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Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine

Elizabeth Popp Berman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147086
eISBN:
9781400840472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147086.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

American universities today serve as economic engines, performing the scientific research that will create new industries, drive economic growth, and keep the United States globally competitive. But ... More


The Japanese Firm as a System of Attributes: A Survey and Research Agenda

Masahiko Aoki

in The Japanese Firm: Sources of Competitive Strength

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288152
eISBN:
9780191684579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288152.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter surveys recent achievements of the economic research programme on the Japanese firm and sets its possible research agenda. The chapter makes a clear manifestation of the ‘systematic ... More


Political Arithmetic: Simon Kuznets and the Empirical Tradition in Economics

Robert William Fogel, Enid M. Fogel, Mark Guglielmo, and Nathaniel Grotte

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226256610
eISBN:
9780226020723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226020723.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

We take for granted today that the assessments, measurements, and forecasts of economists are crucial to the decision-making of governments and businesses alike. But less than a century ago that ... More


Oil on the Waters? Middle East Studies and Economics for the Middle East

Karen Pfeifer

in Middle East Studies for the New Milleniu: Infrastructures of Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479827787
eISBN:
9781479850662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479827787.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter first reviews the reasons for the weak links between the fields of economics and Middle East studies (MES) in the United States. It then examines the growth of the economics profession ... More


Financial Openness and National Autonomy: Opportunities and Constraints

Tariq Banuri and Juliet B. Schor (eds)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283645
eISBN:
9780191684463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283645.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

WIDER (The World Institute for Development Economics Research), established in 1984, started work in Helsinki in 1985, with the financial support of the Government of Finland. Its principal purpose ... More


The war of ideas

Harry Blutstein

in The Ascent of Globalisation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992897
eISBN:
9781526104311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992897.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

At the same time as Keynes was celebrating success at Bretton Woods, neoliberal economist Friedrich Hayek started to publicly campaign against the liberal economic order, in what he called the ‘war ... More


:: The Early History of the NBER

Robert William Fogel, Enid M. Fogel, Mark Guglielmo, and Nathaniel Grotte

in Political Arithmetic: Simon Kuznets and the Empirical Tradition in Economics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226256610
eISBN:
9780226020723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226020723.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter discusses the history of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). It covers the prewar origins of the NBER; the role (and limitations) of economists during World War I; and the ... More


Who Are Criminals? A Review

in Criminals and Victims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762526
eISBN:
9780804777599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762526.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Crime economic research seeks to understand why crime occurs and what mechanism can reduce its incidence or its consequences. This chapter gives a focused review of economic literature relating to ... More


US aid and the creation of an Irish scientific research infrastructure

Peter Murray and Maria Feeney

in Church, State and Social Science in Ireland: Knowledge Institutions and the Rebalancing of Power, 1937-73

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526100788
eISBN:
9781526120823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100788.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter broadens out the focus from Irish sociology to examine Irish scientific research. Its central theme is the way in which resources provided or jointly controlled by US actors underpinned ... More


A Historiography of Early NBER Housing and Mortgage Research

Kenneth Snowden

in Housing and Mortgage Markets in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226073842
eISBN:
9780226093284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226093284.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

As the U.S. grew rapidly and urbanized between 1870 and 1930, nonfarm residential construction and home mortgage debt became increasingly important to the nation’s capital formation, financial ... More


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