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Saving the NationEconomic Modernity in Republican China

Saving the Nation: Economic Modernity in Republican China

Margherita Zanasi

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226978734
eISBN:
9780226978741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226978741.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Economic modernity is so closely associated with nationhood that it is impossible to imagine a modern state without an equally modern economy. Even so, most people would have difficulty defining a ... More

Scanner Data and Price Indexes

Scanner Data and Price Indexes

Robert C. Feenstra and Matthew D. Shapiro (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226239651
eISBN:
9780226239668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226239668.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Every time you buy a can of tuna or a new television, its bar code is scanned to record its price and other information. These “scanner data” offer a number of attractive features for economists and ... More

Science and Engineering Careers in the United StatesAn Analysis of Markets and Employment

Science and Engineering Careers in the United States: An Analysis of Markets and Employment

Richard B. Freeman and Daniel L. Goroff (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261898
eISBN:
9780226261904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261904.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Beginning in the early 2000s, there was an upsurge of national concern over the state of the science and engineering job market that sparked a plethora of studies, commission reports, and a ... More

Seeking a Premier EconomyThe Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms, 1980-2000

Seeking a Premier Economy: The Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms, 1980-2000

David Card, Richard Blundell, and Richard B. Freeman (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092843
eISBN:
9780226092904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092904.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In the 1980s and 1990s, successive United Kingdom governments enacted a series of reforms to establish a more market-oriented economy, closer to the American model and further away from its Western ... 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

Shared Capitalism at WorkEmployee Ownership, Profit and Gain Sharing, and Broad-Based Stock Options

Shared Capitalism at Work: Employee Ownership, Profit and Gain Sharing, and Broad-Based Stock Options

Douglas L. Kruse, Richard B. Freeman, and Joseph R. Blasi (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226056951
eISBN:
9780226056968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226056968.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The historical relationship between capital and labor has evolved in the past few decades. One particularly noteworthy development is the rise of shared capitalism, a system in which workers have ... More

Shareholder Democracies?Corporate Governance in Britain and Ireland before 1850

Shareholder Democracies?: Corporate Governance in Britain and Ireland before 1850

Mark Freeman, Robin Pearson, and James Taylor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261874
eISBN:
9780226261881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261881.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Understanding the challenges of corporate governance is central to a comprehension of the economic dynamics driving corporations today. Among the most important institutions in capitalism today, ... More

Social SecurityA Fresh Look at Policy Alternatives

Social Security: A Fresh Look at Policy Alternatives

Jagadeesh Gokhale

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226300337
eISBN:
9780226300368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300368.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Many of us suspect that Social Security faces eventual bankruptcy. But the government projects its future finances using long outdated methods. Employing a more up-to-date approach, this book argues ... More

Social Security Pension Reform in Europe

Social Security Pension Reform in Europe

Martin Feldstein and Horst Siebert (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226241081
eISBN:
9780226241913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241913.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Social Security in the United States and in Europe is at a critical juncture. In this book, a number of chapters discuss the challenges facing Social Security reform in the aging societies of Europe. ... More

Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment

Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment

Jeffrey R. Brown, Jeffrey B. Liebman, and David A. Wise (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076485
eISBN:
9780226076508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076508.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book analyzes the changing economic and demographic environment in which social insurance programs that benefit elderly households will operate. It also explores how these ongoing trends will ... More

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