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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

CommoditiesMarkets, Performance, and Strategies

Commodities: Markets, Performance, and Strategies

H. Kent Baker, Greg Filbeck, and Jeffrey H. Harris (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190656010
eISBN:
9780190656041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656010.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In today’s dynamic financial environment, commodity markets can be accessed with products that create unique risk and return dynamics for investors worldwide. Commodities: Markets, Performance, and ... 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

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

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

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

Development and DistributionStructural Change in South East Asia

Development and Distribution: Structural Change in South East Asia

Andy Sumner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198792369
eISBN:
9780191834370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792369.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since the Second World War, surprisingly few developing countries have experienced a truly sustained episode of economic and social convergence towards the structural characteristics of the advanced ... More

The Community of AdvantageA Behavioural Economist's Defence of the Market

The Community of Advantage: A Behavioural Economist's Defence of the Market

Robert Sugden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825142
eISBN:
9780191863813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825142.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Normative analysis in economics has usually aimed at satisfying individuals’ preferences. Its conclusions have supported a long-standing liberal tradition of economics that values economic freedom ... More

Governing Extractive IndustriesPolitics, Histories, Ideas

Governing Extractive Industries: Politics, Histories, Ideas

Anthony Bebbington, Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai, Denise Humphreys Bebbington, Marja Hinfelaar, and Cynthia Sanborn

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198820932
eISBN:
9780191860478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820932.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Proposals for more effective natural resource governance emphasize the importance of institutions and governance, but say less about the political conditions under which institutional change occurs. ... 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

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