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The Wealth of Dividuals

Arjun Appadurai

in Derivatives and the Wealth of Societies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226392660
eISBN:
9780226392974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226392974.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter by the anthropologist Arjun Appadurai analyzes derivatives through a reconsideration of the “individual” in economic and political theory. Drawing upon anthropological research of Marcel ... More


Foreseeing Bumps and Potholes along the Diffusion Road

Elie ofek, Eitan Muller, and Barak Libai

in Innovation Equity: Assessing and Managing the Monetary Value of New Products and Services

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226618296
eISBN:
9780226394145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394145.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explores the diffusion saddle phenomenon, whereby an innovation’s unit sales exhibit an early peak followed by a decline and a subsequent second sales peak. The average duration of the ... More


Beyond the World Bank Agenda: An Institutional Approach to Development

Howard Stein

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226771670
eISBN:
9780226771656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226771656.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Despite massive investment of money and research aimed at ameliorating third-world poverty, the development strategies of the international financial institutions over the past few decades have been ... More


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