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The Natural Gas MarketSixty Years of Regulation and Deregulation

The Natural Gas Market: Sixty Years of Regulation and Deregulation

Paul MacAvoy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083811
eISBN:
9780300129328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083811.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Over the past six decades, federal regulatory agencies have attempted different strategies to regulate the natural gas industry in the United States. All have been unsuccessful, resulting in ... More

Organic FuturesStruggling for Sustainability on the Small Farm

Organic Futures: Struggling for Sustainability on the Small Farm

Connor J Fitzmaurice and Brian J. Gareau

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300199451
eISBN:
9780300224856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300199451.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Walking through nearly any grocery store, contemporary American consumers are bound to encounter organic food. At any of the myriad of farmers’ markets that have sprung up in cities and small ... More

Playing Monopoly with the DevilDollarization and Domestic Currencies in Developing Countries

Playing Monopoly with the Devil: Dollarization and Domestic Currencies in Developing Countries

Manuel Hinds

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300113303
eISBN:
9780300129779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113303.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Why should a developing country surrender its power to create money by adopting an international currency as its own? This book explores the currency problems that developing countries face and ... More

PredictocracyMarket Mechanisms for Public and Private Decision Making

Predictocracy: Market Mechanisms for Public and Private Decision Making

Michael Abramowicz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115994
eISBN:
9780300144956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115994.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Predicting the future is serious business for virtually all public and private institutions because they must often make important decisions based on such predictions. This book explores how ... More

The Quiet RevolutionCentral Banking Goes Modern

The Quiet Revolution: Central Banking Goes Modern

Alan Blinder

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100877
eISBN:
9780300127508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100877.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book argues that, although little noticed, the face of central banking has changed significantly over the past ten to fifteen years. The author, a former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve ... More

Shanghai's Bund and BeyondBritish Banks, Banknote Issuance, and Monetary Policy in China, 1842-1937

Shanghai's Bund and Beyond: British Banks, Banknote Issuance, and Monetary Policy in China, 1842-1937

Niv Horesh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300143560
eISBN:
9780300143621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300143560.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

As China emerges as a global powerhouse, this book examines its economic past and the shaping of its financial institutions. A comparative study of foreign banking in prewar China, it surveys the ... More

A Smart Energy PolicyAn Economist's Rx for Balancing Cheap, Clean, and Secure Energy

A Smart Energy Policy: An Economist's Rx for Balancing Cheap, Clean, and Secure Energy

James M. Griffin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300149852
eISBN:
9780300149869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300149852.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Everyone wants energy that is clean, cheap, and secure, goals which often conflict: traditional fossil fuels tend to be cheaper than alternative fuels, but they are hardly clean or (in the case of ... More

Strangers On Familiar SoilRediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Edward Dallam Melillo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This history explores the many unrecognized, enduring linkages between the state of California and the country of Chile. The book begins in 1786, when a French expedition brought the potato from ... More

Trade SecretsIntellectual Piracy and the Origins of American Industrial Power

Trade Secrets: Intellectual Piracy and the Origins of American Industrial Power

Doron S. Ben-Atar

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100068
eISBN:
9780300127218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100068.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book focuses on intellectual piracy and presents an interpretive study of the American appropriation of forbidden European know-how from the perspective of a diplomatic historian of the early ... More

Truth or EconomicsOn the Definition, Prediction, and Relevance of Economic Efficiency

Truth or Economics: On the Definition, Prediction, and Relevance of Economic Efficiency

Richard S. Markovits

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300114591
eISBN:
9780300145229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114591.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Is economic efficiency a sound basis upon which to make public policy or legal decisions? This book considers the way in which scholars and public decision-makers define, predict, and assess the ... More

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