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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

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

Turbulence and Order in Economic DevelopmentEconomic Transformation in Tanzania and Vietnam

Turbulence and Order in Economic Development: Economic Transformation in Tanzania and Vietnam

Hazel Gray

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198714644
eISBN:
9780191782909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714644.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic Systems

The terms of debate on the role of institutions in economic development are changing. Stable market institutions, in particular secure private property rights and democratically accountable ... More

The Exchange OrderProperty and Liability as an Economic System

The Exchange Order: Property and Liability as an Economic System

Richard Adelstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190694272
eISBN:
9780190694302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694272.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book illuminates a comprehensive social system that comprises explicit markets, tort liability, and criminal liability, and describes each of these three institutions as serving the same ... More

Economies of Favour after Socialism

Economies of Favour after Socialism

David Henig and Nicolette Makovicky (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199687411
eISBN:
9780191767128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687411.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Since the onset of the global economic crisis, activists, policy-makers, and social scientists have been searching for alternative paradigms through which to re-imagine contemporary modes of thinking ... More

The Political Economy of European Banking Union

The Political Economy of European Banking Union

David Howarth and Lucia Quaglia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198727927
eISBN:
9780191794216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727927.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Economic Systems

The establishment of Banking Union represents a major development in European economic governance and European integration history more generally. Banking Union is also significant because not all ... More

Capital FailureRebuilding Trust in Financial Services

Capital Failure: Rebuilding Trust in Financial Services

Nicholas Morris and David Vines (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198712220
eISBN:
9780191780752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712220.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Economic Systems

Trustworthiness in the financial services industry was eroded by deregulation and the changes to industry structure and remuneration which followed. Deregulation was based on a belief that the ... More

Intellectual Property RightsLegal and Economic Challenges for Development

Intellectual Property Rights: Legal and Economic Challenges for Development

Mario Cimoli, Giovanni Dosi, Keith E. Maskus, Ruth L. Okediji, and Jerome H. Reichman (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199660759
eISBN:
9780191749186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660759.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

In recent years, intellectual property rights (IPR) both in the form of patents and copyrights have expanded in their coverage, the width and depth of protection, and the tightness in their ... More

Dynamism, Rivalry, and the Surplus EconomyTwo Essays on the Nature of Capitalism

Dynamism, Rivalry, and the Surplus Economy: Two Essays on the Nature of Capitalism

János Kornai

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199334766
eISBN:
9780199369416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334766.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book examines capitalism as an economic system and in comparison to socialism. The book explains a view of capitalism as an economy of surplus—a chronic excess of supply of goods and labor. This ... More

Rethinking the Keynesian RevolutionKeynes, Hayek, and the Wicksell Connection

Rethinking the Keynesian Revolution: Keynes, Hayek, and the Wicksell Connection

Tyler Beck Goodspeed

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199846658
eISBN:
9780199950126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846658.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

While standard accounts of the theoretical debates in 1930s economic thought invariably pit John Maynard Keynes against Friedrich von Hayek, this reflexive dichotomy is in many respects exceedingly ... More

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