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Researching the European Union: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches

Stacy A. Nyikos and Mark A. Pollack

in The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Brings together resources on conducting both qualitative and quantitative research on law and politics in the EU, presenting a critical discussion of research design and methodology while at the same ... More


Research Strategies in the New Environment

Eric Tanenbaum and Elinor Scarbrough

in Research Strategies in the Social Sciences: A Guide to New Approaches

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292371
eISBN:
9780191600159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292376.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

An overview of how the environment of social science research has changed because of increased computing power and the development of techniques that, together, have allowed for the development of ... More


Canada

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter presents tables of data on Canada and an account of its increased earnings distribution. It highlights the difficulties in reaching conclusions about the changes in earnings dispersion ... More


Germany

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter presents tables of data on Germany and an account of its increased earnings distribution. It shows that there has been a widening of earnings dispersion and a fanning out at the top. The ... More


Austria

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter presents tables of data on Austria and an account of its increased earnings distribution. It shows that from 1980, there has been a widening in the earnings distribution in Austria. A ... More


Italy

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter presents tables of data on Italy and an account of its increased earnings distribution. It shows that earnings dispersion in Italy decreased in the late 1970s, stayed broadly unchanged ... More


United Kingdom

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0034
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter presents tables of data on the United Kingdom and an account of its increased earnings distribution. It shows that there is evidence of widening dispersion from the mid 1950s to the ... More


Australia

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter presents tables of data on Australia and an account of its increased earnings distribution. It shows that the widening of earning dispersion took place during the Golden Age of the ... More


Data Considerations

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/9780198201663.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is the classic chapter of ‘source criticism’: it describes in detail the principal data sources and the extensive efforts made to make their data as accurate, consistent, and complete as ... More


Sources of Data on Disease Occurrence

Thomas D. Koepsell and Noel S. Weiss

in Epidemiologic Methods: Studying the Occurrence of Illness

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150780
eISBN:
9780199865161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150780.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Epidemiologists are often data scavengers. Using pre-existing data can allow a study to be done more cheaply, more quickly, and often on a larger scale than if new data collection were required. This ... More


Finland

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter presents tables of data on Finland and an account of its increased earnings distribution. It shows that there was a large a significant fall in earnings dispersion in Finland from the ... More


France

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter presents tables of data on France and an account of its increased earnings distribution. It shows that the history of the earnings distribution in France since the mid-1980s is one of ... More


Netherlands

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0027
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter presents tables of data on Netherlands and an account of its increased earnings distribution. It shows that the overall distribution of earnings in the Netherlands was fairly stable from ... More


Sweden

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0032
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter presents tables of data on Sweden and an account of its increased earnings distribution. It shows that Sweden's experience over the period since 1960 can be summarized as stability, ... More


History

Anthony Swerdlow, Isable Dos Santos silva, and Richard Doll

in Cancer Incidence and Mortality in England and Wales: Trends and Risk Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627483
eISBN:
9780191723698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627483.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a brief historical background of the available sources of data for cancer trends. These include mortality statistics, cancer registration statistics, and publications on trends.


New Zealand

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0028
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter presents tables of data on New Zealand and an account of its increased earnings distribution. It shows that although New Zealand is often presented as having experienced dramatic ... More


Czech Republic

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter presents tables of data on the Czech Republic and an account of its increased earnings distribution. It shows that the distribution of earnings in Czechoslovakia was broadly stable for ... More


Ireland

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0025
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter presents tables of data on Ireland and an account of its increased earnings distribution. It shows that the period 1937 to 1951 exhibits a significant compression, which is of interest ... More


Norway

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0029
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter presents tables of data on Norway and an account of its increased earnings distribution. It shows that the picture of earnings dispersion in Norway remains unclear. However, there is ... More


Poland

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0030
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter presents tables of data on Poland and an account of its increased earnings distribution. It shows that the period since 1960 has not been one of stability in the distribution of earnings ... More


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