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Hand to Mouth: Grain in Late Antiquity

Michael Decker

in Tilling the Hateful Earth: Agricultural Production and Trade in the Late Antique East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199565283
eISBN:
9780191721724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565283.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 3 deals with the production of cereal crops and subsistence requirements. Quantitative studies offer tentative yields and consumption rates. from this chapter's calculations, it appears that ... More


The Age Profile of Consumption and Wealth

Tullio Jappelli and Luigi Pistaferri

in The Economics of Consumption: Theory and Evidence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199383146
eISBN:
9780199383160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199383146.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The life-cycle model yields a number of important empirical predictions about consumption and saving behavior. First, the growth rate of consumption depends on the difference between the expected ... More


Foraging success

M.G.L. Mills and M.E.J. Mills

in Kalahari Cheetahs: Adaptations to an arid region

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198712145
eISBN:
9780191780639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712145.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Foraging success for various demographic groups and females with different foraging strategies was measured by calculating overall and individual feeding rates in kg eaten/km moved. Overall and ... More


A Review of Consumption Poverty Estimation for Mozambique

Channing Arndt, Sam Jones, Kristi Mahrt, Vincenzo Salvucci, and Finn Tarp

in Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198744801
eISBN:
9780191805967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744801.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since the end of the civil war in 1992, Mozambique has registered significant progress across a range of monetary and non-monetary poverty indicators at both national and regional levels. This ... More


Individual Growth and Reproduction

Ken H. Andersen

in Fish Ecology, Evolution, and Exploitation: A New Theoretical Synthesis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691192956
eISBN:
9780691189260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192956.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter develops descriptions of how individuals grow and reproduce. More specifically, the chapter seeks to determine the growth and reproduction rates from the consumption rate, by developing ... More


The State of Cognitive Neuroscience: An Over-Optimistic Theory

Robert G. Shulman

in Brain Imaging: What it Can (and Cannot) Tell Us About Consciousness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199838721
eISBN:
9780199345373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838721.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The original claims of cognitive neuroscience, an offshoot of computer science and psychology, were of a logical brain in which mental concepts could be identified and localized. Reviews of the ... More


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