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The Gender Impact of Social Security Reform

The Gender Impact of Social Security Reform

Estelle James, Alejandra Edwards, and Rebeca Wong

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226392004
eISBN:
9780226392028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226392028.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

As populations age and revenues diminish, government and private pension funds around the world are facing insolvency. The looming social security crisis is especially dire for women, who live longer ... 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 and Poverty

Globalization and Poverty

Ann Harrison (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317946
eISBN:
9780226318004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226318004.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Over the past two decades, the percentage of the world's population living on less than a dollar a day has been cut in half. How much of that improvement is because of—or in spite of—globalization? ... 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

Globalization in Historical Perspective

Globalization in Historical Perspective

Michael D. Bordo, Alan M. Taylor, and Jeffrey G. Williamson (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226065984
eISBN:
9780226065991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226065991.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

As awareness of the process of globalization grows and the study of its effects becomes increasingly important to governments and businesses (as well as to a sizable opposition), the need for ... More

Golden RulesThe Origins of California Water Law in the Gold Rush

Golden Rules: The Origins of California Water Law in the Gold Rush

Mark Kanazawa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226258676
eISBN:
9780226258706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226258706.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book examines the origins of California surface water law in the earliest years of statehood: the decade of the 1850’s. This decade was dominated by a key event in California history, the Gold ... More

The Governance of Not-for-Profit Organizations

The Governance of Not-for-Profit Organizations

Edward L. Glaeser (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226297859
eISBN:
9780226297866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297866.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Not-for-profit organizations play a critical role in the American economy. In health care, education, culture, and religion, we trust not-for-profit firms to serve the interests of their donors, ... More

Governance, Regulation, and Privatization in the Asia-Pacific Region

Governance, Regulation, and Privatization in the Asia-Pacific Region

Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386799
eISBN:
9780226386966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386966.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Over the last twenty-five years, there has been an acceleration in the move from government regulation towards privatization. This book provides a thoroughgoing account of the relative success of the ... More

Government & The American EconomyA New History

Government & The American Economy: A New History

Price V. Fishback

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226251271
eISBN:
9780226251295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251295.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The American economy has provided a level of well-being that has consistently ranked at or near the top of the international ladder. A key source of this success has been widespread participation in ... More

The Great InflationThe Rebirth of Modern Central Banking

The Great Inflation: The Rebirth of Modern Central Banking

Michael D. Bordo and Athanasios Orphanides (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226066950
eISBN:
9780226043555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043555.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Controlling inflation is among the most important objectives of economic policy. By maintaining price stability, policy makers are able to reduce uncertainty, improve price-monitoring mechanisms, and ... More

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