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China-Africa and an Economic Transformation

China-Africa and an Economic Transformation

Arkebe Oqubay and Justin Yifu Lin (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198830504
eISBN:
9780191868696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830504.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Progress in Africa’s economic growth in the new millennium has been uneven across countries, and has not translated into structural transformation. The same can be said about the evolving ... More

Crony Capitalism in the Middle EastBusiness and Politics from Liberalization to the Arab Spring

Crony Capitalism in the Middle East: Business and Politics from Liberalization to the Arab Spring

Ishac Diwan, Adeel Malik, and Izak Atiyas (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198799870
eISBN:
9780191864704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799870.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The popular uprisings in 2011 that overthrew Arab dictators were also a rebuke to crony capitalism, targeted against both rulers and their allied businessmen who had monopolized profitable economic ... More

Human Development in an Unequal World

Human Development in an Unequal World

K. Seeta Prabhu and Sandhya S. Iyer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199490240
eISBN:
9780199095681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490240.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is about the human development paradigm that is assuming renewed importance at a time when global dialogue is preoccupied with discussing pathways for achieving the 2030 agenda of the ... More

Inclusive DualismLabour-intensive Development, Decent Work, and Surplus Labour in Southern Africa

Inclusive Dualism: Labour-intensive Development, Decent Work, and Surplus Labour in Southern Africa

Nicoli Nattrass and Jeremy Seekings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841463
eISBN:
9780191876967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841463.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

W. Arthur Lewis, the founding father of development economics, saw developing economies as dualist, that is, characterised by differences in earnings and productivity between and within economic ... More

Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies

Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies

Kamiar Mohaddes, Jeffrey B. Nugent, and Hoda Selim (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198822226
eISBN:
9780191861208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822226.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This volume contributes to the literature on the Arab World in two main ways. First, the regional focus on the role of institutions and macroeconomic policies fills an enormous research gap as this ... More

Jumpstarting South AsiaRevisiting Economic Reforms and Look East Policies

Jumpstarting South Asia: Revisiting Economic Reforms and Look East Policies

Pradumna B. Rana and Wai-Mun Chia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199479283
eISBN:
9780199091010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199479283.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

As is well-known, the seminal work of the late Angus Maddison has established that 2,000 years ago the Indian subcontinent (modern day, South Asia) and China were by far the richest regions of the ... More

Openness to Creative DestructionSustaining Innovative Dynamism

Openness to Creative Destruction: Sustaining Innovative Dynamism

Arthur M., Jr. Diamond

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190263669
eISBN:
9780190263706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190263669.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Openness to Creative Destruction: Sustaining Innovative Dynamism shows how life improves under the economic system often called “entrepreneurial capitalism” or “creative destruction,” but more ... More

Public Governance and the Classical-Liberal PerspectivePolitical Economy Foundations

Public Governance and the Classical-Liberal Perspective: Political Economy Foundations

Paul Dragos Aligica, Peter J. Boettke, and Vlad Tarko

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190267032
eISBN:
9780190267063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190267032.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Classical liberalism entails not only a view about the proper scope of government and its relationship with the market but also a distinct theory about how government should operate within its proper ... More

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