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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

Working Hours and Job Sharing in the EU and USAAre Europeans Lazy? Or Americans Crazy?

Working Hours and Job Sharing in the EU and USA: Are Europeans Lazy? Or Americans Crazy?

Tito Boeri, Michael Burda, and Francis Kramarz (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231027
eISBN:
9780191710834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231027.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In the last fifty years, the gap in labour productivity between Europe and the US has narrowed considerably with estimates in 2005 suggesting a EU-US labour productivity gap of about 5%. Yet, average ... More

Working with the GrainIntegrating Governance and Growth in Development Strategies

Working with the Grain: Integrating Governance and Growth in Development Strategies

Brian Levy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199363803
eISBN:
9780199363834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363803.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book builds on cutting-edge scholarship and the author’s quarter-century of practical experience to lay out an innovative “with-the-grain” approach to governance reform and development ... More

Worklife BalanceThe Agency and Capabilities Gap

Worklife Balance: The Agency and Capabilities Gap

Barbara Hobson (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681136
eISBN:
9780191767449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681136.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Across welfare societies we have seen the emergence of policies and norms for worklife balance alongside rising expectations among working parents to be able to participate in employment and ... More

The World Economy between the World Wars

The World Economy between the World Wars

Charles H. Feinstein, Peter Temin, and Gianni Toniolo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195307559
eISBN:
9780199867929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307559.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book surveys the main events in the international economy from the outbreak of the First World War to the end of the Second World War: a period of time variously defined as the “globalization ... More

World Population and Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century

World Population and Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Wolfgang Lutz, William P. Butz, and Samir KC (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198703167
eISBN:
9780191772467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703167.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book addresses systematically and quantitatively the role of educational attainment in global population trends and models. Six background chapters summarize past trends in fertility, mortality, ... More

Worldwide Financial ReportingThe Development and Future of Accounting Standards

Worldwide Financial Reporting: The Development and Future of Accounting Standards

George J. Benston, Michael Bromwich, Robert E. Litan, and Alfred Wagenhofer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195305838
eISBN:
9780199783342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305833.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book provides readers with reasonably concise descriptions of the state of global markets, the benefits and limitations of financial accounting and accounting/auditing standards, and the ... More

Young Generation AwakeningEconomics, Society, and Policy on the Eve of the Arab Spring

Young Generation Awakening: Economics, Society, and Policy on the Eve of the Arab Spring

Edward A. Sayre and Tarik M. Yousef (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190224615
eISBN:
9780190224622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190224615.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines the conditions of youth in the Middle East and North Africa region on the eve of the Arab Spring, in an effort to document the causes of continued youth exclusion from these ... More

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