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Who Needs Migrant Workers?Labour shortages, immigration, and public policy

Who Needs Migrant Workers?: Labour shortages, immigration, and public policy

Martin Ruhs and Bridget Anderson (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199580590
eISBN:
9780191595257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580590.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This book discusses the demand for migrant labour both conceptually and empirically with a focus on the UK. With the number of migrant workers at a record high, the regulation of labour immigration ... More

Who's Afraid of the WTO?

Who's Afraid of the WTO?

Kent Jones

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195166163
eISBN:
9780199849819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166163.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Who is afraid of the WTO, the World Trade Organization? The list is long and varied. Many workers—and the unions that represent them—claim that WTO agreements increase import competition and threaten ... More

Why Cooperate?The Incentive to Supply Global Public Goods

Why Cooperate?: The Incentive to Supply Global Public Goods

Scott Barrett

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199211890
eISBN:
9780191695827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211890.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Climate change, nuclear proliferation, and the threat of a global pandemic have the potential to impact each of our lives. Preventing these threats poses a serious global challenge, but ignoring them ... More

Why Does College Cost So Much?

Why Does College Cost So Much?

Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744503
eISBN:
9780199866168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744503.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

College tuition has risen more rapidly than overall inflation for much of the past century, and in recent years this growth has accelerated. The rhetoric of crisis now permeates public discussion of ... More

Why Has China Grown So Fast For So Long?

Why Has China Grown So Fast For So Long?

Khalid Malik

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078838
eISBN:
9780199081646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078838.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

For analysts China presents a conundrum. It is clear that China has made rapid progress, and the landscape of the world is changing due to China’s unique position. Yet for decades, many have ... More

Why Some Firms Thrive While Others FailGovernance and Management Lessons from the Crisis

Why Some Firms Thrive While Others Fail: Governance and Management Lessons from the Crisis

Thomas H. Stanton

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199915996
eISBN:
9780199950324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915996.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Why did some firms weather the financial crisis and others not? This book builds on interviews and access to internal documents from over a dozen major financial companies, investigates their ... More

Women, Culture, and DevelopmentA Study of Human Capabilities

Women, Culture, and Development: A Study of Human Capabilities

Martha C. Nussbaum and Jonathan Glover (eds)

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289647
eISBN:
9780191596698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198289642.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This volume, which grows out of The Quality of Life (eds. Martha Nussbaum and Amartya Sen, 1993), combines philosophical inquiry with economic concerns regarding women's equality in the developing ... More

Work and Pay in 20th Century Britain

Work and Pay in 20th Century Britain

Nicholas Crafts, Ian Gazeley, and Andrew Newell (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199212668
eISBN:
9780191712807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212668.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book charts the immense transformation of work and pay across the 20th century and provides a labour-focused history of Britain. It has been written by British historians and economists. Each ... More

Working Capital Management

Working Capital Management

Lorenzo Preve and Virginia Sarria-Allende

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199737413
eISBN:
9780199775637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737413.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Working capital management is one of the most important topics in corporate finance: it relates to the operating investment of a firm and the way managers choose to finance it. This topic, mostly ... More

Working Hard, Working PoorA Global Journey

Working Hard, Working Poor: A Global Journey

Gary S. Fields

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794645
eISBN:
9780199928606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794645.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

More than three billion people in the world—half of humankind—live on less than two-and-a-half US dollars per person per day. Excellent books can be found on ending world poverty. These books go into ... More

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