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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

Economic Regulation and Its ReformWhat Have We Learned?

Economic Regulation and Its Reform: What Have We Learned?

Nancy L. Rose (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226138022
eISBN:
9780226138169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226138169.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The past thirty-five years witnessed an extraordinary transformation of government economic intervention across broad sectors of the economy throughout the world and the political economy of the ... More

Economic TurbulenceIs a Volatile Economy Good for America?

Economic Turbulence: Is a Volatile Economy Good for America?

Clair Brown, John Haltiwanger, and Julia Lane

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076324
eISBN:
9780226076348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076348.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Every day, in every sector of our economy, a business shuts down while another starts up, jobs are created while others are cut, and workers are hired while others are laid off. This constant flux, ... More

Economics for Humans

Economics for Humans

Julie A. Nelson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226572024
eISBN:
9780226572055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572055.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

At its core, an economy is about providing goods and services for human well-being. But many economists and critics preach that an economy is something far different: a cold and heartless system that ... More

The Economics of Climate ChangeAdaptations Past and Present

The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present

Gary D. Libecap and Richard H. Steckel (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226479880
eISBN:
9780226479903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226479903.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book responds to proceedings of the past couple of decades, especially the efficacy of collective action in light of reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The types of ... More

The Economics of CrimeLessons For and From Latin America

The Economics of Crime: Lessons For and From Latin America

Rafael Di Tella, Sebastian Edwards, and Ernesto Schargrodsky (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226153742
eISBN:
9780226153766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226153766.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Latin America has one of the highest crime rates in the world, creating climates of fear and lawlessness in several countries. Despite this situation, there has been a lack of systematic effort to ... More

The Economics of Food Price Volatility

The Economics of Food Price Volatility

Jean-Paul Chavas, David Hummels, and Brian D. Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226128924
eISBN:
9780226129082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129082.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There is still no consensus on the underlying reasons for recent drastic changes in food prices and continuing agricultural market volatility merits a thorough investigation. This book is a ... More

The Economics of School Choice

The Economics of School Choice

Caroline M. Hoxby (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355337
eISBN:
9780226355344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355344.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has declared school voucher programs constitutional, the many unanswered questions concerning the potential effects of school choice will become especially pressing. ... More

Electricity DeregulationChoices and Challenges

Electricity Deregulation: Choices and Challenges

James M. Griffin and Steven L. Puller (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226308562
eISBN:
9780226308586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226308586.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The electricity market has experienced enormous setbacks in delivering on the promise of deregulation. In theory, deregulating the electricity market would increase the efficiency of the industry by ... More

Emerging Labor Market Institutions for the Twenty-First Century

Emerging Labor Market Institutions for the Twenty-First Century

Richard B. Freeman, Joni Hersch, and Lawrence Mishel Mishel (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261577
eISBN:
9780226261812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261812.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Private sector unionism is in decline in the United States. As a result, labor advocates, community groups, nongovernmental organizations, and individuals concerned with the well-being of workers ... More

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