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Competing Under Stress: The Shrimp Cluster in Venezuela

Michael Penfold

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

As a consequence of the great economic and institutional volatility experienced during the last two decades, Venezuela has registered low economic growth rates that hindered the development of a ... More


Price Setting in German Manufacturing: Evidence from New Survey Data

Harald Stahl

in Pricing Decisions in the Euro Area: How Firms Set Prices and Why

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309287
eISBN:
9780199783939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309287.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter presents new evidence on the formation of producer prices based on a one-time survey that was conducted on a sample of 1,200 German firms in manufacturing in June 2004. Most of the firms ... More


Institutional Diversity: An Analysis of Five Domains

Bruno Amable

in The Diversity of Modern Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199261130
eISBN:
9780191602474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019926113X.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter presents results from cluster analyses of five institutional areas: product-market competition, the labour market, the financial sector, social protection, and the education system. It ... More


Classifying Land by its Use

Scott Eddie

in Landownership in Eastern Germany Before the Great War: A Quantitative Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198201663
eISBN:
9780191718434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201663.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows a clear East-West gradient in a land yield index by province, based on Kreis data from the land tax cadastre (Grundsteuerveranlagung) of the early 1860s. The province of Saxony ... More


The Diversity of Economic Models

Bruno Amable

in The Diversity of Modern Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199261130
eISBN:
9780191602474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019926113X.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter gathers the results of the analyses of chapter 4, and proposes a cluster analysis of types of capitalism. Empirical clustering patterns are discovered that are interpretable in terms of ... More


Statistics used in effect studies

Andrew Hayen and Caroline F. Finch

in Sports Injury Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199561629
eISBN:
9780191722479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561629.003.014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

When it comes to analyzing the results from effect studies, some specific statistical methods need to be used, primarily due to the time component that is used in the outcome measure. In addition, ... More


Knight's Estates: A Special Class of Property

Scott Eddie

in Landownership in Eastern Germany Before the Great War: A Quantitative Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198201663
eISBN:
9780191718434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201663.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Knight's estates (Rittergüter), originally intended to sustain a knight obligated to bear arms for his monarch, later became simply politically privileged properties. By the mid-1850s non-noble ... More


The Geographical and Size Distribution of Large Landed Properties

Scott Eddie

in Landownership in Eastern Germany Before the Great War: A Quantitative Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198201663
eISBN:
9780191718434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201663.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Cluster analysis of the ‘land-use profile’ for each Kreis in the land tax cadastre of the early 1860s shows that the land best suited to arable agriculture was concentrated in the east central and ... More


Cluster analysis in policy studies

Jinjing Li

in Evidence-Based Policy Making in the Social Sciences: Methods That Matter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447329367
eISBN:
9781447329480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329367.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The author explores how cluster analysis could be used to a greater degree by policy makers. The origins of these techniques will be explored plus some examples of their practice, along with a ... More


The employment effectiveness of minimum income schemes and their respect for the right to personal development

Amilcar Moreira

in The activation dilemma: Reconciling the fairness and effectiveness of minimum income schemes in Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420466
eISBN:
9781447303695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420466.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter uses simple correlational tools, qualitative comparative analysis (QCA), and cluster analysis to test and evaluate the hypothesis that minimum income schemes that show more respect for ... More


Kinds or Tails?

Edouard Machery

in Extraordinary Science and Psychiatry: Responses to the Crisis in Mental Health Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035484
eISBN:
9780262341752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035484.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Are psychiatric syndromes the tails of traits distributed over the general population or do they form distinct kinds or taxa? For instance, do individuals suffering from depression form a distinct ... More


Assessing the Effect of Resilience Policies Directed toward Business and Individuals

Harold Wolman, Howard Wial, Travis St. Clair, and Edward Hill

in Coping with Adversity: Regional Economic Resilience and Public Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780801451690
eISBN:
9781501709494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451690.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In chapters 5 and 6, we ask whether the most common intentional efforts to bring about recovery through public policy or civic action that we identified in the previous two chapters was likely to ... More


Cluster Analysis and Scots Orthography

Jennifer Bann and John Corbett

in Spelling Scots: The Orthography of Literary Scots, 1700-2000

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748643059
eISBN:
9781474416085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643059.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Given the creative nature of literary texts, there was little pressure on Scots writers to conform to a standard orthography; their goal was rather to draw upon the various resources available to ... More


The Watershed Atlas Project: A Different Way to Look at the Commonwealth

Brian D. Lee, Corey L. Wilson, and Angela Schörgendorfer

in Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The Watershed Atlas project visualizes landscape indicator aspects of multiple watersheds throughout Kentucky simultaneously. By viewing the landscape from a watershed perspective, this atlas is ... More


Public policies that support families with young children: variation across US states

Marcia K. Meyers, Janet C. Gornick, Laura R. Peck, and Amanda J. Lockshin

in Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition): What do we know?

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342539
eISBN:
9781447301738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses a new approach to understanding how state-level policies may affect childhood poverty in the Unites States. It begins with a section on the opportunities for public ... More


Understanding Digital Gaps: A Quartet of Empirical Methodologies

Bin Zhang and Richard D. Taylor

in Beyond Broadband Access: Developing Data-Based Information Policy Strategies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823251834
eISBN:
9780823268955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251834.003.0002
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter presents a series of exercises in using statistical methods to analyze the digital divide, using China as an example. In particular, it describes four empirical methodologies and their ... More


Applying Cluster Analysis to Scots Poetry

Jennifer Bann and John Corbett

in Spelling Scots: The Orthography of Literary Scots, 1700-2000

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748643059
eISBN:
9781474416085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643059.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

As discussed previously, we analyse poetry and prose separately since it is easier to achieve reliable and useful results by comparing like with like. There are various reasons for assuming that ... More


Measuring Legislative Style

Daniel Sewell

in Legislative Style

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226510149
eISBN:
9780226510316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226510316.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes the approach to measuring legislative styles. The authors argue that legislators adopt patterns of activity that help them to achieve their goals for reelection, policy, and ... More


Applying Cluster Analysis to Scots Prose

Jennifer Bann and John Corbett

in Spelling Scots: The Orthography of Literary Scots, 1700-2000

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748643059
eISBN:
9781474416085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643059.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

In this chapter, we apply cluster analysis of the graphemic realisations to prose that contains a substantial element of Scots. We worked with a slightly smaller number of texts for the prose ... More


Post-Tiwanaku Ethnogenesis in the Coastal Moquegua Valley, Peru

KELLY J. KNUDSON and CHRISTOPHER M. STOJANOWSKI

in Bioarchaeology and Identity in the Americas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036786
eISBN:
9780813041865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036786.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In the South Central Andes, a number of different cultural groups emerged in the wake of the collapse of the Tiwanaku polity. Among the cultural groups to emerge in the wake of this collapse were the ... More


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