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The Statistical Analysis of Discrete‐Response CV Data

Michael Hanemann and Barbara Kanninen

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Economic theory of responses to CV survey questions is developed, set within the framework of the random utility maximization model, which generates statistical models for the survey responses. A ... More


 Going, Going …

Ken Binmore

in Playing for Real: Game Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195300574
eISBN:
9780199783748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300574.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The most successful area of game theory is auction design. This chapter offers a short review of the subject. Various traditional auctions are described. After showing that most of these generate the ... More


Optimal shape design

Bijan Mohammadi and Olivier Pironneau

in Applied Shape Optimization for Fluids

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546909
eISBN:
9780191720482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546909.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This chapter concerns optimal shape design by local shape variations for simple linear problems, discretized by the finite element method. The goal is to provide tools to do the same with the complex ... More


Populations with Regression Structure

Raymond L. Chambers and Robert G. Clark

in An Introduction to Model-Based Survey Sampling with Applications

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780198566625
eISBN:
9780191738449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566625.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

When there is a single continuous auxiliary variable, it is often reasonable to assume a simple linear regression model relating this variable to the variable of interest. This chapter describes the ... More


Employment, Hours of Work and the Optimal Taxation of Low‐Income Families

Richard Blundell and Andrew Shephard

in Labor Supply and Taxation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198749806
eISBN:
9780191814082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749806.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter develops a structural approach to the optimal design of low-income support. It concerns the optimal choice of the tax rate schedule in a Mirrlees framework, which is extended to allow ... More


Optimal Design for Human Language

Thomas S. Stroik

in Locality in Minimalist Syntax

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012928
eISBN:
9780262255349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012928.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This book examines whether a syntactic theory requires both strictly local relations (operations) and minimality relations (operations). In particular, it considers whether the Minimalist Program, a ... More


Modelling ‘Optimal’ Constitutional Design for Government Structures: Some Debutant Remarks

Sunil Khilnani, Vikram Raghavan, and Arun K. Thiruvengadam

in Comparative Constitutionalism in South Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081760
eISBN:
9780199082360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081760.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter addresses some foundational questions about constitutions and constitutionalism in South Asia. Constitution-makers everywhere are concerned with the best constitutional design; however, ... More


Locality in Minimalist Syntax

Thomas S. Stroik

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012928
eISBN:
9780262255349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012928.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This reanalysis of minimalist syntax considers the optimal design properties for human language. Taking as its starting point Noam Chomsky’s minimalist assumption that the syntactic component of a ... More


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