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Recession, unemployment, and health

Clare Bambra

in Work, Worklessness, and the Political Economy of Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588299
eISBN:
9780191731372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588299.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the relationships between economic recessions, unemployment, and health. The chapter is divided into four main sections. The first section examines the effects of economic ... More


The Politico-Economic Context

Maurice Wright

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter provides a general overview of the evolution of Japan's political economy and signals some of the main changes from the emergence of the fiscal crisis in fiscal year 1975 to the ... More


Mass Politics in Tough Times

Nancy Bermeo and Larry M. Bartels (eds)

in Mass Politics in Tough Times: Opinions, Votes and Protest in the Great Recession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357505
eISBN:
9780199357536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357505.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter surveys how ordinary people reacted to the Great Recession. It introduces and elaborates on three themes emerging from the ten original essays that follow. First, voters were very likely ... More


The Great Recession: The damage done and the rot revealed

Josh Bivens and Lawrence Mishel

in Failure by Design: The Story behind America's Broken Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450150
eISBN:
9780801460654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450150.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This introductory chapter argues that the consequences of the Great Recession are driven by social and political choices about how the economy is managed. It was not inevitable that the significant ... 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


After the Deluge: Office Workers and the Era of Uncertainty in Virginia

Michael Dennis

in The New Economy and the Modern South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032917
eISBN:
9780813038407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032917.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The dominant reality for office workers from Richmond to Roanoke was insecurity. The possibility of being laid off or simply eliminated as a result of corporate restructuring burrowed deeply into the ... More


When the Welfare State Works: Unemployment and Mortality in Finland  

Markus Jäntti, Pekka Martikainen, and Tapani Valkonen

in The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297413
eISBN:
9780191685347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297413.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

During the 1990's Finland experienced a great economic recession which lasted until 1997. As a result unemployment rate in Finland rose to 17 percent in 1997 from 3.4 percent in 1990. However, due to ... More


Ageing through austerity: Critical perspectives from Ireland

Keiran Walsh, Gemma M. Carney, and Áine Ní Léime (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447316237
eISBN:
9781447316244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316237.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Demographic ageing is identified as a global challenge with significant social policy implications across local, national and international contexts. The 2008 economic crisis and related austerity ... More


The Faltering of a Regional Economy

Tom Scott

in Regional Identity and Economic Change: The Upper Rhine 1450-1600

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206446
eISBN:
9780191677120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206446.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

Strasbourg, the regional metropolis of the Upper Rhine, was severely shaken by the collapse in 1559 of the French financial consortium, the Grand Parti, in which its merchants had invested heavily. ... More


Predicting Turning Points and Recessions

Don Harding and Adrian Pagan

in The Econometric Analysis of Recurrent Events in Macroeconomics and Finance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691167084
eISBN:
9781400880935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167084.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter argues that the problems in predicting recessions stem from the nature of the definition of a recession. Much of the literature that claims success does not predict recessions as such. ... More


Mass Politics in Tough Times: Opinions, Votes and Protest in the Great Recession

Larry Bartels and Nancy Bermeo (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357505
eISBN:
9780199357536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357505.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book reveals how ordinary people in rich democracies responded to the Great Recession. Through cross-national statistical work and detailed case comparison, it surveys how the economic crisis ... More


Crisis of Confidence?: The Dynamics of Economic Opinions During the Great Recession

Christopher J. Anderson and Jason D. Hecht

in Mass Politics in Tough Times: Opinions, Votes and Protest in the Great Recession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357505
eISBN:
9780199357536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357505.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the dynamics of public opinion about the economy before, during, and after the Great Recession of 2008 across 11 European countries. Specifically, using monthly public opinion ... More


The Domestic Achievement, 1981–1989

Michael Schaller

in Reckoning with Reagan: America and Its President in the 1980s

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090499
eISBN:
9780199854196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090499.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the accomplishments of Ronald Reagan as president of the U.S. from 1981 to 1989. During his term, Reagan challenged many and reversed some of the liberal programs that dominated ... More


Ideology and Retrospection in Electoral Responses to the Great Recession

Larry M. Bartels

in Mass Politics in Tough Times: Opinions, Votes and Protest in the Great Recession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357505
eISBN:
9780199357536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357505.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter offers a statistical analysis of 42 elections in 28 OECD countries from 2007 through 2011. The results demonstrate that citizens reward or punish incumbent governments based on economic ... More


Woman-friendliness and economic depression: Finland and Sweden in the 1990s

Heikki Hiilamo

in Politicising parenthood in Scandinavia: Gender relations in welfare states

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346452
eISBN:
9781447303015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346452.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter uses the economic recession and recovery as a strategic case for studying the sustainability of the gender equality ambition of Finland and Sweden. The analysis presented in this chapter ... More


The Spanish Financial Model

Jordi Canals

in Universal Banking: International Comparisons and Theoretical Perspectives

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775065
eISBN:
9780191695353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775065.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter discusses the Spanish financial model. One cannot understand the involvement of banks in financing non-financial companies in Spain in the 1980s and 1990s without discussing two ... More


Politics and Policies in the 1970s and Early Twenty-first Century: The Linked Recessions

Judith Stein

in Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038174
eISBN:
9780252095979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038174.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the political economy created by politicians and business leaders in the 1970s and its links to the Great Recession. It argues that the economies of the 1970s and the ... More


Introduction – social policy andageing through austerity

Kieran Walsh, Gemma M. Carney, and Áine Ní Léime

in Ageing through austerity: Critical perspectives from Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447316237
eISBN:
9781447316244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316237.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter establishes the key arguments for this book, locating the text amidst significant knowledge gaps concerning the intersection of ageing, social policy and austerity. The chapter proposes ... More


Comment on Barbera: Your Gift Will Make You Rich

Casey B. Mulligan

in The Economists' Voice 2.0: The Financial Crisis, Health Care Reform, and More

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160155
eISBN:
9780231504324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160155.003.0025
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter presents Casey B. Mulligan’s response to Robert Barbera’s commentary entitled “If It Were a Fight, They Would Have Stopped It in December of 2008” in Chapter 24. Mulligan claims that ... More


1891–1893

CHRISTOPHER DUGGAN

in Francesco Crispi 1818-1901: From Nation to Nationalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206118
eISBN:
9780191717178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206118.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Francesco Crispi's resignation as Italy's prime minister left him full of rancour. He came to believe that the king and the court had conspired to remove him. However, the scandal of the Banca Romana ... More


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