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Diminishing Returns at WorkThe Consequences of Long Working Hours

Diminishing Returns at Work: The Consequences of Long Working Hours

John H. Pencavel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190876166
eISBN:
9780190876197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876166.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics, Economic History

This book concerns working hours - in the past and in the present, in America and in Britain. The focus is on the relationship between working hours and outcome , such as production and health. ... More

EuroTragedyA Drama in Nine Acts

EuroTragedy: A Drama in Nine Acts

Ashoka Mody

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199351381
eISBN:
9780190873721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199351381.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In May 1950, five years after the second of two catastrophic wars, European nations began building a magnificent structure of institutional cooperation and open trade borders to secure peace and ... More

Global Health Justice and Governance

Global Health Justice and Governance

Jennifer Prah Ruger

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199694631
eISBN:
9780191862144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199694631.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

Critical and dangerous threats imperil global health. Serious health disparities, hazardous contagions that can circle our globalized planet in hours, a bewildering confusion of health actors and ... More

The Goldilocks ChallengeRight-Fit Evidence for the Social Sector

The Goldilocks Challenge: Right-Fit Evidence for the Social Sector

Mary Kay Gugerty and Dean Karlan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199366088
eISBN:
9780199366118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199366088.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Nonprofits, governments, and social enterprises face increasing pressure to prove that their programs are making a positive impact on the world. This focus on impact is positive: learning whether we ... More

How to Combat RecessionStimulus without Debt

How to Combat Recession: Stimulus without Debt

Laurence Seidman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190462178
eISBN:
9780190462208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462178.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This work analyzes all aspects of a new policy to combat recession: “stimulus without debt.” Fear of deficits and debt kept Congress from enacting a large enough fiscal stimulus to overcome the Great ... More

No Small HopeTowards the Universal Provision of Basic Goods

No Small Hope: Towards the Universal Provision of Basic Goods

Kenneth A. Reinert

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190499440
eISBN:
9780190499471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499440.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book argues in favor of an approach to global policy priorities that emphasizes the attempt to put a minimal set of basic goods and services into the hands of everyone. This universal provision ... More

Pharmaceutical Economics and PolicyPerspectives, Promises, and Problems

Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy: Perspectives, Promises, and Problems

Stuart O. Schweitzer and Z. John Lu

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190623784
eISBN:
9780190623814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623784.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Pharmaceuticals play a critical role in the raging debate over how best to advance and improve healthcare in the United States and the rest of the world. Using the analytical tools of economics, this ... More

The Political Economy of Italy's Decline

The Political Economy of Italy's Decline

Andrea Lorenzo Capussela

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198796992
eISBN:
9780191838620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796992.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems, Public and Welfare

This book offers an interpretation of Italy’s decline, which began two decades before the Great Recession. It argues that its deeper roots lie in the political economy of growth. This interpretation ... More

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