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Building Sustainable PeaceTiming and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding

Building Sustainable Peace: Timing and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding

Arnim Langer and Graham K. Brown (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198757276
eISBN:
9780191817212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757276.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Despite growing consensus on the ‘right’ policies for reconstruction and peacebuilding in post-conflict societies, there is still little knowledge how the implementation of such policies impacts the ... 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

Economic Growth with Social JusticeCollected Writings of Mahbub ul Haq

Economic Growth with Social Justice: Collected Writings of Mahbub ul Haq

Khadija Haq (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199474684
eISBN:
9780199089833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474684.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book traces the evolution of Mahbub ul Haq’s thinking on development, and highlights its impact on global, regional and national policy debates, and relevance to today’s headline events. It ... More

The Egyptian Labor Market in an Era of Revolution

The Egyptian Labor Market in an Era of Revolution

Ragui Assaad and Caroline Krafft (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198737254
eISBN:
9780191800733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737254.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book is about labor market conditions in Egypt in the aftermath of the Arab uprisings. The text analyzes the results of the latest round of the Egypt Labor Market Panel Survey carried out in ... More

The Fight Against Hunger and MalnutritionThe Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies

The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies

David E. Sahn (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733201
eISBN:
9780191797767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Advances in science and policy during the past 50 years have prevented widespread food shortages as the world’s population soared. Malnutrition, however, remains prevalent. This book details ... 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

How Change Happens

How Change Happens

Duncan Green

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785392
eISBN:
9780191833236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785392.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Human society is full of would-be ‘change agents’, a restless mix of campaigners, lobbyists, and officials, both individuals and organizations, set on transforming the world. They want to improve ... 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

Is Decentralization Good For Development?Perspectives from Academics and Policy Makers

Is Decentralization Good For Development?: Perspectives from Academics and Policy Makers

Jean-Paul Faguet and Caroline Pöschl (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198737506
eISBN:
9780191800894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737506.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This book offers insights and lessons that help us understand when the answer is “Yes”, and when it is “No”. It shows us how decentralisation can be designed to drive development forward, and focuses ... More

Jobs For DevelopmentChallenges and Solutions in Different Country Settings

Jobs For Development: Challenges and Solutions in Different Country Settings

Gordon Betcherman and Martin Rama (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198754848
eISBN:
9780191816321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754848.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This book is a sequel to the World Bank’s World Development Report 2013, Jobs. The central message of that report was that job creation is at the heart of development. Jobs raise living standards and ... More

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