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Observability of Chaotic Economic Dynamics in the Matsuyama Model

Makoto Yano, Kenji Sato, and Yuichi Furukawa

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/9780198073970.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The interaction between innovation and capital accumulation may give rise to a cyclical equilibrium path in an endogenous growth model. This presents a new mechanism through which two productive ... More


Cloud Computing, Contractibility, and Network Architecture

Christopher S. Yoo

in Regulating the Cloud: Policy for Computing Infrastructure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029407
eISBN:
9780262331166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029407.003.0004
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

The emergence of the cloud is heightening the demands on the network in terms of bandwidth, ubiquity, reliability, latency, and route control. Unfortunately, the current architecture was not designed ... More


Relativity and Revolution

Jr. Henry E. Kyburg

in Science & Reason

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195062533
eISBN:
9780199853038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195062533.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

In the previous chapter, it was considered in very broad terms what can happen when the ties are cut between observability and certainty. More needs to be proved, however, before the framework ... More


Realism in Theory Construction

Ilkka Niiniluoto

in Critical Scientific Realism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251612
eISBN:
9780191598098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251614.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Theoretical realism claims—against instrumentalism (Stegmüller), constructive empiricism (van Fraassen), entity realism (Hacking, Cartwright), and structural realism (Worrall)—that the theoretical ... More


Optimal Observability and Complexity

Joel Slemrod and Christian Gillitzer

in Tax Systems

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262026727
eISBN:
9780262319003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026727.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter addresses the issue that many tax system rely on reports made by a private party to the government, which may be inaccurate, wilfully or inadvertently. But the tax authority can directly ... More


A Primer on Control Engineering

Brian P. Ingalls and Pablo A. Iglesias

in Control Theory and Systems Biology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013345
eISBN:
9780262258906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013345.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter addresses the main concepts in this book from dynamical systems and control theory, introducing ordinary differential equation-based modeling, which should allow theoretically inclined ... More


Behavior

Galen Strawson

in Mental Reality

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262513104
eISBN:
9780262259224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262513104.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The philosophy of mind is not concerned with all uses of the word “behavior.” Most contemporary philosophers of mind are neobehaviorists who argue that reference to behavior enters essentially into a ... More


Consumption, Stability, and Sustainability in Social-Ecological Systems

Ann Kinzig and Charles Perrings

in Sustainable Consumption: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives In Honour of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199679355
eISBN:
9780191758423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679355.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the link between consumption and the sustainability of coupled social-ecological systems. The chapter argues that consumption affects the sustainability of the coupled system ... More


Corporations in the Economy of Esteem

Robert Frank and Philip Pettit

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?: Perspectives Integrating Philosophy and Social Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198825067
eISBN:
9780191863745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825067.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Political Economy

Even in a regulated and competitive market economy the behavior of firms leaves much to be desired. Beyond the invisible hand of the market and the iron hand of the law, this chapter outlines ... More


Introduction

John Ross, Igor Schreiber, and Marcel O. Vlad

in Determination of Complex Reaction Mechanisms: Analysis of Chemical, Biological, and Genetic Networks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195178685
eISBN:
9780197562277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195178685.003.0003
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

Chemical kinetics as a science has existed for more than a century. It deals with the rates of reactions and the details of how a given reaction proceeds from reactants to products. In a chemical ... More


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