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The Power of ResilienceHow the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected

The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected

Yossi Sheffi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029797
eISBN:
9780262330626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029797.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book focuses on deep-tier risks, corporate social responsibility risks, cybersecurity risks, global raw material risks, long-term disruptions, business continuity planning, risk and disruption ... More

Progress and ConfusionThe State of Macroeconomic Policy

Progress and Confusion: The State of Macroeconomic Policy

Olivier Blanchard, Raghuram G. Rajan, Kenneth S. Rogoff, and Lawrence H. Summers (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034623
eISBN:
9780262333450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034623.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In April of 2015, the International Monetary Fund gathered leading academic economists and policymakers, to discuss the shape of future macroeconomic policy. This book presents their combined ... More

Prospects for Monetary Cooperation and Integration in East Asia

Prospects for Monetary Cooperation and Integration in East Asia

Ulrich Volz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013994
eISBN:
9780262265980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013994.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

East Asian countries were notably uninterested in regional monetary integration until the late 1990s, when the Asian financial crisis revealed the fragility of the region’s exchange rate arrangements ... More

Public Sector Economics and the Need for Reforms

Public Sector Economics and the Need for Reforms

Apostolis Philippopoulos (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034449
eISBN:
9780262332361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034449.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The public sector has grown substantially in the last fifty years. In the euro area total government expenditures have been around 50% of GDP since the early 2000s, resulting in a growing tax burden, ... More

Reforming Rules and RegulationsLaws, Institutions, and Implementation

Reforming Rules and Regulations: Laws, Institutions, and Implementation

Vivek Ghosal (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014687
eISBN:
9780262289412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014687.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In recent years governments have paid increasing attention to weighing the socioeconomic benefits of regulations against their costs. Rules and regulations governing economic activity are typically ... More

Retirement IncomeRisks and Strategies

Retirement Income: Risks and Strategies

Mark J. Warshawsky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016933
eISBN:
9780262301596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016933.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

As members of the baby boom generation head into retirement, they face an economic environment that has changed noticeably since their parents retired. Most of these new retirees will not be ... More

Revisiting KeynesEconomic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren

Revisiting Keynes: Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren

Lorenzo Pecchi and Gustavo Piga (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162494
eISBN:
9780262281331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162494.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In 1931 distinguished economist John Maynard Keynes published a short essay, “Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren,” in his collection Essays in Persuasion. In the essay, he expressed ... More

School Choice InternationalExploring Public-Private Partnerships

School Choice International: Exploring Public-Private Partnerships

Rajashri Chakrabarti and Paul E. Peterson (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033763
eISBN:
9780262270113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033763.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Public–private partnerships in education exist in various forms around the world, in both developed and developing countries. Despite this, and despite the importance of human capital for economic ... More

Sharing the WorkWhat My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Myra Strober

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Kicking in the Doorprovides an insider’s view of how sexism operates—what it’s like to live it, study it, and fight it. For not only was I the first woman ever to hold a tenure-track faculty position ... More

Strategic Bargaining and Cooperation in Greenhouse Gas MitigationsAn Integrated Assessment Modeling Approach

Strategic Bargaining and Cooperation in Greenhouse Gas Mitigations: An Integrated Assessment Modeling Approach

Zili Yang

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262240543
eISBN:
9780262286510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262240543.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The impact of climate change is widespread, affecting rich and poor countries and economies both large and small. Similarly, the study of climate change spans many disciplines, in both natural and ... More

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