Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 804 items for:

  • Economics and Finance x
Clear All

View:

The Knowledge We Have Lost in InformationThe History of Information in Modern Economics

The Knowledge We Have Lost in Information: The History of Information in Modern Economics

Philip Mirowski and Edward Nik-Khah

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190270056
eISBN:
9780190270087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270056.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

In contrast with conventional histories of “economic rationality,” in this book we propose that the history of modern microeconomics is better organized as the treatment of information in postwar ... More

Financial BehaviorPlayers, Services, Products, and Markets

Financial Behavior: Players, Services, Products, and Markets

H. Kent Baker, Greg Filbeck, and Victor Ricciardi (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190269999
eISBN:
9780190270025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269999.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book provides a synthesis of the theoretical and empirical literature on the financial behavior of major stakeholders, financial services, investment products, and financial markets. It offers a ... More

Managing Resource Abundance and WealthThe Norwegian Experience

Managing Resource Abundance and Wealth: The Norwegian Experience

Jonathon W. Moses and Bjørn Letnes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198787174
eISBN:
9780191829260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787174.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Managing Resource Abundance and Wealth: The Norwegian Experience describes how Norway has created new institutions and policies, and employed good macroeconomic management techniques, administrative ... More

The Firm DividedManager-Shareholder Conflict and the Fight for Control of the Modern Corporation

The Firm Divided: Manager-Shareholder Conflict and the Fight for Control of the Modern Corporation

Graeme Guthrie

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190641184
eISBN:
9780190641214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190641184.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book investigates the conflict between the managers and shareholders of large corporations. Shareholders want managers to act in ways that make their shares as valuable as possible, but managers ... More

Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Guillermo Cruces, Gary S. Fields, David Jaume, and Mariana Viollaz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198801085
eISBN:
9780191840241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801085.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines the links between economic growth, changing employment conditions, and the reduction of poverty in Latin America in the 2000s. Its analysis answers the following broad questions: ... More

Neoliberalism as a State ProjectChanging the Political Economy of Israel

Neoliberalism as a State Project: Changing the Political Economy of Israel

Asa Maron and Michael Shalev (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198793021
eISBN:
9780191834769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793021.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book explores the politics, institutional dynamics, and outcomes of neoliberal restructuring in Israel. It puts forward a bold proposition: that the very creation of a neoliberal political ... More

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

Equilibrium Models in EconomicsPurposes and Critical Limitations

Equilibrium Models in Economics: Purposes and Critical Limitations

Lawrence A. Boland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190274320
eISBN:
9780190274368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274320.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Equilibrium models used in beginning economics classes are based on the equilibrium concept developed by Alfred Marshall, but that concept of an equilibrium does not correspond to the equilibrium ... 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

The Political Economy of Rural-Urban ConflictPredation, Production, and Peripheries

The Political Economy of Rural-Urban Conflict: Predation, Production, and Peripheries

Topher L. McDougal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198792598
eISBN:
9780191834585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792598.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In some cases of insurgency, the combat frontier is contested and erratic, as rebels target cities as their economic prey. In other cases, it is tidy and stable, seemingly representing an equilibrium ... More

View: