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The Economics of Clusters: Lessons from the French Experience

Gilles Duranton, Philippe Martin, Thierry Mayer, and Florian Mayneris

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592203
eISBN:
9780191595615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592203.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Microeconomics

Cluster policies have become very popular among policy makers over the last thirty years. However, the mechanisms at work behind cluster dynamics, the gains that can be expected from more clustering, ... More


Conclusions and Policy Implications

Pekka Ilmakunnas, Jan van Ours, Vegard Skirbekk, and Matthias Weiss

in Ageing, Health, and Productivity: The Economics of Increased Life Expectancy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199587131
eISBN:
9780191595370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587131.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

This concluding chapter contributes to the discussion in two ways. First, it presents a ‘grand view’ in which it discusses the various components of productivity in detail, and then looks at ... More


Investment Behaviour of US Corporations

Rohit

in It's Not Over: Structural Drivers of the Global Economic Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198088417
eISBN:
9780199082292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198088417.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

An important component of Steindl’s theory of stagnation was the concept of underinvestment. He argued that with an increase in the degree of monopoly (as a result of business concentration) there is ... More


The Value-Creation Process in Banking

Jordi Canals

in Competitive Strategies in European Banking

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198773504
eISBN:
9780191695322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198773504.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter examines the consequences of the determinant forces that have affected the evolution of the banking industry at the firm level. It explains that, in effect, the greater degree of rivalry ... More


Tortuous Transition or Persistence of Misery?1

Saumya Chakrabarti

in Inclusive Growth and Social Change: Formal-Informal-Agrarian Relations in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199466061
eISBN:
9780199086818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466061.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Similar empirical analyses are undertaken, but across different size groups of the informal sector instead of the rural-urban division. Not only the state- and industry-level data, but also the ... More


Introduction

Linda Yueh

in China's Growth: The Making of an Economic Superpower

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199205783
eISBN:
9780191752018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205783.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

China has accomplished a remarkable feat in transforming itself from one of the poorest countries in the world into the second largest economy in just thirty years. The introductory chapter sets the ... More


Rural–Urban Dichotomy within the Informal Sector*

Saumya Chakrabarti

in Inclusive Growth and Social Change: Formal-Informal-Agrarian Relations in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199466061
eISBN:
9780199086818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466061.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The formal-informal-agriculture interaction models are extended with a multi-sector informality. The inter-sectoral relations are empirically analyzed, separately for the rural and urban informal ... More


Outsourcing, Informality, and Informal Wages

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/9780198071495.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the connection between production and outsourcing from the formal sector and its implications for economic development within its large informal counterpart. It primarily ... More


Stock Market Swings and the Value of Innovation, 1908–1929

Tom Nicholas

in Financing Innovation in the United States, 1870 to the Present

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122894
eISBN:
9780262277884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122894.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explores the effect of stock market swings and the economics of financial markets. Using over twenty years of data prior to the Great Crash, the chapter takes a look at firm-level ... More


State–Business Relations as Drivers of Economic Performance

Alberto Lemma and Dirk Willem te Velde

in The Practice of Industrial Policy: Government—Business Coordination in Africa and East Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198796954
eISBN:
9780191838606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796954.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter looks at effective state–business relations (SBRs), which have been lacking in industrial policy-thinking despite the strong theoretical case for them. The empirical study of SBRs in ... More


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