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Morphoelasticity: A theory of elastic growth

Alain Goriely and Derek Moulton

in New Trends in the Physics and Mechanics of Biological Systems: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 92, July 2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199605835
eISBN:
9780191729522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605835.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This chapter is concerned with the modelling of growth processes in the framework of continuum mechanics and nonlinear elasticity. It begins by considering growth and deformation in a one-dimensional ... More


Current Debt Crisis in Historical Perspective

S. Ali Abbas, Nazim Belhocine, Asmaa El-Ganainy, and Anke Weber

in Post-crisis Fiscal Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027182
eISBN:
9780262324113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027182.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the ongoing debt crisis in advanced economies in historical perspective, with a view to identifying significant drivers of debt accumulation and subsequent debt reductions. The ... More


The Determinants Of The Interest-Rate–Growth Differential

Julio Escolano

in Post-crisis Fiscal Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027182
eISBN:
9780262324113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027182.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the cross-country and temporal patterns of the interest-rate growth differential (IRGD), an essential variable in the dynamics of the debt ratio; that is, the ratio of ... More


Fiscal Trends and Fiscal Stress prior to the Crisis

Jiri Jonas and Iva Petrova

in Post-crisis Fiscal Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027182
eISBN:
9780262324113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027182.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the state of fiscal accounts in advanced and emerging market economies from the postwar period until the outburst of the 2007 financial crisis, revealing some early symptoms of ... More


Is rising income inequality inevitable? A critique of the ‘Transatlantic Consensus’

Tony Atkinson

in World poverty: New policies to defeat an old enemy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343956
eISBN:
9781447304340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343956.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter addresses one of the most important economic issues facing societies and the world as a whole: rising income inequality. It takes issue with two widely circulated assertions: that rising ... More


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