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The Global Gag Rule and Women's Reproductive HealthRhetoric Versus Reality

The Global Gag Rule and Women's Reproductive Health: Rhetoric Versus Reality

Yana van der Meulen Rodgers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190876128
eISBN:
9780190876159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876128.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

In recent decades, the long arm of US politics has reached the intimate lives of women all over the world. Since 1984, healthcare organizations in developing countries have faced major cuts in US ... More

Measuring UtilityFrom the Marginal Revolution to Behavioral Economics

Measuring Utility: From the Marginal Revolution to Behavioral Economics

Ivan Moscati

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199372768
eISBN:
9780199372805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372768.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The book reconstructs the history of utility measurement in economics, from the marginal revolution of the 1870s to the beginning of behavioral economics in the mid-1980s. Part I covers 1870–1910 and ... More

Why Culture Matters Most

Why Culture Matters Most

David C. Rose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780199330720
eISBN:
9780190918712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199330720.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

A society’s culture can lock in beliefs and practices that inevitably produce persistent poverty and tyranny. But a society’s culture can also provide a foundation for maximizing general prosperity ... More

How China is Reshaping the Global EconomyDevelopment Impacts in Africa and Latin America

How China is Reshaping the Global Economy: Development Impacts in Africa and Latin America

Rhys Jenkins

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198738510
eISBN:
9780191801754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738510.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The growth of China and its re-emergence as a major economic power has been a key feature of globalization in the twenty-first century. China has become an increasingly significant actor in the ... More

Industries without SmokestacksIndustrialization in Africa Reconsidered

Industries without Smokestacks: Industrialization in Africa Reconsidered

Richard Newfarmer, John Page, and Finn Tarp (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198821885
eISBN:
9780191861017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821885.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Structural transformation in Africa has become a hot topic. One of the earliest stylized facts of development economics is that low-income countries have large differences in output per worker across ... More

Climate JusticeIntegrating Economics and Philosophy

Climate Justice: Integrating Economics and Philosophy

Ravi Kanbur and Henry Shue (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198813248
eISBN:
9780191851230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813248.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Climate justice requires sharing the burdens and benefits of climate change and its resolution equitably and fairly. It brings together justice between generations and justice within generations. The ... More

The Future of National Development Banks

The Future of National Development Banks

Stephany Griffith-Jones and José Antonio Ocampo (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827948
eISBN:
9780191866630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827948.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The topic of national development banks was largely neglected in the academic literature for a long period, and was limited to a debate between admirers and detractors of these institutions. Since ... More

Towards Gender Equity in Development

Towards Gender Equity in Development

Siwan Anderson, Lori Beaman, and Jean-Philippe Platteau (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198829591
eISBN:
9780191868115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829591.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As a result of widespread mistreatment and overt discrimination in all dimensions of their lives, women lack significant autonomy. The central preoccupation of this book is to explore key sources of ... More

The Tunisian Labor Market in an Era of Transition

The Tunisian Labor Market in an Era of Transition

Ragui Assaad and Mongi Boughzala (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799863
eISBN:
9780191864698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799863.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book offers a comprehensive and deep examination of the key labor market issues in Tunisia, including the size, structure, and evolution of the labor force, employment and unemployment, wage ... More

Shadow NetworksFinancial Disorder and the System that Caused Crisis

Shadow Networks: Financial Disorder and the System that Caused Crisis

Francisco Louçã and Michael Ash

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198828211
eISBN:
9780191866883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828211.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

The networks and institutions that support a finance-focused, market-centered model of economy and society from their intellectual roots through their ascendancy to their surprising resilience in the ... More

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