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Capitalism UnleashedFinance, Globalization, and Welfare

Capitalism Unleashed: Finance, Globalization, and Welfare

Andrew Glyn

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199226795
eISBN:
9780191710544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226795.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

After a turbulent century of unprecedented social and technological change, capitalism has emerged as the dominant ideology and model for economic growth in the richest, most developed countries. But ... More

The Capitals of NationsThe Role of Human, Social, and Institutional Capital in Economic Evolution

The Capitals of Nations: The Role of Human, Social, and Institutional Capital in Economic Evolution

Dr Lalita Som

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199452736
eISBN:
9780199084548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452736.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Theories of economic growth focused on physical capital and its diffusion till the 1950s. Since then, increasing attention has been paid to the role and utility of knowledge, human capital, ... 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

Catch UpDeveloping Countries in the World Economy

Catch Up: Developing Countries in the World Economy

Deepak Nayyar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199652983
eISBN:
9780191761263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652983.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The object of this book is to analyze the evolution of developing countries in the world economy, situated in a long-term historical perspective, from the onset of the second millennium but with a ... More

Categories and ContextsAnthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography

Categories and Contexts: Anthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography

Simon Szreter, Hania Sholkamy, and A. Dharmalingam (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199270576
eISBN:
9780191600883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270570.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Throughout its history as a social science discipline, demography has been associated with an exclusively quantitative orientation for studying population problems. An important outcome of this is ... More

Century of the Leisured MassesEntertainment and the Transformation of Twentieth-Century America

Century of the Leisured Masses: Entertainment and the Transformation of Twentieth-Century America

David George Surdam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190211561
eISBN:
9780190211608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211561.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

At the end of the nineteenth century, economist Thorstein Veblen wrote The Theory of the Leisure Class. American workers and farmers toiled long hours and often for wages that just exceeded ... More

The Challenges of PrivatizationAn International Analysis

The Challenges of Privatization: An International Analysis

Bernardo Bortolotti and Domenico Siniscalco

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199249343
eISBN:
9780191600845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249342.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book provides a systematic account of the privatization process at the global scale, presenting an overarching description of the phenomenon, and panel data empirical analyses testing some of ... 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

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

Changing FortunesIncome Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain

Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain

Stephen P. Jenkins

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199226436
eISBN:
9780191728457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226436.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Britain's income distribution is like a multi-story apartment building with the numbers of residents on the different floors corresponding to the concentration of people at different income levels in ... More

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