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Assessing the Acoustic Performance of Small Music Rooms: A Short Introduction

RAF ORLOWSKI

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The performance of music in early modern French and Italian music rooms typically created an aural impression of ‘Intimacy’ and ‘Clarity’ whereby the individual instruments could clearly be perceived ... More


Reforms and Productivity in the Informal Sector

Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar

in The Outsiders: Economic Reform and Informal Labour in a Developing Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071495
eISBN:
9780199081257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071495.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter deals with specific micro-econometric characteristics reflecting on some aspects of formal–informal relations. Certain observations in the chapter were derived from primary surveys ... More


Dynamic Efficiency and Productivity Measurement

Elvira Silva, Spiro E. Stefanou, and Alfons Oude Lansink

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190919474
eISBN:
9780197537176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190919474.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The book takes on a systematic treatment of dynamic decision making and performance measurement. The analytical foundations of the dynamic production technology are introduced and developed in detail ... More


Understanding Digital Gaps: A Quartet of Empirical Methodologies

Bin Zhang and Richard D. Taylor

in Beyond Broadband Access: Developing Data-Based Information Policy Strategies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823251834
eISBN:
9780823268955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251834.003.0002
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter presents a series of exercises in using statistical methods to analyze the digital divide, using China as an example. In particular, it describes four empirical methodologies and their ... More


The Sword of Damocles: A Two-Front War

Gerhard P. Gross

David T. Zabecki (ed.)

in The Myth and Reality of German Warfare: Operational Thinking from Moltke the Elder to Heusinger

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813168371
eISBN:
9780813168401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168371.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter 4 examines Alfred von Schlieffen’s tenure as Chief of the German General Staff and the development of operational thinking that led to the 1905 Schlieffen Plan, a procedure for war against ... More


Conceptual Envelopment

David Kilcullen

in The Dragons and the Snakes: How the Rest Learned to Fight the West

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190265687
eISBN:
9780190932787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265687.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses China’s evolution and adaptation since the Cold War, surveys the evolution of Chinese forces, offers case studies of the Sino-Vietnamese War and the South China Sea, introduces ... More


Productive Efficiency Analysis over Six Decades

Sumit K. Majumdar

in Lost Glory: India's Capitalism Story

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199641994
eISBN:
9780191864070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199641994.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Business History

This chapter contains an efficiency analysis for Indian industry from 1950–51 to 2013–14. Overall, there had been consistent growth in manufacturing employment over six decades, though by the 2010s ... More


Dynamic Economic Decision Making

Elvira Silva, Spiro E. Stefanou, and Alfons Oude Lansink

in Dynamic Efficiency and Productivity Measurement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190919474
eISBN:
9780197537176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190919474.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter presents dynamic optimization for economic decision making in the context of both dynamic cost minimization and dynamic profit maximization given different primal representations of the ... More


Nonparametric Approaches

Elvira Silva, Spiro E. Stefanou, and Alfons Oude Lansink

in Dynamic Efficiency and Productivity Measurement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190919474
eISBN:
9780197537176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190919474.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter focuses on the nonparametric data envelopment analysis (DEA) framework of structural linear programming models underlying the estimation of efficiency. The nonparametric approach to ... More


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