Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-9 of 9 items

  • Keywords: economic productivity x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Co‐evolution of Technologies and Institutions in Market Economies *

Richard R. Nelson

in The Institutions of the Market: Organizations, Social Systems, and Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231423
eISBN:
9780191710865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231423.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter argues that economists are right in seeing ‘the right institutions’ as the key to economic productivity and progressiveness. But for the argument to be delved deeper, it needs to be ... More


“The Invisible Occupation”

Neve Gordon

in Israel's Occupation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255302
eISBN:
9780520942363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255302.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter illustrates how Israel consolidated its military rule in the Occupied Territories (OT) by increasing the inhabitants' economic productivity while diminishing their political ... More


The education debate: Policy and Politics in the Twenty-First Century

Stephen J. Ball

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349200
eISBN:
9781447303756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349200.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Education is a key political issue, and is seen as a crucial factor in ensuring economic productivity and competitiveness. This book offers an analysis of the flood of government initiatives and ... More


The Good of Finance and the Critique of Financialization

Tim Hayward

in Global Justice & Finance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198842767
eISBN:
9780191878695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842767.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter considers the valuable social purposes that finance can in principle serve and how the processes referred to as financialization may undermine the good functioning of finance. When that ... More


Imagining Mood Disorders as a Public Health Crisis

Emily Martin

in Imagining Illness: Public Health and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648221
eISBN:
9781452945958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648221.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the ways in which those psychological states classified under the rubric of “mood disorders” have been treated as a public health problem from the eighteenth century onward. It ... More


Educational Goods

Harry Brighouse, Helen F. Ladd, Susanna Loeb, and Adam Swift

in Educational Goods: Values, Evidence, and Decision-Making

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226514031
eISBN:
9780226514208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514208.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter introduces the idea of educational goods, and breaks these goods down into six capacities: the capacities for economic productivity, personal autonomy, democratic competence, healthy ... More


The Government Steps In (and Out): Family Planning and Population Policymaking

Raúl Necochea Pearson

in History of Family Planning in Twentieth-Century Peru

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618081
eISBN:
9781469618104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618104.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses how family planning influenced government policies striving for socioeconomic development and improved health for women and children. It examines how world organizations such ... More


Lifelong learning for people with learning difficulties

Sheila Riddell, Stephen Baron, and Alastair Wilson

in The Learning Society and people with learning difficulties

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342232
eISBN:
9781447303886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342232.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers the nature of post-transitional educational services for people with learning difficulties. It notes that these services may be seen as part of the lifelong-learning policy ... More


Conclusion: The Cultivation and Subsumption of Hope

Lilly Irani

in Chasing Innovation: Making Entrepreneurial Citizens in Modern India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691175140
eISBN:
9780691189444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175140.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This concluding chapter reflects on entrepreneurial citizenship as a global project, promoted not only by Indian elites but also by the U.S. Department of State and global institutions of economic ... More


View: