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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

AIDS and the Ecology of Poverty

AIDS and the Ecology of Poverty

Eileen Stillwaggon

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195169270
eISBN:
9780199783427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169271.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book examines the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the social and economic context of poverty and economic crisis in developing and transition countries. It challenges the assumption — implicit in AIDS ... More

Applied Welfare Economics

Applied Welfare Economics

Chris Jones

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199281978
eISBN:
9780191602535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199281971.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Important results in the applied welfare literature are used to extend a conventional Harberger cost-benefit analysis. A conventional welfare equation is obtained for marginal policy changes in a ... 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

Beyond GDPMeasuring Welfare and Assessing Sustainability

Beyond GDP: Measuring Welfare and Assessing Sustainability

Marc Fleurbaey and Didier Blanchet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199767199
eISBN:
9780199332557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199767199.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In spite of recurrent criticism and an impressive production of alternative indicators by scholars and NGOs, GDP remains the central indicator of countries’ success. This book revisits the ... More

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

Carbon-Energy TaxationLessons from Europe

Carbon-Energy Taxation: Lessons from Europe

Mikael Skou Andersen and Paul Ekins (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570683
eISBN:
9780191723186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570683.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

When taxes are introduced on carbon and energy, and the revenue is used to reduce other taxes, will a positive effect be achieved both for the environment and for the economy? In 1990, Finland was ... More

Challenging Health Economics

Challenging Health Economics

Gavin Mooney

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199235971
eISBN:
9780191717086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235971.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book mounts a critique of current health economics and provides a new way of looking at the economics of health and health care. It argues that health economics has been too dominated by the ... More

Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich CountriesThirty Countries' Experiences

Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Thirty Countries' Experiences

Brian Nolan, Wiemer Salverda, Daniele Checchi, Ive Marx, Abigail McKnight, István György Tóth, and Herman G. van de Werfhorst (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687428
eISBN:
9780191767142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687428.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book addresses key questions about whether inequality in incomes, wealth, and education have been widening in a consistent fashion across 30 rich nations. It considers possible drivers of these ... More

Changing Inequalities in Rich CountriesAnalytical and Comparative Perspectives

Changing Inequalities in Rich Countries: Analytical and Comparative Perspectives

Wiemer Salverda, Brian Nolan, Daniele Checchi, Ive Marx, Abigail McKnight, István György Tóth, and Herman van de Werfhorst (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687435
eISBN:
9780191767135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687435.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

There has been a remarkable upsurge of debate about increasing inequalities and their societal implications, reinforced by the economic crisis but bubbling to the surface before it. This has been ... More

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