Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 60 items for:

  • Economics and Finance x
Clear All

View:

Credit NationProperty Laws and Institutions in Early America

Credit Nation: Property Laws and Institutions in Early America

Claire Priest

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691158761
eISBN:
9780691185651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158761.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Even before the United States became a country, laws prioritizing access to credit set colonial America apart from the rest of the world. This book examines how the drive to expand credit shaped ... More

W. Arthur Lewis and the Birth of Development Economics

W. Arthur Lewis and the Birth of Development Economics

Robert L. Tignor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691202617
eISBN:
9780691204246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202617.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

W. Arthur Lewis was one of the foremost intellectuals, economists, and political activists of the twentieth century. This book, the first intellectual biography of Lewis, traces Lewis's life from its ... More

A Course in Microeconomic Theory

A Course in Microeconomic Theory

David M. Kreps

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691202754
eISBN:
9780691215747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202754.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This book is a text in microeconomics that is both challenging and “user-friendly.” The work is designed for the first-year graduate microeconomic theory course and is accessible to advanced ... More

Free Trade under FireFifth Edition

Free Trade under Fire: Fifth Edition

Douglas A. Irwin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691201009
eISBN:
9780691203362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691201009.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Free trade is always under attack, more than ever in recent years. The imposition of numerous U.S. tariffs in 2018, and the retaliation those tariffs have drawn, has thrust trade issues to the top of ... More

Going the DistanceEurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700

Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700

Ron Harris

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691150772
eISBN:
9780691185804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150772.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Before the seventeenth century, trade across Eurasia was mostly conducted in short segments along the Silk Route and Indian Ocean. Business was organized in family firms, merchant networks, and ... More

The Nobel FactorThe Prize in Economics, Social Democracy, and the Market Turn

The Nobel Factor: The Prize in Economics, Social Democracy, and the Market Turn

Avner Offer and Gabriel Söderberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196312
eISBN:
9781400883417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196312.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Our confidence in markets comes from economics, and our confidence in economics is underpinned by the Nobel Prize in Economics, which was first awarded in 1969. Was it a coincidence that the prize ... More

Patient Care under Uncertainty

Patient Care under Uncertainty

Charles F. Manski

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691194738
eISBN:
9780691195360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194738.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Although uncertainty is a common element of patient care, it has largely been overlooked in research on evidence-based medicine. This book strives to correct this glaring omission. Applying the tools ... More

Beating the OddsJump-Starting Developing Countries

Beating the Odds: Jump-Starting Developing Countries

Justin Yifu Lin and Célestin Monga

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691192338
eISBN:
9781400884681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192338.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Countries that ignite a process of rapid economic growth almost always do so while lacking what experts say are the essential preconditions for development, such as good infrastructure and ... More

The Origins of HappinessThe Science of Well-Being over the Life Course

The Origins of Happiness: The Science of Well-Being over the Life Course

Andrew Clark, Sarah Fléche, Richard Layard, Nattavudh Powdthavee, and George Ward

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196336
eISBN:
9780691196954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196336.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

What makes people happy? This book seeks to revolutionize how we think about human priorities and to promote public policy changes that are based on what really matters to people. Drawing on a range ... More

The European Guilds

The European Guilds

Sheilagh Ogilvie

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691137544
eISBN:
9780691185101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137544.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Guilds ruled many crafts and trades from the Middle Ages to the Industrial Revolution, and have always attracted debate and controversy. They were sometimes viewed as efficient institutions that ... More

The Winding Road to the Welfare State

The Winding Road to the Welfare State

George R. Boyer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691178738
eISBN:
9780691183992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178738.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

How did Britain transform itself from a nation of workhouses to one that became a model for the modern welfare state? This book investigates the evolution of living standards and welfare policies in ... More

Bankers and Bolsheviks

Bankers and Bolsheviks

Hassan Malik

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691170169
eISBN:
9780691185002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170169.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Following an unprecedented economic boom fed by foreign investment, the Russian Revolution triggered the worst sovereign default in history. This book tells the dramatic story of this boom and bust, ... More

Uneven Centuries

Uneven Centuries

Sevket Pamuk

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691166377
eISBN:
9780691184982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166377.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The population and economy of the area within the present-day borders of Turkey has consistently been among the largest in the developing world, yet there has been no authoritative economic history ... More

The Culture of Contentment

The Culture of Contentment

John Kenneth Galbraith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171654
eISBN:
9781400889020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171654.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

The world has become increasingly separated into the haves and have nots. This book shows how a contented class—not the privileged few but the socially and economically advantaged majority—defend ... More

Economics in PerspectiveA Critical History

Economics in Perspective: A Critical History

John Kenneth Galbraith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171647
eISBN:
9781400889075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171647.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book presents a compelling and accessible history of economic ideas, from Aristotle through the twentieth century. Examining theories of the past that have a continuing modern resonance, the ... More

MoneyWhence It Came, Where It Went

Money: Whence It Came, Where It Went

John Kenneth Galbraith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171661
eISBN:
9781400889082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171661.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Money is nothing more than what is commonly exchanged for goods or services, so why has understanding it become so complicated? This book cuts through the confusions surrounding the subject to ... More

The First Serious OptimistA. C. Pigou and the Birth of Welfare Economics

The First Serious Optimist: A. C. Pigou and the Birth of Welfare Economics

Ian Kumekawa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163482
eISBN:
9781400885206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163482.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book is an intellectual biography of the British economist A. C. Pigou (1877–1959), a founder of welfare economics and one of the twentieth century's most important and original thinkers. Though ... More

Matching with TransfersThe Economics of Love and Marriage

Matching with Transfers: The Economics of Love and Marriage

Pierre-André Chiappori

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171739
eISBN:
9781400885732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171739.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Over the past few decades, matching models, which use mathematical frameworks to analyze allocation mechanisms for heterogeneous products and individuals, have attracted renewed attention in both ... More

Technology Differences over Space and Time

Technology Differences over Space and Time

Francesco Caselli

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691146027
eISBN:
9781400883608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146027.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines how countries use their productive resources—such as workers, skills, equipment and structures, and natural resources. It develops methods to assess the efficiency with which ... More

Competition in the Promised LandBlack Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets

Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets

Leah Platt Boustan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691150871
eISBN:
9781400882977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150871.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

From 1940 to 1970, nearly four million black migrants left the American rural South to settle in the industrial cities of the North and West. This book provides a comprehensive account of the ... More

View: