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Can the Job Market for Economists be Improved?

Sarbartha Bandyopadhyay, Fedor Iskhakov, Terence Johnson, Soohyung Lee, David Mcarthur, John Rust, Joel Watson, and John Watson

in The Handbook of Market Design

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199570515
eISBN:
9780191765957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570515.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter describes the operation of the job market for PhD economists and an effort to improve the market's operation via the creation of the non-profit organization EconJobMarket.org (EJM), an ... More


Villagers-in-the-City: Time for Community

Andrew B. Kipnis

in From Village to City: Social Transformation in a Chinese County Seat

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520289703
eISBN:
9780520964273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289703.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Villagers-in-the-city are people whose village land was swallowed up by the expanding city in the process of urbanization. This chapter explores the terms for the appropriation of their land and the ... More


Matchmakers and Cultural Compatibility: Arranged Marriage, South Asians, and Racial Narratives on American Television

Shilpa Davé

in The Colorblind Screen: Television in Post-Racial America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479809769
eISBN:
9781479893331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809769.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter looks at the manner in which interracial relationships are rendered in media during a period defined by post-racial identity formations. It examines episodes from television shows that ... More


Matchmaking Genes: Assisted Conception and Kinship Information

Anindita Majumdar

in Transnational Commercial Surrogacy and the (Un)Making of Kin in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474363
eISBN:
9780199090822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474363.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Marriage and the Family

Much of the debates on commercial surrogacy are marked by the interventions and involvement of the assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization (IVF). In this chapter the ... More


Hearth and Clachan: The Musical Year in Rural Clare

Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin

in Flowing Tides: History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199380084
eISBN:
9780199380114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380084.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

While inbound musical currents gathered pace throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, it is naive to assume that the host culture they encountered was hermetically sealed in a remote ... More


Adolescence and Marriage to Brutus (c.88–78)

Susan Treggiari

in Servilia and her Family

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198829348
eISBN:
9780191867927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829348.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Matchmaking was the art of the possible. It was desirable for upper-class girls to be married soon after the onset of puberty. Though of plebeian noble family, M. Iunius Brutus did not come close to ... More


Emerging Technologies of Love

Tyler Carrington

in Love at Last Sight: Dating, Intimacy, and Risk in Turn-of-the-Century Berlin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190917760
eISBN:
9780190917791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917760.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter Four begins in the heat of the police investigation into Frieda Kliem’s murder, following the police as they pursue Frieda’s killer. It then explores the ways in which the age-old practice of ... More


Work on Demand

Jeremias Prassl

in Humans as a Service: The Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198797012
eISBN:
9780191859458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797012.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter explores how the gig economy works. It looks at some of the most important platforms and illustrates their central role in shaping transactions between consumers and workers. Digital ... More


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