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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

Sustainability of Public Debt

Sustainability of Public Debt

Reinhard Neck and Jan-Egbert Sturm (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262140980
eISBN:
9780262280495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262140980.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In recent decades, governments have built up substantial public debt, which is often accompanied by a growing public sector and fiscal policies that neglect long-term considerations. The contributors ... More

"Systemic Risk, Crises, and Macroprudential Regulation"

"Systemic Risk, Crises, and Macroprudential Regulation"

Xavier Freixas, José-Luis Peydró, and Luc Laeven

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262028691
eISBN:
9780262328609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028691.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Macroprudential regulation is the latest buzzword in economics but it means different things to different people. This book offers a framework to operationalize macroprudential policy. It defines ... More

Tax Systems

Tax Systems

Joel Slemrod and Christian Gillitzer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262026727
eISBN:
9780262319003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026727.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Despite its theoretical elegance and the substantial insights it has provided, the standard optimal tax model has significant limitations. This book argues that tax analysis must move beyond the ... More

Taxation and Regulation of the Financial Sector

Taxation and Regulation of the Financial Sector

Ruud de Mooij and Gaëtan Nicodème (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027977
eISBN:
9780262321099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027977.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The financial crisis has revealed many problems in the transparency and functioning of the financial sector. New debates on regulation and taxation of the financial sector have emerged as economists ... More

Trade and PovertyWhen the Third World Fell Behind

Trade and Poverty: When the Third World Fell Behind

Jeffrey G. Williamson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015158
eISBN:
9780262295727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015158.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Today’s wide economic gap between the postindustrial countries of the West and the poorer countries of the third world is not new. Fifty years ago, the world economic order — two hundred years in the ... More

Understanding Global CrisesAn Emerging Paradigm

Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Assaf Razin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book aims at parsing and explaining some key forces that feature in every one of the global and regional financial crises and monetary crises that erupted in the world economy over the past ... More

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