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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

Bounded Rationality and Industrial Organization

Bounded Rationality and Industrial Organization

Ran Spiegler

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195398717
eISBN:
9780199896790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398717.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book synthesizes recent developments in the theory of Industrial Organization, incorporating aspects of consumer psychology that are absent from the standard model of rational choice. The book ... More

Brain Drain and Brain GainThe Global Competition to Attract High-Skilled Migrants

Brain Drain and Brain Gain: The Global Competition to Attract High-Skilled Migrants

Tito Boeri, Herbert Brücker, Frédéric Docquier, and Hillel Rapoport (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654826
eISBN:
9780191742095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654826.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

This volume reviews the most recent research on brain drain and brain gain, producing new original results by the means of data sources specifically assembled for this study, and addressing several ... More

Breakdown in PakistanHow Aid Is Eroding Institutions for Collective Action

Breakdown in Pakistan: How Aid Is Eroding Institutions for Collective Action

Masooda Bano

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781329
eISBN:
9780804781848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781329.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Thirty percent of foreign development aid is channeled through NGOs or community-based organizations to improve service delivery to the poor, build social capital, and establish democracy in ... More

Bringing in the FutureStrategies for Farsightedness and Sustainability in Developing Countries

Bringing in the Future: Strategies for Farsightedness and Sustainability in Developing Countries

William Ascher

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226029160
eISBN:
9780226029184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226029184.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Humans are plagued by shortsighted thinking, preferring to put off work on complex, deep-seated, or difficult problems in favor of quick-fix solutions to immediate needs. When short-term thinking is ... More

British Economic Growth 1856-1973The Post-War Period in Historical Perspective

British Economic Growth 1856-1973: The Post-War Period in Historical Perspective

R. C. O. Matthews, C. H. Feinstein, and J. Odling-Smee

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198284536
eISBN:
9780191596629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198284535.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The subject of this book is the course and causes of British economic growth from the middle of the nineteenth century until 1973. The approach is quantitative in that it is heavily statistical while ... More

British Financial Crises since 1825

British Financial Crises since 1825

Nicholas Dimsdale and Anthony Hotson (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199688661
eISBN:
9780191767883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688661.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book provides a history of British financial crises since the Napoleonic wars. Interest in crises lapsed during the generally benign financial conditions which followed the Second World War, but ... More

Building State CapabilityEvidence, Analysis, Action

Building State Capability: Evidence, Analysis, Action

Matt Andrews, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198747482
eISBN:
9780191810343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747482.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Governments play a major role in the development process, and constantly introduce reforms and policies to achieve developmental objectives. Many of these interventions have limited impact, however; ... More

Building Sustainable PeaceTiming and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding

Building Sustainable Peace: Timing and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding

Arnim Langer and Graham K. Brown (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198757276
eISBN:
9780191817212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757276.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Despite growing consensus on the ‘right’ policies for reconstruction and peacebuilding in post-conflict societies, there is still little knowledge how the implementation of such policies impacts the ... More

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