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Rethinking Expectations: The Way Forward for Macroeconomics

Roman Frydman and Edmund S. Phelps (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155234
eISBN:
9781400846450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155234.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book originated from a 2010 conference marking the fortieth anniversary of the publication of the landmark “Phelps microfoundations volume,” Microeconomic Foundations of Employment and Inflation ... More


An Exchange of Ideas About Knowledge Governance: Seeking First Principles and Microfoundations

Teppo Felin and J.C. Spender

in Knowledge Governance: Processes and Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199235926
eISBN:
9780191717093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235926.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter consists of an exchange of ideas about knowledge governance. It aims to seek first principles and microfoundations for the knowledge-based view of organization. Two different opinions ... More


Which Way Forward for Macroeconomics and Policy Analysis?

Roman Frydman and Edmund S. Phelps

in Rethinking Expectations: The Way Forward for Macroeconomics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155234
eISBN:
9781400846450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155234.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This introductory chapter discusses the papers presented at the Center on Capitalism and Society conference held in the fall of 2010. The conference, which commemorated the fortieth anniversary of ... More


Keynes on Knowledge, Expectations, and Rationality

Sheila Dow

in Rethinking Expectations: The Way Forward for Macroeconomics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155234
eISBN:
9781400846450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155234.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines John Maynard Keynes' views on knowledge, expectations, and rationality. It focuses not only on Keynes' ideas on expectation formation but also on the degree of confidence ... More


Opening Models of Asset Prices and Risk to Nonroutine Change

Roman Frydman and Michael D. Goldberg

in Rethinking Expectations: The Way Forward for Macroeconomics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155234
eISBN:
9781400846450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155234.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter considers an alternative approach to economic analysis, Imperfect Knowledge Economics (IKE), and introduces a model of asset prices and risk that has explicit mathematical ... More


Economics Beyond the Millennium

Alan P. Kirman and Louis-André Gérard-Varet (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292111
eISBN:
9780191596537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292112.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Microeconomics

This book contains articles by leading economists in which they forecast the way in which economics will evolve in the new millennium. The three sections of the book concern the microfoundations of ... More


Perspectives on the Economy as an Evolving Complex System

Larry Samuelson

in The Economy as an Evolving Complex System, III: Current Perspectives and Future Directions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162592
eISBN:
9780199850495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162592.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter explores the microfoundations of social interactions and attempts to address an important lacuna in the theory of social interactions: namely, the absence of a theory as to why social ... More


Causal mechanisms in the social realm

Daniel Little

in Causality in the Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199574131
eISBN:
9780191728921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574131.003.0013
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

The chapter considers the specific characteristics of causal relations among social structures, processes, and activities. Against the Humean idea that causal relations are defined by facts about ... More


Micro-Level Dynamics of Conflict, Violence, and Development: A New Analytical Framework

Patricia Justino, Tilman Brück, and Philip Verwimp

in A Micro-Level Perspective on the Dynamics of Conflict, Violence, and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664597
eISBN:
9780191749254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664597.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter introduces the wider volume, making the case for why individuals, households, groups, and communities should be at the centre of processes and dynamics of conflict, violence, and ... More


Generativity: Reconceptualizing the Benefits of Green Buildings

Ronald Fry and Garima Sharma

in Constructing Green: The Social Structures of Sustainability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019415
eISBN:
9780262315388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019415.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

What are the benefits of green buildings? How are these benefits generated? Who receives these benefits? This chapter proposes generativity as a possible benefit. It describes it as the ... More


Experimental Microfoundations for Resolve: I

Joshua D. Kertzer

in Resolve in International Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171609
eISBN:
9781400883646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171609.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines individual-level microfoundations of resolve in the context of public opinion using a novel laboratory experiment that models both the selection into, and duration of support ... More


Experimental Microfoundations for Resolve: II

Joshua D. Kertzer

in Resolve in International Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171609
eISBN:
9781400883646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171609.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates individual-level microfoundations of resolve in the context of public opinion about military interventions by conducting a national survey of American adults. The survey ... More


Resolve in Great Power Military Interventions, 1946–2003

Joshua D. Kertzer

in Resolve in International Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171609
eISBN:
9781400883646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171609.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter employs a set of Boolean statistical analyses to study the impact of situational and dispositional pathways of resolve on the probability of victory of great power military interventions ... More


Conclusion: Taking Resolve Seriously

Joshua D. Kertzer

in Resolve in International Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171609
eISBN:
9781400883646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171609.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book has investigated the microfoundations of resolve in international relations by connecting international relations scholarship with a burgeoning body of research on willpower and ... More


Growth Theory from the Prism of Policy

Brian Pinto

in How Does My Country Grow?: Economic Advice Through Story-Telling

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714675
eISBN:
9780191782978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714675.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Endogenous growth, with its emphasis on technology and human capital, arose because income failed to converge across countries as predicted by neoclassical growth, even with capital account ... More


Russia Rewrites the Book

Brian Pinto

in How Does My Country Grow?: Economic Advice Through Story-Telling

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714675
eISBN:
9780191782978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714675.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In late 1996, it was believed that Russia was on the verge of strong growth because inflation was coming down rapidly. But a visit that October involving conversations with enterprise managers and ... More


Microfoundations: Voting for Public Goods in Ghana

Robin Harding

in Rural Democracy: Elections and Development in Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198851073
eISBN:
9780191885808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851073.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 evaluates the core assumption underlying the argument that voters in Africa engage in evaluative voting and condition their support on the provision of public goods and services. This ... More


Microfoundations in Strategy: Content, Current Status, and Future Prospects

Nicolai J. Foss

in Strategic Management: State of the Field and Its Future

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190090883
eISBN:
9780190090920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090883.003.0031
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

Microfoundations have been one of the key themes in strategy research over the last decade or so. Fundamentally, microfoundations seek to understand collective (e.g., firm)-level constructs in terms ... More


Strategic Human Capital: Fit for the Future

Russell Coff and Marketa Rickley

in Strategic Management: State of the Field and Its Future

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190090883
eISBN:
9780190090920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090883.003.0032
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

Human capital—the knowledge, skills, and abilities embedded in employees—represents critical microfoundations for organizational success. This chapter identifies shifting assumptions and recent ... More


Extending the Microfoundations of Capability Development and Utilization: The Role of Agentic Technology and Identity-Based Community

David G. Sirmon

in Strategic Management: State of the Field and Its Future

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190090883
eISBN:
9780190090920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090883.003.0033
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

Scholars often simplify the treatment of capability development and utilization by focusing on individual-, process-, or structural-level factors independently. However, by following a ... More


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