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Evidence from Voting Behaviour

Roger Scully

in Becoming Europeans?: Attitudes, Behaviour, and Socialization in the European Parliament

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284320
eISBN:
9780191603365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284326.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines empirical evidence on MEPs’ behaviour inside the European Parliament. Multivariate analysis of behaviour on several key votes in the chamber directly concerned with the ... More


Causal Structure and Mechanisms

Daniel P. Steel

in Across the Boundaries: Extrapolation in Biology and Social Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195331448
eISBN:
9780199868063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331448.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter explicates the connection between the qualitative concept of a mechanism and the probabilistic causal concepts described in the previous chapter. The main thesis is that, for a broad ... More


Introduction: International Society and the English School

Alex J. Bellamy

in International Society and its Critics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Starts by outlining the three broad ways that there are of thinking about the contribution of the English School of International Relations and international society approach to the study of ... More


A Theory of Moral Choice

Kristen Renwick Monroe

in Ethics in an Age of Terror and Genocide: Identity and Moral Choice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151373
eISBN:
9781400840366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151373.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter contemplates the broader themes and implications of this work and constructs a new theory of moral choice. Most existing theories designed to guide moral behavior and examine the ethical ... More


Investigating MEPs' Attitudes

Roger Scully

in Becoming Europeans?: Attitudes, Behaviour, and Socialization in the European Parliament

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284320
eISBN:
9780191603365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284326.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines survey evidence regarding the potential impact of institutional socialisation processes in the European Parliament on MEPs’ attitudes. Parliamentarians’ opinions on a variety of ... More


Conclusion

Stephen Bazen

in Econometric Methods for Labour Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199576791
eISBN:
9780191731136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576791.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. The aim of this book has been to present the main econometric techniques used by labour economists. It aims to serve as a platform for adapting ... More


Introduction

Stephen Bazen

in Econometric Methods for Labour Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199576791
eISBN:
9780191731136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576791.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to provide a practical guide to understanding and applying the standard econometric tools that are used in labour economics. ... More


The Making of Apartheid 1948–1961: Conflict and Compromise

Deborah Posel

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273349
eISBN:
9780191684036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273349.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book examines some of the crucial political processes and struggles which shaped the reciprocal development of Apartheid and capitalism in South Africa. The book's analysis debunks the orthodoxy ... More


Experimenting with Democracy

John O. McGinnis

in Accelerating Democracy: Transforming Governance Through Technology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151021
eISBN:
9781400845453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151021.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the rise of empiricism. It describes how empirical findings have made a difference to social policy. It details how the empirical age makes three kind of information-eliciting ... More


Econometric Methods for Labour Economics

Stephen Bazen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199576791
eISBN:
9780191731136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576791.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book provides a presentation of the standard statistical techniques used by labour economists. It emphasizes both the input and the output of empirical analysis and covers five major topics ... More


Empirical Analysis and the Metaphysics of Causation

in Causation and its Basis in Fundamental Physics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199936205
eISBN:
9780199367757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936205.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This introductory chapter explains my version of the methodology of empirical analysis and describes how it differs from orthodox approaches. The two most important ideas in this chapter are (1) the ... More


The Economic Impact of Information and Communication Technology in Korea

KUK-HWAN JEONG, JEONG HUN OH, and ILSOON SHIN

in Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth: International Evidence and Implications for Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243983
eISBN:
9780191697319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243983.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In line with how our society is undergoing a transition towards a more information and knowledged-based society, questions have been raised regarding the contributions of investing on information and ... More


Introduction: Democracy and Political Voice

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

in The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter briefly engages multiple themes regarding American democracy and the “political voice.” Here, political voice is understood as any activity undertaken by individuals and organizations ... More


Evaluation of Policy Measures

Stephen Bazen

in Econometric Methods for Labour Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199576791
eISBN:
9780191731136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576791.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

A large part of empirical analysis in labour economics continues to be based on non-experimental (that is, survey) data including studies seeking to estimate the impact of a programme or policy ... More


A complex walk down Wall Street

NEIL F. JOHNSON, PAUL JEFFERIES, and PAK MING HUI

in Financial Market Complexity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198526650
eISBN:
9780191712104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526650.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter explores real-world market dynamics by analysing data from two quite distinct markets. In both cases, the linear (i.e., low-order) correlation of price-changes is essentially zero ... More


Selectivity

Stephen Bazen

in Econometric Methods for Labour Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199576791
eISBN:
9780191731136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576791.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Selection mechanisms and the bias they introduce into econometric estimation constitute one of the principal concerns in empirical labour economics. Economic behaviour is based to a large extent on ... More


Causation in a Physical World

in Causation and its Basis in Fundamental Physics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199936205
eISBN:
9780199367757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936205.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

I emphasize the important conclusions from a previous chapter and suggest ways that others can build on the main ideas. In particular, I show how the metaphysical project conducted in this book is ... More


Culpable Causation

in Causation and its Basis in Fundamental Physics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199936205
eISBN:
9780199367757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936205.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter turns attention to the top layer of causation, which addresses non-metaphysical aspects of causation. In particular, I consider the retrospective singular causal claims that are made in ... More


Circular Migration between Europe and its Neighbourhood: Choice or Necessity?

Anna Triandafyllidou (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674510
eISBN:
9780191752414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674510.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The term ‘circular migration’ has become a buzzword among European and international policy and academic circles in recent years. Many national and EU policy makers have heralded the idea of ... More


The Empirical Content of Promotion

in Causation and its Basis in Fundamental Physics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199936205
eISBN:
9780199367757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936205.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter connects the formal machinery developed in the previous two chapters to the main empirical phenomena relevant to the metaphysics of causation. In keeping with the method of empirical ... More


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