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Breakdown in PakistanHow Aid Is Eroding Institutions for Collective Action

Breakdown in Pakistan: How Aid Is Eroding Institutions for Collective Action

Masooda Bano

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781329
eISBN:
9780804781848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781329.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Thirty percent of foreign development aid is channeled through NGOs or community-based organizations to improve service delivery to the poor, build social capital, and establish democracy in ... More

Chinese Money in Global ContextHistoric Junctures Between 600 BCE and 2012

Chinese Money in Global Context: Historic Junctures Between 600 BCE and 2012

Niv Horesh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787192
eISBN:
9780804788540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787192.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book offers an interpretation of the Chinese monetary system, charting its evolution by examining key moments in history – from BCE 600 up to the present. It places these moments in ... More

Criminals and Victims

Criminals and Victims

W. David Allen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762526
eISBN:
9780804777599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762526.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book presents an economic analysis of decisions made by criminals and victims of crime before, during, and after a crime or victimization occurs. Its main purpose is to illustrate how the ... More

Economic Evolution and Revolution in Historical Time

Economic Evolution and Revolution in Historical Time

Paul W. Rhode, Joshua L. Rosenbloom, and David F. Weiman (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771856
eISBN:
9780804777629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771856.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book challenges the static, ahistorical models on which economics continues to rely. These models presume that markets operate on a “frictionless” plane where abstract forces play out ... More

The Economics of Business ValuationTowards a Value Functional Approach

The Economics of Business Valuation: Towards a Value Functional Approach

Patrick Anderson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804758307
eISBN:
9780804783224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758307.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

For decades, the traditional approaches to business valuation (market, asset, and income) have taken center stage in the assessment of the firm. This book presents an expanded valuation toolkit, ... More

Fans of the World, Unite!A (Capitalist) Manifesto for Sports Consumers

Fans of the World, Unite!: A (Capitalist) Manifesto for Sports Consumers

Stephen F. Ross and Stefan Szymanski

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756686
eISBN:
9780804769778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756686.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book is a clarion call to sports fans. It proposes a significant restructuring of sports leagues. The book sets out a rational program for a revolution that will serve the best interests of the ... More

The Global Organ ShortageEconomic Causes, Human Consequences, Policy Responses

The Global Organ Shortage: Economic Causes, Human Consequences, Policy Responses

T. Randolph Beard, David L. Kaserman, and Rigmar Osterkamp

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784092
eISBN:
9780804784641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784092.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Although organ transplants provide the best, and often the only, effective therapy for many otherwise fatal conditions, the great benefits of transplantation go largely unrealized because of failures ... More

Greening of CapitalismHow Asia Is Driving the Next Great Transformation

Greening of Capitalism: How Asia Is Driving the Next Great Transformation

John A. Mathews

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804791502
eISBN:
9780804793162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791502.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book starts from the observation that the rise of China, India and other newly industrializing countries constitutes a triumph of industrialization in that it is lifting hundreds of millions of ... More

Hispanic Entrepreneurs in the 2000sAn Economic Profile and Policy Implications

Hispanic Entrepreneurs in the 2000s: An Economic Profile and Policy Implications

Alberto Davila and Marie T. Mora

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804777933
eISBN:
9780804788014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777933.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book provides an in-depth economic and policy analysis of Hispanic entrepreneurs in the first decade of the 2000s. This book captures a flavor of issues related to the business cycle, economic ... More

Human Capital and Economic Growth

Human Capital and Economic Growth

Andreas Savvides and Thanasis Stengos

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755405
eISBN:
9780804769761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755405.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book provides an in-depth investigation of the link between human capital and economic growth. The book examines the determinants of economic growth through a historical overview of the concept ... More

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

Reframing FinanceNew Models of Long-Term Investment Management

Reframing Finance: New Models of Long-Term Investment Management

Ashby Monk, Rajiv Sharma, and Duncan L. Sinclair

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781503601789
eISBN:
9781503602755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601789.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The role of financial intermediaries has come under close scrutiny in recent times as many of the practices of these service firms have been exposed for their opaque, rent-seeking and dishonest ... More

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