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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

Agricultural Productivity and Producer Behavior

Agricultural Productivity and Producer Behavior

Wolfram Schlenker (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226619804
eISBN:
9780226619941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226619941.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Agriculture historically employed a large share of the overall population. For example, even in 1800, more than half the population in most European countries was working in agriculture. With the ... More

Beating the OddsJump-Starting Developing Countries

Beating the Odds: Jump-Starting Developing Countries

Justin Yifu Lin and Célestin Monga

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691192338
eISBN:
9781400884681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192338.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Countries that ignite a process of rapid economic growth almost always do so while lacking what experts say are the essential preconditions for development, such as good infrastructure and ... More

The Business of Scholarly PublishingManaging in Turbulent Times

The Business of Scholarly Publishing: Managing in Turbulent Times

Albert N. Greco

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190626235
eISBN:
9780190626266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190626235.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This is a detailed analysis of the business of the scholarly publishing of books, journals, preprints, and various scholarly publications in institutional repositories in the United States. Drawing ... More

Central Banking before 1800A Rehabilitation

Central Banking before 1800: A Rehabilitation

Ulrich Bindseil

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198849995
eISBN:
9780191884429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849995.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

During the 20th century, a view established itself, according to which (a) defining central banking would be difficult, (b) the Sveriges Riksbank (established in 1668) and the Bank of England ... More

Class and ConflictRevisiting Pranab Bardhan's Political Economy of India

Class and Conflict: Revisiting Pranab Bardhan's Political Economy of India

Elizabeth Chatterjee and Matthew McCartney (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780199499687
eISBN:
9780199098811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199499687.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In 1984, Pranab Bardhan published his classic work The Political Economy of Development in India. It went on to become one of the most influential references on the political economy of development ... More

Crafting ConsensusWhy Central Bankers Change Their Speech and How Speech Changes the Economy

Crafting Consensus: Why Central Bankers Change Their Speech and How Speech Changes the Economy

Nicole Baerg

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190499488
eISBN:
9780190499518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499488.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In the early 2000s, the US monetary policy committee, as well as other central banks around the world, began using “forward guidance,” or changes in their statement language, to signal policy ... More

Debt Markets and Investments

Debt Markets and Investments

H. Kent Baker, Greg Filbeck, and Andrew C. Spieler (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190877439
eISBN:
9780190877460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877439.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book provides an objective look into the dynamic world of debt markets, products, valuation, and analysis. It also provides an in-depth understanding about this subject from experts in the ... 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

Dhaka's Changing LandscapeProspects for Economic Development, Social Change, and Shared Prosperity

Dhaka's Changing Landscape: Prospects for Economic Development, Social Change, and Shared Prosperity

Rita Afsar and Mahabub Hossain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190121112
eISBN:
9780190991258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121112.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Between 1991 and 2010, Dhaka’s population more than doubled to 15 million. Simultaneously, the city’s contribution to the national economy almost trebled. Clearly, population growth was accompanied ... More

An Economist's MiscellanyFrom the Groves of Academe to the Slopes of Raisina Hill

An Economist's Miscellany: From the Groves of Academe to the Slopes of Raisina Hill

Kaushik Basu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190120894
eISBN:
9780190990114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190120894.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book ranges over a vast canvas of experience, from the world of economics, covering glimpses of life and thought in academe and universities, to policymaking and politics. The author comments on ... 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

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

How the Old World EndedThe Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800

How the Old World Ended: The Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800

Jonathan Scott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243598
eISBN:
9780300249361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243598.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Between 1500 and 1800, the North Sea region overtook the Mediterranean as the most dynamic part of the world. At its core the Anglo-Dutch relationship intertwined close alliance and fierce antagonism ... More

Inventing IdeasPatents, Prizes, and the Knoweldge Economy

Inventing Ideas: Patents, Prizes, and the Knoweldge 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

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

Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam

Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam

John Rand and Finn Tarp (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198851189
eISBN:
9780191885921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851189.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This volume provides a comprehensive analytic contribution to a crucial topic within development economics based on 15 years of continued data collection and research efforts. It brings together nine ... More

Monetary and Fiscal Policy through a DSGE Lens

Monetary and Fiscal Policy through a DSGE Lens

Harold L. Cole

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190076030
eISBN:
9780190076078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076030.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This text is designed to bridge the gap between Ph.D. and undergraduate textbooks in Macroeconomics. The text develops a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model of money using a cash-in-advance ... More

The Nobel FactorThe Prize in Economics, Social Democracy, and the Market Turn

The Nobel Factor: The Prize in Economics, Social Democracy, and the Market Turn

Avner Offer and Gabriel Söderberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196312
eISBN:
9781400883417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196312.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Our confidence in markets comes from economics, and our confidence in economics is underpinned by the Nobel Prize in Economics, which was first awarded in 1969. Was it a coincidence that the prize ... More

The Origins of HappinessThe Science of Well-Being over the Life Course

The Origins of Happiness: The Science of Well-Being over the Life Course

Andrew Clark, Sarah Fléche, Richard Layard, Nattavudh Powdthavee, and George Ward

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196336
eISBN:
9780691196954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196336.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

What makes people happy? This book seeks to revolutionize how we think about human priorities and to promote public policy changes that are based on what really matters to people. Drawing on a range ... More

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