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Beyond Experiments in Development EconomicsLocal Economy-wide Impact Evaluation

Beyond Experiments in Development Economics: Local Economy-wide Impact Evaluation

J. Edward Taylor and Mateusz J. Filipski

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198707875
eISBN:
9780191783074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198707875.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book provides a methodology to evaluate the impacts of a wide diversity of development projects and policies on local economies. Projects and policies often create spillovers within project ... More

Beyond GDPMeasuring Welfare and Assessing Sustainability

Beyond GDP: Measuring Welfare and Assessing Sustainability

Marc Fleurbaey and Didier Blanchet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199767199
eISBN:
9780199332557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199767199.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In spite of recurrent criticism and an impressive production of alternative indicators by scholars and NGOs, GDP remains the central indicator of countries’ success. This book revisits the ... More

Beyond Greed and FearUnderstanding Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing

Beyond Greed and Fear: Understanding Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing

Hersh Shefrin

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195161212
eISBN:
9780199832996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161211.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Behavioral finance is the study of how psychology impacts finance. This book represents the first general, comprehensive treatment of the subject. The book explains how psychological phenomena impact ... More

Beyond Junk BondsExpanding High Yield Markets

Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Since financial myths exploded in the 1980s, the perspective of time creates a unique opportunity to update and expand the analysis begun in Glenn Yago's 1991 book, Junk Bonds: How High Yield ... More

Beyond the World Bank AgendaAn Institutional Approach to Development

Beyond the World Bank Agenda: An Institutional Approach to Development

Howard Stein

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226771670
eISBN:
9780226771656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226771656.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Despite massive investment of money and research aimed at ameliorating third-world poverty, the development strategies of the international financial institutions over the past few decades have been ... More

Big BusinessThe European Experience in the Twentieth Century

Big Business: The European Experience in the Twentieth Century

Youssef Cassis

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296065
eISBN:
9780191596056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296061.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This is a major comparative study of big business in Britain, France and Germany across the twentieth century. It provides an analysis, based on a wealth of empirical data, of the character and ... More

Big Ideas in MacroeconomicsA Nontechnical View

Big Ideas in Macroeconomics: A Nontechnical View

Kartik B. Athreya

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019736
eISBN:
9780262314404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019736.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In the wake of recent events, macroeconomics has come under intense scrutiny, often from non-economists. Yet because macroeconomics is now a highly technical undertaking, it will be very hard for ... More

Birth of a MarketThe U.S. Treasury Securities Market from the Great War to the Great Depression

Birth of a Market: The U.S. Treasury Securities Market from the Great War to the Great Depression

Kenneth D. Garbade

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016377
eISBN:
9780262298674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016377.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The market for U.S. Treasury securities is a marvel of modern finance. In 2009 the Treasury auctioned $8.2 trillion of new securities, ranging from four-day bills to thirty-year bonds, in 283 ... More

Birth QuakeThe Baby Boom and Its Aftershocks

Birth Quake: The Baby Boom and Its Aftershocks

Diane J. Macunovich

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226500836
eISBN:
9780226500928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500928.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Between 1965 and 1985, the Western world and the United States in particular experienced a staggering amount of social and economic change. This book argues that the common thread underlying all ... More

Bond Markets in Latin AmericaOn the Verge of a Big Bang?

Bond Markets in Latin America: On the Verge of a Big Bang?

Eduardo Borensztein, Kevin Cowan, Barry Eichengreen, and Ugo Panizza (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026321
eISBN:
9780262269025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026321.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Developing local bond markets is high on the policy agenda of Latin America. Bond markets are an essential component of a well-functioning financial market. Facilitating the efforts of public and ... More

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