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The Space Industries

Vernon W. Ruttan

in Is War Necessary for Economic Growth?: Military Procurement and Technology Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195188042
eISBN:
9780199783410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195188047.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA) was created in 1958 to ensure U.S. leadership in areas of space technology considered important to national prestige, national defense, and foreign ... More


Development Strategies and Regional Income Disparities in China *

Justin Yifu Lin and Peilin Liu

in Inequality and Growth in Modern China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535194
eISBN:
9780191715730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535194.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that the regional income gap of China is endogenously determined by its long-term economic development strategy. The comparative advantage-defying (CAD) strategy, adopted by the ... More


Rethinking Infrastructure: Approaches to Managing Development on the National and Continental Scale to Reduce Conservation Impacts

Eliezer Batista da Silva, Gustavo A. B. da Fonseca, and Amy B. Rosenfeld

in Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the impact of infrastructure on biodiversity. The authors conclude that by first ensuring that projects are viable from both the economic as well as the environmental social ... More


Impact of Water Harvesting and Recharge in Naturally Water-Scarce Regions *

M. Dinesh Kumar

in Managing Water in River Basins: Hydrology, Economics, and Institutions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065364
eISBN:
9780199081219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065364.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter evaluates the potentials of, and pitfalls in, rainwater harvesting and groundwater recharging in water-scarce regions of India. It analyses macro and micro level hydrological and ... More


Physical Choices for Water Supply Management in Urban Areas

M. Dinesh Kumar

in Thirsty Cities: How Indian Cities Can Meet their Water Needs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198099550
eISBN:
9780199084517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099550.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter discusses the strategies for improving effective availability of water in terms of quality and quantity in urban areas for sustaining water supplies to meet the growing demands. This is ... More


Economic Instruments for Water Demand Management in Urban Areas

M. Dinesh Kumar

in Thirsty Cities: How Indian Cities Can Meet their Water Needs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198099550
eISBN:
9780199084517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099550.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the potential of using pricing of water to reduce the demand for water in urban areas, and identifies the physical and socio-economic conditions under which pricing would be ... More


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