonstrates how ... More

Competitive Agents in Certain and Uncertain Markets

Competitive Agents in Certain and Uncertain Markets

Robert G. Chambers

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190063016
eISBN:
9780190063047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190063016.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics, Microeconomics

This book uses concepts from optimization theory to develop an integrated analytic framework for treating consumer, producer, and market equilibrium analyses as special cases of a generic ... More

Contesting Precarity in JapanThe Rise of Nonregular Workers and the New Policy Dissensus

Contesting Precarity in Japan: The Rise of Nonregular Workers and the New Policy Dissensus

Saori Shibata

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749926
eISBN:
9781501749957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749926.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book details the new forms of workers' protest and opposition that have developed as Japan's economy has transformed over the past three decades and highlights their impact upon the country's ... 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

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:
9780190991586
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

Free Trade under FireFifth Edition

Free Trade under Fire: Fifth Edition

Douglas A. Irwin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691201009
eISBN:
9780691203362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691201009.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Free trade is always under attack, more than ever in recent years. The imposition of numerous U.S. tariffs in 2018, and the retaliation those tariffs have drawn, has thrust trade issues to the top of ... 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

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

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

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

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

Privatizing Welfare ServicesLessons from the Swedish Experiment

Privatizing Welfare Services: Lessons from the Swedish Experiment

Henrik Jordahl and Mårten Blix

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198867210
eISBN:
9780191904073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867210.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The Swedish welfare state is known for providing extensive services to its citizens. Much less well known is that a fair amount of the services are delivered by private for-profit firms. The first ... 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

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

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

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