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A Simple Exposition of Learning by Doing in Endogenous Growth Theory

Dipankar Dasgupta

in Dimensions of Economic Theory and Policy: Essays for Anjan Mukherji

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073970
eISBN:
9780199081615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073970.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter presents a unified framework for understanding the implication of ‘learning by doing’ in endogenous growth models. It considers three different ways in which the concept of ‘learning by ... More


The Transition to Knowledge Capitalism

Alan Burton-Jones

in Knowledge Capitalism: Business, Work, and Learning in the New Economy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296225
eISBN:
9780191685217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296225.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Strategy

This chapter looks into how the rise of knowledge capital affects globalized competition, the changes in employment arrangements, the restructuring of firms and its ownership, and the falling demand ... More


The New Competition

Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, and Sara Williams

in The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269532
eISBN:
9780191699412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269532.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

Today, it is important for organizations to get the right people with the right knowledge into the jobs that suit them best to attain success. The rise of new technologies led to a major revision in ... More


International Trade Theory and International Business

James R. Markusen

in Oxford Handbook of International Business

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The aim of this chapter is to acquaint researchers in the field of international business with recent research in the field of international trade, which is beginning to incorporate aspects of ... More


Real Effects of Knowledge Capital on Going Public and Market Valuation

Michael R. Darby and Lynne G. Zucker

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/9780262122894.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses and argues that the financial prospects of a firm are changed by the positive effects of access to knowledge capital on firm performance. This is seen to be especially true of ... More


A Structure for Understanding Growth

Eric A. Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann

in The Knowledge Capital of Nations: Education and the Economics of Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029179
eISBN:
9780262329170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029179.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Economists have developed a variety of conceptual models of the growth process including neoclassical growth, endogenous growth, and technological diffusion models. It is difficult to distinguish ... More


Knowledge Capital and Growth: The Main Results

Eric A. Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann

in The Knowledge Capital of Nations: Education and the Economics of Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029179
eISBN:
9780262329170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029179.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The measure of knowledge capital is introduced in empirical growth modelling. The knowledge capital measure turns out to be very closely related to economic growth rates in cross-country growth ... More


Investment Liberalization and the Geography of Firm Location

Anders N. Hoffmann and James R. Markusen

in Foreign Direct Investment and the Multinational Enterprise

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026451
eISBN:
9780262269124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026451.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter explores the concept of economic geography, which is a theory of international trade which deals with firm location and industry agglomeration. The chapter gives a brief outlook on ... More


Pharmaceutical Knowledge-Capital Accumulation and Longevity

Frank R. Lichtenberg

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/9780226116174.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter evaluates the contribution of pharmaceutical research and development (R&D) to longevity increase by analyzing the relationship between Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approvals of ... More


Developing Countries

Eric A. Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann

in The Knowledge Capital of Nations: Education and the Economics of Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029179
eISBN:
9780262329170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029179.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The policy consensus for increasing school attainment across the world, summarized by “education for all”, has been eroding as improvements in schooling have not consistently led to better economic ... More


Multinational Firms: Reconciling Theory and Evidence

James R. Markusen and Keith E. Maskus

in Topics in Empirical International Economics: A Festschrift in Honor of Robert E. Lipsey

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226060835
eISBN:
9780226060859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060859.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The field of international trade developed in the modern era, largely as a study of trade in goods. Although it had many antecedents, an industrial-organization approach to trade was developed in the ... More


Competition for Multinational Investment in Developing Countries: Human Capital, Infrastructure, and Market Size

David L. Carr, James R. Markusen, and Keith E. Maskus

in Challenges to Globalization: Analyzing the Economics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226036151
eISBN:
9780226036557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036557.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the patterns and determinants of foreign direct investment (FDI) flows to developing countries. Section 10.2 provides a review of recent theory, examining Markusen's ... More


Discussion of the French and British Conundrums

Dan Andrews

in Productivity Puzzles Across Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198786160
eISBN:
9780191827860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786160.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter stresses three common factors relevant to labour productivity performance that may warrant more discussion in the contexts of both France and the United Kingdom, which have been ... More


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