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Economic Production Functions

John McDonald and G. D. Snooks

in Domesday Economy: A New Approach to Anglo-Norman History

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285243
eISBN:
9780191596636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285248.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

‘Economic production functions’ describes the characteristics of deterministic production functions used in the analysis of Domesday production. These include the Cobb–Douglas, Constant Elasticity of ... More


The System of Manorial Production

John McDonald and G. D. Snooks

in Domesday Economy: A New Approach to Anglo-Norman History

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285243
eISBN:
9780191596636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285248.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

‘The system of manorial production’ for the first time, demonstrates how Anglo‐Norman society operated as an economic system. This involves setting up a model of manorial production and testing it by ... More


Capital Aggregation in Vintage Models

W. M. Gorman

C. Blackorby and A. F. Shorrocks (eds)

in Separability and Aggregation: The Collected Works of W. M. Gorman, Volume I

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285212
eISBN:
9780191596322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285213.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This is an unpublished paper on the problem of capital aggregation in vintage models, which was presented at the First World Congress of the Econometric Society in Rome in 1965. At the beginning of ... More


Estimating Stochastic Production Functions

John McDonald and G. D. Snooks

in Domesday Economy: A New Approach to Anglo-Norman History

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285243
eISBN:
9780191596636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285248.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

‘Estimating stochastic production functions’ describes the characteristics and estimation of stochastic production functions used to characterize Domesday production.


Orthodox Growth Theories

Maurice FitzGerald Scott

in A New View of Economic Growth

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287421
eISBN:
9780191596872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287429.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Orthodox growth theories generally assume a neoclassical production function, with growth of output explained by increases in the capital stock or employment, or by shifts in the function attributed ... More


The Information Perspective

Max H. Boisot

in Knowledge Assets: Securing Competitive Advantage in the Information Economy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296072
eISBN:
9780191685194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296072.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

This chapter suggests a way of integrating physical and information phenomena in a single incorporated representation, using – and modifying – a simple conceptual tool much valued by the neoclassical ... More


Klein Aggregates and Conventional Index Numbers

W. M. Gorman

C. Blackorby and A. F. Shorrocks (eds)

in Separability and Aggregation: The Collected Works of W. M. Gorman, Volume I

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285212
eISBN:
9780191596322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285213.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This paper was presented at the European Meeting of the Econometric Society in Innsbruck in 1953; it has never been published, survives in several drafts, and was the first attempt to try to put ... More


Opportunity Models

S. N. Afriat

in Logic of Choice and Economic Theory

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198284611
eISBN:
9780191595844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198284616.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This is the first of six chapters on the logic of price. Choice presupposes opportunity, and this chapter gives some account of that side of economic models. The four sections of the chapter are: the ... More


Technology, Knowledge, and Growth

Saumen Chattopadhyay

in Education and Economics: Disciplinary Evolution and Policy Discourse

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082255
eISBN:
9780199082070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082255.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter inquires into the different ways in which education can promote technological advancement and spur growth. The new brand of the growth theoretic model seeks to understand the process of ... More


Input–Output Analysis: The Concept of Production Function in Education

Saumen Chattopadhyay

in Education and Economics: Disciplinary Evolution and Policy Discourse

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082255
eISBN:
9780199082070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082255.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter probes deeper into the meaning of an educational production function. It is argued that an educational institution is not similar to any other manufacturing unit or a factory as portrayed ... More


A New View of Economic Growth

Maurice FitzGerald Scott

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287421
eISBN:
9780191596872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287429.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book presents a major new theory of economic growth and uses it empirically to explain past growth in different countries and periods and in different industries. Investment is defined as the ... More


Overview of Fundamental Concepts: Setting the Stage

Albert N Link and Jamie R. Link

in Government as Entrepreneur

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195369458
eISBN:
9780199871018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369458.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter reviews several fundamental concepts to set the stage for later chapters. Emphasis here is more on the concepts per se rather than on their relationship to government as entrepreneur. ... More


The Importance of Process and Product Innovation for Productivity in French Manufacturing and Service Industries

Jacques Mairesse and Stephane Robin

in Innovation and Growth: From R&D Strategies of Innovating Firms to Economy-wide Technological Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646685
eISBN:
9780191748998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646685.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the effect of innovation on labour productivity in France, using a general framework that accounts for research activities and for both product and process innovation. To ... More


Explorations in Computable Economics

Kumaraswamy Velupillai

in Computable Economics: The Arne Ryde Memorial Lectures

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295273
eISBN:
9780191596988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295278.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Three topics are discussed as pointers towards issues at the frontiers of computable economics: effectivizing the fundamental theorems of welfare economics; computable production theory; the ... More


R&D Spillovers, Entrepreneurship, and Growth 1

Zoltan Acs

in Innovation and Growth: From R&D Strategies of Innovating Firms to Economy-wide Technological Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646685
eISBN:
9780191748998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646685.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The purpose of this chapter is to catalogue the contribution of Jaffe Feldman Varga that simultaneously and independently sparked a search for the mechanism of knowledge spillovers. Building on 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


Production Function and Wage Equation Estimation with Heterogeneous Labor: Evidence from a New Matched Employer-Employee Data Set

Judith K. Hellerstein and David Neumark

in Hard-to-Measure Goods and Services: Essays in Honor of Zvi Griliches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226044491
eISBN:
9780226044507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044507.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter first describes a recently constructed matched employer-employee data set for the United States that contains detailed demographic information on workers. This data set, known as the ... More


Sustainable Agrifood Systems: Three Emphases

David A. Cleveland

in Balancing on a Planet: The Future of Food and Agriculture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277410
eISBN:
9780520957084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277410.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter analyzes the three main emphases used in defining sustainable agriculture—economic, environmental, and social. These are compared in terms of natural resources, human nature, ... More


2 Nonlinear models in economic theory

Timo Teräsvirta, Dag Tjøstheim, and W. J. Granger

in Modelling Nonlinear Economic Time Series

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199587148
eISBN:
9780191595387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587148.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter contains a number of examples of families of nonlinear models in economic theory. These include disequilibrium models that have been applied to modelling markets with rationing or sticky ... More


Surveying Lumpiness

Lee Anne Fennell

in Slices and Lumps: Division and Aggregation in Law and Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226650265
eISBN:
9780226650432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226650432.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Chapter 1 provides an overview and taxonomy of the many types of lumpy goods that appear in markets, communities, nature, law, policy, and everyday life. It explains that a good might be considered ... More


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