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Simultaneous Optimization of Population and Capital

Michio Morishima

in Theory of Economic Growth

Published in print:
1969
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198281641
eISBN:
9780191596667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198281641.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The problem of optimum savings has been discussed by Ramsey on the assumption of a constant population and later by a number of economists on the more general assumption that the labour force expands ... More


Public Capital and Education

Pierre-Richard Agénor

in Public Capital, Growth and Welfare: Analytical Foundations for Public Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155807
eISBN:
9781400845392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155807.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the links among public capital, knowledge accumulation, and economic growth. It emphasizes the view, in line with the empirical evidence, that knowledge accumulation may ... More


Consumption En Route: The Second Turnpike Theorem

Michio Morishima

in Theory of Economic Growth

Published in print:
1969
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198281641
eISBN:
9780191596667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198281641.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 10 was concerned with the Final State Turnpike Theorem on the assumptions that consumption of each good per worker is fixed throughout the planning period and that the authorities try to ... More


Factor Shares and Resource Booms: Accounting for the Evolution of Venezuelan Inequality

Francisco RodrÍguez

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is the second of five country case studies on income inequality, and shows that income inequality in Venezuela has significantly worsened during the past 27 years; in particular, the worsening ... More


The Effects of Brain Gain on Growth, Investment, and Employment: Evidence from OECD Countries, 1980–2005

Herbert Brücker, Simone Bertoli, Giovanni Facchini, Anna Maria Mayda, and Giovanni Peri

in Brain Drain and Brain Gain: The Global Competition to Attract High-Skilled Migrants

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654826
eISBN:
9780191742095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654826.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the impact of the immigration of highly educated workers on employment, productivity, and capital accumulation in the recipient countries, to see whether the presumed positive ... More


Equilibrium Growth. (III) Normative Properties

Michio Morishima

in Theory of Economic Growth

Published in print:
1969
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198281641
eISBN:
9780191596667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198281641.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Devoted to establishing the optimality of competitive equilibrium paths of various orders. So far three kinds of equilibrium growth paths have been discussed in the book: the Cassel–von Neumann path ... More


Natural Resources, Capital Accumulation, Structural Change, and Welfare

Richard M. Auty and Sampsa. Kiiski

in Resource Abundance and Economic Development

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199275786
eISBN:
9780191602160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199275785.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter establishes the stylised facts on capital accumulation, structural change, and social welfare in developing countries with different natural resource endowments. It is shown that the ... More


The Dual Economy

Pranab Bardhan and Christopher Udry

in Development Microeconomics

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198773719
eISBN:
9780191595929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198773714.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Begins with a dual economy model focusing on the relation between labour transfer from agriculture to industry and the resultant pressure on food prices and on what this implies for the industrial ... More


Capital Accumulation in Economic Development

Yujiro Hayami and Yoshihisa Godo

in Development Economics: From the Poverty to the Wealth of Nations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199272709
eISBN:
9780191602870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272700.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Reviews theoretical justifications and economic consequences of a development strategy adopted, commonly by newly independent developing countries in a few decades after the Second World War, which ... More


Industrial Policy and Development: The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation

Mario Cimoli, Giovanni Dosi, and Joseph E. Stiglitz (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235261
eISBN:
9780191715617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235261.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the 1990s, development policy advocated by international financial institutions was influenced by the so-called Washington Consensus thinking. This strategy, based largely on liberalization, ... More


The Later Nineteenth Century: 1830–1914

Joel Mokyr

in The Lever of Riches: Technological Creativity and Economic Progress

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195074772
eISBN:
9780199854981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074772.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses technological change and economic growth in the late nineteenth century. It notes that during this period, the complexity of technological systems increased, and examples of ... More


Industrialization and Women’s Subordination: A Reappraisal

Ruth Pearson

in Patriarchy and Development: Women's Positions at the End of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290230
eISBN:
9780191684807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290230.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In Third World countries, the involvement of females in the workforce plays no small part in the development of export manufacturing industries. Although there have already been earlier analyses ... More


The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation: The Past and Future of Policies for Industrial Development

Mario Cimoli, Giovanni Dosi, and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Industrial Policy and Development: The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235261
eISBN:
9780191715617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235261.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This introductory chapter lays out the premise for the rest of the book and suggests that industrial policies have been a fundamental ingredient of all development processes. The notion of ... More


The Gendered Nature of Asset Accumulation in Urban Contexts: Longitudinal Results from Guayaquil, Ecuador

Caroline Moser and Andrew Felton

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the gendered nature of asset accumulation between 1978 and 2004 in Indio Guayas, a low-income community on the periphery of the city of Guayaquil, Ecuador. In so doing, it ... More


Micro Kuznets and Macro TFP Decompositions

Robert M. Townsend

in Financial Systems in Developing Economies: Growth, Inequality and Policy Evaluation in Thailand

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199533237
eISBN:
9780191594892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533237.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Within-sector total factor productivity (TFP) growth is negative for manufacturing and services and positive for agriculture. Distinguishing across time periods, TFP growth is negative, except for ... More


Development Economics: From the Poverty to the Wealth of Nations

Yujiro Hayami

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243976
eISBN:
9780191596377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243972.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Provides a comprehensive, systematic treatise on development economics, combining classical political economy, modern institutional theory, and current development issues. It addresses one basic ... More


Capital Accumulation in Economic Development

Yujiro Hayami

in Development Economics: From the Poverty to the Wealth of Nations

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243976
eISBN:
9780191596377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243972.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Reviews theoretical justifications and economic consequences of a development strategy adopted, commonly by newly independent developing countries in a few decades after the Second World War, that ... More


The Politics of Inclusive Development: Interrogating the Evidence

Sam Hickey, Kunal Sen, and Badru Bukenya (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198722564
eISBN:
9780191789250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722564.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

It is now widely accepted that politics plays a significant role in shaping the possibilities for inclusive development. However, the specific ways in which this happens across different types and ... More


The Tanzanian State

Andrew Coulson

in Tanzania: A Political Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679966
eISBN:
9780191765964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679966.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This concluding chapter analyses the class structure of Tanzania in 1980. The state was not controlled by a capital-owning industrial bourgeoisie, since most of the major industries were owned by the ... More


The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity Revisited

Josh Lerner and Scott Stern (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226473031
eISBN:
9780226473062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473062.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

While the importance of innovation to economic development is widely understood, the conditions conducive to it remain the focus of much attention. This volume offers theoretical and empirical ... More


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