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Views from the Indian Electorate: Satisfactions and Dissatisfactions with Democracy, Politics, and the Economy

Alfred Stepan

in India’s Reforms: How They Produced Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199915187
eISBN:
9780199933495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915187.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Eminent political scientist Alfred Stepan analyzes the subjective responses of individuals when asked how their conditions have changed and how they see the future without necessarily connecting them ... More


The Chicago Asian Community Surveys: Methodology and Key Findings

Matthew J. Magee, Lucy Guo, Ami M. Shah, and Hong Liu

in Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199731190
eISBN:
9780199866465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Inspired by the Sinai's Improving Community Health Survey (Sinai Survey), the Asian Health Coalition of Illinois (AHCI) and its community partners began implementing a similar local assessment of ... More


Income Inequality After Apartheid

Jeremy Seekings and Nicoli Nattrass

in Class, Race, and Inequality in South Africa

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108927
eISBN:
9780300128758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108927.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines patterns of inequality in South Africa following the end of the apartheid era. It analyzes the overall levels of inequality after apartheid using census data from the 1995 and ... More


Studies on the Incidence of Expropriation

George A. Aragon

in Financial Ethics: A Positivist Analysis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195305968
eISBN:
9780199867844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305968.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses mainstream research as it relates to positive financial ethics. The first part discusses ethical risk in the context of the functioning of capital markets. Here the focus is on ... More


Using survey data: towards valid estimates of poverty in the South

Roy Carr-Hill

in Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447348214
eISBN:
9781447348269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348214.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

It is important to be cautious about making inferences from survey data. This chapter focuses on one very important but unexamined problem, that of the undercount of the poorest in the world. This ... More


An intelligent Scotland: Professor Sir Godfrey Thomson and the Scottish Mental Surveys of 1932 and 1947: Joint British Academy / British Psychological Society Lecture read 17 October 2012

Ian J. Deary

in British Academy Lectures 2012-13: Published in the online Journal of the British Academy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265666
eISBN:
9780191771927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265666.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In the first half of the paper the focus is historical on the work of Professor Sir Godfrey Thomson (1881–1955). In particular, new primary sources are described and illustrated. The principal new ... More


Getting To Know Parallelism

Subrata Dasgupta

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190843861
eISBN:
9780197559826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843861.003.0008
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Every morning the first thing that X does is make tea for herself. She first turns on the stove and then while the stove ring is heating up, she pours water from the ... More


Does Labor Law Reform Offer an Opportunity for Reducing Arab Youth Unemployment?

Jeffrey B. Nugent

in Young Generation Awakening: Economics, Society, and Policy on the Eve of the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190224615
eISBN:
9780190224622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190224615.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The countries of the Middle East and North Africa vary considerably in the rigidity of their labor regulations. This chapter draws on two different analyses based on the responses of surveys of firm ... More


Historical Roots of Family Diversity: Marital and Childbearing Trajectories of American Women

Lawrence L. Wu and Jui-Chung Allen Li

in On the Frontier of Adulthood: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226748894
eISBN:
9780226748924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748924.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Conventional wisdom holds that because women early in the twentieth century had relatively fewer life options, their pathways through marriage and childbearing were simpler than those for women born ... More


Avifaunal Overview

P. A. Buckley

in Urban Ornithology: 150 Years of Birds in New York City

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501719615
eISBN:
9781501719622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719615.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

The avifauna of the study area is described and quantified, beginning with historical coverage since 1872. The Van Cortlandt Park cumulative and breeding avifaunas are dissected and contrasted with ... More


Appendix: A Brief Introduction to Analyzing Categorical Data and Finding More Data

Quan Li

in Using R for Data Analysis in Social Sciences: A Research Project-Oriented Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190656218
eISBN:
9780190656256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656218.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter provides a brief introduction to two techniques often used with discrete data: testing statistical independence between two discrete variables with Chi-squared statistics, and testing ... More


Patient experience surveys

Chris Graham and Penny Woods

in Understanding and Using Health Experiences: Improving patient care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665372
eISBN:
9780191748585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665372.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Surveys of patients’ experiences are increasingly commonplace in healthcare. They are used to address a range of purposes, from driving quality improvements and informing patients to providing data ... More


The Determinants of Multinational Innovation in Emerging Economies

Patrick J. W. Egan

in Globalizing Innovation: State Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037358
eISBN:
9780262344265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037358.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter considers innovation outcomes among multinational firms in emerging economies. A variety of econometric tests are conducted, in which innovation is predicted by different firm and ... More


Climate Policy and Labor Markets

Olivier Deschênes

in The Design and Implementation of US Climate Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226269146
eISBN:
9780226921983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921983.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter analyzes the impact of climate policy on labor markets. It focuses on the relationship between retail electricity prices and indicators of labor market activity using data from Current ... More


From Value to Lifeworld

Roy D’ Andrade

in Universalism without Uniformity: Explorations in Mind and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226501543
eISBN:
9780226501710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501710.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

The essay presents a synopsis of quantitative studies of human values across cultural groups and poses a puzzle to be solved. A quantitative study of values reveals very few “East versus West” ... More


Spaces of Jewish belonging

Irina Kudenko

in Leeds and its Jewish community: A history

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526123084
eISBN:
9781526144676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123084.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In contrast to much of the previous analysis, this chapter argues that modern Leeds has a united and more coherent character than in past times. It is argued again that the question of identity is a ... More


Women, war and drinking

David W. Gutzke

in Women drinking out in Britain since the early twentieth century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719052644
eISBN:
9781781707050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052644.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

As in World War I, the second World War resulted in the disappearance of pre-war spatial boundaries governing drinking. Young women began visiting pubs in growing numbers first in early 1941 and with ... More


Southern Identity by the Numbers

Christopher A. Cooper and H. Gibbs Knotts

in Resilience of Southern Identity: Why the South Still Matters in the Minds of Its People

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631059
eISBN:
9781469631073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631059.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reviews the results of an original survey of southerners about the South and southern identity. Much of chapter 3 is focused on the answers to a single question that has been asked time ... More


Worker Responses to Shirking under Shared Capitalism

Richard B. Freeman, Douglas L. Kruse, and Joseph R. Blasi

in Shared Capitalism at Work: Employee Ownership, Profit and Gain Sharing, and Broad-Based Stock Options

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226056951
eISBN:
9780226056968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226056968.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines worker reactions to shirking by analyzing questions on the 2002 and 2006 General Social Surveys (GSS) and the National Bureau for Economic Research (NBER) surveys of fourteen ... More


Arthritis: Changes in Its Prevalence during the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Paula Canavese and Robert W. Fogel (eds)

in Health at Older Ages: The Causes and Consequences of Declining Disability Among the Elderly

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132310
eISBN:
9780226132327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132327.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter compares the prevalence of arthritis among Union Army veterans with arthritis among men. It shows that the current prevalence rate of arthritis is lower than it was in the late ... More


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