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The Welfare State in EuropeEconomic and Social Perspectives

The Welfare State in Europe: Economic and Social Perspectives

Pierre Pestieau and Mathieu Lefebvre

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198817055
eISBN:
9780191858673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817055.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Although in Europe there continues to be a large degree of consensus that it is the responsibility of government to ensure that nobody who is poor, sick, disabled, unemployed or old is left deprived, ... 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

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

How Lives ChangePalanpur, India, and Development Economics

How Lives Change: Palanpur, India, and Development Economics

Himanshu, Peter Lanjouw, and Nicholas Stern

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198806509
eISBN:
9780191844102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806509.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Development economics is about understanding how and why lives and livelihoods change. This book is about economic development in the village of Palanpur, in Moradabad district, Uttar Pradesh, in ... 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

International Financial Centres after the Global Financial Crisis and Brexit

International Financial Centres after the Global Financial Crisis and Brexit

Youssef Cassis and Dariusz Wójcik (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198817314
eISBN:
9780191858833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817314.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

This book gathers leading economic historians, geographers, and social scientists to focus on the developments in key international financial centres following the 2008 Global Financial Crisis and to ... 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

The Political Economy of Structural Reforms in Europe

The Political Economy of Structural Reforms in Europe

Nauro F. Campos, Paul De Grauwe, and Yuemei Ji (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821878
eISBN:
9780191861000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821878.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Reforms in labour and product markets play a central role in government policies. The issue of whether structural reforms lead to higher economic growth remains controversial. Researchers in this ... More

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