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Out of Equilibrium

Mario Amendola and Jean-Luc Gaffard

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293804
eISBN:
9780191595851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293801.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book moves from the consideration that the dominant equilibrium theory is not suited to deal properly with economic changes like innovation and growth, which are, in the nature of structural ... More


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


Large Firms and Industrial Districts in Europe: Deregionalization, Re‐Regionalization, and the Transformation of Manufacturing Flexibility

Gary Herrigel

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The current challenges to industrial districts in Europe are examined, and a range of possible scenarios is outlined for dealing with the situation. The main sections of the chapter address the ... More


Processes of Change

Mario Amendola and Jean‐Luc Gaffard

in Out of Equilibrium

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293804
eISBN:
9780191595851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293801.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In this chapter specific processes of economic change are analysed by means of simulations of the model that formalizes the out‐of‐equilibrium analytical framework proposed. In particular, processes ... More


The Coherence of the Classical System

János Kornai

in The Socialist System: The Political Economy of Communism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287766
eISBN:
9780191596551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287763.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This last chapter on the classical socialist system identifies the main connections among the regularities in its constituent elements. First, the main lines of causality between the different ... 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


Fiscal Equalization and Political Conflict

Maria Cubel

in The Economics of Conflict: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026895
eISBN:
9780262321976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026895.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter analyzes the political viability of fiscal equalization using a model of conflict directly inspired by Esteban and Ray (1999, 2001). It analyzes the circumstances under which one region ... 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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