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Applied Welfare Economics

Chris Jones

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199281978
eISBN:
9780191602535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199281971.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Important results in the applied welfare literature are used to extend a conventional Harberger cost-benefit analysis. A conventional welfare equation is obtained for marginal policy changes in a ... More


Adding Value

John Kay

in The Business of Economics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter describes financial relationships between competitive advantage, economic rent, added value, and various other measures of firm performance.


Wickedness and Vices

Robert Merrihew Adams

in A Theory of Virtue: Excellence in Being for the Good

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199207510
eISBN:
9780191708824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207510.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter rejects the notion of absolute evil and argues that even Satanic wickedness cannot be understood as unqualified opposition to all goods. Badness of character is found in the way one ... More


Conclusion

Kama Maclean

in Pilgrimage and Power: The Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, 1765-1954

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195338942
eISBN:
9780199867110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338942.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

While there are stark and obvious differences between the manner in which colonial and postcolonial governments manage the Kumbh Mela, there are also striking continuities. The capacity of the ... More


 Abstinence, Balance, and Political Control in Mesoamerica

Jeanne L. Gillespie

in Celibacy and Religious Traditions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195306316
eISBN:
9780199867721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306316.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Mesoamericans celebrated sexuality, which placed them in opposition to Catholic priests. The cultures manifested a connection between abstinence, purity, and uncleanliness caused by excess and ... More


Networks and the Issues of ‘Excess’, the ‘Gift’, ‘Non-exchange’, and ‘Trust’ 1

Grahame F. Thompson

in Between Hierarchies and Markets: The Logic and Limits of Network Forms of Organization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198775270
eISBN:
9780191710513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775270.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter looks at the concepts of excess, gift, non-exchange, and trust that could provide the raw materials for the construction of an analytical logic that is peculiar to networks. These three ... More


Demand

R. C. O. Matthews, C. H. Feinstein, and J. C. Odling‐Smee

in British Economic Growth 1856-1973: The Post-War Period in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198284536
eISBN:
9780191596629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198284535.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Intermittent phases of high demand may affect the way demand keeps up with supply. The pressure of demand was obviously higher in 1951–73 than before 1914 and a fortiori higher than in the interwar ... More


“You, Mozart, Aren’t Worthy of Yourself”: Aesthetic Discontents of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Mozart and Salieri

Anna Nisnevich

in Rimsky-Korsakov and His World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182711
eISBN:
9780691185514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182711.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter analyzes Rimsky-Korsakov's creative crisis by considering his opera Mozart and Salieri. With Mozart, Rimsky-Korsakov was compelled to interrogate directly—for the first time in his ... More


“Suffering” and “Surrender”: Dangdut and the Spectacle of Excess

Andrew N. Weintraub

in Dangdut Stories: A Social and Musical History of Indonesia's Most Popular Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395662
eISBN:
9780199863549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395662.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

Chapter 5 describes the development of new musical forms, the emergence of new stars, and the expansion of the dangdut industry in the 1980s. The discussion focuses on the most dominant groups and ... More


The limits of conventional cladistic analysis

Jerrold I. Davis, Kevin C. Nixon, and Damon P. Little

in Parsimony, Phylogeny, and Genomics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297306
eISBN:
9780191713729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297306.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Software for cladistic analysis has been widely available for more than twenty years, and a series of advances made during this time have facilitated the analysis of matrices of ever-increasing size. ... More


Combination, Divination

Stephen Clingman

in The Grammar of Identity: Transnational Fiction and the Nature of the Boundary

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278497
eISBN:
9780191706981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278497.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Salman Rushdie is the most ebullient of transnational writers, and central to this are formal features, embedded as the inner DNA of his fiction. Among them is the key figure of chiasmus which, with ... More


Measuring Welfare Changes—A Brief Overview

Chris Jones

in Applied Welfare Economics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199281978
eISBN:
9780191602535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199281971.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines welfare measures when they are made without cardinal utility functions to understand the properties of the aggregate dollar changes in utility computed in a conventional ... More


Revised Shadow Prices

Chris Jones

in Applied Welfare Economics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199281978
eISBN:
9780191602535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199281971.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Governments rarely raise revenue with lump sum transfers. Instead, they use distorting taxes, and this must be reflected in cost-benefit studies. The conventional welfare analysis in previous ... More


Conclusion: The Poetics of Moral Life

John Wall

in Moral Creativity: Paul Ricoeur and the Poetics of Possibility

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195182569
eISBN:
9780199835737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195182561.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

A fundamental meta-ethical understanding of moral creativity can be developed, in the end, by drawing together the common theses emerging from the preceding ontological, teleological, deontological, ... More


Excessive Straining After Effect

in Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748636
eISBN:
9780804779395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748636.003.0031
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter presents two verses to show that poets err through excess due to lack of proportion, restraint, and precision in using their poetic tools. Shinkei does not fault these verses for ... More


A Morbid Romantic

John Kekes

in Enjoyment: The Moral Significance of Styles of Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546923
eISBN:
9780191720109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546923.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter reflects on the significance of the life and horrible death of Mishima, the Japanese novelist. His life and death exemplify the miserable, conflicted style of life that results from a ... More


Understanding Consumption

Angus Deaton

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288244
eISBN:
9780191596131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288247.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Presents a comprehensive introduction to the study of consumption and saving using theoretical models based on standard microeconomic foundations as well as reviewing the substantial empirical ... More


Is It a Business, or Just a Pile of Assets?: Special Questions and Adjustments in the Valuation of Closely Held Firms

Michael S. Long and Thomas A. Bryant

in Valuing the Closely Held Firm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195301465
eISBN:
9780199867288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301465.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter briefly discusses valuing a closely held firm and publicly held firm. It then considers the existence of a going concern, the lack of separation of manager and owner in closely held ... More


Valuation of a Going Concern

Michael S. Long and Thomas A. Bryant

in Valuing the Closely Held Firm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195301465
eISBN:
9780199867288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301465.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter begins with a discussion of what is meant by a going concern valuation. Once that is done, an estimate of the value of the firm's current operations is developed. The key result is the ... More


Consumption and Permanent Income

Angus Deaton

in Understanding Consumption

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288244
eISBN:
9780191596131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288247.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Discusses the permanent income hypothesis and the mechanisms by which consumption smoothing responds to short‐run changes in income. It also reviews the role played by income and expectations in ... More


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