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The Aid LabUnderstanding Bangladesh’s Unexpected Success

The Aid Lab: Understanding Bangladesh’s Unexpected Success

Naomi Hossain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198785507
eISBN:
9780191827419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785507.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

From an unpromising start as ‘the basket case’ to present-day plaudits for its human development achievements, Bangladesh plays an ideological role in the contemporary world order, offering proof ... More

Demand for LaborThe Neglected Side of the Market

Demand for Labor: The Neglected Side of the Market

Daniel S. Hamermesh

Corrado Giulietti (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198791379
eISBN:
9780191833847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791379.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The book collects essays that revolve around the general topic of employers’ demand for labour. The focus is on labour differentiated by hours and workers, by hires, fires, quits and promotions. ... More

The Economics of Tax Policy

The Economics of Tax Policy

Alan J. Auerbach and Kent Smetters (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190619725
eISBN:
9780190619756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619725.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Through advances in economic theory, econometric technique, and data quality and access, recent contributions have greatly advanced our knowledge of the effects of tax policy on the behavior of ... More

The Economy of Ghana Sixty Years after Independence

The Economy of Ghana Sixty Years after Independence

Ernest Aryeetey and Ravi Kanbur (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198753438
eISBN:
9780191815065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753438.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As Ghana approaches its sixtieth birthday, optimism and worries for the future continue to be present in equal measure. Economic growth in the last decade has been high by historical standards, ... More

The Factory-Free EconomyOutsourcing, Servitization, and the Future of Industry

The Factory-Free Economy: Outsourcing, Servitization, and the Future of Industry

Lionel Fontagné and Ann Harrison (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198779162
eISBN:
9780191824333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779162.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In the United States, Europe, and Japan, the share of manufacturing employment has steadily declined, a process reinforced by offshoring and the international fragmentation of value chains. Are we ... More

Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet NamA Rising Dragon on the Move

Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam: A Rising Dragon on the Move

Finn Tarp (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796961
eISBN:
9780191838613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796961.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Many developing countries—Viet Nam included—continue to struggle to raise incomes per capita. A common feature of the growth and development process is a fundamental change in the pattern of economic ... More

India's Long RoadThe Search for Prosperity

India's Long Road: The Search for Prosperity

Vijay Joshi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190610135
eISBN:
9780190610166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610135.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

India’s future career has been the subject of many extravagant predictions and hopes. In this book, Vijay Joshi argues that the foundations of rapid and high-quality economic growth in India are ... More

The Internationalization of Government Procurement Regulation

The Internationalization of Government Procurement Regulation

Aris C. Georgopulos, Bernard Hoekman, and Petros C. Mavroidis (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796749
eISBN:
9780191837975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796749.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

As governments are major buyers of goods and services, foreign companies are keen to participate in procurement opportunities on an equal footing with national firms. This has given rise to the ... More

Measuring WellbeingA History of Italian Living Standards

Measuring Wellbeing: A History of Italian Living Standards

Giovanni Vecchi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199944590
eISBN:
9780190218850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944590.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

A journey back in time to discover how the Italians defeated hunger, poverty, and premature death; how they transformed the peninsula into a modern and hospitable country, and how they managed to ... More

Poverty Reduction in the Course of African Development

Poverty Reduction in the Course of African Development

Machiko Nissanke and Muna Ndulo (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198797692
eISBN:
9780191839054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797692.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the light of the opportunities and the challenges facing African economies in the 21st century, this edited volume traces an evolution of poverty in the course of economic development in ... More

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