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Transportation Costs, Trade, and Global Value Chains

Sübidey Togan

in The Liberalization of Transportation Services in the EU and Turkey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198753407
eISBN:
9780191815041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753407.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

This chapter sets out the purpose of the book, the importance of the subject, and the structure of the book. The chapter studies the relation between trade costs and volume of trade; the economic ... More


Methods of Wage Payment

Price V. Fishback

in Soft Coal, Hard Choices: The Economic Welfare of Bituminous Coal Miners, 1890-1930

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067255
eISBN:
9780199855025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067255.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explores the economic reasoning behind the different forms of wage payments, focusing on differences in the costs of measuring output, supervising workers, and ensuring quality. ... More


The Analytical Framework

Price V. Fishback

in Soft Coal, Hard Choices: The Economic Welfare of Bituminous Coal Miners, 1890-1930

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067255
eISBN:
9780199855025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067255.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter lays out the analytical framework, which shows how competition (exit) and collective action (voice) affected the economic welfare of coal miners. The framework starts with a basic ... More


Agglomeration Economics

Edward L. Glaeser (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226297897
eISBN:
9780226297927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297927.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

When firms and people are located near each other in cities and in industrial clusters, they benefit in various ways, including by reducing the costs of exchanging goods and ideas. One might assume ... More


Workington, 1883–1909: A Case of Better Rather than Best?

in Steel, Ships and Men: Cammell Laird, 1824–1993

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853239123
eISBN:
9781781380765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314131.009
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter evaluates the decision of Charles Cammell and Co. to relocate its steel production plant from Dronfield to Workington in 1883. It highlights the weakening export demand during this time ... More


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