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Agglomeration Economics

Agglomeration Economics

Edward L. Glaeser (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226297897
eISBN:
9780226297927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297927.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

When firms and people are located near each other in cities and in industrial clusters, they benefit in various ways, including by reducing the costs of exchanging goods and ideas. One might assume ... 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

The Business of Economics

The Business of Economics

John Kay

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The first section of the book is concerned with how economics is, and should be used, in business. It stresses that the value of economics lies in being able to provide us with a better understanding ... More

Compassion, by the PoundThe Economics of Farm Animal Welfare

Compassion, by the Pound: The Economics of Farm Animal Welfare

F. Bailey Norwood and Jayson L. Lusk

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199551163
eISBN:
9780191808593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199551163.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

For much of human history, most of the population lived and worked on farms but today, information about livestock is hard to come by. When romanticized notions of an agrarian lifestyle meet with the ... More

Consumer Credit and the American Economy

Consumer Credit and the American Economy

Thomas A. Durkin, Gregory Elliehausen, Michael E. Staten, and Todd J. Zywicki

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195169928
eISBN:
9780199384976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169928.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Chapters 1 to 5 discuss types, trends, and basic economics and psychology of consumer credit use, including credit demand, credit supply, theories from behavioral economics, and financial ... More

Contests for Corporate ControlCorporate Governance and Economic Performance in the United States and Germany

Contests for Corporate Control: Corporate Governance and Economic Performance in the United States and Germany

Mary O'Sullivan

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244867
eISBN:
9780191596735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244863.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This book is based on detailed historical research in the USA and Germany, and represents a challenge to current orthodoxy on corporate governance. It is a challenging and informed examination of the ... More

The Contracting OrganizationA Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Simon Domberger

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Among the questions tackled by Simon Domberger in this book are the following: When should organizations contract out services traditionally produced in‐house? Is outsourcing another ephemeral ... More

Credit Between CulturesFarmers, Financiers, and Misunderstanding in Africa

Credit Between Cultures: Farmers, Financiers, and Misunderstanding in Africa

Parker Shipton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116038
eISBN:
9780300162929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116038.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This book brings a variety of perspectives—cultural, economic, political, and religious-philosophical—and years of field experience to this study about people who borrow and lend in the interior of ... More

Dimensions of Economic Theory and PolicyEssays for Anjan Mukherji

Dimensions of Economic Theory and Policy: Essays for Anjan Mukherji

Krishnendu Ghosh Dastidar, Hiranya Mukhopadhyay, and Uday Bhanu Sinha (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073970
eISBN:
9780199081615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073970.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Anjan Mukherji, arguably one of India's most distinguished economists, is known for his research on the stability of the Walrasian tatonnement, its relation to the weak axiom of revealed preference, ... More

The Dynamic FirmThe Role of Technology, Strategy, Organization, and Regions

The Dynamic Firm: The Role of Technology, Strategy, Organization, and Regions

Alfred D. Chandler, Peter Hagstrom, and Örjan Sölvell (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296041
eISBN:
9780191596070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296045.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Business strategy is becoming increasingly ’pluralist’, drawing on the insights of different disciplines and business practice in different parts of the world. This book brings together, under three ... More

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