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Introduction

Robert D. Cooter and Ariel Porat

in Getting Incentives Right: Improving Torts, Contracts, and Restitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151595
eISBN:
9781400850396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151595.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This book examines how the law of torts, contracts, and restitution can be improved by showing how private law reduces the cost of accidents, lubricates bargains, and encourages unrequested benefits. ... More


Prices, Sanctions, and Discontinuities

Robert D. Cooter and Ariel Porat

in Getting Incentives Right: Improving Torts, Contracts, and Restitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151595
eISBN:
9781400850396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151595.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter considers a misalignment between the standards of care and damages due to a court's lack of information regarding causation. It first explains the distinction between prices and ... More


The Injurer’s Self-Risk Puzzle

Robert D. Cooter and Ariel Porat

in Getting Incentives Right: Improving Torts, Contracts, and Restitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151595
eISBN:
9781400850396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151595.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter considers a misalignment due to courts' ignorance of the injurer's self-risk when they set the standard of care. In setting the standards of care, courts consider the risks the injurer ... More


Negligence Per Se and Unaccounted Risks

Robert D. Cooter and Ariel Porat

in Getting Incentives Right: Improving Torts, Contracts, and Restitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151595
eISBN:
9781400850396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151595.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter considers cases of “negligence per se” and the problem of unaccounted risks. In general, breaching the statute constitutes “negligence per se.” When the injurer's breach of the statute ... More


A Contemporary Concept of Monetary Sovereignty

Claus D. Zimmermann

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680740
eISBN:
9780191760686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680740.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book analyses whether the concept of monetary sovereignty is evolving under the impact of economic globalization and increasing financial integration, and assesses what this implies. Chapter 1 ... More


Failing to Keep Pace with the Insurgency, 2007–2009

Christopher D. Kolenda

in Zero-Sum Victory: What We're Getting Wrong About War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780813152769
eISBN:
9780813154169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813152769.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter argues that the patron-client relationship between the U.S. and the Afghan governments became increasingly strained through misunderstandings and miscommunication. The Bush ... More


Trapped by Partners in a Losing Strategy

Christopher D. Kolenda

in Zero-Sum Victory: What We're Getting Wrong About War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780813152769
eISBN:
9780813154169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813152769.003.0030
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter argues that interest misalignment, information asymmetry and moral hazard negatively affected the cooperation of U.S. and Iraqi governments. While the U.S. wanted the Iraqis to put more ... More


Solving crystal structures from HRTEM images by crystallographic image processing

Xiaodong Zou, Sven Hovmöller, and Peter Oleynikov

in Electron Crystallography: Electron Microscopy and Electron Diffraction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580200
eISBN:
9780191731211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580200.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

A fundamentally important feature of electron crystallography is its power in solving crystal structures directly from HRTEM images, using crystallographic image processing. With the appropriate ... More


Experimental procedures of crystallographic image processing

Xiaodong Zou, Sven Hovmöller, and Peter Oleynikov

in Electron Crystallography: Electron Microscopy and Electron Diffraction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580200
eISBN:
9780191731211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580200.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

The practical experimental procedures of crystallographic image processing are described with ample figures from actual HRTEM images. A thin area of an image is Fourier transformed. The amplitudes ... More


Responding to Emotion in Cognitive Psychotherapy

Liisa Voutilainen

in Emotion in Interaction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199730735
eISBN:
9780199950034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730735.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The chapter discusses ways in which negative emotional experiences are attented to in cognitive psychotherapy sessions. There are two basic orientations in the therapist’s work: expressions of ... More


Exchange Rate Misalignment and International Law 1

Claus D. Zimmerman

in A Contemporary Concept of Monetary Sovereignty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680740
eISBN:
9780191760686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680740.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter aims to contribute to a better understanding of the following two-fold question: To what extent can a contested practice like the maintenance of an undervalued real exchange rate be ... More


The Penn Effect: Decoupling and Recoupling in the Price-Income Relationship?

Eiji Fujii

in Global Interdependence, Decoupling, and Recoupling

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019804
eISBN:
9780262314442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019804.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter considers the issue of decoupling and recoupling through a window of the well-known positive relationship between national price and per capita income levels. Specifically, it ... More


Real-Space Analysis

Andreas Michels

in Magnetic Small-Angle Neutron Scattering: A Probe for Mesoscale Magnetism Analysis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198855170
eISBN:
9780191889547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855170.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Spin-misalignment correlations in real space are the subject of this chapter. The correlation function and correlation length of the spin-misalignment SANS cross section are introduced, their ... More


More Than Macro Stability

Oscar Calvo-Gonzalez

in Unexpected Prosperity: How Spain Escaped the Middle Income Trap

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198853978
eISBN:
9780191888373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853978.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

For economic growth to accelerate, as it did in Spain in the decade after 1950, requires more than just increased political stability. This chapter documents the drastic turnaround in economic ... More


Knowledge and Innovation: From Path Dependency Toward Managerial Agency

Henk W. Volberda, Tatjana Schneidmuller, and Taghi Zadeh

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/9780190090883.003.0025
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

In this chapter we argue that in foundational theories of knowledge and innovation, innovation is either path-dependent, and thus incremental and largely passive, or active and radical, with ... More


Grounding Liberal Education

William M. Sullivan

in Liberal Learning as a Quest for Purpose

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190499242
eISBN:
9780190499273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499242.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 2 explores the PTEV’s response to the contemporary misalignment of higher education through the development of a metaphor, drawn from recent research on cognition, of learning as ... More


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