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Regional Development

Rosario G. Manasan and Shiladitya Chatterjee

in The Philippine Economy: Development, Policies, and Challenges

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195158984
eISBN:
9780199869107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195158989.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Attempts to evaluate the progress that has been made to date in reducing spatial inequality. More specifically, it aims to evaluate the pattern of regional economic development from 1975 to 2000, ... More


 From Obscurity to International Economic Powerhouse: The Evolution of Multinational Corporations

Stephen D. Cohen

in Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment: Avoiding Simplicity, Embracing Complexity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195179354
eISBN:
9780199783779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179354.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The long historical evolution of MNCs and FDI is more than a chronological timeline; it puts into perspective the larger forces that shaped, facilitated, and encouraged them. Beyond delineating ... More


A ‘Public Works State’

Maurice Wright

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Historically, Japan invested, and continues to invest, a greater proportion of its gross domestic product (GDP) in gross fixed capital formation than comparable industrialized countries. General ... More


An Integrated BEA/BLS Production Account: A First Step and Theoretical Considerations

Barbara M. Fraumeni, Michael J. Harper, Susan G. Powers, and Robert E. Yuskavage (eds)

in A New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226410845
eISBN:
9780226410876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226410876.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter examines the similarities and differences between output measures produced by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It describes framework for the ... More


Outsourcing and Imported Services in BEA's Industry Accounts

Robert E. Yuskavage, Erich H. Strassner, and Gabriel W. Medeiros

in International Trade in Services and Intangibles in the Era of Globalization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226709598
eISBN:
9780226709604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226709604.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the employment effects of offshore outsourcing in the U.S. using input-output accounts data. It explains the treatment of imported services in the Bureau of Economic Analysis's ... More


The Greek Economy before and during the Crisis—and Policy Options Going Forward

Costas Meghir, Christopher A. Pissarides, Dimitri Vayanos, and Nikolaos Vettas

in Beyond Austerity: Reforming the Greek Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262035835
eISBN:
9780262339216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035835.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter reviews the performance of the Greek economy before and during the global financial crisis. It also presents policy options for Greece going forward, drawing to a significant extent on ... More


Integrating Expenditure and Income Data: What to Do with the Statistical Discrepancy?

J. Joseph Beaulieu and Eric J. Bartelsman (eds)

in A New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226410845
eISBN:
9780226410876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226410876.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter compares the expenditure estimates of gross domestic product (GDP) with value added estimates derived by adding over industries. It shows that conflicting measurements of deliveries to ... More


The two economies in Ireland in the twentieth century

D. S. Johnson and Liam Kennedy

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In relation to the Irish Free State, later the Republic of Ireland, the general conclusion reached in this chapter may be briefly stated: assessed relative to Europe, which seems the appropriate ... More


Production and Income Distribution

Andrew Coulson

in Tanzania: A Political Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679966
eISBN:
9780191765964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679966.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The 1970s saw a sharp deterioration in Tanzania’s trade balance, met by reductions in reserves and support from the IMF and World Bank. Inflation averaged 2.1% per annum between 1961 and 1971, but ... More


Aggregation Issues in Integrating and Accelerating the BEA's Accounts: Improved Methods for Calculating GDP by Industry

Brian C. Moyer, Marshall B. Reinsdorf, and Robert E. Yuskavage (eds)

in A New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226410845
eISBN:
9780226410876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226410876.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter considers aggregate measures of gross domestic product (GDP) obtained from the GDP-by-industry accounts. It identifies some of the causes of discrepancies between estimates based on the ... More


Limitations of Economic and Social Indicators

Ed Diener, Richard E. Lucas, Ulrich Schimmack, and John F. Helliwell

in Well-Being for Public Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195334074
eISBN:
9780199893928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334074.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Economically developed societies devote considerable resources to collecting economic and social indicators to help policy makers in their deliberations about how to best increase quality of life. ... More


The World As It Is: How People Are Coping in Various Corners of a Changing World

Grzegorz W. Kolodko

in Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150699
eISBN:
9780231521567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150699.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter focuses on the perception of the world as it is, its totality, and the theories behind such perception. The contemporary world has many different dimensions that can be characterized by ... More


Information-Processing Equipment and Software in the National Accounts

Bruce T. Grimm, Brent R. Moulton, and David B. Wasshausen

in Measuring Capital in the New Economy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226116129
eISBN:
9780226116174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116174.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter focuses on the measurement of high-tech assets in the national accounts, including the current treatment of software. It outlines areas in which the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) ... More


The Demography of Civil Litigation

Stephen C. Yeazell

in Lawsuits in a Market Economy: The Evolution of Civil Litigation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226546254
eISBN:
9780226546421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226546421.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Over the past century or so the rate of civil litigation has grown faster than the U.S. population--but slower than the Gross Domestic Product. While both state and federal civil filings have ... More


False Miracle

RAMóN EDUARDO RUIZ

in Mexico: Why a Few Are Rich and the People Poor

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262355
eISBN:
9780520947528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262355.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Mexico enjoyed a miracle of sorts when its gross domestic product tripled from 1940 to 1960, with manufacturing taking the lead. Much of this heady progress stemmed from the adoption of import ... More


Macroeconomic concepts and analytical tools

Kazimierz Łaski

Jerzy Osiatyński and Jan Toporowski (eds)

in Lectures in Macroeconomics: A Capitalist Economy Without Unemployment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198842118
eISBN:
9780191878169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842118.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, History of Economic Thought

The basic concepts of national income are explained, centered around the question of the measurement of the total output of heterogeneous goods in a capitalist economy, showing the effects of changes ... More


The Challenge of Trade Adjustment in Greece

Costas Arkolakis, Aristos Doxiadis, and Galenianos Manolis

in Beyond Austerity: Reforming the Greek Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262035835
eISBN:
9780262339216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035835.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Greece's trade deficit declined by 10 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) between 2007 and 2012, removing one of the great economic imbalances of the pre-crisis years. However, this reduction ... More


Recovery and Sustainability in East Asia

Yung Chul Park and Jong-Wha Lee (eds)

in Managing Currency Crises in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226155401
eISBN:
9780226155425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226155425.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the macroeconomic adjustment following the 1997 financial crisis in East Asia from a broad international perspective. It evaluates the impacts of the crisis on gross domestic ... More


Epilogue

RAMóN EDUARDO RUIZ

in Mexico: Why a Few Are Rich and the People Poor

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262355
eISBN:
9780520947528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262355.003.0011
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book has explored the reasons why Mexico is underdeveloped. The ills of underdevelopment took centuries to arise; they did not appear overnight. The gargantuan cracks in the social and economic ... More


The Ethics of America's Health Care Debate

Tsung-mei Cheng and Uwe E. Reinhardt (eds)

in Uniting America: Restoring the Vital Center to American Democracy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108569
eISBN:
9780300133189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108569.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

American health policy is a paradox: it is extremely generous—as reflected by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990—yet neglects hard-working, low-income families such as those of poorly paid ... More


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