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Foundations of Info-MetricsModeling, Inference, and Imperfect Information

Foundations of Info-Metrics: Modeling, Inference, and Imperfect Information

Amos Golan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199349524
eISBN:
9780199349555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199349524.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book provides a framework for info-metrics—the science of modeling, inference, and reasoning under conditions of noisy and insufficient information. Info-metrics is an inherently ... More

The Economics of ConsumptionTheory and Evidence

The Economics of Consumption: Theory and Evidence

Tullio Jappelli and Luigi Pistaferri

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199383146
eISBN:
9780199383160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199383146.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Consumption decisions are crucial determinants of business cycles and growth. Knowledge of how consumers respond to the economic environment and how they react to the risks that they encounter during ... More

Resetting the International Monetary (Non)System

Resetting the International Monetary (Non)System

José Antonio Ocampo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198718116
eISBN:
9780191787478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198718116.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book provides an analysis of the global monetary system and the necessary reforms that it should undergo to play an active role in the twenty-first century. As its title indicates, its basic ... More

The Political History of American Food AidAn Uneasy Benevolence

The Political History of American Food Aid: An Uneasy Benevolence

Barry Riley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190228873
eISBN:
9780190228903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190228873.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book discusses the 220-year history of the political and humanitarian uses of American food as a tool of both foreign and domestic policy. During these years, food aid has been used as a weapon ... More

Hedge FundsStructure, Strategies, and Performance

Hedge Funds: Structure, Strategies, and Performance

H. Kent Baker and Greg Filbeck (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190607371
eISBN:
9780190607401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607371.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book provides an objective look into the complicated and rapidly changing world of hedge funds. The book does not attempt to promote hedge funds as an asset class but instead provides a ... More

The Exchange OrderProperty and Liability as an Economic System

The Exchange Order: Property and Liability as an Economic System

Richard Adelstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190694272
eISBN:
9780190694302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694272.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book illuminates a comprehensive social system that comprises explicit markets, tort liability, and criminal liability, and describes each of these three institutions as serving the same ... More

Central Banks into the BreachFrom Triumph to Crisis and the Road Ahead

Central Banks into the Breach: From Triumph to Crisis and the Road Ahead

Pierre L. Siklos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190228835
eISBN:
9780190228866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190228835.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The book covers the global economy and the various pressures faced by central banks. It also provides some ideas for reforming existing monetary policy strategies. The events of the past fifteen ... More

National WealthWhat is Missing, Why it Matters

National Wealth: What is Missing, Why it Matters

Kirk Hamilton and Cameron Hepburn (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198803720
eISBN:
9780191844119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803720.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Why are some nations wealthy and others poor? How did the wealthy nations become rich? What are the components of wealth? How should nations manage their wealth for the future? These are among the ... More

The Economics of American ArtIssues, Artists and Market Institutions

The Economics of American Art: Issues, Artists and Market Institutions

Robert B. Ekelund Jr., John D. Jackson, and Robert D. Tollison

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190657895
eISBN:
9780190657925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190657895.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The Economics of American Art focuses solely on critical economic aspects of the full range of American art (as opposed to art produced and traded in the United States). After a brief introduction to ... More

The Road Ahead for America's Colleges and Universities

The Road Ahead for America's Colleges and Universities

Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190251918
eISBN:
9780190251949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251918.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book evaluates the threats—real and perceived—that American colleges and universities must confront over the next thirty years. Those threats include rising costs endemic to personal services ... More

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