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On a Class of Preference Fields

W. M. Gorman

C. Blackorby and A. F. Shorrocks (eds)

in Separability and Aggregation: The Collected Works of W. M. Gorman, Volume I

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285212
eISBN:
9780191596322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285213.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This short note, published in Metroeconomica 13 (1961), begins with the assumption that the preferences of the consumer exhibit linear Engel curves, which were shown in ’Community preference fields’ ... More


Is National Technology Policy Obsolete in a Globalised World?: The Japanese Vision

Martin Fransman

in Visions of Innovation: The Firm and Japan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289357
eISBN:
9780191596261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198289359.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The chapter begins with a brief discussion of the convergence hypothesis, which argues that there has been a convergence in the economies of the major industrialized countries in the post‐World War ... More


Visions of Future Technologies: Government, Globalisation, and Universities in Japanese Biotechnology

Martin Fransman

in Visions of Innovation: The Firm and Japan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289357
eISBN:
9780191596261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198289359.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

An outline is first given of several influential views regarding the role of the Japanese government and universities in the area of biotechnology. The role of the Japanese Ministry of International ... More


The Competitive Advantage of Nations

John Kay

in The Business of Economics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter explores how the resource‐base theory of strategy can be extended from the competitive advantage of firms to the competitive advantage of countries. A country's competitiveness will ... More


A Vision of the Japanese Innovation System and How It Works

Martin Fransman

in Visions of Innovation: The Firm and Japan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289357
eISBN:
9780191596261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198289359.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The chapter begins with a summary of the innovation process in Japanese companies, paying particular attention to several distinctive Japanese forms of organization, such as the lifetime employment ... More


Boom and Bust Cycles in College Enrollment Rates

Diane J. Macunovich

in Birth Quake: The Baby Boom and Its Aftershocks

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226500836
eISBN:
9780226500928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500928.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter discusses young men's and women's college enrollment rates. It is expected that relative cohort size should exert a significant effect on college enrollments. The large cohorts face a ... More


Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data

Timothy Dunne, J. Jensen, and Mark J. Roberts (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226172569
eISBN:
9780226172576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226172576.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The Census Bureau has recently begun releasing official statistics that measure the movements of firms in and out of business and workers in and out of jobs. The economic analyses in this book ... More


Population Growth and Relative Cohort Size

Diane J. Macunovich

in Birth Quake: The Baby Boom and Its Aftershocks

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226500836
eISBN:
9780226500928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500928.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter presents a discussion of population growth and relative cohort size. It also describes women's changing role in society; immigration or international trade effects (or both); the Vietnam ... More


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