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A Toolkit for Analysing Nonlinear Dynamic Stochastic Models Easily

Harald Uhlig

in Computational Methods for the Study of Dynamic Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248278
eISBN:
9780191596605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248273.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

An extensive treatment is provided of methods that use log‐linear approximations to solve nonlinear dynamic discrete‐time stochastic models. These methods, based on their linear counterparts, have ... More


Conclusion

Terry Gourvish

in Britain’s Railways, 1997–2005: Labour's Strategic Experiment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199236602
eISBN:
9780191696701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236602.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter begins by explaining the importance of the precedents set by the Conservatives in constructing the railway privatization architecture of 1993–7. It notes that these precedents shaped the ... More


A Place of Extremes: Nature, History, and the American West

Susan Rhoades Neel

in A New Significance: Re-Envisioning the History of the American West

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195100471
eISBN:
9780199854059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100471.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

For the most part, the new western history takes as its starting point the idea that the American West is a specific, identifiable place and that western history is properly the story of how that ... More


The Atlantic and the Ship of State: 1859–1864

Joan D. Hedrick

in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.003.0023
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The serial Harriet Beecher Stowe gave, The Minister's Wooing, itself participated in the mythification of New England so central to the Atlantic Monthly's mission. However Stowe would live to see ... More


The Ghost In the Parlor: Harriet Prescott Spofford, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Anna M. Hoyt, and Edith Wharton

Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock

in Scare Tactics: Supernatural Fiction by American Women

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823229857
eISBN:
9780823241040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823229857.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter is explicitly about violence. It deals with stories about women, children, and even animals that are confined, murdered, and abused by fathers, husbands, and presumed protectors — and ... More


Cowboy

JOE C. TRUETT

in Grass: In Search of Human Habitat

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258396
eISBN:
9780520944527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258396.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses western ranching business from its inception onward. It discusses traditional ranching, ranch management, and ranching profitability. It highlights Walter Prescott Webb's The ... More


Gayangos: Prescott’s Most Indispensable Aide[*]

C. Harvey Gardiner

in Pascual de Gayangos: A Nineteenth-Century Spanish Arabist

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635474
eISBN:
9780748653140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635474.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In pursuit of historical scholarship, William Hickling Prescott was peculiarly independent. His dependent nature sprang from three basic circumstances: the state of Spanish and Spanish American ... More


The King’s Famous Prisoner

Phillip Papas

in Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767658
eISBN:
9781479851218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767658.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Charles Lee's experience as a prisoner at the hands of the British. At New Brunswick, Lee languished in a small jail cell for more than a month. Some British officers were ... More


Edward C. Prescott

Roger W. Spencer and David A. Macpherson

in Lives of the Laureates: Twenty-three Nobel Economists

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027960
eISBN:
9780262325868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027960.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter looks at the life of Edward C. Prescott who received a Nobel Prize in 2004. Prescott was born in 1940 and earned his Ph.D. at Carnegie Mellon University in 1967. He was a senior adviser ... More


The Defender Brings You the World: The Grand European Tour of Patrick B. Prescott Jr.

Hilary Mac Austin

in The Black Chicago Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037023
eISBN:
9780252094392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037023.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces the European journey of Patrick B. Prescott Jr. and his wife as chronicled in the pages of the Chicago Defender in 1934, showing simultaneously how the paper facilitated the ... More


Conclusion: David Prescott Barrows and the Military Execution of Foreign Policy

Montgomery McFate

in Military Anthropology: Soldiers, Scholars and Subjects at the Margins of Empire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190680176
eISBN:
9780190943059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680176.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The story of David Prescott Barrows – an anthropologist who served in the Philippines and during the US invasion of Siberia – captures many of the points raised in this book. Specifically, Barrows’ ... More


Dynamic Consistency and Credibility

Jean-Pascal Bénassy

in Macroeconomic Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195387711
eISBN:
9780190261405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195387711.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyzes the issues of time consistency and credibility in fiscal and monetary policy making. It briefly describes the article by Finn Kydland and Edward Prescott which introduced the ... More


Trend and Cycle Decomposition

M. Hashem Pesaran

in Time Series and Panel Data Econometrics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198736912
eISBN:
9780191800504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736912.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter considers alternative approaches proposed in the literature for the decomposition of time series into trend and cyclical components. It focuses on univariate techniques, and considers ... More


Labour Supply and the Extensive Margin

Richard Blundell, Antoine Bozio, and Guy Laroque

in Labor Supply and Taxation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198749806
eISBN:
9780191814082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749806.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter proposes a systematic way of examining the importance of the extensive and the intensive margins of labour supply in order to explain the overall movements in total hours of work over ... More


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