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The Aid LabUnderstanding Bangladesh’s Unexpected Success

The Aid Lab: Understanding Bangladesh’s Unexpected Success

Naomi Hossain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198785507
eISBN:
9780191827419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785507.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

From an unpromising start as ‘the basket case’ to present-day plaudits for its human development achievements, Bangladesh plays an ideological role in the contemporary world order, offering proof ... More

Austerity and Recovery in IrelandEurope's Poster Child and the Great Recession

Austerity and Recovery in Ireland: Europe's Poster Child and the Great Recession

William K. Roche, Philip J. O'Connell, and Andrea Prothero (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198792376
eISBN:
9780191834387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792376.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

Among the nations most seriously affected by the Great Recession, Ireland has been hailed as a ‘poster child’ for austerity, particularly following the country’s exit from a severe austerity ... More

Becoming Hewlett PackardWhy Strategic Leadership Matters

Becoming Hewlett Packard: Why Strategic Leadership Matters

Robert A. Burgelman, Webb McKinney, and Philip E. Meza

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190640446
eISBN:
9780190640477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190640446.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book documents the differential contribution of Hewlett Packard’s successive CEOs in sustaining the company’s integral process of “corporate becoming,” an open-ended ongoing process for which ... 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

China's Banking TransformationThe Untold Story

China's Banking Transformation: The Untold Story

James Stent

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190497033
eISBN:
9780190497064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190497033.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

China’s Banking Transformation explains how Chinese banks work, analyzes their strengths and weaknesses, and sets forth the challenges they face in a slowing economy. Based on his twelve years of ... More

Connectedness and ContagionProtecting the Financial System from Panics

Connectedness and Contagion: Protecting the Financial System from Panics

Hal S. Scott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034371
eISBN:
9780262332156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034371.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The Dodd–Frank Act of 2010 was intended to reform financial policies in order to prevent another massive crisis such as the financial meltdown of 2008. Dodd–Frank is largely premised on the diagnosis ... More

Demand for LaborThe Neglected Side of the Market

Demand for Labor: The Neglected Side of the Market

Daniel S. Hamermesh

Corrado Giulietti (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198791379
eISBN:
9780191833847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791379.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The book collects essays that revolve around the general topic of employers’ demand for labour. The focus is on labour differentiated by hours and workers, by hires, fires, quits and promotions. ... More

Econometrics of Panel DataMethods and Applications

Econometrics of Panel Data: Methods and Applications

Erik Biørn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198753445
eISBN:
9780191815072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753445.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Panel data is a data type increasingly used in research in economics, social sciences, and medicine. Its primary characteristic is that the data variation goes jointly over space (e.g. individuals, ... More

The Economics of Tax Policy

The Economics of Tax Policy

Alan J. Auerbach and Kent Smetters (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190619725
eISBN:
9780190619756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619725.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Through advances in economic theory, econometric technique, and data quality and access, recent contributions have greatly advanced our knowledge of the effects of tax policy on the behavior of ... More

The Economics, Regulation, and Systemic Risk of Insurance Markets

The Economics, Regulation, and Systemic Risk of Insurance Markets

Felix Hufeld, Ralph S. J. Koijen, and Christian Thimann (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198788812
eISBN:
9780191830877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788812.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Despite the importance of insurance in enabling individual and collective social, economic, and financial activities, discussions about the macro-economic role and risks of insurance markets are ... More

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