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Accumulation of Technological Capabilities and Economic Development: Did Brazil's IPR Regime Matter?

Roberto Mazzoleni and Luciano Martins Costa Póvoa

in Intellectual Property Rights, Development, and Catch-Up: An International Comparative Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199574759
eISBN:
9780191722660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574759.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter discusses Brazil. After a long period of decline, growth spurted during 1950–80 and, in 1968–73, the growth rate reached 11.2 percent. As three case studies illustrate, the patent system ... More


Military and Commercial Aircraft

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:
10.1093/0195188047.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The aircraft industry was unique among modern U.S. manufacturing industries in that a government research and development organization, the National Committee on Aeronautics (NACA), was established ... More


Setting the Stage: National Action and Early International Efforts, 1970–1980

Edward A. Parson

in Protecting the Ozone Layer: Science and Strategy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155495
eISBN:
9780199833955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155491.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The linked histories of science, policy, and strategy over the first decade of policy concern about the ozone layer (1970 to 1980) are detailed. First, the controversies of the early 1970s over ... More


Corporate Strategy and Systems Integration Capabilities: Managing Networks in Complex Systems Industries

Andrea Prencipe

in The Business of Systems Integration

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263233
eISBN:
9780191718847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263233.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter identifies two analytical categories of systems integration in multi-technology multi-component products, namely synchronic and diachronic. Synchronic systems integration refers to the ... More


Plurilateral Agreements

Bernard M. Hoekman and Michel M. Kostecki

in The Political Economy of the World Trading System: WTO and Beyond

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294313
eISBN:
9780191596445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829431X.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The provisions of the WTO (World Trade Organization) for allowing for the negotiation of so‐called ‘plurilateral agreements’ are discussed. These apply only to those members that sign them. The most ... More


German Right-Wing Radicalism, Strategic Adventurism, and Mechanized Warfare

Azar Gat

in Fascist and Liberal Visions of War: Fuller, Liddell Hart, Douhet, and Other Modernists

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207153
eISBN:
9780191677519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207153.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History, History of Ideas

German fascism is inevitably marked by Nazism which had created a great impact across the modern German, Western, and the world history. However the Nationalist Socialist party and its leader, Adolf ... More


Comparing the metabolic costs of flight

John J. Videler

in Avian Flight

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299928
eISBN:
9780191714924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299928.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Comparisons are made using empirically determined flight costs. Flight costs and the amount of work per unit distance increase with body mass, but cost per unit weight and the dimensionless costs of ... More


Corporate Strategy and Systems Integration Capabilities: Managing Networks in Complex Systems Industries

Andrea Prencipe

in The Business of Systems Integration

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199263226
eISBN:
9780191718847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263221.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Identifies two analytical categories of systems integration in multitechnology multicomponent products, namely, synchronic and diachronic. Synchronic systems integration refers to the technological ... More


Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen, and beyond

David Freestone and Charlotte Streck (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565931
eISBN:
9780191722028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565931.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

Since 2005, the carbon market has grown to a value of nearly $100 billion per annum. This book examines all the main legal and policy issues which are raised by emissions trading and carbon finance. ... More


HOW to Find Compensations For Aircraft Noise Nuisance

Bernard Van Praag

in Happiness Quantified: A Satisfaction Calculus Approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199226146
eISBN:
9780191718595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226146.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter examines the monetary compensation needed to neutralize aircraft noise for households living around the main airport in Amsterdam. It is shown that housing costs in Amsterdam, due to the ... More


Fourth Phase of the VC/NVA General Offensive

Ira A. Hunt

in The 9th Infantry Division in Vietnam: Unparalleled and Unequaled

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126470
eISBN:
9780813135656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126470.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

The division captured an enemy document in January 1969 that indicated that the fourth phase of the General Offensive and General Uprising, the Dong Xuan, a Winter-Spring Offensive, was imminent. Its ... More


Shipbuilding and Aircraft

Hiroyuki Odagiri and Akira Goto

in Technology and Industrial Development in Japan: Building Capabilities by Learning, Innovation and Public Policy

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288022
eISBN:
9780191684555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288022.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter combines its discussion of the shipbuilding and aircraft manufacturing industries, since the majority of aircraft manufacturers were originally shipbuilders. These manufacturers include ... More


The United States

Ronald A. Brand and Scott R. Jablonski

in Forum Non Conveniens: History, Global Practice, and Future under the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195329278
eISBN:
9780199855346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329278.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter details the history of the development of the doctrine of forum non conveniens in the United States, demonstrating an early inclination to allow judicial discretion to decline ... More


Domestic Audience, Nationalism, and Weapons of Mass Consumption

Xiaoyu Pu

in Rebranding China: Contested Status Signaling in the Changing Global Order

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606838
eISBN:
9781503607866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606838.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter opens with a conceptual analysis of how China signals a higher status through conspicuous consumption in international relations. It then turns to the importance of domestic audience and ... More


The Stinger Missile Case

Philip B. Heymann

in Living the Policy Process

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195335385
eISBN:
9780199851690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335385.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter addresses the Stinger Missile Case. At first it looks at the decision to furnish a likely enemy with 2,300 missiles that were dangerously effective against United States aircraft. It ... More


The Air Force Way of War: U.S. Tactics and Training after Vietnam

Brian D. Laslie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160597
eISBN:
9780813161297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160597.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This work traces the creation and evolution of air combat training exercises within the U.S. Air Force from Vietnam through Operation Desert Storm and Operation Allied Force. After Vietnam, the USAF ... More


The Opposing Transport Systems

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 6, the author describes and compares the transportation systems of the two sides, particularly with respect to their adaptability to the climate, terrain, and operational environment in ... More


Boss Lady: How Three Women Entrepreneurs Built Successful Big Businesses in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Edith Sparks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633022
eISBN:
9781469633046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633022.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Mid-twentieth-century women could be “bosses” and “ladies” but this required them to effectively navigate inherent tensions between these two labels, to seize opportunities wherever they found them ... More


The Market for Inventions: Experimental Aircraft Engines

Mark Harrison

in Guns and Rubles: The Defense Industry in the Stalinist State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125245
eISBN:
9780300151701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125245.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the search for new techniques of aircraft propulsion in the Soviet Union in the 1930s and 1940s, which created a “market for inventions,” analyzing the market for experimental ... More


Fleet Mobility Tactical Development, 1945–1953

Peter V. Nash

in The Development of Mobile Logistic Support in Anglo-American Naval Policy, 1900–1953

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033679
eISBN:
9780813038711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033679.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the tactical aspects of logistic support as both the Royal Navy and the U.S. Navy realigned their command structures and operating fleets to meet existing obligations and ... More


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