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Growth and Productivity in East Asia

Growth and Productivity in East Asia

Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386805
eISBN:
9780226387079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387079.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Considering the examples of Australia and the Pacific Rim, this book offers a contemporary explanation for national productivity that measures contributions not only from capital and labor, but also ... More

Hard-to-Measure Goods and ServicesEssays in Honor of Zvi Griliches

Hard-to-Measure Goods and Services: Essays in Honor of Zvi Griliches

Ernst R. Berndt and Charles R. Hulten (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226044491
eISBN:
9780226044507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044507.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The celebrated economist Zvi Griliches's entire career can be viewed as an attempt to advance the cause of accuracy in economic measurement. His interest in the causes and consequences of technical ... More

Hayek's ChallengeAn Intellectual Biography of F.A. Hayek

Hayek's Challenge: An Intellectual Biography of F.A. Hayek

Bruce Caldwell

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226091914
eISBN:
9780226091921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226091921.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Friedrich A. Hayek is regarded as one of the preeminent economic theorists of the twentieth century, as much for his work outside of economics as for his work within it. During a career spanning ... More

Health and Labor Force Participation over the Life CycleEvidence from the Past

Health and Labor Force Participation over the Life Cycle: Evidence from the Past

Dora L. Costa (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226116181
eISBN:
9780226116198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116198.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The twentieth century saw significant increases in both life expectancy and retirement rates—changes that have had dramatic impacts on nearly every aspect of society and the economy. Forecasting ... More

Health at Older AgesThe Causes and Consequences of Declining Disability Among the Elderly

Health at Older Ages: The Causes and Consequences of Declining Disability Among the Elderly

David M. Cutler and David A. Wise (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132310
eISBN:
9780226132327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132327.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Americans are living longer—and staying healthier longer—than ever before. Despite the rapid disappearance of pensions and health care benefits for retirees, older people are healthier and better off ... More

Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan

Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan

David A. Wise and Naohiro Yashiro (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902920
eISBN:
9780226903248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903248.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Recent data show wide disparity between Japan and the United States in the effectiveness of their health care systems. Japan spends close to the lowest percentage of its gross domestic product on ... More

Housing and Mortgage Markets in Historical Perspective

Housing and Mortgage Markets in Historical Perspective

Eugene N. White, Kenneth Snowden, and Price Fishback (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226073842
eISBN:
9780226093284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226093284.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The central role played by housing in the “Great Recession” of 2007 leads to this question: “What was different this time?” This book is designed to bring historical perspective to the answers to ... More

Housing and the Financial Crisis

Housing and the Financial Crisis

Edward L. Glaeser and Todd Sinai

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226030586
eISBN:
9780226030616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030616.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Conventional wisdom held that housing prices couldn't fall. But the spectacular boom and bust of the housing market during the first decade of the twenty-first century and millions of foreclosed ... More

How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education

How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education

Jeffrey R. Brown (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226201832
eISBN:
9780226201979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226201979.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education analyzes how universities manage their endowments and how they responded to the financial crisis and ensuing Great Recession. ... More

Human Capital in HistoryThe American Record

Human Capital in History: The American Record

Leah Platt Boustan, Carola Frydman, and Robert A. Margo (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226163895
eISBN:
9780226163925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226163925.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This volume honors the contributions Claudia Goldin has made to scholarship and teaching in economic history and labor economics. The chapters address some closely integrated issues: the role of ... More

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