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Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action

Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action

Alain de Janvry, Gustavo Gordillo, Elisabeth Sadoulet, and Jean-Philippe Platteau (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242177
eISBN:
9780191697036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242177.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The way jurisdiction over land is distributed among members of a community has a powerful influence over how efficiently land is used, the incidence of poverty, and the level of inequality in the ... More

Achieving Development SuccessStrategies and Lessons from the Developing World

Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World

Augustin K. Fosu (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671557
eISBN:
9780191751059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671557.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the development literature, some countries are cited more often than others as examples of development success. These countries are understood to have policies and institutions in place that could ... More

Adam Smith and the ClassicsThe Classical Heritage in Adam Smith's Thought

Adam Smith and the Classics: The Classical Heritage in Adam Smith's Thought

Gloria Vivenza

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296669
eISBN:
9780191597008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296665.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Adam Smith's thought was indebted to the classical training prevailing in the educational system of his day. A careful reading of all his writings can prove the extent of this debt. Classical ... More

Adam Smith's System of Liberty, Wealth, and VirtueThe Moral and Political Foundations of The Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith's System of Liberty, Wealth, and Virtue: The Moral and Political Foundations of The Wealth of Nations

Athol Fitzgibbons

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292883
eISBN:
9780191596247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292880.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Adam Smith's System is a study in classical economic thought and methodology. It portrays Adam Smith as a Stoic philosopher who wanted virtue to be relevant to this life rather than to ... More

Advancing Human DevelopmentTheory and Practice

Advancing Human Development: Theory and Practice

Frances Stewart, Gustav Ranis, and Emma Samman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198794455
eISBN:
9780191835902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794455.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book provides a comprehensive account of the human development (HD) approach to development. It shows how it emerged as a consequence of defects in earlier strategies, especially growth ... More

The Affluent Society Revisited

The Affluent Society Revisited

Mike Berry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686506
eISBN:
9780191766374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686506.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book looks at the background to and causes of the global economic crisis that erupted in 2008 and is with us still. It does this by revisiting a classic book of the past, John Kenneth ... More

After the CrisisReform, Recovery, and Growth in Europe

After the Crisis: Reform, Recovery, and Growth in Europe

Francesco Caselli, Mário Centeno, and José Tavares (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198754688
eISBN:
9780191816260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754688.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book reassesses the twin projects of structural reform and European integration in the wake of the Great Recession and the European Sovereign Debt Crisis. A brief introduction compares the ... More

After the SpringEconomic Transitions in the Arab World

After the Spring: Economic Transitions in the Arab World

Magdi Amin, Ragui Assaad, Nazar al-Baharna, Kemal Dervis, Raj M. Desai, Navtej S. Dhillon, Ahmed Galal, Hafez Ghanem, Carol Graham, and Daniel Kaufmann

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199924929
eISBN:
9780199949427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924929.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Arab Spring constitutes perhaps the most far-reaching political and economic transition since the end of communism in Europe. For too long, the economic aspirations of the people in the region, ... More

After-Development DynamicsSouth Korea's Contemporary Engagement with Asia

After-Development Dynamics: South Korea's Contemporary Engagement with Asia

Anthony P. D'Costa (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198729433
eISBN:
9780191796340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729433.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

South Korea’s economic development trajectory has been widely studied and is well understood. From an impoverished war-torn nation, the country has progressed on all fronts, including a ten-fold ... More

Ageing, Health, and ProductivityThe Economics of Increased Life Expectancy

Ageing, Health, and Productivity: The Economics of Increased Life Expectancy

Pietro Garibaldi, Joaquim Oliveira Martins, and Jan van Ours (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199587131
eISBN:
9780191595370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587131.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

The increase in life expectancy is arguably the most remarkable by‐product of modern economic growth. In the last 30 years we have been gaining roughly 2.5 years of longevity every decade both in ... More

An Agenda for a Growing EuropeThe Sapir Report

An Agenda for a Growing Europe: The Sapir Report

André Sapir, Philippe Aghion, Giuseppe Bertola, Martin Hellwig, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Dariusz Rosati, José Viñals, Helen Wallace, Marco Buti, Mario Nava, and Peter M. Smith

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199271481
eISBN:
9780191602573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271488.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book presents the report on the European economic system, which was submitted to the President of the European Commission in July 2003. The report is divided into three parts. The first contains ... More

Agrarian Crisis in India

Agrarian Crisis in India

D. Narasimha Reddy and Srijit Mishra (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book contains chapters that deal with the agricultural crisis in India. It provides a comprehensive analysis of the macroeconomic and micro-level issues associated with the crisis, as well as ... More

Agricultural Input SubsidiesThe Recent Malawi Experience

Agricultural Input Subsidies: The Recent Malawi Experience

Ephraim Chirwa and Andrew Dorward

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683529
eISBN:
9780191763069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683529.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Agricultural input subsidies were a major feature of development policies in rural economies until the 1980s. Continuing rural poverty with low productivity and fertilizer use in smallholder staple ... More

Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural AfricaLongitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries

Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa: Longitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries

Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt, Fred Mawunyo Dzanku, and Aida Cuthbert Isinika (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198799283
eISBN:
9780191839641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799283.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book contributes to the understanding of smallholder agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa through addressing the dynamics of intensification and diversification within and outside agriculture, in ... More

Aid and DevelopmentA Brief Introduction

Aid and Development: A Brief Introduction

Myles A. Wickstead

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198744924
eISBN:
9780191806025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744924.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There are many books about aid and development, but most of them either assume a good deal of prior knowledge about the subject, or are written to make the case for or against aid. This book sets aid ... More

The Aid LabUnderstanding Bangladesh’s Unexpected Success

The Aid Lab: Understanding Bangladesh’s Unexpected Success

Naomi Hossain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198785507
eISBN:
9780191827419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785507.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

From an unpromising start as ‘the basket case’ to present-day plaudits for its human development achievements, Bangladesh plays an ideological role in the contemporary world order, offering proof ... More

AIDS and the Ecology of Poverty

AIDS and the Ecology of Poverty

Eileen Stillwaggon

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195169270
eISBN:
9780199783427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169271.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book examines the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the social and economic context of poverty and economic crisis in developing and transition countries. It challenges the assumption — implicit in AIDS ... More

All the FactsA History of Information in the United States since 1870

All the Facts: A History of Information in the United States since 1870

James W. Cortada

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190460679
eISBN:
9780190460709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190460679.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book is a history of the role of information in the United States since roughly 1870, when the nation was well on its way to a nearly 150-year period of economic prosperity, technological and ... More

American Opinion on TradePreferences without Politics

American Opinion on Trade: Preferences without Politics

Alexandra Guisinger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190651824
eISBN:
9780190651862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651824.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

American Opinion on Trade: Preferences without Politics explains how American voters form opinions on trade policy and why those preferences can remain at odds with policy choices of political actors ... More

Analogies and TheoriesFormal Models of Reasoning

Analogies and Theories: Formal Models of Reasoning

Itzhak Gilboa, Larry Samuelson, and David Schmeidler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198738022
eISBN:
9780191801419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738022.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The book describes formal models of reasoning that are aimed at capturing the way that economic agents and decision makers in general think about their environment and make predictions based on their ... More

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