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The credit supply

Chris Briggs

in Credit and Village Society in Fourteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264416
eISBN:
9780191734342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264416.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Credit in medieval England was obtained in various ways, either through a deferred payment or through cash loans. All these transactions were efforts to maintain production and consumption at its ... More


On Hong Kong’s High Land Prices

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0027
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Demand management cannot curb property price increases when demand continues to grow faster than supply. Punitive measures only bring temporary political relief for governments faced with mounting ... More


The Role of Semiconductor Inputs in IT Hardware Price Decline: Computers versus Communications

Ana Aizcorbe, Kenneth Flamm, and Anjum Khurshid

in Hard-to-Measure Goods and Services: Essays in Honor of Zvi Griliches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226044491
eISBN:
9780226044507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044507.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter calculates industry-specific semiconductor input price indexes and then assesses the relative impact of changes in this high technology input price on the prices and quality improvement ... More


Canard Economics, or the Costs of the War

Allen Douglas

in War, Memory, and the Politics of Humor: The Canard Enchaine and World War I

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228764
eISBN:
9780520926943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228764.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the economic problems that plagued France during the 1920s and the economic discourse present is several articles published by the Canard. It shows that the Canard economics ... More


Peaceful Power Transition

Evan Hillebrand and Stacy Closson

in Energy, Economic Growth, and Geopolitical Futures: Eight Long-Range Scenarios

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028899
eISBN:
9780262328722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028899.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This third scenario is marked by high energy prices, strong growth, and global harmony. In this scenario the world economy recovers from the stagnation in 2008-2012, pushing up energy prices sharply. ... More


Eco World

Evan Hillebrand and Stacy Closson

in Energy, Economic Growth, and Geopolitical Futures: Eight Long-Range Scenarios

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028899
eISBN:
9780262328722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028899.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This sixth scenario is marked by high energy prices, weak growth, and global harmony. The United States and the European Union have only weak recoveries from the travails of 2008-2013, and China is ... More


Illegal Prices: The Social Contestation of High Living Costs in Guadeloupe and Mauritania

Boris Samuel

in The Architecture of Illegal Markets: Towards an Economic Sociology of Illegality in the Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198794974
eISBN:
9780191836442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794974.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

Between 2005 and 2010, Mauritania and Guadeloupe faced massive social mobilizations against the high cost of living. The widespread use of illegal practices was blamed for the unjust pricing of some ... More


A New Bipolarity

Evan Hillebrand and Stacy Closson

in Energy, Economic Growth, and Geopolitical Futures: Eight Long-Range Scenarios

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028899
eISBN:
9780262328722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028899.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This fifth scenario is marked by high energy prices, strong growth, and global disharmony. The world economy recovers from the quagmire of 2008, pushing up energy prices sharply. China continues to ... More


The High Cost of Assisted Reproduction

Judith Daar

in The New Eugenics: Selective Breeding in an Era of Reproductive Technologies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300137156
eISBN:
9780300229035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137156.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter explores how cost as a barrier to ART access is more complex than just the high price of medical goods and services transacted in the pursuit of parenthood. Reportedly, assisted ... More


Regional Mercantilism

Evan Hillebrand and Stacy Closson

in Energy, Economic Growth, and Geopolitical Futures: Eight Long-Range Scenarios

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028899
eISBN:
9780262328722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028899.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This fourth scenario is marked by high energy prices, weak growth, and global disharmony. Economic weakness in the United States and Washington’s failure to come to grips with its long-term problems ... More


New Pioneer Co-operative Society

Anne Meis Knupfer

in Food Co-ops in America: Communities, Consumption, and Economic Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451140
eISBN:
9780801467714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451140.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the New Pioneer Co-operative Society (NPCS) located in a neighborhood within walking distance of the University of Iowa. Some of the most controversial issues New Pioneer faced ... More


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