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Structural Impediments to Growth in Japan

Structural Impediments to Growth in Japan

Magnus Blomstrom, Jennifer Corbett, and Fumio Hayashi (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226060217
eISBN:
9780226060231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060231.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

As Japan's decade-long economic stagnation continues, there has been much analysis of the immediate macroeconomic problems that confront the Japanese economy. This book-length academic treatment of ... More

The Structure of WagesAn International Comparison

The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison

Edward P. Lazear and Kathryn L. Shaw (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470504
eISBN:
9780226470511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470511.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The distribution of income, the rate of pay raises, and the mobility of employees are crucial to understanding labor economics. Although research abounds on the distribution of wages across ... More

Studies of Labor Market Intermediation

Studies of Labor Market Intermediation

David H. Autor (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226032887
eISBN:
9780226032900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226032900.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

From the traditional craft hiring hall to the Web site Monster.com, a multitude of institutions exist to facilitate the matching of workers with firms. The diversity of such Labor Market ... More

Studies on the Abuse and Decline of ReasonText and Documents

Studies on the Abuse and Decline of Reason: Text and Documents

F. A. Hayek

Bruce Caldwell (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226321097
eISBN:
9780226321127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226321127.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book presents a study of social phenomena. How to best and most accurately study social interactions has long been debated intensely, and there are two main approaches: the positivists, who ... More

Studying Human BehaviorHow Scientists Investigate Aggression and Sexuality

Studying Human Behavior: How Scientists Investigate Aggression and Sexuality

Helen E. Longino

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226492872
eISBN:
9780226921822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921822.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book enters into the complexities of human behavioral research, a domain still dominated by the age-old debate of “nature versus nurture.” Rather than supporting one side or another or ... More

The Subject of MurderGender, Exceptionality, and the Modern Killer

The Subject of Murder: Gender, Exceptionality, and the Modern Killer

Lisa Downing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226003405
eISBN:
9780226003689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226003689.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The subject of murder has always held a particular fascination for us. However, since at least the nineteenth century, we have seen the murderer as different from the ordinary citizen—a special ... More

The Substance of ShadowA Darkening Trope in Poetic History

The Substance of Shadow: A Darkening Trope in Poetic History

John Hollander

Kenneth Gross (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226354279
eISBN:
9780226354309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226354309.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Substance of Shadow explores the poetic lives and afterlives of shadow, focusing on British and American poetry from the Renaissance to the end of the twentieth century. It investigates shadow’s ... More

Subversive SoundsRace and the Birth of Jazz in New Orleans

Subversive Sounds: Race and the Birth of Jazz in New Orleans

Charles B. Hersch

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226328676
eISBN:
9780226328690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226328690.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book probes New Orleans's history, uncovering a web of racial interconnections and animosities that was instrumental to the creation of a vital American art form—jazz. Drawing on oral histories, ... More

Success and Failure in Limited WarInformation and Strategy in the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq Wars

Success and Failure in Limited War: Information and Strategy in the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq Wars

Spencer D. Bakich

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107684
eISBN:
9780226107851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107851.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Since World War II, the United States has waged multiple limited wars in regions around the world. Despite its frequent participation however, America has a mixed strategic record in these ... More

SummonedIdentification and Religious Life in a Jewish Neighborhood

Summoned: Identification and Religious Life in a Jewish Neighborhood

Iddo Tavory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226321868
eISBN:
9780226322193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226322193.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Based on five years of ethnographic fieldwork, Summoned is an in-depth exploration of the social worlds of Orthodox Jews in a Los Angeles neighborhood as well as a theoretical exploration of the ... More

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