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Towards a Better Global EconomyPolicy Implications for Citizens Worldwide in the 21st Century

Towards a Better Global Economy: Policy Implications for Citizens Worldwide in the 21st Century

Franklin Allen, Jere R. Behrman, Nancy Birdsall, Shahrokh Fardoust, Dani Rodrik, Andrew Steer, and Arvind Subramanian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723455
eISBN:
9780191790065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723455.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Substantial progress in the fight against extreme poverty was made in the past two decades. But the slowdown in global economic growth and significant increases in income inequality in many developed ... More

Towards a Labour Market in China

Towards a Labour Market in China

John Knight and Lina Song

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245277
eISBN:
9780191602207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245274.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book presents a compilation of studies on China’s labour market. These explore institutional and political constraints on the operation of the market, and their changes over time. The book is ... More

Towards Human DevelopmentNew Approaches to Macroeconomics and Inequality

Towards Human Development: New Approaches to Macroeconomics and Inequality

Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Frances Stewart (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198706083
eISBN:
9780191775260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706083.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book discusses the emergence of the human development approach in the 1990s, its impact on development objectives and concepts, and the subsequent changes in global perspectives on development. ... More

Toxic AidEconomic Collapse and Recovery in Tanzania

Toxic Aid: Economic Collapse and Recovery in Tanzania

Sebastian Edwards

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198704423
eISBN:
9780191773792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704423.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

For many years Tanzania was the darling of international aid agencies. During the 1970s it received more assistance per capita than any other nation in the world. And yet, the economy performed ... More

Trade and Jobs in EuropeMuch Ado About Nothing?

Trade and Jobs in Europe: Much Ado About Nothing?

Mathias Dewatripont, André Sapir, and Khalid Sekkat (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198293606
eISBN:
9780191601262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293607.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book explores the impact of trade with less developed countries (LDCs) on employment in Europe. It supports the view that trade with LDCs has had limited impact on the labour market. Among its ... More

Trade Policy and Corporate Business Decisions

Trade Policy and Corporate Business Decisions

Tamir Agmon and Christine R. Hekman (eds)

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055382
eISBN:
9780199855056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055382.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book provides a bridge between actual, and expected, United States trade policies and the financial, marketing, operational, organizational, and strategic aspects of corporate business policy. ... More

Trade Policy and Economic Welfare

Trade Policy and Economic Welfare

W. Max. Corden

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198775348
eISBN:
9780191715471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198775342.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Expounds the normative theory of trade policy and sets out a framework for analysing trade and other intervention policies in the presence of domestic distortions. It includes discussion of static ... More

Trade Policy, Industrialization, and DevelopmentNew Perspectives

Trade Policy, Industrialization, and Development: New Perspectives

Gerald K. Helleiner (ed.)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283591
eISBN:
9780191684456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283591.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book investigates the ways in which the characteristics of a developing country's domestic industrial sector — for example, oligopolistic markets, the position of foreign enterprises, and the ... More

Trade—The Engine of Growth in East Asia

Trade—The Engine of Growth in East Asia

Peter C. Y. Chow and Mitchell H. Kellman

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078954
eISBN:
9780199855001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078954.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The four Pacific Basin countries of Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Singapore, have each defied the vicious circle of poverty in the post-war years, emerging as dynamic and rapidly growing ... More

Transforming the Twentieth Century: Volume 2: Technical Innovations and Their Consequences

Transforming the Twentieth Century: Volume 2: Technical Innovations and Their Consequences

Vaclav Smil

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195168754
eISBN:
9780199783601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168755.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book is a systematic interdisciplinary account of two epochal trends: the history of the 20th century’s technical transformation based on the unprecedented surge of innovation that took place in ... More

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