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The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

A.B. Atkinson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This book is about how much people earn and why the distribution of earnings has been changing over time. The gap between the top and bottom in the United States has widened significantly since 1980. ... More

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

Cracking the Emerging Markets Enigma

Cracking the Emerging Markets Enigma

G. Andrew Karolyi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199336623
eISBN:
9780190232047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336623.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book develops a new practical framework to delineate and measure the fundamental risks of investing in emerging markets. In so doing, it defines clearly what an emerging market represents: ... More

EconomicsVolume 2: India and the International Economy

Economics: Volume 2: India and the International Economy

Jayati Ghosh (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458943
eISBN:
9780199086894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458943.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This three-volume collection of studies commissioned by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) explores a set of themes and issues that have been the focus of debate in selected areas ... More

The Economy of Dubai

The Economy of Dubai

Abdulrazak Al Faris and Raimundo Soto (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198758389
eISBN:
9780191818325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758389.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Over the last fifty years, Dubai has transformed itself from a small fishing and trading village into an integrated, modern, and vibrant economy. The development process was initiated by oil riches ... More

Fragile StatesCauses, Costs, and Responses

Fragile States: Causes, Costs, and Responses

Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino, and Mark McGillivray (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693153
eISBN:
9780191731990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693153.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Overcoming state fragility is one of the most important international development objectives of the 21st century. Many fragile states have turned into failed states, where millions of people are ... More

Gender and Green GovernanceThe Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

Gender and Green Governance: The Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

Bina Agarwal

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569687
eISBN:
9780191721847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569687.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Economists studying environmental collective action and green governance have paid little attention to gender. Research on gender and green governance in other disciplines has focused mainly on ... More

How China is Reshaping the Global EconomyDevelopment Impacts in Africa and Latin America

How China is Reshaping the Global Economy: Development Impacts in Africa and Latin America

Rhys Jenkins

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198738510
eISBN:
9780191801754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738510.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The growth of China and its re-emergence as a major economic power has been a key feature of globalization in the twenty-first century. China has become an increasingly significant actor in the ... More

National WealthWhat is Missing, Why it Matters

National Wealth: What is Missing, Why it Matters

Kirk Hamilton and Cameron Hepburn (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198803720
eISBN:
9780191844119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803720.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Why are some nations wealthy and others poor? How did the wealthy nations become rich? What are the components of wealth? How should nations manage their wealth for the future? These are among the ... More

Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective

Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective

James B. Davies (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548880
eISBN:
9780191720765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548880.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

There is great media fascination in the activities and lifestyles of the super-rich. But personal wealth is also important for those of more modest means as a store of potential consumption, as a ... More

The Poor under Globalization in Asia, Latin America, and Africa

The Poor under Globalization in Asia, Latin America, and Africa

Machiko Nissanke and Erik Thorbecke (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199584758
eISBN:
9780191594533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584758.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Globalization and poverty epitomize two of the most pressing contemporary international development issues. Despite the enormous potential of globalization in accelerating economic growth and ... More

Rebuilding War-Torn StatesThe Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Graciana del Castillo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

With the end of the Cold War, countries coming out of internal conflicts have embarked on a complex transition to peace. Violence must give way to public security. Political exclusion must cave in to ... More

Reflective ShadowsPolitical Economy of the World Bank Lending to India

Reflective Shadows: Political Economy of the World Bank Lending to India

Nagesh Prabhu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466825
eISBN:
9780199087419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466825.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

India, one of the founding members of the World Bank, is also the Bank’s single largest borrower since its inception. There are natural curiosities to know how the relationship between the two has ... More

Structural Change and Industrial Development in the BRICS

Structural Change and Industrial Development in the BRICS

Wim Naudé, Adam Szirmai, and Nobuya Haraguchi (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198725077
eISBN:
9780191792502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725077.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

The global economy has been irrevocably changed by the dramatic economic rise of the five countries collectively referred to as the BRICS: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. This book ... More

Towards a Better Global EconomyPolicy Implications for Citizens Worldwide in the 21st Century

Towards a Better Global Economy: Policy Implications for Citizens Worldwide in the 21st Century

Franklin Allen, Jere R. Behrman, Nancy Birdsall, Shahrokh Fardoust, Dani Rodrik, Andrew Steer, and Arvind Subramanian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723455
eISBN:
9780191790065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723455.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Substantial progress in the fight against extreme poverty was made in the past two decades. But the slowdown in global economic growth and significant increases in income inequality in many developed ... More

Whither China?Restarting the Reform Agenda

Whither China?: Restarting the Reform Agenda

Wu Jinglian and Ma Guochuan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190223151
eISBN:
9780190223182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190223151.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

How has China maintained high-speed economic growth during the last thirty-plus years and successfully transformed itself from a poor, backward, and developing country into the world’s second-largest ... More

The World Economy through the Lens of the United Nations

The World Economy through the Lens of the United Nations

José Antonio Ocampo, Anis Chowdhury, and Diana Alarcón (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198817345
eISBN:
9780191858864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817345.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This volume documents the intellectual influence of the United Nations through its flagship publication, the World Economic and Social Survey (WESS) on its seventieth anniversary. Prepared at the ... More

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