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From Water Sector Reforms to Law and Policy Reforms

Philippe Cullet

in Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyzes the policy context within which water law reforms are introduced. It examines the basic principles that underlie existing water sector reforms, in particular the concept of ... More


Questioning Finance

Vincent Antonin Lépinay

in Codes of Finance: Engineering Derivatives in a Global Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151502
eISBN:
9781400840465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151502.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This introductory chapter considers the significance of examining how financial operators and financial products coexist. This coexistence is tense because the bank deals with innovative products ... More


Introduction

Max H. Boisot

in Knowledge Assets: Securing Competitive Advantage in the Information Economy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296072
eISBN:
9780191685194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296072.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

Knowledge has come to be viewed as an advantage in its own right and not simply as an improvement of other kinds of assets. Prompted by the rapid spread of the information economy, knowledge assets ... More


Economic Goods, Common Goods, and the Good Life

May Sim

in Value and Values: Economics and Justice in an Age of Global Interdependence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839673
eISBN:
9780824868604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839673.003.0026
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how economic goods (food, shelter, etc.) and the common goods (justice, moderation, courage, wisdom, etc.) contribute to the good life. Drawing on the wisdom of Aristotle and ... More


Water as an Economic Good

Edward B. Barbier

in The Water Paradox: Overcoming the Global Crisis in Water Management

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300224436
eISBN:
9780300240573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224436.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses the idea of water as an economic good. In the past several decades, there has been greater recognition that how humans manage water scarcity and its competing uses must change. ... More


Introduction That Strange, Ridic'lous Vice

Kate Haulman

in The Politics of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834879
eISBN:
9781469602929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869291_haulman.4
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book begins with the paradox found in philosopher and satirist Bernard Mandeville's poem “The Grumbling Hive: or, Knaves Turn'd Honest.” It was a paradox that puzzled many Britons during the ... More


Economic Good as Indifferent: The Stoics’ Radical Approach

Jennifer A. Baker

in Economics and the Virtues: Building a New Moral Foundation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198701392
eISBN:
9780191770661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701392.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Most approaches to ethics and economics today are “Aristotelian” in methodology. Although he had a psychological account of virtue to which to refer, Aristotle largely analyzed economics in terms of ... More


What Is the Good of Money?

Tim Hayward

in Global Justice & Finance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198842767
eISBN:
9780191878695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842767.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter considers what kind of thing money is, and, particularly, how to conceptualize it as ‘flowing’ from one place to another. A further question is what kind of good this complex thing is. ... More


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