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American Universities in a Global Market

American Universities in a Global Market

Charles T. Clotfelter (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226110448
eISBN:
9780226110455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226110455.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In higher education, the United States is the preeminent global leader, dominating the list of the world's top research universities. But there are signs that its position of global leadership will ... More

Challenges to GlobalizationAnalyzing the Economics

Challenges to Globalization: Analyzing the Economics

Robert E. Baldwin and L. Winters (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226036151
eISBN:
9780226036557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036557.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

People passionately disagree about the nature of the globalization process. The failure of both the 1999 and 2003 World Trade Organization's (WTO) ministerial conferences in Seattle and Cancun, ... More

The Decline of Latin American EconomiesGrowth, Institutions, and Crises

The Decline of Latin American Economies: Growth, Institutions, and Crises

Sebastian Edwards, Gerardo Esquivel, and Graciela Marquez (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226185002
eISBN:
9780226185033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185033.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Latin America's economic performance is mediocre at best, despite abundant natural resources and flourishing neighbors to the north. The perplexing question of how some of the wealthiest nations in ... More

Economic and Financial Crises in Emerging Market Economies

Economic and Financial Crises in Emerging Market Economies

Martin Feldstein (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226241098
eISBN:
9780226241104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241104.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In the late 1990s, economic and financial crises raged through East Asia, devastating economies that had previously been considered among the strongest in the developing world. The crises eventually ... More

Economic Policy Reforms and the Indian Economy

Economic Policy Reforms and the Indian Economy

Anne O. Krueger (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226454528
eISBN:
9780226454542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454542.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

India is the second most populous country in the world and also one of the poorest. From the late 1940s to 1980, India's per capita income grew at an average annual rate of only two percent. ... More

Europe and the Euro

Europe and the Euro

Alberto Alesina and Francesco Giavazzi (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226012834
eISBN:
9780226012858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012858.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

It is rare for countries to give up their currencies and thus their ability to influence such critical aspects of their economies as interest and exchange rates. Yet ten years ago a number of ... More

The Fable of the KeiretsuUrban Legends of the Japanese Economy

The Fable of the Keiretsu: Urban Legends of the Japanese Economy

Yoshiro Miwa and J. Ramseyer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226532707
eISBN:
9780226532721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226532721.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

For Western economists and journalists, the most distinctive facet of the post-war Japanese business world has been the keiretsu, or the insular business alliances among powerful corporations. Within ... More

Global RivalriesStandards Wars and the Transnational Cotton Trade

Global Rivalries: Standards Wars and the Transnational Cotton Trade

Amy A. Quark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226050539
eISBN:
9780226050706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226050706.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Global Rivalries explores rule-making in an era of increasing geopolitical uncertainty. Western firms and states have long dictated the formal terms of trade in the global economy. But with a shift ... More

Globalization in an Age of CrisisMultilateral Economic Cooperation in the Twenty-First Century

Globalization in an Age of Crisis: Multilateral Economic Cooperation in the Twenty-First Century

Robert C. Feenstra and Alan M. Taylor (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226030753
eISBN:
9780226030890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030890.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

As in other large recessions and depressions in times past, the global crisis of 2008–09, aside from its painful economic costs, also raised fears of worrisome prospects for international ... More

Institutional Foundations of Impersonal ExchangeTheory and Policy of Contractual Registries

Institutional Foundations of Impersonal Exchange: Theory and Policy of Contractual Registries

Benito Arrunada

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226028323
eISBN:
9780226028354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226028354.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Governments and development agencies spend considerable resources building property and company registries to protect property rights. When these efforts succeed, owners feel secure enough to invest ... More

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