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Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This book looks at how large organizations have managed and adapted to changing conditions of employment shaped by the recent economic and political environment. Additional data are presented based ... More


The Institutional Environment

W. Mark Fruin

in The Japanese Enterprise System: Competitive Strategies and Cooperative Structures

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288985
eISBN:
9780191596285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288980.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the institutional environment of late nineteenth and early twentieth‐century Japan, highlighting the role of government and emerging private firms in shaping the business and ... More


Aggregate deprivation and effects on health

Frank J. van Lenthe

in Social Inequalities in Health: New evidence and policy implications

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198568162
eISBN:
9780191724107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568162.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Studies have shown an increased risk of premature mortality for people living in more deprived neighbourhoods, regardless of individual-level education, occupation or income. Similar increased risk ... More


The Pacific War and the Second Golden Age

Ian W. McLean

in Why Australia Prospered: The Shifting Sources of Economic Growth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154671
eISBN:
9781400845439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154671.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter details how the Second World War imparted a more favorable shock to the economy than the First. The postwar international economic environment was much more conducive to raising incomes ... More


Growth Diagnostics *

Ricardo Hausmann, Dani Rodrik, and Andrés Velasco

in The Washington Consensus Reconsidered: Towards a New Global Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534081
eISBN:
9780191714658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534081.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Most well-trained economists would agree that the standard policy reforms included in the ‘Washington Consensus’ have the potential to be growth-promoting. What the experience of the last fifteen ... More


Institutions and the Ottoman Past

Şevket Pamuk

in Uneven Centuries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691166377
eISBN:
9780691184982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166377.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter looks at the role of institutions in economic development and the evolution of Ottoman institutions before the nineteenth century. It argues that while institutions are not the only ... More


Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Joseph Henrich, Robert Boyd, Samuel Bowles, Colin Camerer, Ernst Fehr, and Herbert Gintis (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This book is the result of a collaborative effort by eleven anthropologists and six economists, and questions the motives that underlie the ways that humans interact socially, and whether these are ... More


The Mercantile City

PERRY GAUCI

in The Politics of Trade: The Overseas Merchant in State and Society, 1660-1720

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199241934
eISBN:
9780191714344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241934.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the socio-economic environment of the overseas trader as a necessary prelude to concentration on the merchant as a political figure. It outlines the organizational structures of ... More


The Forces of Change in the European Banking Industry

Jordi Canals

in Competitive Strategies in European Banking

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198773504
eISBN:
9780191695322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198773504.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter analyses a number of environmental forces that have had, and will continue to have, a considerable impact upon the European banking industry: deregulation, globalization, worldwide ... More


Economic Environments

Lars Peter Hansen and Thomas J. Sargent

in Recursive Models of Dynamic Linear Economies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691042770
eISBN:
9781400848188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691042770.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter describes an economic environment with five components: a sequence of information sets, laws of motion for taste and technology shocks, a technology for producing consumption goods, a ... More


Culture Contacts

S.C. Dube

in The Kamar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077312
eISBN:
9780199081158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077312.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the different cultures the Kamars have come in contact with over the years, which have led to some changes in the tribe's economic and socio-political environment. It notes ... More


Changing Inequality in the United States Today

Rebecca M. Blank

in Changing Inequality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266926
eISBN:
9780520938960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266926.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses explicitly on the current economic environment in the United States. It discusses possible ways in which the major economic shock caused by the recently experienced global ... More


Determinants of the HIV pandemic in developing countries

Eileen Stillwaggon

in The HIV Pandemic: Local and Global Implications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237401
eISBN:
9780191723957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

It is no coincidence that the highest prevalence of HIV and the highest rates of increase in HIV infection are in countries with a myriad of other problems. The majority of people living with HIV and ... More


Life course development of unequal health

Chris Power and Diana Kuh

in Social Inequalities in Health: New evidence and policy implications

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198568162
eISBN:
9780191724107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568162.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the questions: Do exposures earlier in life influence the development of inequalities in adult health outcomes? How much of the adult socio-economic gradient is explained by ... More


Socio-economic differences in health: Are control beliefs fundamental mediators?

Hans Bosma

in Social Inequalities in Health: New evidence and policy implications

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198568162
eISBN:
9780191724107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568162.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the role of control beliefs in socio-economic differences in health and provides support for the assumption that low control beliefs might be fundamental mediators in the ... More


The Roles of Research at Universities and Public Labs in Economic Catch‐Up

Roberto Mazzoleni and Richard R. Nelson

in Industrial Policy and Development: The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235261
eISBN:
9780191715617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235261.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter draws upon historical evidence from several countries and contemporary studies of national innovation systems to argue that indigenous systems of academic training and public research ... More


The Origins, Definition, and Scope of EU Foreign Investment Law

Angelos Dimopoulos

in EU Foreign Investment Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199698608
eISBN:
9780191732140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698608.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Competition Law

Chapter 1 provides the conceptual and normative framework within which this book is developed. It begins with setting out the international law context within which EU foreign investment law is born, ... More


Knowledge Capitalism: Business, Work, and Learning in the New Economy

Alan Burton-Jones

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296225
eISBN:
9780191685217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296225.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Strategy

This book looks at how the shift to a knowledge-based economy is redefining firms, empowering individuals, and reshaping the links between learning and work using economic, management and ... More


The Rights Discourse

S.K. Das

in India's Rights Revolution: Has It Worked for the Poor?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081661
eISBN:
9780199082421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081661.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter describes the evolution of the human rights discourse covering the time from the American Declaration of Independence of 1776 and the French Revolution of 1789 to the present. It ... More


Ways to Reduce Inequality (and Their Limits)

Rebecca M. Blank

in Changing Inequality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266926
eISBN:
9780520938960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266926.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the current economic environment and looks at some simple simulations that indicate how particular behavioral, economic, demographic, or policy changes might alter the current ... More


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