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The Context of HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

Eileen Stillwaggon

in AIDS and the Ecology of Poverty

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195169270
eISBN:
9780199783427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169271.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the health profile of countries in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union within the context of an emerging HIV epidemic. Unlike the epidemics in most of the ... More


Politico‐Economic Complementarities

Gilles Saint‐Paul

in The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293323
eISBN:
9780191596841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293321.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses politico‐economic complementarities, i.e. the fact that a given institution, when in place, may create political support for another one. If complementarities prevail, reform ... More


Introduction

Mario Mazzocchi, W. Bruce Traill, and Jason F. Shogren

in Fat Economics: Nutrition, Health, and Economic Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213856
eISBN:
9780191695902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213856.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This introductory chapter starts by raising the question on the obesity epidemic and the public policy that should be done. It then examines the economic mindset beyond the food choice and market ... More


The Value of Biodiversity

Paul R. Ehrlich and Anne H. Ehrlich

in The Economics of Transnational Commons

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292203
eISBN:
9780191684883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292203.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter states that one of the most vexing problems facing ecologists and economists today is how to measure the value of environmental goods whose destruction generates vast externalities. ... More


Hawai'i: Eight Hundred Years of Political and Economic Change

Sumner La Croix

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226592091
eISBN:
9780226592121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226592121.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Relative to the other habited places on our planet, Hawai‘i has a very short history. The Hawaiian archipelago was the last major land area on the planet to be settled, with Polynesians making the ... More


A Population History of India: From the First Modern People to the Present Day

Tim Dyson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198829058
eISBN:
9780191867484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829058.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Economic History

This book provides an account of the size and characteristics of India’s population stretching from the arrival of modern human beings until the present day. The periods considered include those of: ... More


The Short History of Humans in Hawaiʻi

Sumner La Croix

in Hawai'i: Eight Hundred Years of Political and Economic Change

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226592091
eISBN:
9780226592121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226592121.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Humans have a very short history in Hawaiʻi. The Hawaiian archipelago was the last major land area on the planet to be settled when Polynesians traveled over 2,000 miles north to the islands about ... More


Medieval to Mughal Times c.1000 to c.1707

Tim Dyson

in A Population History of India: From the First Modern People to the Present Day

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198829058
eISBN:
9780191867484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829058.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Economic History

This chapter considers the period from the onset of major Muslim military advance to Aurangzeb’s death. In general, the population continued to grow slowly and fitfully. We can only speculate about ... More


Company and Crown: c.1821 to c.1871

Tim Dyson

in A Population History of India: From the First Modern People to the Present Day

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198829058
eISBN:
9780191867484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829058.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Economic History

There were positive and negative developments during this time. However, demographic data became much fuller. Despite famines and epidemics, there was appreciable population growth. By 1871 India’s ... More


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