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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

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

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

Generating Prosperity for Working Families in Affluent Countries

Generating Prosperity for Working Families in Affluent Countries

Brian Nolan (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198807056
eISBN:
9780191844836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807056.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book addresses the central challenge facing rich countries: how to ensure that ordinary working families see their living standards and the prospects for their children improve rather than ... More

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