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Transnational CooperationAn Issue-Based Approach

Transnational Cooperation: An Issue-Based Approach

Clint Peinhardt and Todd Sandler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199398607
eISBN:
9780199398645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398607.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book presents an analysis of transnational cooperation or collective action that stresses basic concepts and intuition. Factors are identified that facilitate and/or inhibit such cooperation. ... More

The Tropical Oil Crop RevolutionFood, Feed, Fuel, and Forests

The Tropical Oil Crop Revolution: Food, Feed, Fuel, and Forests

Derek Byerlee, Walter P. Falcon, and Rosamond L. Naylor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190222987
eISBN:
9780190223014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222987.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book provides a broad synthesis of the major supply and demand drivers of the rapid expansion of oil crops in the tropics; its economic, social, and environmental impacts; and the future outlook ... More

Uganda's Economic ReformsInsider Accounts

Uganda's Economic Reforms: Insider Accounts

Florence Kuteesa, Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Alan Whitworth, and Tim Williamson (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199556229
eISBN:
9780191721823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556229.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Following fifteen years of Idi Amin, war and civil war, the Ugandan economy was in ruins by the time peace was restored in 1986. Since then Uganda has consistently been one of the fastest growing ... More

Understanding CantonRethinking Popular Culture in the Republican Period

Understanding Canton: Rethinking Popular Culture in the Republican Period

Virgil Ho

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282715
eISBN:
9780191603037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282714.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book critically examines six aspects of the popular culture of early and mid-Republican (1912-38) Canton: common perceptions of the city, popular attitudes towards the West, Cantonese opera, ... More

Understanding Chinese FamiliesA Comparative Study of Taiwan and Southeast China

Understanding Chinese Families: A Comparative Study of Taiwan and Southeast China

C. Y. Cyrus Chu and Ruoh-Rong Yu

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578092
eISBN:
9780191722424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578092.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book provides two kinds of connections and one possible elaboration concerning Chinese families. On the one hand, it explores the connection between the special features of Chinese families and ... More

Understanding Consumption

Understanding Consumption

Angus Deaton

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288244
eISBN:
9780191596131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288247.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Presents a comprehensive introduction to the study of consumption and saving using theoretical models based on standard microeconomic foundations as well as reviewing the substantial empirical ... More

Understanding Poverty

Understanding Poverty

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, Roland Bénabou, and Dilip Mookherjee

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305197
eISBN:
9780199783519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305191.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This volume presents 28 essays on poverty by some of the leading experts in the field of economics. The book is divided into three sections, beginning with an essay about how poverty is measured. The ... More

Understanding ReformsPost-1991 India

Understanding Reforms: Post-1991 India

Suresh Tendulkar and T.A. Bhavani

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198085584
eISBN:
9780199082087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085584.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book analyses the background and context of the reforms since 1991, while tracing the remarkable transformation of India from a slow-growing economy to one of the fastest in the world. It ... More

UnemploymentMacroeconomic Performance and the Labour Market

Unemployment: Macroeconomic Performance and the Labour Market

Richard Layard, Stephen Nickell, and Richard Jackman

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199279166
eISBN:
9780191700033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279166.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book aims to provide a basis for better unemployment policy: showing how the lessons learned from experience and theory can be applied to greatly reduce the waste and misery of high ... More

Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination

Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination

Tito Boeri, Eleonora Patacchini, and Giovanni Peri (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198729853
eISBN:
9780191796500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729853.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

Using newly collected and existing data and modern econometric approaches, the book analyzes the issue of wage and employment differences between genders and along less explored dimensions such as ... More

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