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Infrastructural Resources

Brett M. Frischmann

in Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199895656
eISBN:
9780199933280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895656.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines societal demand for infrastructure resources. It aims to identify and evaluate infrastructural resources functionally from a systems perspective and to understand better how ... More


On the Empirical Content of Economic Theories

Werner Hildenbrand

in Economics Beyond the Millennium

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292111
eISBN:
9780191596537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292112.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Microeconomics

The author argues that the standard equilibrium model of economics is devoid of empirical content and that a theory based on individual rationality derived from introspection provides no explanations ... More


The People's News: Media, Politics, and the Demands of Capitalism

Joseph E. Uscinski

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760338
eISBN:
9780814762868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760338.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In an ideal world, journalists act selflessly and in the public interest regardless of the financial consequences. However, in reality, news outlets no longer provide the most important and ... More


Introduction: Whose News?

Joseph E. Uscinski

in The People's News: Media, Politics, and the Demands of Capitalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760338
eISBN:
9780814762868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760338.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter briefly examines the impact of market demands on the news consumed by Americans. It looks at economic markets as the source of the problem. Although journalists may not ... More


Demand and Supply: Prices and Quantities in a Competitive Market

George C. Davis and Elena L. Serrano

in Food and Nutrition Economics: Fundamentals for Health Sciences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199379118
eISBN:
9780190876609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199379118.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 14 introduces the ideas of consumer and producer sovereignty and addresses the questions: Who determines the prices and quantities of food in our food system? Consumers? Producers? Both? The ... More


The Transition from a Communist to a Market Economy

Akos Rona-Tas and Alya Guseva

in Plastic Money: Constructing Markets for Credit Cards in Eight Postcommunist Countries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804768573
eISBN:
9780804789592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768573.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter lays out the historical background for the development of postcommunist card markets. It revisits theories of the transition, focusing on the three distinct development paths the ... More


The Puzzle

Graeme Auld

in Constructing Private Governance: The Rise and Evolution of Forest, Coffee, and Fisheries Certification

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300190533
eISBN:
9780300210330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190533.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book investigates the evolution of certification as a form of private governance by focusing on three key industries: forestry, coffee, and fisheries. It offers an account of how market ... More


Choice under uncertainty

David M. Kreps

in A Course in Microeconomic Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691202754
eISBN:
9780691215747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202754.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines how many important consumption decisions concern choices, the consequences of which are uncertain at the time the choice is made. It begins with the theory of von ... More


Evolution of the Telecommunications Policvmaker: Bargaining Among Interests

in From Iron Fist to Invisible Hand: The Uneven Path of Telecommunications Reform in China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759625
eISBN:
9780804779807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759625.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter centers on the development of policymakers. It looks at the emergence of the Ministry of Information Industry within the context of general Chinese administrative reform. It also studies ... More


The Changing Graduate Labour Market

Gerbrand Tholen

in Graduate Work: Skills, Credentials, Careers, and Labour Markets

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198744481
eISBN:
9780191805714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744481.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter demonstrates that the graduate labour market has fundamentally changed in recent decades. By using secondary statistical data as well as reviewing existing empirical studies, the chapter ... More


Alligator Conservation, Commodities, and Tactics of Subversion

Laura A. Ogden

in Swamplife: People, Gators, and Mangroves Entangled in the Everglades

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670260
eISBN:
9781452947372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670260.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines the ways by which state-sponsored alligator-management programs emerge as another critical constraint on the relationships among hunters, animals, and their practices of ... More


The Press

Dominique Kalifa

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0022
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that the huge professional and commercial transformation that the French newspapers underwent in the middle of the nineteenth century gave rise to a new press that was far less ... More


Introduction

Jeremias Prassl

in Humans as a Service: The Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198797012
eISBN:
9780191859458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797012.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The Introduction outlines the main topics covered in this book which looks in depth at work in the gig economy across the world: its opportunities, its problems, and its wider implications. It then ... More


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