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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

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

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