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Income Distribution: Includes CD

Fred Campano and Dominick Salvatore

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195300918
eISBN:
9780199783441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195300912.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Intended as an introductory textbook for advanced undergraduates and first year graduate students, this book leads the reader from familiar basic micro- and macroeconomic concepts in the introduction ... More


Three Perspectives on Policy

Joseph E. Stiglitz, José Antonio Ocampo, Shari Spiegel, Ricardo Ffrench-Davis, and Deepak Nayyar

in Stability with Growth: Macroeconomics, Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199288144
eISBN:
9780191603884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288143.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Despite progress in economic science, important disagreements remain about the conduct of macroeconomic policy. This chapter identifies three broad policy positions (‘conservative’ or ‘neoclassical’, ... More


Exchange Rate Management and Micro Tools for Macro-Management

Joseph E. Stiglitz, José Antonio Ocampo, Shari Spiegel, Ricardo Ffrench-Davis, and Deepak Nayyar

in Stability with Growth: Macroeconomics, Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199288144
eISBN:
9780191603884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288143.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter looks at exchange rate management and other policy options for an open economy. It begins with an introductory discussion of overall macroeconomic management for open economies, ... More


Overview of Infrastructure Economics

Brett M. Frischmann

in Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199895656
eISBN:
9780199933280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895656.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter provides an overview of the traditional microeconomic analysis of infrastructure. There are two primary microeconomic perspectives on infrastructure: one that is grounded in public ... More


Microeconomic Building Blocks

Brett M. Frischmann

in Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199895656
eISBN:
9780199933280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895656.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter provides a detailed discussion of microeconomic concepts that serve as building blocks for the demand-side analysis developed in Part II and applied in Parts III and IV. The concepts are ... More


Economic Kinds: Understanding the Abstractions and Esthetics of Economic Thought

Paul W. Glimcher

in Foundations of Neuroeconomic Analysis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744251
eISBN:
9780199863433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744251.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter provides an overview of the key ideas—the logical primitives—that make up much of microeconomic theory. Topics discussed include the decision models of classical economics, Bernoulli's ... 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


Optimal Taxation and Government Finance

James A. Mirrlees

in Welfare, Incentives, and Taxation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295211
eISBN:
9780191685095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295211.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the two issues that arise in government budgetary decisions and looks at these issues from the standpoint of optimal tax theory, which is a thoroughly microeconomic way of ... More


What is to be Done?

Jagdish Bhagwati

in India in Transition: Freeing the Economy

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288473
eISBN:
9780191684609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288473.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the reforms that had to be undertaken in the Indian economy, mainly in the country's microeconomic framework, requiring ‘structural’ reforms that would free the economy and ... More


Structural and Institutional Factors in the Transition to the Market Economy: An Overview

Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Vladimir Popov (eds)

in Transition and Institutions: The Experience of Gradual and Late Reformers

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242184
eISBN:
9780191697043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242184.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The transition to the market economy has brought about a large and abrupt recession and significant increases in unemployment in most countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. This ... More


Rural-Urban Migration of Labour: Microeconomics

John Knight and Lina Song

in The Rural-Urban Divide: Economic Disparities and Interactions in China

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293309
eISBN:
9780191684975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293309.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the microeconomics of the rural–urban migration of labour in China. It states that the empirical analysis of the previous chapter was based on surveys that provide only limited ... More


Remaking the Real Economy: Escaping Destruction by Organised Money

Gordon Pearson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447356585
eISBN:
9781447356622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356585.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

The fundamental distinction is made between the real economy and the financial. The financial economy came into existence to serve the real economy, but led by false neoclassical microeconomic ... More


Introduction

Linda Yueh

in China's Growth: The Making of an Economic Superpower

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199205783
eISBN:
9780191752018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205783.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

China has accomplished a remarkable feat in transforming itself from one of the poorest countries in the world into the second largest economy in just thirty years. The introductory chapter sets the ... More


Labour migration and labour market integration: causes and challenges

Bent Greve

in Migration and welfare in the new Europe: Social protection and the challenges of integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426444
eISBN:
9781447302797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426444.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter presents an interpretation of Sir John Hicks' approach to the main cause of migration. The theoretical and contextual starting point in his analysis is based on the traditional ... More


A Course in Microeconomic Theory

David M. Kreps

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691202754
eISBN:
9780691215747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202754.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This book is a text in microeconomics that is both challenging and “user-friendly.” The work is designed for the first-year graduate microeconomic theory course and is accessible to advanced ... More


The Politburo on Gold, Industrialization, and the International Economy, 1925–1926

David M. Woodruff

in The Lost Politburo Transcripts: From Collective Rule to Stalin's Dictatorship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134247
eISBN:
9780300152227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134247.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyzes three sets of Soviet Politburo transcripts from October 26 and November 2, 1925, and February 22, 1926 that focus on macroeconomic policies. It explains that during these ... More


Prices in the Politburo, 1927: Market Equilibrium versus the Use of Force

Mark Harrison (ed.)

in The Lost Politburo Transcripts: From Collective Rule to Stalin's Dictatorship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134247
eISBN:
9780300152227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134247.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyzes the transcript of the January 2, 1927 Politburo meeting that focused on the setting of prices, and explains that discussion revolved around the so-called scissor crisis, which ... More


Microeconomic Support: New Instruments in Old Bottles?

Xabier Itçaina, Antoine Roger, and Andy Smith

in Varietals of Capitalism: A Political Economy of the Changing Wine Industry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700439
eISBN:
9781501703737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700439.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on the EU's microeconomic measures—subsidies for promotion, restructuring, and investment—that sought to improve the competitiveness of its wine producers and merchants. Although ... More


Edmund S. Phelps

Roger W. Spencer and David A. Macpherson

in Lives of the Laureates: Twenty-three Nobel Economists

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027960
eISBN:
9780262325868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027960.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the life of Edmund S. Phelps, another Nobel Prize awardee. Phelps was born in 1933 and received his Ph.D. f Yale in 1959. He was appointed professor of economics at the ... More


Economic Models of Pathological Gambling

Don Ross

in What Is Addiction?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262513111
eISBN:
9780262288248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262513111.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter, which describes why pathological gambling (PG) raises a puzzle for the standard microeconomic modeling framework, and why this puzzle potentially sheds light on deep issues at the ... More


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