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Equality through Time

Colin M. Macleod

in Liberalism, Justice, and Markets: A Critique of Liberal Equality

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293972
eISBN:
9780191599798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293976.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Examines Dworkin's use of the market to track how considerations of individual responsibility should affect entitlement to resources over time. Liberals should favour a responsibility sensitive ... More


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Lars Peter Hansen and Thomas J. Sargent

in Recursive Models of Dynamic Linear Economies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691042770
eISBN:
9781400848188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691042770.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Some of the general equilibrium models in this book can be reinterpreted as partial equilibrium models that employ the notion of a representative firm, and that generalize the preference and ... More


Commodified wars

Cécile Fabre

in Cosmopolitan War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199567164
eISBN:
9780191746055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567164.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 6 offers an account of wars in which private actors take on important roles alongside, or in replacement of, regular armed forces. The issue of mercenarism is worth addressing, if only ... More


Examining the Gender Gap in IT by Race: Young Adults’ Decisions to Pursue an IT Career

Nicole Zarrett, Oksana Malanchuk, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, and Jacquelynne Eccles

in Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter examines the factors influencing adolescents' IT career aspirations. It highlights three major points concerning the differences found for IT occupational choices by gender and race: ... More


Sharing the Costs of War

Victor Tadros

in To Do, To Die, To Reason Why: Individual Ethics in War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198831549
eISBN:
9780191869310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831549.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter is concerned with the obligations that citizens have to share the costs of war amongst themselves. It argues that principles of fairness militate against a strong principle of ... More


The Claim to Free Time

Julie L. Rose

in Free Time

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691163451
eISBN:
9781400883684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163451.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that all citizens are entitled to a fair share of free time on the basis of the effective freedoms principle. Just as citizens generally require income and wealth to take ... More


Neoclassical Benchmarks and Anomalies for Those with Access

Robert M. Townsend

in Financial Systems in Developing Economies: Growth, Inequality and Policy Evaluation in Thailand

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199533237
eISBN:
9780191594892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533237.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

If markets and institutions were perfect and there were no policy distortions, then certain benchmark standards would be implied. Relative to these benchmarks, there are many anomalies in the Thai ... More


Wealth, Tastes, and Entrepreneurial Choice

Erik Hurst and Benjamin W. Pugsley

in Measuring Entrepreneurial Businesses: Current Knowledge and Challenges

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226454078
eISBN:
9780226454108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454108.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The non-pecuniary benefits of managing a small business are a first-order consideration for many nascent entrepreneurs, yet the preference for business ownership is mostly ignored in models of ... More


Freedom and Taxation

Kristi A. Olson

in The Solidarity Solution: Principles for a Fair Income Distribution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190907457
eISBN:
9780190907488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907457.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 9 invokes the solidarity solution to explain why some taxes are morally permissible while others are not. Take, for example, the endowment tax. Unlike the traditional earnings tax based on ... More


Measuring Entrepreneurial Businesses: Current Knowledge and Challenges

John Haltiwanger, Erik Hurst, Javier Miranda, and Antoinette Schoar (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226454078
eISBN:
9780226454108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454108.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The contribution of entrepreneurial businesses to economic growth is a frequently debated topic among the academic and policy-making communities and the subject of much discussion in the business and ... More


Mozambique: Jobs and Welfare in an Agrarian Economy

Sam Jones and Finn Tarp

in Jobs For Development: Challenges and Solutions in Different Country Settings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198754848
eISBN:
9780191816321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754848.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Mozambique has achieved remarkable macroeconomic success over recent decades, boasting one of the world’s highest rates of GDP growth. Even so, absolute poverty remains persistent, at times spilling ... More


Introduction

John Haltiwanger, Erik Hurst, Javier Miranda, and Antoinette Schoar

in Measuring Entrepreneurial Businesses: Current Knowledge and Challenges

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226454078
eISBN:
9780226454108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454108.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The contribution of entrepreneurial businesses to economic growth is a frequently debated topic among the academic and policy-making communities and the subject of much discussion in the business and ... More


Beauty, Productivity and Discrimination: Lawyers’ Looks and Lucre

Daniel S. Hamermesh

in Demand for Labor: The Neglected Side of the Market

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198791379
eISBN:
9780191833847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791379.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

We propose several models in which an ascriptive characteristic generates earnings differentials and is sorted across sectors. The specific example uses longitudinal data on a large sample of ... More


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