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Is Macroeconomics Different in Developing Countries?

Joseph E. Stiglitz, José Antonio Ocampo, Shari Spiegel, Ricardo Ffrench-Davis, and Deepak Nayyar

in Stability with Growth: Macroeconomics, Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199288144
eISBN:
9780191603884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288143.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Though macroeconomics was developed for developed countries, developing countries often use this corpus of knowledge — with its competing schools of thought — without any significant modification. It ... More


Nonmarket Institutions

Kaivan Munshi

in Understanding Poverty

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305197
eISBN:
9780199783519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305191.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The pervasiveness and persistence of nonmarket institutions in developing economies demand an explanation from economists. This essay describes what has been learned about these institutions: why ... More


Introduction

Yujiro Hayami and Yoshihisa Godo

in Development Economics: From the Poverty to the Wealth of Nations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199272709
eISBN:
9780191602870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272700.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The main issues of the book are discussed. The main focus is the development of low-income economies towards catching up with high-income economies, which includes discussion on the major cultural ... More


The Deluge

David B. Audretsch

in Entrepreneurial Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195183504
eISBN:
9780199783885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183504.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter first explains why post-war internationalization, which was the precursor to globalization, eroded the effectiveness of the managed economy. Globalization rendered the ability of public ... More


Income Distribution Changes and Their Impact in the Post-Second World War Period

Giovanni Andrea Cornia, Tony Addison, and Sampsa Kiiski

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Analyses the trends in within‐country inequality during the post‐Second World War period, with particular attention to the last 20 years, on the basis of a review of the relevant literature and of an ... More


Globalization, Technology, and Income Inequality: A Critical Analysis *

Ajit Singh and Rahul Dhumale

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Provides a critical analysis of some widely accepted explanations for the significant changes in income distribution that have occurred in many advanced countries during the last two decades. Much of ... More


Brains Not Brawn

David B. Audretsch

in Entrepreneurial Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195183504
eISBN:
9780199783885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183504.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Thanks to globalization, the United States along with the other developed economies has eclipsed her glory days and is on the way to managing decline. This chapter questions: is the best the managed ... More


Entrepreneurial Society

David B. Audretsch

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195183504
eISBN:
9780199783885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183504.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

While the previous generation had an average of four employers over the course of their lifetimes, the current generation will hold an average of four different jobs by the time they reach 30. One of ... More


Income Distribution and Tax and Government Social-Spending Policies in Developing Countries

Ke-young Chu, Hamid Davoodi, and Sanjeev Gupta

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Provides an overview of the changes in income distribution in developing and transition countries in recent decades, and assesses the incidence of taxes and government expenditure in these countries. ... More


Challenges to Capital

ANDREW GLYN

in Capitalism Unleashed: Finance, Globalization, and Welfare

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199226795
eISBN:
9780191710544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226795.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter discusses challenges faced by the capital system. It begins with a description of the unprecedented boom of the economies of the most developed capitalist countries (North America, ... More


Conclusions and the Way Forward

Cinnamon Piñon Carlarne

in Climate Change Law and Policy: EU and US Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199553419
eISBN:
9780191594984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553419.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

The pathways and the perils evident in US and EU climate policy are microcosms of larger international efforts to address climate change. The pushes, pulls, successes, and failures of transatlantic ... More


Environmental Taxation and Revenue for Development

Agnar Sandmo

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The taxation of externalities is the subject of this first of seven chapters that examine potential sources of development funding. It considers the possible role of environmental taxes for economic ... More


Managing Capital Surges in Emerging Economies

Stephany Griffith-Jones, Manuel F. Montes, and Anwar Nasution

in Short-Term Capital Flows and Economic Crises

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296867
eISBN:
9780191685286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296867.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Because of technological advances in terms of communications, and because of the liberalization of capital accounts, private capital flows experienced rapid growth at the end of the 20th century ... More


Development Success: Historical Accounts from among the More Advanced Countries

Augustin Kwasi Fosu

in Development Success: Historical Accounts from More Advanced Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660704
eISBN:
9780191748943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660704.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic History

By virtue of their success in growth and development, a number of economies have been transformed to ‘advanced’ countries, and they may offer lessons to today's developing economies. Even though the ... More


Rural and Urban Income Inequality and Poverty: Does Convergence between Sectors Offset Divergence within Them?

Robert Eastwood and Michael Lipton

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Explores recent trends in developing and transitional economies in rural–urban, rural, and urban inequality of income and poverty risk, and the offsetting trends in inequality hypothesis (OTI), which ... More


Income and Wealth

Tsuneo Ishikawa

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288626
eISBN:
9780191596469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828862X.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Income and wealth have long formed an important focus for economic research, with economists keen to answer the following kinds of questions: why do we pay people who work equally hard different ... More


Spatial Inequality and Development

Ravi Kanbur and Anthony J. Venables (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199278633
eISBN:
9780191602191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278636.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Drawing on data from 25 countries from all regions of the world, this book addresses questions that have become very important in recent years, as the spatial dimensions of inequality have begun to ... More


The Social Cost of Labour

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter is somewhat unrelated to the rest of the book, since it does not deal with taxation policies but with the calculation of the shadow cost of labour (shadow wage) in less developed ... More


Introduction

Philip T. Hoffman, Gilles Postel-Vinay, and Jean-Laurent Rosenthal

in Dark Matter Credit

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182179
eISBN:
9780691185057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182179.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This introductory chapter looks at the ways to borrow in France before banks opened their doors, and the big mountain of debt this shadow credit system raised, even by modern standards. Much of this ... More


Multinational Enterprise Strategies and Development

Alan M. Rugman and Jonathan P. Doh

in Multinationals and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115611
eISBN:
9780300150506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115611.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the role of MNEs in economic development and examines the business strategies of MNEs as they affect economic development. It includes a discussion of the potential for ... More


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