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Factor Shares and Resource Booms: Accounting for the Evolution of Venezuelan Inequality

Francisco RodrÍguez

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is the second of five country case studies on income inequality, and shows that income inequality in Venezuela has significantly worsened during the past 27 years; in particular, the worsening ... More


Investment and Growth

János Kornai

in The Socialist System: The Political Economy of Communism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287766
eISBN:
9780191596551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287763.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter addresses long‐term economic planning under the classical socialist system. The first two sections describe the motives of the participants and the centralized institutional framework of ... More


Introduction

Dale W. Jorgenson and Kun‐Young Yun

in Tax Reform and the Cost of Capital

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285939
eISBN:
9780191596490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285930.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This introductory chapter shows how the concept of cost of capital arises in the management of capital as a factor of production. The concept is introduced of an effective tax rate within a highly ... More


Price Reforms

János Kornai

in The Socialist System: The Political Economy of Communism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287766
eISBN:
9780191596551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287763.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

One of the major tendencies in the move away from the classical socialist system is a modification of the price system. This is closely related to the revival of the private sector and reform of the ... More


Information Technology and Research and Development Impacts on Productivity and Skills: Looking for Correlations on French Firm-Level Data

NATHALIE GREENAN, JACQUES MAIRESSE, and AGNÈS TOPIOL-BENSAID

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

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243983
eISBN:
9780191697319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243983.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since the use of information technology (IT) has become increasingly widespread throughout several industrial countries, this is expected to bring about many developments not only in the performance ... More


The Desirability of Natural Resource Depletion

James A. Mirrlees

in Welfare, Incentives, and Taxation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295211
eISBN:
9780191685095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295211.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the Club of Rome model using a polemical style. The second section contains the bulk of the discussion, and includes discussions on some numerical calculations that are ... More


Rural-Urban Transfer of Capital

John Knight and Lina Song

in The Rural-Urban Divide: Economic Disparities and Interactions in China

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293309
eISBN:
9780191684975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293309.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the rural–urban transfer of capital in China. It focuses on the transfer of factors of production between rural and urban China. The chapter's objective is not only to measure ... More


Conclusions

Lesley Henderson

in Social Issues in Television Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625314
eISBN:
9780748651177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625314.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book has been concerned with the different production factors that affect the manner of selecting substantive topics and the manner with which these topics are developed within popular ... More


Production

Clas Eriksson

in Economic Growth and the Environment: An Introduction to the Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199663897
eISBN:
9780191808678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199663897.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes the production technology that is typically used in basic economic growth models and represented by a production function with constant returns to scale. It demonstrates how to ... More


Land

Clas Eriksson

in Economic Growth and the Environment: An Introduction to the Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199663897
eISBN:
9780191808678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199663897.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on land as a production factor whose quantity is assumed to be constant over time. Using some basic tools of modern economic growth theory, it explores the possibilities of ... More


Endogenous technological change

Clas Eriksson

in Economic Growth and the Environment: An Introduction to the Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199663897
eISBN:
9780191808678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199663897.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on technological change that is endogenous in models of economic growth. After describing some properties of technology, the chapter shows how technological progress is produced ... More


The Mandate

David B. Audretsch

in Everything in Its Place: Entrepreneurship and the Strategic Management of Cities, Regions, and States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199351251
eISBN:
9780190232566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351251.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Chapter 2 explores the traditions, myths, and instincts of locational strategy inherited from the post‒World War II era, when a strong economic performance was linked to the ability to attract and ... More


Ownership and Exploitation of Land and Natural Resources in the Roman World

Paul Erdkamp, Koenraad Verboven, and Arjan Zuiderhoek (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198728924
eISBN:
9780191795831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728924.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

The subject of this book is the exploitation and management of land and natural resources in the Roman economy, investigating whether or not Roman strategies of land and resource exploitation were ... More


Conclusions: Overview of Presented Arguments

Paul Erdkamp, Koenraad Verboven, and Arjan Zuiderhoek

in Ownership and Exploitation of Land and Natural Resources in the Roman World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198728924
eISBN:
9780191795831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728924.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book has dealt with the exploitation and management of land and natural resources in the Roman economy, with the aim of investigating whether or not Roman strategies of land and resource ... More


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