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Bankers and Bolsheviks

Bankers and Bolsheviks

Hassan Malik

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691170169
eISBN:
9780691185002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170169.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Following an unprecedented economic boom fed by foreign investment, the Russian Revolution triggered the worst sovereign default in history. This book tells the dramatic story of this boom and bust, ... More

Bridging the GapsLinking Research to Public Debates and Policy Making on Migration and Integration

Bridging the Gaps: Linking Research to Public Debates and Policy Making on Migration and Integration

Martin Ruhs, Kristof Tamas, and Joakim Palme (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198834557
eISBN:
9780191872655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834557.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

What is the use of research in public debates and policy-making on immigration and integration? Why are there such large gaps between migration debates and migration realities, and how can they be ... More

Capital WomenThe European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Capital Women: The European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Jan Luiten van Zanden, Sarah Carmichael, and Tine De Moor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190847883
eISBN:
9780190847913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847883.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book argues that the position of women in late medieval and early modern Europe was relatively strong. This, van Zanden, De Moor, and Carmichael argue, is evident from the fact that marriage was ... More

China-Africa and an Economic Transformation

China-Africa and an Economic Transformation

Arkebe Oqubay and Justin Yifu Lin (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198830504
eISBN:
9780191868696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830504.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Progress in Africa’s economic growth in the new millennium has been uneven across countries, and has not translated into structural transformation. The same can be said about the evolving ... More

Crony Capitalism in the Middle EastBusiness and Politics from Liberalization to the Arab Spring

Crony Capitalism in the Middle East: Business and Politics from Liberalization to the Arab Spring

Ishac Diwan, Adeel Malik, and Izak Atiyas (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198799870
eISBN:
9780191864704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799870.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The popular uprisings in 2011 that overthrew Arab dictators were also a rebuke to crony capitalism, targeted against both rulers and their allied businessmen who had monopolized profitable economic ... More

The Economics of Poverty Traps

The Economics of Poverty Traps

Christopher B. Barrett, Michael R. Carter, and Jean-Paul Chavas (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226574301
eISBN:
9780226574448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226574448.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

While the world has seen much progress in economic growth and poverty reduction over the last few decades, the persistence of extreme poverty and its increased concentration in specific places has ... More

The European Guilds

The European Guilds

Sheilagh Ogilvie

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691137544
eISBN:
9780691185101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137544.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Guilds ruled many crafts and trades from the Middle Ages to the Industrial Revolution, and have always attracted debate and controversy. They were sometimes viewed as efficient institutions that ... More

Fighting Financial CrisesLearning from the Past

Fighting Financial Crises: Learning from the Past

Gary B. Gorton and Ellis W. Tallman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226479514
eISBN:
9780226479651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226479651.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Financial crises, banking panics, have plagued all market economies and have throughout history. This book is about fighting financial crises. Lessons and rules are derived from history, in ... More

Finance and Financial IntermediationA Modern Treatment of Money, Credit, and Banking

Finance and Financial Intermediation: A Modern Treatment of Money, Credit, and Banking

Harold L. Cole

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190941697
eISBN:
9780190949068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941697.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Finance and financial intermediation are central to modern economies. This book covers all of the material a sophisticated economist needs to know about this area. It begins with an overview of ... More

Fiscal TherapyBalancing Today's Needs with Tomorrow's Obligations

Fiscal Therapy: Balancing Today's Needs with Tomorrow's Obligations

William G. Gale

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190645410
eISBN:
9780190939175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645410.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

America faces two distinct but related economic challenges. Steadily rising federal debt—largely fueled by rising healthcare costs and an aging population that will boost spending on Social Security, ... More

Foundations of Migration Economics

Foundations of Migration Economics

George J. Borjas and Barry R. Chiswick

Benjamin Elsner (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198788072
eISBN:
9780191830068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788072.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Migration these days is as topical as ever. A substantial and even increasing percentage of the world population live outside their country of birth. Climate change, conflicts, but also better ... More

Human Development in an Unequal World

Human Development in an Unequal World

K. Seeta Prabhu and Sandhya S. Iyer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199490240
eISBN:
9780199095681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490240.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is about the human development paradigm that is assuming renewed importance at a time when global dialogue is preoccupied with discussing pathways for achieving the 2030 agenda of the ... More

Immiserizing GrowthWhen Growth Fails the Poor

Immiserizing Growth: When Growth Fails the Poor

Paul Shaffer, Ravi Kanbur, and Richard Sandbrook (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198832317
eISBN:
9780191870965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832317.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Immiserizing Growth occurs when growth fails to benefit, or harms, those at the bottom. It is not a new concept, appearing such figures as Malthus, Ricardo and Marx. It is also not empirically ... More

Inclusive DualismLabour-intensive Development, Decent Work, and Surplus Labour in Southern Africa

Inclusive Dualism: Labour-intensive Development, Decent Work, and Surplus Labour in Southern Africa

Nicoli Nattrass and Jeremy Seekings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841463
eISBN:
9780191876967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841463.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

W. Arthur Lewis, the founding father of development economics, saw developing economies as dualist, that is, characterised by differences in earnings and productivity between and within economic ... More

Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies

Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies

Kamiar Mohaddes, Jeffrey B. Nugent, and Hoda Selim (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198822226
eISBN:
9780191861208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822226.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This volume contributes to the literature on the Arab World in two main ways. First, the regional focus on the role of institutions and macroeconomic policies fills an enormous research gap as this ... More

Jumpstarting South AsiaRevisiting Economic Reforms and Look East Policies

Jumpstarting South Asia: Revisiting Economic Reforms and Look East Policies

Pradumna B. Rana and Wai-Mun Chia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199479283
eISBN:
9780199091010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199479283.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

As is well-known, the seminal work of the late Angus Maddison has established that 2,000 years ago the Indian subcontinent (modern day, South Asia) and China were by far the richest regions of the ... More

Openness to Creative DestructionSustaining Innovative Dynamism

Openness to Creative Destruction: Sustaining Innovative Dynamism

Arthur M., Jr. Diamond

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190263669
eISBN:
9780190263706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190263669.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Openness to Creative Destruction: Sustaining Innovative Dynamism shows how life improves under the economic system often called “entrepreneurial capitalism” or “creative destruction,” but more ... More

The Politics of Education in Developing CountriesFrom Schooling to Learning

The Politics of Education in Developing Countries: From Schooling to Learning

Sam Hickey and Naomi Hossain (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198835684
eISBN:
9780191873201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835684.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This book examines the politics of the learning crisis in the global South, where learning outcomes have stagnated or worsened, despite progress towards Universal Primary Education since the 1990s. ... More

Productivity and the Bonus Culture

Productivity and the Bonus Culture

Andrew Smithers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836117
eISBN:
9780191873461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836117.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Living standards in the UK and the US are in danger of falling. In the past change has brought disruption with the offsetting reward of higher living standards from growth. Today we have disruption ... More

Public Governance and the Classical-Liberal PerspectivePolitical Economy Foundations

Public Governance and the Classical-Liberal Perspective: Political Economy Foundations

Paul Dragos Aligica, Peter J. Boettke, and Vlad Tarko

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190267032
eISBN:
9780190267063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190267032.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Classical liberalism entails not only a view about the proper scope of government and its relationship with the market but also a distinct theory about how government should operate within its proper ... More

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