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Information and communication technologies and the role of consumers in innovation

Leslie Haddon

in Innovation By Demand: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Demand and its Role in Innovation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062674
eISBN:
9781781700273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062674.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the involvement of consumers in innovation. It presents two case studies which detail a number of interesting issues regarding ways that consumers become involved in new ... More


Measuring Inflation in Egypt: Assessment of the CPI Accuracy

Hanaa Kheir-El-Din

in What Drives Prices in Egypt?: An Analysis in Light of International Experience

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163036
eISBN:
9781617970344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163036.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The most widely used total or headline inflation measure is the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Inflation is often said to be “persistent increases in the general level of prices, or a persistent decline ... More


The Welfare Effects of a Large Depreciation: the Case of Egypt 2000–2005

Hanaa Kheir-El-Din

in The Egyptian Economy: Current Challenges and Future Prospects

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161544
eISBN:
9781617970306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161544.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Between 2000 and 2005 Egypt experienced a large nominal depreciation of the Egyptian pound, much of it concentrated around a sharp decline in early 2003. This chapter assesses the welfare ... More


Markets, supermarkets and the macro-social shaping of demand: an instituted economic process approach

Mark Harvey

in Innovation By Demand: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Demand and its Role in Innovation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062674
eISBN:
9781781700273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062674.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter argues for the need to build an economic sociology/political economy of demand that goes from micro-individual through to macro-structural features. It develops an ‘instituted economic ... More


Innovation by demand? An introduction

Andrew McMeekin, Ken Green, Tomlinson Mark, and Vivien Walsh

in Innovation By Demand: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Demand and its Role in Innovation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062674
eISBN:
9781781700273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062674.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book offers broad conceptual overviews of ways that the sociological and economics literatures address issues of innovation, demand, and consumption. It looks at the sociological literature on ... More


Social mechanisms generating demand: a review and manifesto

Alan Warde

in Innovation By Demand: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Demand and its Role in Innovation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062674
eISBN:
9781781700273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062674.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter reflects on the development of sociological approaches to consumption and their contribution to the explanation of consumer behaviour. Tentative and programmatic, it is concerned with ... More


Variety, growth and demand

Pier Paolo Saviotti

in Innovation By Demand: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Demand and its Role in Innovation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062674
eISBN:
9781781700273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062674.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Modern economies contain a large number of entities (products, services, methods of production, competences, individual and organisational actors, institutions), which are qualitatively novel and ... More


Preferences and novelty: a multidisciplinary perspective

Wilhelm Ruprecht

in Innovation By Demand: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Demand and its Role in Innovation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062674
eISBN:
9781781700273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062674.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines how consumption fits into ‘evolutionary’ models of economic development. When only the supply side of growth is looked at in the presence of market satiation, both product and ... More


Social routines and the consumption of food

Mark Tomlinson and Andrew McMeekin

in Innovation By Demand: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Demand and its Role in Innovation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062674
eISBN:
9781781700273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062674.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The existence of consumption routines is particularly significant for those interested in the diffusion of innovative consumer products. The implication is that existing routines need to be modified ... More


Greening organisations: purchasing, consumption and innovation

Ken Green, Barbara Morton, and Steve New

in Innovation By Demand: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Demand and its Role in Innovation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062674
eISBN:
9781781700273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062674.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores whether the use of ‘consumer’ pressure in improving the environmental performance of companies, a tactic long advocated by environmentalists, stands critical scrutiny. It ... More


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