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CommoditiesMarkets, Performance, and Strategies

Commodities: Markets, Performance, and Strategies

H. Kent Baker, Greg Filbeck, and Jeffrey H. Harris (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190656010
eISBN:
9780190656041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656010.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In today’s dynamic financial environment, commodity markets can be accessed with products that create unique risk and return dynamics for investors worldwide. Commodities: Markets, Performance, and ... More

Navigation by JudgmentWhy and When Top Down Management of Foreign Aid Doesn't Work

Navigation by Judgment: Why and When Top Down Management of Foreign Aid Doesn't Work

Dan Honig

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190672454
eISBN:
9780190672485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672454.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

When should foreign aid organizations empower actors on the front lines of delivery to rely on their judgment to guide aid interventions, and when should distant headquarters lead? Understanding how ... More

The Germany IllusionBetween Economic Euphoria and Despair

The Germany Illusion: Between Economic Euphoria and Despair

Marcel Fratzscher

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190676575
eISBN:
9780190676605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676575.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

“The new economic miracle,” “role model for Europe,” and “beacon of stability”—these and similar euphoric headlines in Germany about the nation and its economy have become almost commonplace in ... More

The World Economy through the Lens of the United Nations

The World Economy through the Lens of the United Nations

José Antonio Ocampo, Anis Chowdhury, and Diana Alarcón (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198817345
eISBN:
9780191858864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817345.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This volume documents the intellectual influence of the United Nations through its flagship publication, the World Economic and Social Survey (WESS) on its seventieth anniversary. Prepared at the ... More

Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Andrew Berg and Rafael Portillo (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198785811
eISBN:
9780191827624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785811.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Behavioural Economics

Having broadly stabilized inflation over the past two decades, many policymakers in sub-Saharan Africa are now asking more of their monetary policy frameworks. They are looking to avoid policy ... More

Central Banking in Turbulent Times

Central Banking in Turbulent Times

Francesco Papadia and Tuomas Välimäki

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198806196
eISBN:
9780191844058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806196.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The book describes the long and difficult process that led to the central banking model prevailing in most advanced economies at the end of last century. The critical institutional basis of that ... More

Europe's Growth ChampionInsights from the Economic Rise of Poland

Europe's Growth Champion: Insights from the Economic Rise of Poland

Marcin Piatkowski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198789345
eISBN:
9780191831195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789345.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Economic History

The book is about one of the biggest economic success stories that one has hardly ever heard about. It is about a perennially backward, poor, and peripheral country, which over the last twenty-five ... More

Advancing Human DevelopmentTheory and Practice

Advancing Human Development: Theory and Practice

Frances Stewart, Gustav Ranis, and Emma Samman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198794455
eISBN:
9780191835902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794455.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book provides a comprehensive account of the human development (HD) approach to development. It shows how it emerged as a consequence of defects in earlier strategies, especially growth ... More

Turbulence and Order in Economic DevelopmentEconomic Transformation in Tanzania and Vietnam

Turbulence and Order in Economic Development: Economic Transformation in Tanzania and Vietnam

Hazel Gray

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198714644
eISBN:
9780191782909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714644.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic Systems

The terms of debate on the role of institutions in economic development are changing. Stable market institutions, in particular secure private property rights and democratically accountable ... More

The Microeconomics of Product Innovation

The Microeconomics of Product Innovation

Paul Stoneman, Eleonora Bartoloni, and Maurizio Baussola

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198816676
eISBN:
9780191858321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816676.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The prime objective of this book is the use microeconomic analysis to guide and provide insight into the generation and adoption of new products. Taking an approach that uses minimal formal ... More

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