Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 items for:

  • Development, Growth, and Environmental x
  • Recently Published x
Clear All

View:

Capital WomenThe European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Capital Women: The European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Jan Luiten van Zanden, Sarah Carmichael, and Tine De Moor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190847883
eISBN:
9780190847913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847883.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book argues that the position of women in late medieval and early modern Europe was relatively strong. This, van Zanden, De Moor, and Carmichael argue, is evident from the fact that marriage was ... More

Employment and DevelopmentHow Work Can Lead From and Into Poverty

Employment and Development: How Work Can Lead From and Into Poverty

Gary S. Fields

Janneke Pieters (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198815501
eISBN:
9780191853166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815501.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The world is plagued by a plethora of economic problems, which is why economics is sometimes called “the dismal science”. Two of these problems are at the core of this volume. One is the huge extent ... More

Immiserizing GrowthWhen Growth Fails the Poor

Immiserizing Growth: When Growth Fails the Poor

Paul Shaffer, Ravi Kanbur, and Richard Sandbrook (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198832317
eISBN:
9780191870965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832317.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Immiserizing Growth occurs when growth fails to benefit, or harms, those at the bottom. It is not a new concept, appearing such figures as Malthus, Ricardo and Marx. It is also not empirically ... More

View: