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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

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

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

The Jordanian Labor Market in the New Millennium

The Jordanian Labor Market in the New Millennium

Ragui Assaad (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198702054
eISBN:
9780191771781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702054.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book analyses the results of the Jordan Labour Market Panel Survey of 2010 (JLMPS 2010), a major household survey of labour market conditions carried out in Jordan in the first quarter of 2010. ... More

The Political Economy of Rural-Urban ConflictPredation, Production, and Peripheries

The Political Economy of Rural-Urban Conflict: Predation, Production, and Peripheries

Topher L. McDougal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198792598
eISBN:
9780191834585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792598.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In some cases of insurgency, the combat frontier is contested and erratic, as rebels target cities as their economic prey. In other cases, it is tidy and stable, seemingly representing an equilibrium ... 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

Poverty and Deprivation in Europe

Poverty and Deprivation in Europe

Brian Nolan and Christopher T. Whelan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588435
eISBN:
9780191731327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588435.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Research on poverty in rich countries relies primarily on household income to capture living standards and distinguish those in poverty, and this is also true of official poverty measurement and ... More

Social Insurance, Informality, and Labor MarketsHow to Protect Workers While Creating Good Jobs

Social Insurance, Informality, and Labor Markets: How to Protect Workers While Creating Good Jobs

Markus Frölich, David Kaplan, Carmen Pagés, Jamele Rigolini, and David Robalino (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199685233
eISBN:
9780191765414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685233.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Most countries implement social protection programs to help individuals manage income shocks and reduce poverty. Programs can be divided into two broad categories: social insurance and social ... More

Social Provision in Low-Income CountriesNew Patterns and Emerging Trends

Social Provision in Low-Income Countries: New Patterns and Emerging Trends

Germano Mwabu, Cecilia Ugaz, and Gordon White (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242191
eISBN:
9780191697050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242191.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

During recent years, provision of key social services in low-income countries has been affected by adverse macroeconomic conditions and by radical changes in economic thinking. For example, the ... More

Taken For A RideGrounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport in an African Metropolis

Taken For A Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport in an African Metropolis

Matteo Rizzo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198794240
eISBN:
9780191835766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794240.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The growth of cities and informal economies are two central manifestations of globalization in the developing world. Taken for a Ride addresses both, drawing on long-term fieldwork in Dar es Salaam ... More

Urbanization and DevelopmentMultidisciplinary Perspectives

Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Jo Beall, Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis, and Ravi Kanbur (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

By many estimates, the world has just crossed the point where more than half the global population is urban, a trend driven by rapid urbanization in developing countries. Urban centres offer ... More

Welfare, Incentives, and Taxation

Welfare, Incentives, and Taxation

James Mirrlees

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295211
eISBN:
9780191685095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295211.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The author of this book is an economist interested in welfare, development, and public sector economics. The volume brings together published and unpublished work in these key areas.

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