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UnemploymentMacroeconomic Performance and the Labour Market

Unemployment: Macroeconomic Performance and the Labour Market

Richard Layard, Stephen Nickell, and Richard Jackman

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199279166
eISBN:
9780191700033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279166.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book aims to provide a basis for better unemployment policy: showing how the lessons learned from experience and theory can be applied to greatly reduce the waste and misery of high ... More

Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination

Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination

Tito Boeri, Eleonora Patacchini, and Giovanni Peri (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198729853
eISBN:
9780191796500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729853.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

Using newly collected and existing data and modern econometric approaches, the book analyzes the issue of wage and employment differences between genders and along less explored dimensions such as ... More

Unions, Central Banks, and EMULabour Market Institutions and Monetary Integration in Europe

Unions, Central Banks, and EMU: Labour Market Institutions and Monetary Integration in Europe

Bob Hancké

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199662098
eISBN:
9780191749193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662098.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book examines the crisis of EMU through the lenses of comparative political economy. It retraces the development of labour markets and wage-setting systems in the core and peripheral EMU member ... More

The Unloved Dollar StandardFrom Bretton Woods to the Rise of China

The Unloved Dollar Standard: From Bretton Woods to the Rise of China

Ronald I. McKinnon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199937004
eISBN:
9780199980703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937004.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

An accident of history, the international dollar standard has greatly facilitated multilateral trade and exchange since 1945. But beginning in 1971, erratic U.S. monetary and exchange rate policies ... More

Unobserved Components and Time Series Econometrics

Unobserved Components and Time Series Econometrics

Siem Jan Koopman and Neil Shephard (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199683666
eISBN:
9780191763298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683666.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book is a tribute to Professor Andrew Harvey, who has been an active researcher for four decades, writing on many aspects of time series modeling with a particular focus on economic and more ... More

The Unsustainable Costs of Partial Deregulation

The Unsustainable Costs of Partial Deregulation

Paul W. MacAvoy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121285
eISBN:
9780300137750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121285.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Three decades ago, federal policymakers—Republicans and Democrats—embarked on a general strategy of deregulation. In the electricity, gas delivery, and telecommunications industries, the strategy ... More

Urbanization and DevelopmentMultidisciplinary Perspectives

Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Jo Beall, Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis, and Ravi Kanbur (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

By many estimates, the world has just crossed the point where more than half the global population is urban, a trend driven by rapid urbanization in developing countries. Urban centres offer ... More

Value–Based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility

Value–Based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility

John D. Martin, J. William Petty, and James S. Wallace

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340389
eISBN:
9780199867257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340389.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

The current financial crisis has caused many of us to question the motives and actions that drive the business world. Even the basic notion that firms should be run so as to maximize shareholder ... More

Valuing Environmental PreferencesTheory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Ian J. Bateman and Kenneth G. Willis (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Just as individuals have preferences regarding the various goods and services they purchase every day, they also hold preferences regarding public goods such as those provided by the natural ... More

Valuing FreedomsSen's Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction

Valuing Freedoms: Sen's Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction

Sabina Alkire

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199245796
eISBN:
9780191600838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245797.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The author examines how Amartya Sen's capability approach can be coherently—and practically—put to work in participatory poverty reduction activities so that the voices and values of the poor matter. ... More

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