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Home Production, Setup Costs, and Welfare

Michael C. Burda, Daniel S. Hamermesh, and Philippe Weil

in Working Hours and Job Sharing in the EU and USA: Are Europeans Lazy? Or Americans Crazy?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231027
eISBN:
9780191710834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231027.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines how home production is chosen in the household context and explores the welfare implications of home production in the EU and USA. It begins by reviewing and extending the ... More


A Case of a Food Processing Firm: Issues of Gender and Space

Neethi P.

in Globalization Lived Locally: A Labour Geography Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463626
eISBN:
9780199086863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463626.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter studies the issues of gender and space in home-based production. The experiences of a group of women workers involved in home-based work for a food processing unit in Kerala, where ... More


Time, Habits, and Consumer Durables

Tullio Jappelli and Luigi Pistaferri

in The Economics of Consumption: Theory and Evidence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199383146
eISBN:
9780199383160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199383146.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter reviews the most important sources of non-separability. In models with habit formation the marginal utility provided by today’s consumption depends on past consumption (internal habits) ... More


Globalization Lived Locally: A Labour Geography Perspective

Neethi P.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463626
eISBN:
9780199086863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463626.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book concerns the broad theme of globalization and labour, particularly female labour, and applies the ‘labour geography’ approach to examine contemporary forms of labour control, conflict, and ... More


The Response of Consumption to Anticipated Changes in Income

Tullio Jappelli and Luigi Pistaferri

in The Economics of Consumption: Theory and Evidence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199383146
eISBN:
9780199383160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199383146.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The intertemporal models studied so far postulate that people use savings in order to smooth income fluctuations, and that unless there are liquidity constraints, consumption responds little if at ... More


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