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Economic Instruments for Water Demand Management in Urban Areas

M. Dinesh Kumar

in Thirsty Cities: How Indian Cities Can Meet their Water Needs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198099550
eISBN:
9780199084517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099550.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the potential of using pricing of water to reduce the demand for water in urban areas, and identifies the physical and socio-economic conditions under which pricing would be ... More


The Demand for Hours of Labor: Direct Evidence From California

Daniel S. Hamermesh

in Demand for Labor: The Neglected Side of the Market

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198791379
eISBN:
9780191833847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791379.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

For many years California has required that most women receive time-and-a-half for hours of work beyond 8 in a given day. In 1980 this daily overtime penalty was extended to men. This change provides ... More


Has Agricultural Price Policy Benefitted Paddy Farmers?

A. Narayanamoorthy

in Farm Income in India: Myths and Realities

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190126131
eISBN:
9780190991593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190126131.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter looks at the impact of support price policy on the income from paddy crop. Markets for agricultural produces in India are mostly unorganized and distorted where farmers are often ... More


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