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African Successes, Volume IGovernment and Institutions

African Successes, Volume I: Government and Institutions

Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226316222
eISBN:
9780226316369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316369.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is volume I of a four volume set, with papers developed as part of a large-scale project and associated conference series funded by the Gates Foundation. It is comprised of careful empirical ... More

African Successes, Volume IIHuman Capital

African Successes, Volume II: Human Capital

Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226316055
eISBN:
9780226316192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316192.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is Volume II of a four set series that reports on progress with economic, political, and social development in Africa over recent decades. Volume I deals with social peace, the basic functioning ... More

African Successes, Volume IIIModernization and Development

African Successes, Volume III: Modernization and Development

Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226315720
eISBN:
9780226315867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315867.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is Volume III of a four volume set that reports on progress with economic, political, and social development in Africa over recent decades. Volume I deals with the essential issues of social ... More

African Successes, Volume IVSustainable Growth

African Successes, Volume IV: Sustainable Growth

Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226315553
eISBN:
9780226315690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315690.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is Volume IV of a four volume set reporting on research on Africa funded by the Gates Foundation. Volume I is focused on conditions that make growth possible; Volume II deals with human ... More

Derivatives and the Wealth of Societies

Derivatives and the Wealth of Societies

Benjamin Lee and Randy Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226392660
eISBN:
9780226392974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226392974.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book is a unique collaboration that looks at derivative finance from the standpoint of the social sciences and the social sciences from that of finance. It joins experts from different ... More

Economics of Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States, Volume I

Economics of Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States, Volume I

Robert A. Moffitt (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226370477
eISBN:
9780226370507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226370507.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This volume collects a series of essays by prominent economists on each of the major means-tested, or welfare, programs in the United States. Each essay covers the institutional history of a program, ... More

Economics of Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States, Volume II

Economics of Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States, Volume II

Robert A. Moffitt (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226392493
eISBN:
9780226392523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226392523.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This volume collects a series of essays by prominent economists on each of the major means-tested, or welfare, programs in the United States. Each essay covers the institutional history of a ... More

Innovation EquityAssessing and Managing the Monetary Value of New Products and Services

Innovation Equity: Assessing and Managing the Monetary Value of New Products and Services

Elie Ofek, Eitan Muller, and Barak Libai

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226618296
eISBN:
9780226394145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394145.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book bridges the gap between what academics know and what innovation stakeholders— from managers, to investors, to analysts, to consumers—need to know about how new products and services are ... More

Law and the Economy in Colonial India

Law and the Economy in Colonial India

Tirthankar Roy and Anand V. Swamy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226387642
eISBN:
9780226387789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387789.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

At independence from British colonial rule (1947), India inherited from the Raj a complex legal system, including elaborate laws about private property and commercial contracts. Opinions differ on ... More

Selling PowerEconomics, Policy, and Electric Utilities Before 1940

Selling Power: Economics, Policy, and Electric Utilities Before 1940

John L. Neufeld

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399638
eISBN:
9780226399775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226399775.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Industrial policy frequently seeks to alter an industry’s structure to better align the incentives faced by individual decision makers with the needs and desires of the industry’s consumers. For most ... More

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