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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

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

Navigation by JudgmentWhy and When Top Down Management of Foreign Aid Doesn't Work

Navigation by Judgment: Why and When Top Down Management of Foreign Aid Doesn't Work

Dan Honig

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190672454
eISBN:
9780190672485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672454.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

When should foreign aid organizations empower actors on the front lines of delivery to rely on their judgment to guide aid interventions, and when should distant headquarters lead? Understanding how ... More

The Germany IllusionBetween Economic Euphoria and Despair

The Germany Illusion: Between Economic Euphoria and Despair

Marcel Fratzscher

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190676575
eISBN:
9780190676605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676575.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

“The new economic miracle,” “role model for Europe,” and “beacon of stability”—these and similar euphoric headlines in Germany about the nation and its economy have become almost commonplace in ... 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

The World Economy through the Lens of the United Nations

The World Economy through the Lens of the United Nations

José Antonio Ocampo, Anis Chowdhury, and Diana Alarcón (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198817345
eISBN:
9780191858864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817345.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This volume documents the intellectual influence of the United Nations through its flagship publication, the World Economic and Social Survey (WESS) on its seventieth anniversary. Prepared at the ... More

Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Andrew Berg and Rafael Portillo (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198785811
eISBN:
9780191827624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785811.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Behavioural Economics

Having broadly stabilized inflation over the past two decades, many policymakers in sub-Saharan Africa are now asking more of their monetary policy frameworks. They are looking to avoid policy ... More

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