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Grand TransitionsHow the Modern World Was Made

Grand Transitions: How the Modern World Was Made

Vaclav Smil

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190060664
eISBN:
9780197548516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190060664.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The modern world was created through the combination and complex interactions of five grand transitions. First, the demographic transition changed the total numbers, dynamics, structure, and ... More

Regional Development Banks in the World Economy

Regional Development Banks in the World Economy

Judith Clifton, Daniel Díaz Fuentes, and David Howarth (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198861089
eISBN:
9780191893056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861089.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Regional development banks (RDB) have become increasingly important in the world economy, but have also been relatively under-researched to date. This timely volume addresses this lack of attention ... More

50 Years of Central Banking in Kenya

50 Years of Central Banking in Kenya

Patrick Njoroge and Victor Murinde (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198851820
eISBN:
9780191886508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851820.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book documents important milestones in the epic journey traversed by the Central Bank of Kenya over the last 50 years, putting into perspective the evolution of central banking globally and ... More

New Perspectives on Structural ChangeCauses and Consequences of Structural Change in the Global Economy

New Perspectives on Structural Change: Causes and Consequences of Structural Change in the Global Economy

Ludovico Alcorta, Neil Foster-McGregor, Bart Verspagen, and Adam Szirmai (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198850113
eISBN:
9780191884566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850113.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This edited volume provides a comprehensive overview of the major debates on the role of structural change in economic development. The book begins by recounting the intellectual history of the ... More

The Poor and the PlutocratsFrom the poorest of the poor to the richest of the rich

The Poor and the Plutocrats: From the poorest of the poor to the richest of the rich

Francis Teal

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198870142
eISBN:
9780191912979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870142.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book begins with the incomes of the first trillion-dollar company Apple and ends with the advent of Trump and Brexit. Apple symbolizes the arrival of the mega-company and, along with that ... More

Sovereign Debt DiplomaciesRethinking sovereign debt from colonial empires to hegemony

Sovereign Debt Diplomacies: Rethinking sovereign debt from colonial empires to hegemony

Pierre Penet and Juan Flores Zendejas (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198866350
eISBN:
9780191898495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866350.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

This volume offers two important contributions to the literature on sovereign debt. First, it provides a unique genealogy of debt collection practices in terms of their availability, acceptability ... More

Inequality in the Developing World

Inequality in the Developing World

Carlos Gradín, Murray Leibbrandt, and Finn Tarp (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198863960
eISBN:
9780191896248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863960.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Inequality has emerged as a key development challenge. It holds implications for economic growth and redistribution and translates into power asymmetries that can endanger human rights, create ... More

Growth and Development Planning in India

Growth and Development Planning in India

K. L. Datta

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190125028
eISBN:
9780190991579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125028.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The central theme of this book is to appraise the role of planning to maximize the rate of economic growth, and improve the standards of living and quality of life of the people in India since ... More

Combating Fiscal Fraud and Empowering RegulatorsBringing tax money back into the COFFERS

Combating Fiscal Fraud and Empowering Regulators: Bringing tax money back into the COFFERS

Brigitte Unger, Lucia Rossel, and Joras Ferwerda (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198854722
eISBN:
9780191888922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854722.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Microeconomics

This book showcases a multidisciplinary set of work on the impact of regulatory innovation on the scale and nature of tax evasion, tax avoidance, and money laundering. We consider the international ... More

Robert TriffinA Life

Robert Triffin: A Life

Ivo Maes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190081096
eISBN:
9780190081126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190081096.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

This book provides an intellectual biography of Robert Triffin. Triffin (1911–1993) played a key role in the international monetary debates in the postwar period. He became famous with trenchant ... More

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