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Don’t Cry Over Spilled Blood

Kathryn McClymond

in Ancient Mediterranean Sacrifice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199738960
eISBN:
9780199918676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738960.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Writing long after the destruction of the Jerusalem Temple, the compilers of the Mishnah (ca. 220 CE) nevertheless included several instructions regarding the remedies appropriate to various ... More


The Sinitic Encounter in Southeast China through the First Millennium CE

Hugh R. Clark

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851606
eISBN:
9780824868406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851606.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In two parts The Sinitic Encounter engages two of the most neglected themes of China’s history: How did lands south of the Yangtze River become part of China? and What was the impact of that ... More


The Post-Colonial State

Ma Nagok

in Political Development in Hong Kong: State, Political Society, and Civil Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098107
eISBN:
9789882207271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098107.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

As revealed by the developments in Hong Kong after 1997, an autocratic state is not necessarily strong, since the post-colonial era rendered the institutional logic of the Basic Law's executive ... More


Introduction

Christopher D. Carroll, Thomas F. Crossley, and John Sabelhaus

in Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226126654
eISBN:
9780226194714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194714.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The chapters in this volume approach the issue of improving the measurement of consumption expenditures from many different perspectives. There are also connections between the various chapters and ... More


Hell Walks and Star Treks

April D. DeConick

in The Gnostic New Age: How a Countercultural Spirituality Revolutionized Religion from Antiquity to Today

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231170765
eISBN:
9780231542043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170765.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Elaborate second- and third-century Christian Gnostic movements; Basilidians, Peratics; Ophians; Naassenes; Platonic Sethians; soul-journeys through hell and through the star system as initiatory ... More


Contesting Modes of Colonialism: The Southern Philippines in the Global Net of Asian, Islamic, and European Exchange and Colonialism in the Second Millennium CE

John A. Peterson

in Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific: The Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054766
eISBN:
9780813053493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054766.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Spanish entrance to Island Southeast Asia in the sixteenth century had profoundimpacts on native peoples and terrain, but followed a millennia of intrusion into the region by Indian (Hindu), ... More


Constructing a PCE-Weighted Consumer Price Index

Caitlin Blair

in Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226126654
eISBN:
9780226194714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194714.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This study investigates the effects of simulating the Consumer Price Index (CPI) with alternately sourced weights on the inflation experience for an average US consumer. The Bureau of Labor ... More


The Benefits of Panel Data in Consumer Expenditure Surveys

Jonathan A. Parker, Nicholas S. Souleles, and Christopher D. Carroll

in Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226126654
eISBN:
9780226194714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194714.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter explains why the collection of panel (re-interview) data on a comprehensive measure of household expenditures is of great value both for measuring budget shares (the core mission of a ... More


Using the CE to Model Household Demand

Laura Blow, Valérie Lechene, and Peter Levell

in Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226126654
eISBN:
9780226194714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194714.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Using data from the US Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE) from 1998 to 2010, we estimate a demand system for non durable goods, under different assumptions regarding the behavior of households. Thanks ... More


Understanding the Relationship: CE Survey and PCE

William Passero, Thesia I. Garner, and Clinton McCully

in Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226126654
eISBN:
9780226194714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194714.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

There are two federal data series that refer to U.S. household expenditures. One uses the Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE), and the other personal consumption expenditures (PCE). Weights for the ... More


The Validity of Consumption Data: Are the Consumer Expenditure Interview and Diary Surveys Informative?

Adam Bee, Bruce D. Meyer, and James X. Sullivan

in Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226126654
eISBN:
9780226194714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194714.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

We examine the quality of data in the Consumer Expenditure (CE) Survey. We compare reported spending on goods and services to comparable national income account data separately for the two components ... More


Is the Consumer Expenditure Survey Representative by Income?

John Sabelhaus, David Johnson, Stephen Ash, David Swanson, Thesia I. Garner, John Greenlees, and Steve Henderson

in Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226126654
eISBN:
9780226194714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194714.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Aggregate under-reporting of household spending in the Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE) can result from two fundamental types of measurement errors: higher-income households (who presumably spend ... More


Exploring a Balance Edit Approach in the Consumer Expenditure Quarterly Interview Survey

Scott Fricker, Brandon Kopp, and Nhien To

in Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226126654
eISBN:
9780226194714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194714.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Early expenditure surveys conducted by the BLS (e.g., 1935-36 Study of Consumer Purchases; the 1950 Survey of Consumer Expenditures) used a ‘balance edit’ to check for consistency among reported ... More


The Potential Use of In-Home Scanner Technology for Budget Surveys

Andrew Leicester

in Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226126654
eISBN:
9780226194714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194714.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

We consider that role in-home barcode scanner data could play in national budget surveys. We make detailed comparisons of food and drink expenditures in two British datasets: the Living Costs and ... More


Moving Peter to Rome: Social Memory and Ritualized Space After 70 CE

Milton Moreland

in Memory in Ancient Rome and Early Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198744764
eISBN:
9780191805929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744764.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Using social memory theory, this chapter explains the pliability of the traditions about Peter in early Christian traditions and explores the reasons that he became associated with the setting of ... More


Thebes and Rome

Stefano Rebeggiani

in The Fragility of Power: Statius, Domitian and the Politics of the Thebaid

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190251819
eISBN:
9780190251833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190251819.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers the political and ideological implications of Statius’ reception of Lucan’s Bellum Ciuile. The author shows that the Thebaid draws on Lucan’s seemingly inconsistent view of ... More


The Gauls on the Capitol

Stefano Rebeggiani

in The Fragility of Power: Statius, Domitian and the Politics of the Thebaid

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190251819
eISBN:
9780190251833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190251819.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In this chapter, the author considers the story of the Gallic sack in 390 BCE as a typical example of a Roman narrative of crisis and survival. This story was repeatedly evoked by spectators of the ... More


Cognitive Enhancement in Canada: An Overview of Conceptual and Contextual Aspects, Policy Discussions, and Academic Research

Eric Racine

in Cognitive Enhancement: Ethical and Policy Implications in International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199396818
eISBN:
9780199396825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199396818.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

On a per capita basis, Canada is considered one of the heavier prescription drug using nations. This is in part due to its provincial public health care systems that provide broad and comprehensive ... More


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