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Fiscal TherapyBalancing Today's Needs with Tomorrow's Obligations

Fiscal Therapy: Balancing Today's Needs with Tomorrow's Obligations

William G. Gale

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190645410
eISBN:
9780190939175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645410.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

America faces two distinct but related economic challenges. Steadily rising federal debt—largely fueled by rising healthcare costs and an aging population that will boost spending on Social Security, ... More

Finance and Financial IntermediationA Modern Treatment of Money, Credit, and Banking

Finance and Financial Intermediation: A Modern Treatment of Money, Credit, and Banking

Harold L. Cole

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190941697
eISBN:
9780190949068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941697.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Finance and financial intermediation are central to modern economies. This book covers all of the material a sophisticated economist needs to know about this area. It begins with an overview of ... More

Productivity and the Bonus Culture

Productivity and the Bonus Culture

Andrew Smithers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836117
eISBN:
9780191873461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836117.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Living standards in the UK and the US are in danger of falling. In the past change has brought disruption with the offsetting reward of higher living standards from growth. Today we have disruption ... More

Yardstick Competition among GovernmentsAccountability and Policymaking when Citizens Look Across Borders

Yardstick Competition among Governments: Accountability and Policymaking when Citizens Look Across Borders

Pierre Salmon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190499167
eISBN:
9780190499198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499167.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

When the existence of several jurisdictions (countries, regions, or cities) is acknowledged, the possibility arises that citizens compare what obtains in their own jurisdiction to what obtains in ... More

Capital WomenThe European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Capital Women: The European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Jan Luiten van Zanden, Sarah Carmichael, and Tine De Moor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190847883
eISBN:
9780190847913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847883.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book argues that the position of women in late medieval and early modern Europe was relatively strong. This, van Zanden, De Moor, and Carmichael argue, is evident from the fact that marriage was ... More

Bridging the GapsLinking Research to Public Debates and Policy Making on Migration and Integration

Bridging the Gaps: Linking Research to Public Debates and Policy Making on Migration and Integration

Martin Ruhs, Kristof Tamas, and Joakim Palme (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198834557
eISBN:
9780191872655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834557.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

What is the use of research in public debates and policy-making on immigration and integration? Why are there such large gaps between migration debates and migration realities, and how can they be ... More

The Politics of Education in Developing CountriesFrom Schooling to Learning

The Politics of Education in Developing Countries: From Schooling to Learning

Sam Hickey and Naomi Hossain (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198835684
eISBN:
9780191873201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835684.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This book examines the politics of the learning crisis in the global South, where learning outcomes have stagnated or worsened, despite progress towards Universal Primary Education since the 1990s. ... More

Immiserizing GrowthWhen Growth Fails the Poor

Immiserizing Growth: When Growth Fails the Poor

Paul Shaffer, Ravi Kanbur, and Richard Sandbrook (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198832317
eISBN:
9780191870965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832317.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Immiserizing Growth occurs when growth fails to benefit, or harms, those at the bottom. It is not a new concept, appearing such figures as Malthus, Ricardo and Marx. It is also not empirically ... More

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

Foundations of Migration Economics

Foundations of Migration Economics

George J. Borjas and Barry R. Chiswick

Benjamin Elsner (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198788072
eISBN:
9780191830068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788072.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Migration these days is as topical as ever. A substantial and even increasing percentage of the world population live outside their country of birth. Climate change, conflicts, but also better ... More

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