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Overlapping Identities: Caste and Gender

Ashwani Deshpande

in The Grammar of Caste: Economic Discrimination in Contemporary India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072034
eISBN:
9780199081028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072034.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The previous chapters suggest that identity matters in the real world, even in strongly market-oriented situations. What happens when there are overlapping identities? There are several contexts ... More


Characterizing the Experiences of High-Cost Users in Medicare

Thomas Macurdy and Jeff Geppert (eds)

in Analyses in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902869
eISBN:
9780226903217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903217.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter explores patterns of expenses for high-cost users of Medicare. It aims to develop a transparent approach for identifying these beneficiaries and determining the concentration of their ... More


Special Education Participation and the Simultaneous Rise of Segregation and Inclusion

in Comparing Special Education: Origins to Contemporary Paradoxes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760737
eISBN:
9780804779135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760737.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter presents an overview of special education participation rates in Europe and the United States and addresses the simultaneous rise and coexistence of segregation and inclusive education. ... More


Other Influences on Growth

Andrew Smithers

in Productivity and the Bonus Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836117
eISBN:
9780191873461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836117.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Productivity and demography have been the major determinants of growth and this will continue unless there are significant favourable changes in unemployment, hours worked per person and ... More


Low Participation Rates

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel

in Failing in the Field: What We Can Learn When Field Research Goes Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183138
eISBN:
9781400883615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183138.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on low participation rates. Low participation rates squeeze the effective sample size for a test, making it more difficult, statistically, to identify a positive treatment ... More


Activation and Reform in the United States: What Time Has Told

Theresa Anderson, Katharine Kairys, and Michael Wiseman

in Activation or Workfare? Governance and the Neo-Liberal Convergence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199773589
eISBN:
9780190248314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773589.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The 1996 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act promoted “work over welfare” and introduced work requirements for adult recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families ... More


Poor Productivity and Damaging Demography

Andrew Smithers

in Productivity and the Bonus Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836117
eISBN:
9780191873461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836117.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Over the past decade the slowdown in growth has reduced UK GDP by 20 per cent and US by 18 per cent. The contributions to this decline are calculated from changes in the population of working age, ... More


The Global Institution of Special Education

in Comparing Special Education: Origins to Contemporary Paradoxes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760737
eISBN:
9780804779135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760737.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In 1957, the first survey of special education conducted by the United Nations revealed its presence worldwide, yielding data on the total numbers of students in schools and classes by gender and ... More


Women's Employment and Housework

Tanja van der Lippe

in Dividing the Domestic: Men, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter focuses on female labor market participation and its implications in the division of household work. It begins with an overview of women's employment in 33 countries: their participation ... More


Conclusion

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel

in Failing in the Field: What We Can Learn When Field Research Goes Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183138
eISBN:
9781400883615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183138.003.0013
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This concluding chapter offers some guide on how to run a field study. First, researchers should think about where, when, and with whom they will run their experiment, and make sure these parameters ... More


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