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The Economics of ConsumptionTheory and Evidence

The Economics of Consumption: Theory and Evidence

Tullio Jappelli and Luigi Pistaferri

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199383146
eISBN:
9780199383160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199383146.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Consumption decisions are crucial determinants of business cycles and growth. Knowledge of how consumers respond to the economic environment and how they react to the risks that they encounter during ... More

The Exchange OrderProperty and Liability as an Economic System

The Exchange Order: Property and Liability as an Economic System

Richard Adelstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190694272
eISBN:
9780190694302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694272.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book illuminates a comprehensive social system that comprises explicit markets, tort liability, and criminal liability, and describes each of these three institutions as serving the same ... More

The Many Faces of Socioeconomic Change

The Many Faces of Socioeconomic Change

John Toye

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198723349
eISBN:
9780191789786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723349.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book provides a survey of different ways in which economic sociocultural and political aspects of human progress have been studied since the time of Adam Smith. Inevitably, over such a long time ... 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

The Political History of American Food AidAn Uneasy Benevolence

The Political History of American Food Aid: An Uneasy Benevolence

Barry Riley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190228873
eISBN:
9780190228903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190228873.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book discusses the 220-year history of the political and humanitarian uses of American food as a tool of both foreign and domestic policy. During these years, food aid has been used as a weapon ... More

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