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Competitive Agents in Certain and Uncertain Markets

Competitive Agents in Certain and Uncertain Markets

Robert G. Chambers

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190063016
eISBN:
9780190063047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190063016.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics, Microeconomics

This book uses concepts from optimization theory to develop an integrated analytic framework for treating consumer, producer, and market equilibrium analyses as special cases of a generic ... More

New IndiaReclaiming the Lost Glory

New India: Reclaiming the Lost Glory

Arvind Panagariya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197531556
eISBN:
9780197531587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531556.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

Its GDP having touched $2.6 trillion, India is poised to become the world’s third-largest economy in less than a decade. In doing so, it will have moved one step closer to reclaiming its pre-1820s ... More

The Anthropological Demography of Health

The Anthropological Demography of Health

Véronique Petit, Kaveri Qureshi, Yves Charbit, and Philip Kreager (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198862437
eISBN:
9780191895111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862437.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book provides an integrative framework for the anthropological demography of health, a field of interdisciplinary population research grounded in ethnography and in critical examination of the ... More

The Prosperity ParadoxFewer and More Vulnerable Farm Workers

The Prosperity Paradox: Fewer and More Vulnerable Farm Workers

Philip Martin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198867845
eISBN:
9780191904530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867845.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Public and Welfare

Why do farm workers become more vulnerable as countries get richer? As countries get richer, the share of workers employed in agriculture falls. In richer countries, hired farm workers do ever more ... More

Theory of Macroeconomic Policy

Theory of Macroeconomic Policy

Christopher Tsoukis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198825371
eISBN:
9780191912498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825371.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The book reviews the theoretical foundations of macroeconomic, fiscal, and monetary policy. It offers a panoramic view of macroeconomic theory, covering a wide range of topics that are not ... More

Advances in Info-MetricsInformation and Information Processing across Disciplines

Advances in Info-Metrics: Information and Information Processing across Disciplines

Min Chen, J. Michael Dunn, Amos Golan, and Aman Ullah (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190636685
eISBN:
9780190636722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190636685.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Info-metrics is a framework for modeling, reasoning, and drawing inferences under conditions of noisy and insufficient information. It is an interdisciplinary framework situated at the intersection ... More

Taming the MegabanksWhy We Need a New Glass-Steagall Act

Taming the Megabanks: Why We Need a New Glass-Steagall Act

Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190260705
eISBN:
9780190260736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190260705.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book demonstrates that universal banks—which accept deposits, make loans, and engage in securities activities—played central roles in precipitating the Great Depression of the early 1930s and ... More

Trapped in the Middle?Developmental Challenges for Middle-Income Countries

Trapped in the Middle?: Developmental Challenges for Middle-Income Countries

José Antonio Alonso and José Antonio Ocampo (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198852773
eISBN:
9780191887154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852773.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There is growing evidence that overcoming the low-income threshold and reaching middle-income status is not sufficient for countries to converge toward high-income levels. Few middle-income countries ... More

Accounting for the Fall of SilverHedging Currency Risk in Long-Distance Trade with Asia, 1870-1913

Accounting for the Fall of Silver: Hedging Currency Risk in Long-Distance Trade with Asia, 1870-1913

Michael Schiltz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198865025
eISBN:
9780191897405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865025.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Whereas the emergence of the classical gold standard (1870‒1914) has attracted considerable attention in the economic literature, only very few authors have inquired into the protracted confidence ... More

The Economics of GovernmentComplexity and the Practice of Public Finance

The Economics of Government: Complexity and the Practice of Public Finance

Vito Tanzi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198866428
eISBN:
9780191898563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866428.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Public and Welfare

This book deals with practical or real life aspects of public finance. It focuses on the growth in the activities of governments, in a world that expects more than in the past from governments. The ... More

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