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Reproducible Econometrics Using R

Reproducible Econometrics Using R

Jeffrey S. Racine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190900663
eISBN:
9780190933647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900663.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book is designed to facilitate reproducibility in Econometrics. It does so by using open source software (R) and recently developed tools (R Markdown and bookdown) that allow the reader to ... More

KidnapInside the Ransom Business

Kidnap: Inside the Ransom Business

Anja Shortland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198815471
eISBN:
9780191853159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815471.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems, Public and Welfare

Every year thousands of people are kidnapped for ransom. Their families, friends, or employers are forced into a fiendishly complex and harrowing transaction with violent criminals to retrieve them. ... More

Welfare and the Great RecessionA Comparative Study

Welfare and the Great Recession: A Comparative Study

Stefán Ólafsson, Mary Daly, Olli Kangas, and Joakim Palme (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198830962
eISBN:
9780191868917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830962.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book surveys and analyses the welfare consequences of the Great Recession in Europe and investigates how the burdens of the crisis were shared—between countries, between different socio-economic ... More

Paying for PollutionWhy a Carbon Tax is Good for America

Paying for Pollution: Why a Carbon Tax is Good for America

Gilbert E. Metcalf

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190694197
eISBN:
9780190694227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694197.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In a book written for a general audience with no special knowledge of economics or environmental science, a prominent economist makes the case for the United States to enact a carbon tax. While a ... More

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

Global Algorithmic Capital MarketsHigh Frequency Trading, Dark Pools, and Regulatory Challenges

Global Algorithmic Capital Markets: High Frequency Trading, Dark Pools, and Regulatory Challenges

Walter Mattli (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198829461
eISBN:
9780191867972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829461.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book illustrates and assesses the dramatic recent transformations in capital markets worldwide and the impact of those transformations. ‘Market making’ by humans in centralized markets has been ... More

The Rent CurseNatural Resources, Policy Choice, and Economic Development

The Rent Curse: Natural Resources, Policy Choice, and Economic Development

Richard M Auty and Haydn I Furlonge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198828860
eISBN:
9780191867330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828860.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book analyses the political economy of economic development using two stylized facts models of rent-driven growth. The models show that: (i) the resource curse is a variant of a wider rent curse ... More

Employment and DevelopmentHow Work Can Lead From and Into Poverty

Employment and Development: How Work Can Lead From and Into Poverty

Gary S. Fields

Janneke Pieters (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198815501
eISBN:
9780191853166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815501.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The world is plagued by a plethora of economic problems, which is why economics is sometimes called “the dismal science”. Two of these problems are at the core of this volume. One is the huge extent ... More

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