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Separability and Aggregation: The Collected Works of W. M. Gorman, Volume I

W. M. Gorman

C. Blackorby and A. F. Shorrocks (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285212
eISBN:
9780191596322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285213.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

W. M. (Terence) Gorman has been a major figure in the development of economics during the past 40 years. His publications on separability, aggregation, duality, and the modelling of consumer demand ... More


The Retail Trade and the Economy

Claire Holleran

in Shopping in Ancient Rome: The Retail Trade in the Late Republic and the Principate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199698219
eISBN:
9780191741326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698219.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

There is an intrinsic relationship between a retail trade and the wider social and economic environment in which it operates. This chapter demonstrates that fundamental relationship through a study ... More


Attaining Customers: Creating, Communicating, and Delivering Customer Value

Grahame R. Dowling

in The Art and Science of Marketing: Marketing for Marketing Managers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269617
eISBN:
9780191699429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269617.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter examines the issue of customer acquisition. It explores how an organization makes an offer to its target consumers that will entice them to buy and keep buying. Part A of this chapter ... More


THE TOOLS OF ORGANIC AGRICULTURE

Pamela C. Ronald and Raoul W. Adamchak

in Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195301755
eISBN:
9780199867196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301755.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter gives a history of organic farming and the biological technologies that organic farmers rely upon. Based on present trends, consumer demand and organic-based research are likely to ... More


Domesticating the World: African Consumerism and the Genealogies of Globalization

Jeremy Prestholdt

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254244
eISBN:
9780520941472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254244.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book unsettles the idea of globalization as a recent phenomenon—and one driven solely by Western interests—by offering a new perspective on global interconnectivity in the nineteenth century. ... More


Demand Functions

Yves Balasko

in General Equilibrium Theory of Value

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146799
eISBN:
9781400838912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146799.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Rational consumers are assumed to maximize their preferences subject to the constraints they perceive. With preferences that are representable by utility functions, the consumer's problem is modeled ... More


The Parnell era, 1883–91

R. V. COMERFORD

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Irish history during the period from 1833 to 1891 or the so-called era of Charles Stewart Parnell. It discusses how Parnell and his parliamentary associates used the prominence ... More


The Organization of Rice Supplies in Canton: The Formation of the Cantonese Provisioning Networks for Consumer Satisfaction

in Gourmets in the Land of Famine: The Culture and Politics of Rice in Modern Canton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772266
eISBN:
9780804781763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772266.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter reviews the formation of the famous Cantonese food culture and the emergence of preferences for certain varieties of rice, mainly Southeast Asian varieties. Cantonese consumer demands ... More


To Owe Is Not to Own: Why Russians Reject Mortgages

Jane R. Zavisca

in Housing the New Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450372
eISBN:
9780801464300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450372.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines why Russians oppose mortgage subsidies for young families and mortgage loans in general. Low demand for mortgages is striking given high unmet demand for housing. More than half ... More


Net Neutrality Is Bad Broadband Regulation

Robert E. Litan and Hal J. Singer

in The Economists' Voice 2.0: The Financial Crisis, Health Care Reform, and More

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160155
eISBN:
9780231504324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160155.003.0028
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In 2010, private-sector job creation was a paltry 100,000 per month. At that pace, it would take over three years to restore just the nearly four million private-sector jobs lost during the first six ... More


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