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Robustness and Dynamic Modeling

Roger M. Barker

in Corporate Governance, Competition, and Political Parties: Explaining Corporate Governance Change in Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576814
eISBN:
9780191722509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576814.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Corporate Governance and Accountability

A variety of statistical robustness tests confirm that the conclusions of Chapter 6 are not sensitive to the inclusion of particular countries or observations in the data set, or the choice of ... More


The Content of Justice: Freedom and Equality

Laura Valentini

in Justice in a Globalized World: A Normative Framework

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199593859
eISBN:
9780191731457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593859.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses how to move from a general concern with the justification of coercion to particular substantive principles of justice. It argues that a social system is just only so long as it ... More


On semiparametric inference

Andrea Rotnitzky

in Celebrating Statistics: Papers in honour of Sir David Cox on his 80th birthday

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198566540
eISBN:
9780191718038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566540.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter reviews some key elements of semiparametric theory and the contributions of semiparametric inference to the challenge posed by high-dimensional data, for which the specification of ... More


Modeling food-web dynamics: complexity–stability implications

Jennifer A. Dunne, Ulrich Brose, Richard J. Williams, and Neo D. Martinez

in Aquatic Food Webs: An ecosystem approach

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198564836
eISBN:
9780191713828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564836.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

One of the challenges in the study of complex systems is how to integrate recent network structure discoveries with advances in modeling the dynamics of large non-linear systems. This is important ... More


Narrative and Character

Gregory Currie

in Narratives and Narrators: A Philosophy of Stories

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199282609
eISBN:
9780191712432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282609.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines the relation between narrative and the psychological notion of Character, as exemplified in regularities of motive and behaviour which are robust under change of circumstance. ... More


The Cost of Ambiguity and Robustness in International Pollution Control

Anastasios Xepapadeas

in Climate Change and Common Sense: Essays in Honour of Tom Schelling

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692873
eISBN:
9780191738371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692873.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Robust policy rules and precaution might be called for, under conditions of scientific uncertainty, when a policy maker is concerned about possible misspecification of the natural system that is used ... More


Robust Neural Decision Making

Peter Dayan

in Evolution and the Mechanisms of Decision Making

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262018081
eISBN:
9780262306027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018081.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Animals are extremely robust decision makers. They make seemingly good choices in a very wide range of circumstances, using neural hardware that is noisy, labile, and error prone. This chapter ... More


Ecological Rationality: Intelligence in the World

Peter M. Todd and Gerd Gigerenzer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195315448
eISBN:
9780199932429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315448.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

The idea that more information and more computation yield better decisions has long shaped our vision of rationality. Yet humans and other animals typically rely on simple heuristics or rules of ... More


Accounting and Economics: What We Learn from Analytical Models in Financial Accounting and Reporting

Alfred Wagenhofer

in The Economics and Politics of Accounting: International Perspectives on Trends, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260621
eISBN:
9780191601668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260621.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The objective is to discuss the merits of analytical models in financial accounting research. Analytical models are particularly useful for gaining insights into situations that are characterized by ... More


Undernutrition: The FAO Estimates

Peter Svedberg

in Poverty and Undernutrition: Theory, Measurement, and Policy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292685
eISBN:
9780191596957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292686.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter, the most well‐known model used for estimating the prevalence of undernutrition worldwide is presented. This is the model proposed by the FAO and applied for monitoring the progress ... More


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