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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


Dissonance in International Environmental Dialogue

Lavanya Rajamani

in Differential Treatment in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280704
eISBN:
9780191700132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280704.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

Because of conflicting political, historic, and economic circumstances, there is an apparent difference between the communities of developing countries from those of their industrial counterparts. ... More


The Doctrinal Basis for and Boundaries of Differential Treatment in International Environmental Law

Lavanya Rajamani

in Differential Treatment in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280704
eISBN:
9780191700132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280704.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

The divergence in the culpability and contributions of developing and industrial countries persists and results in the lack of ideological sympathy. The principle of common but differentiated ... More


The Credit Expansion of the Late 1980s and the Recession of the Early 1990s

Christopher Dow

in Major Recessions: Britain and the World 1920-1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241231
eISBN:
9780191596179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241236.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter covers the period of accelerating growth experienced the UK in the late 1980s, particularly the years 1985–8, which was followed by a protracted decline into deep recession; other ... More


Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth: International Evidence and Implications for Economic Development

Matti Pohjola (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243983
eISBN:
9780191697319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243983.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The often-advocated view that the information technology revolution will change the world must stem from the basic premise that investment in IT has a visible impact on productivity and economic ... More


Differential Treatment in International Law

Lavanya Rajamani

in Differential Treatment in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280704
eISBN:
9780191700132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280704.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

To further the study of differential treatments within international environmental agreements, this chapter looks into the several different aspects of differential treatment in international law. ... More


Differential Treatment in International Environmental Law

Lavanya Rajamani

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280704
eISBN:
9780191700132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280704.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

The history of international environmental dialogue is a history of conflict between developing and industrial countries encompassing the framework, nature, and agenda of international environmental ... More


Highly Skilled Guest Workers

Philip Martin, Manolo Abella, and Christiane Kuptsch

in Managing Labor Migration in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109047
eISBN:
9780300129960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109047.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter examines guest worker programs that admit foreign professionals for employment in health care and high-tech and similar industries and occupations, discussing how professional, ... More


Introduction

in Market Menagerie: Health and Development in Late Industrial States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780544
eISBN:
9780804781916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780544.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about health technologies and the health market in late industrial countries. This volume is divided into three sections. The ... More


Industrial Country Policies

Jeffrey A. Frankel, Nouriel Roubini, Mervyn King, Robert Rubin, and George Soros

in Economic and Financial Crises in Emerging Market Economies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226241098
eISBN:
9780226241104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241104.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the impact of the financial policies of industrial countries on the financial crises in emerging market economies. It analyzes the macroeconomic policies of the Group of Seven ... More


A Matter of Degrees: Female Underrepresentation in Computer Science Programs Cross-Nationally

Maria Charles and Karen Bradley

in Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Research has shown that women are strongly underrepresented in computer-related degree programs and occupations in the United States. This chapter contributes an international comparative perspective ... More


Current Account Deficits in Industrial Countries: The Bigger They Are, the Harder They Fall?

Caroline Freund and Frank Warnock

in G7 Current Account Imbalances: Sustainability and Adjustment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226107264
eISBN:
9780226107288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107288.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter investigates the episodes of current account adjustment in industrial countries. The data support the claims that the size of the current account deficit and the extent to which it is ... More


Recent Developments in Old Age Pension Systems: An International Overview

Klaus-Jürgen Gern

in Social Security Pension Reform in Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226241081
eISBN:
9780226241913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241913.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The reform of public pension systems has become an increasingly urgent topic on the political agenda in most Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries, because it has ... More


Regional and Global Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Causes and Consequences

Takatoshi Ito Ito and Anne O. Krueger (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386768
eISBN:
9780226387017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387017.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The volume of capital flows between industrial and developing countries has grown dramatically in the past decade and has become a major issue in a world that is increasingly “globalized.” Here, two ... More


A Global Perspective on External Positions

Philip R. Lane and Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti

in G7 Current Account Imbalances: Sustainability and Adjustment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226107264
eISBN:
9780226107288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107288.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explores the increased dispersion in net external positions in recent years, particularly among industrial countries. Return differentials between external assets and liabilities can ... More


The Transition to Agricultural Sustainability

Vernon W. Ruttan

in Can Economic Growth Be Sustained?: The Collected Papers of Vernon W. Ruttan and Yujiro Hayami

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199754359
eISBN:
9780190261320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754359.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter talks about the challenges of making the transition to sustainable growth in developed and low-income countries in the 21st century. It focuses on the debate whether the transition will ... More


Introduction

Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger

in Governance, Regulation, and Privatization in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386799
eISBN:
9780226386966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386966.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

After several decades in which public-sector enterprises (PSEs) played large and often increasing roles in national economies in most countries in the world, the past two decades have seen a ... More


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