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Inside ManThe Discipline of Modeling Human Ways of Being

Inside Man: The Discipline of Modeling Human Ways of Being

Mihnea Moldoveanu

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773041
eISBN:
9780804777421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773041.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book presents readers with an exercise in modeling human ways of being—thinking, feeling, acting. It does not merely introduce models, but also attempts to teach modeling, and to produce, within ... More

Introductory EconometricsIntuition, Proof, and Practice

Introductory Econometrics: Intuition, Proof, and Practice

Jeffrey Zax

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772624
eISBN:
9780804777209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772624.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book attempts to distill econometrics into a form that preserves its essence, but that is acceptable—and even appealing—to the student's intellectual palate. It insists on rigor when it is ... More

Kantian Ethics and EconomicsAutonomy, Dignity, and Character

Kantian Ethics and Economics: Autonomy, Dignity, and Character

Mark White

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768948
eISBN:
9780804777636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768948.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book introduces the moral philosophy of Immanuel Kant—in particular, the concepts of autonomy, dignity, and character—to economic theory, explaining the importance of integrating these two ... More

Law and Long-Term Economic ChangeA Eurasian Perspective

Law and Long-Term Economic Change: A Eurasian Perspective

Debin Ma and Jan Luiten van Zanden (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772730
eISBN:
9780804777612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772730.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Recently, a growing body of work on “law and finance” and “legal origins” has highlighted the role of formal legal institutions in shaping financial institutions. However, these writings have focused ... More

Lifecycle Events and Their ConsequencesJob Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health

Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health

Kenneth A. Couch, Mary C. Daly, and Julie M. Zissimopoulos (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785853
eISBN:
9780804786430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785853.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health brings together leading scholars to study the impact of unexpected life course events on economic welfare. The ... More

Market MenagerieHealth and Development in Late Industrial States

Market Menagerie: Health and Development in Late Industrial States

Smita Srinivas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780544
eISBN:
9780804781916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780544.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines technological advance and market regulation in the health industries of nations such as India, Brazil, South Africa, Nigeria, and China. Pharmaceutical and life science industries ... More

Markets in the Name of SocialismThe Left-Wing Origins of Neoliberalism

Markets in the Name of Socialism: The Left-Wing Origins of Neoliberalism

Johanna Bockman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775663
eISBN:
9780804778961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775663.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The worldwide spread of neoliberalism has transformed economies, polities, and societies everywhere. In conventional accounts, American and Western European economists, such as Milton Friedman and ... More

The Political Economy of Environmental Justice

The Political Economy of Environmental Justice

H. Spencer Banzhaf (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780612
eISBN:
9780804782692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780612.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The environmental justice literature convincingly shows that poor people and minorities live in more polluted neighborhoods than do other groups. These findings have sparked a broad activist ... More

The Political Economy of the World BankThe Early Years

The Political Economy of the World Bank: The Early Years

Michele Alacevich

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760652
eISBN:
9780804770798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760652.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book is a study of economic history. It describes what is perhaps the most crucial time for development economics: the birth of the “third world,” the creation of development economics as a ... More

The World Under PressureHow China and India Are Influencing the Global Economy and Environment

The World Under Pressure: How China and India Are Influencing the Global Economy and Environment

Carl Dahlman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777131
eISBN:
9780804778862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777131.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The rapid rise of China and India is reshaping our global economic and environmental systems—raising major issues of stability, governance, and sustainability. This book develops a framework that ... More

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