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Targeting Investments in ChildrenFighting Poverty When Resources Are Limited

Targeting Investments in Children: Fighting Poverty When Resources Are Limited

Phillip B. Levine and David J. Zimmerman (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475813
eISBN:
9780226475837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475837.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

A substantial number of American children experience poverty: about 17 percent of those under the age of eighteen meet the government's definition, and the proportion is even greater within minority ... More

Tax Reform and the Cost of Capital

Tax Reform and the Cost of Capital

Dale W. Jorgenson and Kun-Young Yun

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285939
eISBN:
9780191596490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285930.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The concept of ‘cost of capital’ was introduced almost thirty years ago and quickly became an indispensable tool for modelling the impact of tax policy on investment behaviour. In the 1980s it ... More

Tax Systems

Tax Systems

Joel Slemrod and Christian Gillitzer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262026727
eISBN:
9780262319003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026727.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Despite its theoretical elegance and the substantial insights it has provided, the standard optimal tax model has significant limitations. This book argues that tax analysis must move beyond the ... More

Taxation and Regulation of the Financial Sector

Taxation and Regulation of the Financial Sector

Ruud de Mooij and Gaëtan Nicodème (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027977
eISBN:
9780262321099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027977.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The financial crisis has revealed many problems in the transparency and functioning of the financial sector. New debates on regulation and taxation of the financial sector have emerged as economists ... More

Taxation and the Financial Crisis

Taxation and the Financial Crisis

Julian S. Alworth and Giampaolo Arachi (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698165
eISBN:
9780191738630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698165.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The financial crisis has opened up a global debate on the taxation of the financial sector. A number of international policy initiatives, most notably by the G20, have called for major changes in the ... More

Taxation Without RepresentationThe History of Hong Kong's Troublingly Successful Tax System

Taxation Without Representation: The History of Hong Kong's Troublingly Successful Tax System

Michael Littlewood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090996
eISBN:
9789882207455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090996.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book tells an instructive tale of Hong Kong's tax system from 1940 (when taxes on income were first introduced in the territory) until the present day. For Hong Kong's own historians and ... More

Technological Innovation in Legacy Sectors

Technological Innovation in Legacy Sectors

William B. Bonvillian and Charles Weiss

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199374519
eISBN:
9780199374540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374519.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Resistance by vested interests to disruptive technological innovation limits growth, sustainability and the creation of quality jobs in more than two thirds of the US economy. While the United States ... More

Technology and Industrial Development in JapanBuilding Capabilities by Learning, Innovation and Public Policy

Technology and Industrial Development in Japan: Building Capabilities by Learning, Innovation and Public Policy

Hiroyuki Odagiri and Akira Goto

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288022
eISBN:
9780191684555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288022.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Japan was the first major non-Western nation to take on board the Western technological and organizational advances of the century after the first industrial revolution. It subsequently proved fully ... More

Technology, Organization, and CompetitivenessPerspectives on Industrial and Corporate Change

Technology, Organization, and Competitiveness: Perspectives on Industrial and Corporate Change

Giovanni Dosi, David J. Teece, and Josef Chytry (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290964
eISBN:
9780191596162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290969.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The profitability and growth of business firms is increasingly dependent upon the development and astute deployment of intangible (knowledge) assets. Wealth creation in an open world economy depends ... More

The Telecom Revolution in IndiaTechnology, Regulation, and Policy

The Telecom Revolution in India: Technology, Regulation, and Policy

Varadharajan Sridhar (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075530
eISBN:
9780199081042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075530.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book discusses the innovations in the telecom industry in India. It specifically describes the sub-segments of Indian telecom, providing insights into critical technology, market, and regulatory ... More

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