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India's Long RoadThe Search for Prosperity

India's Long Road: The Search for Prosperity

Vijay Joshi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190610135
eISBN:
9780190610166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610135.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

India’s future career has been the subject of many extravagant predictions and hopes. In this book, Vijay Joshi argues that the foundations of rapid and high-quality economic growth in India are ... More

The Economics of Tax Policy

The Economics of Tax Policy

Alan J. Auerbach and Kent Smetters (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190619725
eISBN:
9780190619756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619725.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Through advances in economic theory, econometric technique, and data quality and access, recent contributions have greatly advanced our knowledge of the effects of tax policy on the behavior of ... More

Measuring WellbeingA History of Italian Living Standards

Measuring Wellbeing: A History of Italian Living Standards

Giovanni Vecchi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199944590
eISBN:
9780190218850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944590.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

A journey back in time to discover how the Italians defeated hunger, poverty, and premature death; how they transformed the peninsula into a modern and hospitable country, and how they managed to ... More

The Internationalization of Government Procurement Regulation

The Internationalization of Government Procurement Regulation

Aris C. Georgopulos, Bernard Hoekman, and Petros C. Mavroidis (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796749
eISBN:
9780191837975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796749.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

As governments are major buyers of goods and services, foreign companies are keen to participate in procurement opportunities on an equal footing with national firms. This has given rise to the ... More

Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet NamA Rising Dragon on the Move

Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam: A Rising Dragon on the Move

Finn Tarp (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796961
eISBN:
9780191838613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796961.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Many developing countries—Viet Nam included—continue to struggle to raise incomes per capita. A common feature of the growth and development process is a fundamental change in the pattern of economic ... More

Europe's Growth Challenge

Europe's Growth Challenge

Anders Aslund and Simeon Djankov

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190499204
eISBN:
9780190499235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499204.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

International surveys recognize that Europeans enjoy the highest quality of life in the world. European society benefits from great equality in income, excellent healthcare and basic education, good ... More

Demand for LaborThe Neglected Side of the Market

Demand for Labor: The Neglected Side of the Market

Daniel S. Hamermesh

Corrado Giulietti (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198791379
eISBN:
9780191833847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791379.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The book collects essays that revolve around the general topic of employers’ demand for labour. The focus is on labour differentiated by hours and workers, by hires, fires, quits and promotions. ... More

The Aid LabUnderstanding Bangladesh’s Unexpected Success

The Aid Lab: Understanding Bangladesh’s Unexpected Success

Naomi Hossain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198785507
eISBN:
9780191827419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785507.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

From an unpromising start as ‘the basket case’ to present-day plaudits for its human development achievements, Bangladesh plays an ideological role in the contemporary world order, offering proof ... More

Mainstreaming Unpaid WorkTime-use Data in Developing Policies

Mainstreaming Unpaid Work: Time-use Data in Developing Policies

Indira Hirway (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199468256
eISBN:
9780199087549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468256.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book primarily argues that there is an urgent need to measure unpaid work by using sound concepts and methods to produce quality time use data, as it is an important component of the “total ... More

The Limits of the MarketThe Pendulum Between Government and Market

The Limits of the Market: The Pendulum Between Government and Market

Paul De Grauwe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198784289
eISBN:
9780191826856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784289.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The old discussion about ‘Market or State’ is obsolete. There will always have to be a mix of market and state. The only relevant question is what that mix should look like. How far do we have to let ... More

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