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Welfare Under Altered Circumstances

Peter Taylor‐Gooby

in Reframing Social Citizenship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546701
eISBN:
9780191720420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546701.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Welfare states have enjoyed considerable success in containing the pressures of economic, political, and social change identified in Chapter 1. However, an important theme in their responses, the ... More


The Econometric Approach to Efficiency Analysis

William H. Greene

in The Measurement of Productive Efficiency and Productivity Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195183528
eISBN:
9780199870288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183528.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter provides an overview of techniques for econometric analysis of technical (production) and economic (cost) efficiency. The stochastic frontier model of Aigner, Lovell, and Schmidt (1977) ... More


Cost-Efficiency

Alex Stein

in Foundations of Evidence Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198257363
eISBN:
9780191711039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198257363.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents an economic analysis of evidence law. Cost-efficiency requires adjudicators to minimize the aggregate cost of accuracy-enhancing procedures and fact-finding errors. The chapter ... More


Efficiency in Arabian Banking

Idries Al-Jarrah and Philip Molyneux

in Islamic Perspectives on Wealth Creation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621002
eISBN:
9780748653096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621002.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter explores the efficiency levels of the Jordanian, Egyptian, Saudi Arabian and Bahraini banking systems, or the Arabian banking systems, emphasising the role of economic and financial ... More


Living with New Pleading

Scott Dodson

in New Pleading in the Twenty-First Century: Slamming the Federal Courthouse Doors?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199832507
eISBN:
9780190260002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199832507.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter proposes a refinement to the New Pleading process in the form of New Discovery. New Discovery changes the court's approach to Rule 8—basically, by implementing presuit discovery, which ... More


Dynamic Decision Making, Distance Functions, and Productive Efficiency

Elvira Silva, Spiro E. Stefanou, and Alfons Oude Lansink

in Dynamic Efficiency and Productivity Measurement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190919474
eISBN:
9780197537176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190919474.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter discusses three concepts of the directional distance function in the presence of internal adjustment costs, designated as adjustment cost directional distance functions. These functions ... More


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