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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

Austerity and Recovery in IrelandEurope's Poster Child and the Great Recession

Austerity and Recovery in Ireland: Europe's Poster Child and the Great Recession

William K. Roche, Philip J. O'Connell, and Andrea Prothero (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198792376
eISBN:
9780191834387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792376.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

Among the nations most seriously affected by the Great Recession, Ireland has been hailed as a ‘poster child’ for austerity, particularly following the country’s exit from a severe austerity ... More

Building State CapabilityEvidence, Analysis, Action

Building State Capability: Evidence, Analysis, Action

Matt Andrews, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198747482
eISBN:
9780191810343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747482.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Governments play a major role in the development process, and constantly introduce reforms and policies to achieve developmental objectives. Many of these interventions have limited impact, however; ... More

Connectedness and ContagionProtecting the Financial System from Panics

Connectedness and Contagion: Protecting the Financial System from Panics

Hal S. Scott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034371
eISBN:
9780262332156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034371.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The Dodd–Frank Act of 2010 was intended to reform financial policies in order to prevent another massive crisis such as the financial meltdown of 2008. Dodd–Frank is largely premised on the diagnosis ... 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 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

Economies of Favour after Socialism

Economies of Favour after Socialism

David Henig and Nicolette Makovicky (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199687411
eISBN:
9780191767128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687411.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Since the onset of the global economic crisis, activists, policy-makers, and social scientists have been searching for alternative paradigms through which to re-imagine contemporary modes of thinking ... More

The Economy of Ghana Sixty Years after Independence

The Economy of Ghana Sixty Years after Independence

Ernest Aryeetey and Ravi Kanbur (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198753438
eISBN:
9780191815065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753438.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As Ghana approaches its sixtieth birthday, optimism and worries for the future continue to be present in equal measure. Economic growth in the last decade has been high by historical standards, ... 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

The Factory-Free EconomyOutsourcing, Servitization, and the Future of Industry

The Factory-Free Economy: Outsourcing, Servitization, and the Future of Industry

Lionel Fontagné and Ann Harrison (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198779162
eISBN:
9780191824333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779162.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In the United States, Europe, and Japan, the share of manufacturing employment has steadily declined, a process reinforced by offshoring and the international fragmentation of value chains. Are we ... More

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