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Sustainable ConsumptionMulti-disciplinary Perspectives In Honour of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta

Sustainable Consumption: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives In Honour of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta

Alistair Ulph and Dale Southerton (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199679355
eISBN:
9780191758423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679355.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book aims to contribute to a deeper understanding of sustainable consumption by drawing together insights from these diverse disciplines. The book was developed from presentations at a ... More

A System of Social SciencePapers Relating to Adam Smith

A System of Social Science: Papers Relating to Adam Smith

Andrew Stewart Skinner

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198233343
eISBN:
9780191678974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198233343.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The second edition of this guide to Adam Smith's system of thought has been fully updated to reflect recent developments in Smith scholarship and the author's experience of teaching Smith to a ... More

Systemic RiskThe Dynamics of Modern Financial Systems

Systemic Risk: The Dynamics of Modern Financial Systems

Prasanna Gai

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199544493
eISBN:
9780191747175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544493.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book opens new ground in the study of financial crises. It treats the financial system as a complex adaptive system and shows how lessons from network disciplines—such as ecology, epidemiology, ... More

"Systemic Risk, Crises, and Macroprudential Regulation"

"Systemic Risk, Crises, and Macroprudential Regulation"

Xavier Freixas, José-Luis Peydró, and Luc Laeven

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262028691
eISBN:
9780262328609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028691.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Macroprudential regulation is the latest buzzword in economics but it means different things to different people. This book offers a framework to operationalize macroprudential policy. It defines ... More

Taken For A RideGrounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport in an African Metropolis

Taken For A Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport in an African Metropolis

Matteo Rizzo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198794240
eISBN:
9780191835766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794240.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The growth of cities and informal economies are two central manifestations of globalization in the developing world. Taken for a Ride addresses both, drawing on long-term fieldwork in Dar es Salaam ... More

TanzaniaThe Path to Prosperity

Tanzania: The Path to Prosperity

Christopher S. Adam, Paul Collier, and Benno Ndulu (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198704812
eISBN:
9780191774010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704812.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This volume, the third in a new series on the economics Africa, provides a series of rigorous but accessible chapters examining key policy challenges facing Tanzania over the coming decades. The book ... More

TanzaniaA Political Economy

Tanzania: A Political Economy

Andrew Coulson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679966
eISBN:
9780191765964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679966.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Tanzania in the 1970s was at the forefront of policy innovation. Near-universal primary education, access to health services and supplies of clean water subsequently became mainstream ambitions in ... More

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

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