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The Spread of Modern Dairying beyond the Estates: The Rise of the Cooperatives

Markus Lampe and Paul Sharp

in A Land of Milk and Butter: How Elites Created the Modern Danish Dairy Industry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226549507
eISBN:
9780226549644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226549644.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

We summarize the traditional narrative about how the invention of the steam powered automatic cream separator (a centrifuge) allowed for the centralization of peasant production of butter through ... More


Introduction and Preliminaries

Francesco Caselli

in Technology Differences over Space and Time

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691146027
eISBN:
9781400883608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146027.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines how the mode of production, or production technology, varies systematically across countries, depending on their endowments of different factors of production. Using aggregate ... More


Land

Clas Eriksson

in Economic Growth and the Environment: An Introduction to the Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199663897
eISBN:
9780191808678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199663897.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on land as a production factor whose quantity is assumed to be constant over time. Using some basic tools of modern economic growth theory, it explores the possibilities of ... More


Production

Clas Eriksson

in Economic Growth and the Environment: An Introduction to the Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199663897
eISBN:
9780191808678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199663897.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes the production technology that is typically used in basic economic growth models and represented by a production function with constant returns to scale. It demonstrates how to ... More


Overview

Elvira Silva, Spiro E. Stefanou, and Alfons Oude Lansink

in Dynamic Efficiency and Productivity Measurement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190919474
eISBN:
9780197537176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190919474.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter characterizes production in a dynamic decision-making environment. The classic characterization of static firm decision making is contrasted with the dynamic decision environment where ... More


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