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Aggregate and Sectoral Investment

Young‐Iob Chung

in South Korea in the Fast Lane: Economic Development and Capital Formation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195325454
eISBN:
9780199783908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325454.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates aggregate and sectoral investments in both the public and private sectors, estimating their magnitudes, discerning their patterns and nature, and assessing the role of the ... More


South Korea in the Fast Lane: Economic Development and Capital Formation

Young-Iob Chung

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195325454
eISBN:
9780199783908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325454.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines South Korea's robust economic development and rapid capital formation, which has transformed the country from an agrarian/semi-industrial economy facing seemingly insurmountable ... More


Creditor Initiatives in the 1980s and 1990s

David Roodman

in Sovereign Debt at the Crossroads: Challenges and Proposals for Resolving the Third World Debt Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195168006
eISBN:
9780199783458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168003.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents an overview of the sovereign-debt initiatives from the last twenty-five years. It examines the programs devised by creditors, namely the World Bank and IMF, during the 1980s and ... More


Capital Formation in Indian Agriculture: National and State Level Analysis

Ramesh Chand

in Agrarian Crisis in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the trends in public and private capital formation in agriculture during the past 25 years, focusing on factors that affect growth in various types of investment. It analyses ... More


Planning or the Market: What Are the Catalysts?

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter returns to the concrete conditions required to foster growth based on the ascription of value to green capital, leading eventually to a self-reproducing, fully functional economy. The ... More


Public Investment and Fiscal Reforms

Christopher S. Adam, Jehovaness Aikaeli, and Anne Laski

in Tanzania: The Path to Prosperity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198704812
eISBN:
9780191774010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704812.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Improvements in macroeconomic performance in Tanzania over the last two decades reflect significant improvements in fiscal control. This chapter explores the challenges to the efficient and equitable ... More


Agricultural Innovation

Tiffany Shih and Brian Wright

in Accelerating Energy Innovation: Insights from Multiple Sectors

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226326832
eISBN:
9780226326856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326856.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides an overview of innovative policies for agriculture, with the purpose of highlighting aspects of interest to the energy sector. It also presents a summary of global agricultural ... More


Agrarian Crisis in India

D. Narasimha Reddy and Srijit Mishra (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book contains chapters that deal with the agricultural crisis in India. It provides a comprehensive analysis of the macroeconomic and micro-level issues associated with the crisis, as well as ... More


Managing Vulnerability of Indian Agriculture: Implications for Research and Development

Suresh Pal

in Agrarian Crisis in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There are three key issues that must be addressed when it comes to public investment in agricultural research and development: whether public funding is sustained over time, whether the funding is ... More


Increasing Public Revenue and Expenditure Efficiency in Zambia

Samuel Bwalya, Shantayanan Devarajan, Vinayak Nagaraj, and Gaël Raballand

in Zambia: Building Prosperity from Resource Wealth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199660605
eISBN:
9780191749179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660605.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews recent fiscal developments in Zambia. It then describes how fiscal policy instruments could help strengthen Zambia’s prospects for higher growth and poverty reduction. A variety ... More


Future Prospects

Xinshen Diao, Peter Hazell, Shashidhara Kolavalli, and Danielle Resnick

in Ghana's Economic and Agricultural Transformation: Past Performance and Future Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198845348
eISBN:
9780191880599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845348.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 10 concludes the book by looking to the future. It reviews key findings from each of the preceding chapters and then considers the implications given future trends and Ghana’s policy ... More


Ghana's Economic and Agricultural Transformation: Past Performance and Future Prospects

Xinshen Diao, Peter Hazell, Shashidhara Kolavalli, and Danielle Resnick (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198845348
eISBN:
9780191880599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845348.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Many African countries have experienced unprecedented rates of economic growth in recent years, yet their economic transformations display features that could constrain their future growth prospects. ... More


Introduction

Xinshen Diao, Peter Hazell, Shashidhara Kolavalli, and Danielle Resnick

in Ghana's Economic and Agricultural Transformation: Past Performance and Future Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198845348
eISBN:
9780191880599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845348.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides an overview of the book and places Ghana’s transformation trajectory in the broader sub-Saharan African context. It notes that much of the growth in Africa over the last decade ... More


The Tryst Compromised: India’s Fiscal Policy and Its Impact on Children

Praveen Jha and Subrat Das

in India's Children: Essays on Social Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199455287
eISBN:
9780199085316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199455287.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter maps the fiscal policy space available to the government in India for making public investments for children. It discusses the need for stepping up prioritization in India’s union budget ... More


Oil Discovery and Macroeconomic Management: The Recent Ghanaian Experience

Mahamudu Bawumia and Håvard Halland

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the evolution of fiscal and monetary variables in Ghana, from the discovery of oil in 2007 through to 2014. It documents the deterioration of fiscal and monetary discipline over ... More


Agrarian Distress and Farmers' Suicides in Maharashtra 1

Srijit Mishra

in Agrarian Crisis in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter first examines the structural characteristics of Maharashtra, where most of the workforce continue to depend on agriculture, even as the sector's share in state domestic product has ... More


Industrial Policy in Senegal: Then and Now

Fatou Cisse, Ji Eun Choi, and Mathilde Maurel

in Manufacturing Transformation: Comparative Studies of Industrial Development in Africa and Emerging Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198776987
eISBN:
9780191822896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776987.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Senegal is the fourth largest economy in West Africa, with a real GDP and GDP per capita estimated respectively at US$760 and US$11.26 billion. The economy underwent prolonged decline until 1995, but ... More


Availability and Cost of Raw Materials

Bindu Oberoi

in The Textile Industry in India: Changing Trends and Employment Challenges

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199469352
eISBN:
9780199087457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469352.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the movements in the prices of cotton and non-cotton fibres since 1980–81. It attempts to identify the various determinants of prices of these fibres and analyses their impact ... More


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