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Working with the GrainIntegrating Governance and Growth in Development Strategies

Working with the Grain: Integrating Governance and Growth in Development Strategies

Brian Levy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199363803
eISBN:
9780199363834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363803.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book builds on cutting-edge scholarship and the author’s quarter-century of practical experience to lay out an innovative “with-the-grain” approach to governance reform and development ... More

Worklife BalanceThe Agency and Capabilities Gap

Worklife Balance: The Agency and Capabilities Gap

Barbara Hobson (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681136
eISBN:
9780191767449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681136.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Across welfare societies we have seen the emergence of policies and norms for worklife balance alongside rising expectations among working parents to be able to participate in employment and ... More

The World Economy between the World Wars

The World Economy between the World Wars

Charles H. Feinstein, Peter Temin, and Gianni Toniolo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195307559
eISBN:
9780199867929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307559.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book surveys the main events in the international economy from the outbreak of the First World War to the end of the Second World War: a period of time variously defined as the “globalization ... More

World Population and Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century

World Population and Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Wolfgang Lutz, William P. Butz, and Samir KC (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198703167
eISBN:
9780191772467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703167.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book addresses systematically and quantitatively the role of educational attainment in global population trends and models. Six background chapters summarize past trends in fertility, mortality, ... More

The World Under PressureHow China and India Are Influencing the Global Economy and Environment

The World Under Pressure: How China and India Are Influencing the Global Economy and Environment

Carl Dahlman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777131
eISBN:
9780804778862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777131.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The rapid rise of China and India is reshaping our global economic and environmental systems—raising major issues of stability, governance, and sustainability. This book develops a framework that ... More

The World’s First Stock Exchange

The World’s First Stock Exchange

Lodewijk Petram

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163781
eISBN:
9780231537322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163781.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The launch of the Dutch East India Company in 1602 initiated Amsterdam’s transformation from a regional market town into a dominant financial center. The Company introduced easily transferable ... More

Worldwide Financial ReportingThe Development and Future of Accounting Standards

Worldwide Financial Reporting: The Development and Future of Accounting Standards

George J. Benston, Michael Bromwich, Robert E. Litan, and Alfred Wagenhofer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195305838
eISBN:
9780199783342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305833.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book provides readers with reasonably concise descriptions of the state of global markets, the benefits and limitations of financial accounting and accounting/auditing standards, and the ... More

Young Generation AwakeningEconomics, Society, and Policy on the Eve of the Arab Spring

Young Generation Awakening: Economics, Society, and Policy on the Eve of the Arab Spring

Edward A. Sayre and Tarik M. Yousef (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190224615
eISBN:
9780190224622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190224615.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines the conditions of youth in the Middle East and North Africa region on the eve of the Arab Spring, in an effort to document the causes of continued youth exclusion from these ... More

ZambiaBuilding Prosperity from Resource Wealth

Zambia: Building Prosperity from Resource Wealth

Christopher Adam, Paul Collier, and Michael Gondwe (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199660605
eISBN:
9780191749179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660605.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is the second volume in the Policies for Prosperity series, following the inaugural volume on Kenya, published by OUP in 2011. It brings together top scholars from the international ... More

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