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Ageing, Health, and ProductivityThe Economics of Increased Life Expectancy

Ageing, Health, and Productivity: The Economics of Increased Life Expectancy

Pietro Garibaldi, Joaquim Oliveira Martins, and Jan van Ours (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199587131
eISBN:
9780191595370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587131.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

The increase in life expectancy is arguably the most remarkable by‐product of modern economic growth. In the last 30 years we have been gaining roughly 2.5 years of longevity every decade both in ... More

Austerity and Recovery in IrelandEurope's Poster Child and the Great Recession

Austerity and Recovery in Ireland: Europe's Poster Child and the Great Recession

William K. Roche, Philip J. O'Connell, and Andrea Prothero (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198792376
eISBN:
9780191834387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792376.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

Among the nations most seriously affected by the Great Recession, Ireland has been hailed as a ‘poster child’ for austerity, particularly following the country’s exit from a severe austerity ... More

Gender, Inequality, and Wages

Gender, Inequality, and Wages

Francine D. Blau

Anne C. Gielen and Klaus F. Zimmermann (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199665853
eISBN:
9780191745805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665853.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

This book contains extensive research on progress made by women in the labour market, and the characteristics and causes of remaining gender inequalities. It also covers other indicators of gender ... More

Liberalism and the Welfare StateEconomists and Arguments for the Welfare State

Liberalism and the Welfare State: Economists and Arguments for the Welfare State

Roger E. Backhouse, Bradley W. Bateman, Tamotsu Nishizawa, and Dieter Plehwe (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190676681
eISBN:
9780190676711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190676681.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

The welfare state has, over the past 40 years, come under increasing attack from liberals who consider comprehensive welfare provision inimical to liberalism. Yet many of the architects of the ... More

New Perspectives on Industrial Policy for a Modern Britain

New Perspectives on Industrial Policy for a Modern Britain

David Bailey, Keith Cowling, and Philip Tomlinson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198706205
eISBN:
9780191775307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706205.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis (GFC) (2008) and the ensuing Great Recession (2008–13), economic debate has begun to shift towards ‘rebalancing’ the UK economy, away from an ... More

Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination

Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination

Tito Boeri, Eleonora Patacchini, and Giovanni Peri (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198729853
eISBN:
9780191796500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729853.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

Using newly collected and existing data and modern econometric approaches, the book analyzes the issue of wage and employment differences between genders and along less explored dimensions such as ... More

Wealth in the UKDistribution, Accumulation, and Policy

Wealth in the UK: Distribution, Accumulation, and Policy

John Hills, Francesca Bastagli, Frank Cowell, Howard Glennerster, Eleni Karagiannaki, and Abigail McKnight

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199678303
eISBN:
9780191757594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678303.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

This book examines the key issues connected with the distribution of personal wealth in the UK and why wealth is now such an important factor in social differences and in public policy. Personal ... More

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