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The Market: Freedom from Morality

David Gauthier

in Morals by Agreement

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198249924
eISBN:
9780191597497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198249926.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Economics celebrates an ideal of interaction free from all constraint, an ideal found in the perfectly competitive market, where equilibrium and optimality coincide. Morality can then be thought of ... More


Technological Congruence and Productivity Growth 1

Cristiano Antonelli

in Innovation and Growth: From R&D Strategies of Innovating Firms to Economy-wide Technological Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646685
eISBN:
9780191748998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646685.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter opens up for new perspectives on how to understand the development and the choice of technology solutions by distinguishing between (i) moving the best practice frontier downwards and ... More


The Initial Bargaining Position: Rights and the Proviso

David Gauthier

in Morals by Agreement

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198249924
eISBN:
9780191597497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198249926.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Takes up the questions of the initial bargaining position and the initial factor endowment, raised in Chs. 6 and 4 respectively. We reject James Buchanan's identification of the initial bargaining ... More


Building Colonial States in Africa

Leigh A. Gardner

in Taxing Colonial Africa: The Political Economy of British Imperialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661527
eISBN:
9780191744877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661527.003.0002
Subject:
History, Economic History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter places the financial management of the British Empire in historical perspective by examining how empires through history have weighted the desire to acquire new territory against the ... More


Co‐operation: Bargaining and Justice

David Gauthier

in Morals by Agreement

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198249924
eISBN:
9780191597497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198249926.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In this chapter, we turn to cooperation as the remedy for market failure, and to justice as the rational disposition to cooperative behaviour. Instead of each person choosing her own strategy, in ... More


Introduction

Kevin Hjortshøj O’Rourke and Jeffrey Gale Williamson

in The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198753643
eISBN:
9780191815232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753643.003.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History, World Modern History

The fact that modern industry originated in Britain, and spread initially to Northwest Europe and North America, implied a dramatic divergence in living standards between the industrial ‘West’ and a ... More


Infrastructure in Africa: Lessons for Future Development

Mthuli Ncube and Charles Leyeka Lufumpa (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326632
eISBN:
9781447326663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326632.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There is a widespread recognition that Africa has to embark on strategies for sustainable and inclusive development. African economies have to evolve in their levels of development including the ... More


Patterns of Manufacturing Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: From Colonization to the Present

Gareth Austin, Ewout Frankema, and Morten Jerven

in The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198753643
eISBN:
9780191815232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753643.003.0014
Subject:
History, Economic History, World Modern History

This chapter reviews the ‘long twentieth-century’ development of ‘modern’ manufacturing in Sub-Saharan Africa from colonization to the present. It argues that classifying Africa generically as a ... More


Trade Protection and Electoral Malpractice in New Democratic Regimes

Bumba Mukherjee

in Democracy and Trade Policy in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226358789
eISBN:
9780226358956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226358956.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter starts by providing the foundation for the book’s central theoretical model that explores the link between democratization and trade reforms in developing countries. The chapter builds ... More


Industrialization in Egypt and Turkey, 1870–2010

Ulaş Karakoç, Şevket Pamuk, and Laura Panza

in The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198753643
eISBN:
9780191815232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753643.003.0007
Subject:
History, Economic History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the industrial performance of Egypt and Turkey during four periods: 1870 to the First World War under open economy conditions; the inter-war era when industrialization began ... More


From Commodity Booms to Economic Miracles: Why Southeast Asian Industry Lagged Behind

Jean-Pascal Bassino and Jeffrey Gale Williamson

in The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198753643
eISBN:
9780191815232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753643.003.0011
Subject:
History, Economic History, World Modern History

Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand emerged unexpectedly in the 1960s and 1970s as fast-growing, labour-intensive manufacturing countries. Their industrial growth rates closely matched those of Japan, ... More


Industrialization and Growth in Peru and Mexico, 1870–2010: A Long-Term Assessment

Aurora Gómez-Galvarriato and Graciela Márquez Colín

in The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198753643
eISBN:
9780191815232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753643.003.0012
Subject:
History, Economic History, World Modern History

The industrialization experiences of Mexico and Peru differed because of their different market sizes and location. Mexico’s larger market and border with the US gave it greater opportunities for ... More


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