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From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Yannis M. Ioannides

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Just as we learn from, influence, and are influenced by others, our social interactions drive economic growth in cities, regions, and nations—determining where households live, how children learn, ... More


Social Interactions: Theory and Empirics

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the theory and empirics of social interactions, with particular emphasis on the role of social context in individual decisions. It begins by introducing a sequence of models ... More


Empirics of the Urban Structure and Its Evolution

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the empirics of urban structure and evolution. It first considers Zipf's law for cities and the vibrant exchanges both over theory and empirics pertaining to it. It then ... More


Intercity Trade and Long-Run Urban Growth

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the link between intercity trade and long-run urban growth. It begins by introducing a Ventura-type model of the growth of isolated cities that allows for investment in physical ... More


Experts and the Law

C. A. J. Coady

in Testimony: A Philosophical Study

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198235514
eISBN:
9780191597220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198235518.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The role of expert evidence in the law has been much debated in the legal literature though less so in philosophy. This chapter attempts to bring the insights of the earlier chapters of this book to ... More


Introduction: The Art of Engineering Prosperity in Unlikely Places

Justin Yifu Lin and Célestin Monga

in Beating the Odds: Jump-Starting Developing Countries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691192338
eISBN:
9781400884681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192338.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter provides a methodological approach that draws lessons and insights from economic history and theory and uses empirics from economic analysis and policy practice. It starts with an ... More


The Three-Facet Model: An Overview

Peter V. Rabins

in The Why of Things: Causality in Science, Medicine, and Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164726
eISBN:
9780231535458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164726.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter describes the three-facet model of causality. Facet 1 consists of three models of causes: the categorical model (absolute or binary), the probabilistic model (dimensional or continuous), ... More


Experimenting with Drugs: Mattioli’s Scorpion Oil

Alisha Rankin

in The Poison Trials: Wonder Drugs, Experiment, and the Battle for Authority in Renaissance Science

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226744711
eISBN:
9780226744995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226744995.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines physicians’ efforts, led by Pietro Andrea Mattioli, to portray poison trials as learned medical experiments conducted in the footsteps of medical tradition. In so doing, they ... More


A Universal Cure: The Panacea Amwaldina

Alisha Rankin

in The Poison Trials: Wonder Drugs, Experiment, and the Battle for Authority in Renaissance Science

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226744711
eISBN:
9780226744995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226744995.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines physicians’ struggles to evaluate two alchemical empirics closely connected to antidote-cure-alls. The first, Andreas Berthold, became known as the peddler of the Silesian terra ... More


Trade Costs and Foreign Direct Investment

J. Peter Neary

in Foreign Direct Investment and the Multinational Enterprise

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026451
eISBN:
9780262269124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026451.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In this chapter, foreign direct investment is further explained as a key feature of the modern globalized world. It gives a brief history of the explosion in FDI since 1985 and makes attempts at ... More


Not Isolating Isolation

Judith Resnik

in Solitary Confinement: Effects, Practices, and Pathways toward Reform

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190947927
eISBN:
9780190947934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947927.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the distinctive features of solitary confinement and the ways in which isolation is endemic in the structure of U.S. prisons. It analyze the expansion of solitary confinement, ... More


Research Perspectives

Christoph Möllers

in The Possibility of Norms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198827399
eISBN:
9780191888496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827399.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter offers some research perspectives. In the realm of empirics, it discusses a twofold level of observation and examines the description of forms as a point of departure. It also looks at ... More


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