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The Political History of American Food AidAn Uneasy Benevolence

The Political History of American Food Aid: An Uneasy Benevolence

Barry Riley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190228873
eISBN:
9780190228903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190228873.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book discusses the 220-year history of the political and humanitarian uses of American food as a tool of both foreign and domestic policy. During these years, food aid has been used as a weapon ... More

Hedge FundsStructure, Strategies, and Performance

Hedge Funds: Structure, Strategies, and Performance

H. Kent Baker and Greg Filbeck (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190607371
eISBN:
9780190607401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607371.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book provides an objective look into the complicated and rapidly changing world of hedge funds. The book does not attempt to promote hedge funds as an asset class but instead provides a ... More

The Exchange OrderProperty and Liability as an Economic System

The Exchange Order: Property and Liability as an Economic System

Richard Adelstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190694272
eISBN:
9780190694302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694272.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book illuminates a comprehensive social system that comprises explicit markets, tort liability, and criminal liability, and describes each of these three institutions as serving the same ... More

Central Banks into the BreachFrom Triumph to Crisis and the Road Ahead

Central Banks into the Breach: From Triumph to Crisis and the Road Ahead

Pierre L. Siklos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190228835
eISBN:
9780190228866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190228835.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The book covers the global economy and the various pressures faced by central banks. It also provides some ideas for reforming existing monetary policy strategies. The events of the past fifteen ... More

The Economics of American ArtIssues, Artists and Market Institutions

The Economics of American Art: Issues, Artists and Market Institutions

Robert B. Ekelund Jr., John D. Jackson, and Robert D. Tollison

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190657895
eISBN:
9780190657925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190657895.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The Economics of American Art focuses solely on critical economic aspects of the full range of American art (as opposed to art produced and traded in the United States). After a brief introduction to ... More

The Road Ahead for America's Colleges and Universities

The Road Ahead for America's Colleges and Universities

Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190251918
eISBN:
9780190251949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251918.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book evaluates the threats—real and perceived—that American colleges and universities must confront over the next thirty years. Those threats include rising costs endemic to personal services ... More

Liberalism and the Welfare StateEconomists and Arguments for the Welfare State

Liberalism and the Welfare State: Economists and Arguments for the Welfare State

Roger E. Backhouse, Bradley W. Bateman, Tamotsu Nishizawa, and Dieter Plehwe (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190676681
eISBN:
9780190676711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190676681.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

The welfare state has, over the past 40 years, come under increasing attack from liberals who consider comprehensive welfare provision inimical to liberalism. Yet many of the architects of the ... More

The Knowledge We Have Lost in InformationThe History of Information in Modern Economics

The Knowledge We Have Lost in Information: The History of Information in Modern Economics

Philip Mirowski and Edward Nik-Khah

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190270056
eISBN:
9780190270087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270056.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

In contrast with conventional histories of “economic rationality,” in this book we propose that the history of modern microeconomics is better organized as the treatment of information in postwar ... More

Digital DNADisruption and the Challenges for Global Governance

Digital DNA: Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance

Peter F. Cowhey and Jonathan D. Aronson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190657932
eISBN:
9780190657963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657932.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Digital DNA identifies how the disruption of digital information and production technologies transforms how companies and national economies are innovating. Wisely guiding this transformation is an ... More

Cracking the China ConundrumWhy Conventional Economic Wisdom is Often Wrong

Cracking the China Conundrum: Why Conventional Economic Wisdom is Often Wrong

Yukon Huang

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190630034
eISBN:
9780190630065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630034.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

China is an abnormal economic power. No country has grown so rapidly for so long and in such an extreme manner. Media coverage has soared because China’s rise is now challenging the world’s balance ... More

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