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Intercity Trade and Long-Run Urban Growth

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the link between intercity trade and long-run urban growth. It begins by introducing a Ventura-type model of the growth of isolated cities that allows for investment in physical ... More


When Father Knew Best

David B. Audretsch

in Entrepreneurial Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195183504
eISBN:
9780199783885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183504.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explains the era and institutions of the managed economy. Emerging from the Second World War, the United States found itself almost alone with a relative abundance of the factor that ... More


Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth: International Evidence and Implications for Economic Development

Matti Pohjola (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243983
eISBN:
9780191697319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243983.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The often-advocated view that the information technology revolution will change the world must stem from the basic premise that investment in IT has a visible impact on productivity and economic ... More


Capital Formation in South Africa

Johannes W. Fedderke

in South African Economic Policy under Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551460
eISBN:
9780191720376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551460.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

A substantial body of literature on investment in South Africa has emerged over the past decade, with diverse findings. This chapter provides an assessment of reported findings. It considers domestic ... More


The AK Endogenous Growth Model

Alfred Greiner and Willi Semmler

in The Global Environment, Natural Resources, and Economic Growth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195328233
eISBN:
9780199869985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328233.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a special form of the growth model by assuming that physical capital and the stock of knowledge can be summarized in one variable. This gives the so-called AK model of ... More


Economic Growth and Human Development since 1820

Şevket Pamuk

in Uneven Centuries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691166377
eISBN:
9780691184982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166377.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the trends in economic growth and human development in Turkey during the last two centuries. Economists have learned a great deal about modern economic growth since the end of ... More


Gender and Diversity Challenges in Professional Services Firms

Kathryn Haynes

in Managing Services: Challenges and Innovation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696086
eISBN:
9780191767869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696086.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The chapter considers the scope and significance of professional services firms by drawing from debates about the nature of professional services firms, and examining their impact within the economy ... More


“Being Good-Looking is Capital”

Wen Hua

in Buying Beauty: Cosmetic Surgery in China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139811
eISBN:
9789888180691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139811.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Since China launched its historic process of economic reform and opening up in the late 1970s, women have become vulnerable to the impact of economic restructuring on employment. This chapter focuses ... More


Productivity Growth and R&D Expenditure in Taiwan's Manufacturing Firms

Jiann-Chyuan Wang and Kuen-Hung Tsai

in Growth and Productivity in East Asia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386805
eISBN:
9780226387079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387079.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Ever since the 1960s, research and development (R&D) investment has been regarded as an important factor in the improvement of productivity levels. Numerous studies have attempted to estimate the ... More


Labour Market Regulations and Growth

Oleg Badunenko

in The Political Economy of Structural Reforms in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821878
eISBN:
9780191861000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821878.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter builds a model in which labour market regulations influence labour productivity growth through labour markets. The model decomposes labour productivity growth into components ... More


Just returns in the great society

Albert Weale

in Democratic Justice and the Social Contract

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199684649
eISBN:
9780191765063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684649.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The full fruits of labour principle cannot be given literal force in the great society. Its equivalent is that producers should receive the value of their marginal product. Where returns to labour in ... More


Introduction

Kirk Hamilton and Cameron Hepburn

in National Wealth: What is Missing, Why it Matters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198803720
eISBN:
9780191844119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803720.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

While current economic discourse tends to focus on GDP and its growth, there is an older tradition in economics of assessing the wealth of a nation. This book builds on this tradition by defining the ... More


Strategic Issues for Hispanic Entrepreneurs—Technology Usage

Alberto Dávila and Marie T. Mora

in Hispanic Entrepreneurs in the 2000s: An Economic Profile and Policy Implications

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804777933
eISBN:
9780804788014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777933.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores whether Hispanic entrepreneurs use digital technology differently than their non-Hispanic counterparts. It also analyzes whether the usage of such technology related to business ... More


Growth

Jean-Pascal Bénassy

in Macroeconomic Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195387711
eISBN:
9780190261405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195387711.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter commences with the so-called exogenous growth models. It describes the most classic model of the domain, the Solow-Swan model, which explains principally increases in national production ... More


Dynamics of Livelihoods, Income, and Poverty: Scope for Shared Prosperity

Rita Afsar and Mahabub Hossain

in Dhaka's Changing Landscape: Prospects for Economic Development, Social Change, and Shared Prosperity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190121112
eISBN:
9780190991258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121112.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Chapter 5 presents a systematic analysis of urban poverty by examining changes in the human-capital composition of the labour force, in the livelihoods of the respondents, and the level and ... More


National Wealth: What is Missing, Why it Matters

Kirk Hamilton and Cameron Hepburn (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198803720
eISBN:
9780191844119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803720.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Why are some nations wealthy and others poor? How did the wealthy nations become rich? What are the components of wealth? How should nations manage their wealth for the future? These are among the ... More


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