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A Population History of IndiaFrom the First Modern People to the Present Day

A Population History of India: From the First Modern People to the Present Day

Tim Dyson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198829058
eISBN:
9780191867484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829058.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Economic History

This book provides an account of the size and characteristics of India’s population stretching from the arrival of modern human beings until the present day. The periods considered include those of: ... 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

Europe's Growth ChampionInsights from the Economic Rise of Poland

Europe's Growth Champion: Insights from the Economic Rise of Poland

Marcin Piatkowski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198789345
eISBN:
9780191831195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789345.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Economic History

The book is about one of the biggest economic success stories that one has hardly ever heard about. It is about a perennially backward, poor, and peripheral country, which over the last twenty-five ... More

American Opinion on TradePreferences without Politics

American Opinion on Trade: Preferences without Politics

Alexandra Guisinger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190651824
eISBN:
9780190651862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651824.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

American Opinion on Trade: Preferences without Politics explains how American voters form opinions on trade policy and why those preferences can remain at odds with policy choices of political actors ... More

Measuring WellbeingA History of Italian Living Standards

Measuring Wellbeing: A History of Italian Living Standards

Giovanni Vecchi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199944590
eISBN:
9780190218850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944590.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

A journey back in time to discover how the Italians defeated hunger, poverty, and premature death; how they transformed the peninsula into a modern and hospitable country, and how they managed to ... More

Becoming Hewlett PackardWhy Strategic Leadership Matters

Becoming Hewlett Packard: Why Strategic Leadership Matters

Robert A. Burgelman, Webb McKinney, and Philip E. Meza

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190640446
eISBN:
9780190640477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190640446.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book documents the differential contribution of Hewlett Packard’s successive CEOs in sustaining the company’s integral process of “corporate becoming,” an open-ended ongoing process for which ... More

Building the SkylineThe Birth and Growth of Manhattan's Skyscrapers

Building the Skyline: The Birth and Growth of Manhattan's Skyscrapers

Jason M. Barr

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199344369
eISBN:
9780190231736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199344369.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Manhattan, as the world’s greatest vertical city, is the result of a collective striving; its skyscrapers are the physical manifestation of this mass quest for success. Despite the fact that the ... More

Selling Hope, Selling RiskCorporations, Wall Street, and the Dilemmas of Investor Protection

Selling Hope, Selling Risk: Corporations, Wall Street, and the Dilemmas of Investor Protection

Donald C. Langevoort

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190225667
eISBN:
9780190225698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225667.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Economic History

Today, in the midst of globalization, technological change, and economic anxiety, we have doubts about how well the task of investor protection is being performed, particularly by the Securities and ... More

Milton FriedmanContributions to Economics and Public Policy

Milton Friedman: Contributions to Economics and Public Policy

Robert A. Cord and J. Daniel Hammond (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198704324
eISBN:
9780191773761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704324.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Milton Friedman is widely regarded as one of the most influential economists of the twentieth century and possibly of all time. Although he made many important contributions to both economic theory ... More

All the FactsA History of Information in the United States since 1870

All the Facts: A History of Information in the United States since 1870

James W. Cortada

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190460679
eISBN:
9780190460709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190460679.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book is a history of the role of information in the United States since roughly 1870, when the nation was well on its way to a nearly 150-year period of economic prosperity, technological and ... More

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