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IPR and US Economic Catch‐Up

David C. Mowery

in Intellectual Property Rights, Development, and Catch-Up: An International Comparative Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199574759
eISBN:
9780191722660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574759.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter discusses the case of USA, in which economic catch‐up with such European countries as Britain and Germany occurred during the final decades of the nineteenth century. Throughout this ... More


Rules of Origin and US trade policy

Olivier Cadot, Antoni Estevadeordal, Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann, and Thierry Verdier

in The Origin of Goods: Rules of Origin in Regional Trade Agreements

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199290482
eISBN:
9780191603471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199290482.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Rules of origin (ROOs) in US free-trade agreements (FTAs) provide particularized benefits to industries like textiles and autos. In so doing, they have helped win Congressional approval of ... More


Protecting Free Trade: The Hong Kong Paradox, 1947–97

Lawrence Mills

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083985
eISBN:
9789882209084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083985.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Protecting Free Trade is the story of a paradox that both limited and stimulated Hong Kong’s post-war economy. In order to preserve its access to open markets, Hong Kong was obligated by ... More


The Clothing Industry in the USA, UK, and Germany

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

in National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter discusses (i) how and why a process of striking economic decline has occurred; (ii) the structure of the industry in each country, taking into account ownership, firm size, capabilities ... More


Greek Epigraphy and Ancient Economics

Alain Bresson

in Epigraphy and the Historical Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265062
eISBN:
9780191754173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265062.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

After initial comments on the role of Greek inscriptions as ‘archives’, this chapter reviews the drastic changes that have occurred since Finley's book of 1973 in the picture of the ancient economy, ... More


Industrialists

Alan Bullock and F. W. D. Deakin

in France 1848–1945

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221043
eISBN:
9780191678400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221043.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The reality behind the myth of the 200 families is complicated. It deserves to be looked at in greater detail. It would be useful also to study it in the light of another general accusation made ... More


Suit Up!

Daniel Strickman, Stephen P. Frances, and Mustapha Debboun

in Prevention of Bug Bites, Stings, and Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195365771
eISBN:
9780199867677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365771.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

Clothing is the last layer between the biting arthropod and the skin. Wearing long sleeves, long trousers, and a hat can provide a lot of protection. Wearing trousers tucked into boots in combination ... More


Bartering for Slaves on the Upper Guinea Coast in the Early Seventeenth Century

LINDA A. NEWSON

in Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

In the context of debates about the definition and origins of globalisation and the role of African agency in the Atlantic slave trade, this chapter examines the commodities traded by Portuguese New ... More


The Return of the “Unnative”: North and South

Julia Sun-Joo Lee

in The American Slave Narrative and the Victorian Novel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390322
eISBN:
9780199776207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390322.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter resituates Gaskell's industrial novel, North and South in transatlantic terms and offers a new, racialized prism through which to view the narrative's conflict between master and man. ... More


Standards of Living in Eighteenth-Century China: Regional Differences, Temporal Trends, and Incomplete Evidence

Kenneth Pomeranz

in Living Standards in the Past: New Perspectives on Well-Being in Asia and Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280681
eISBN:
9780191602467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280681.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Attempts to reconstruct basic aspects of the standard of living in late eighteenth century China, focusing primarily on the Yangzi Delta (China’s richest region) but also briefly considering other ... More


Consumption and Gender in the Early Seventeenth-Century Household: The World of Alice Le Strange

Jane Whittle and Elizabeth Griffiths

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199233533
eISBN:
9780191739330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233533.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Lady Alice Le Strange of Hunstanton in Norfolk kept a continuous series of household accounts from 1610 to 1654. This book uses the Le Stranges’ rich archive to imaginatively reconstruct the material ... More


The Groom's Story (1): Odd Man Out

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter describes Jean-Marie Roland's very different youth: the youngest of ten in an old Beaujolais family, with four clerical brothers. A rebel against his background, he becomes a trainee ... More


Modernity and Art, India and Textile

A. Raghuramaraju

in Modernity in Indian Social Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070122
eISBN:
9780199080014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070122.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter argues that there is a more direct relation between modernity and the West, focusing on the link between modernity and art and literature. It shows how a different relation between ... More


Material Culture

Jane Whittle and Elizabeth Griffiths

in Consumption and Gender in the Early Seventeenth-Century Household: The World of Alice Le Strange

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199233533
eISBN:
9780191739330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233533.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Studies of early modern consumption have concentrated on durable objects which furnished the home, the goods recorded in probate inventories and those preserved in museums. Probate inventories are ... More


Sector‐Specific Multilateral Trade Agreements

Bernard M. Hoekman and Michel M. Kostecki

in The Political Economy of the World Trading System: WTO and Beyond

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294313
eISBN:
9780191596445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829431X.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter looks at the major sector‐specific agreements that have been negotiated under the auspices of GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade), and in particular at agriculture, and ... More


The Switch in Industrial Leadership

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

Korea has diversified from less to more complex diversified industries in a nonlinear fashion. This chapter suggests that cotton spinning and weaving, South Korea's leading sector in terms of ... More


The Handloom Weavers' Bones

Alice H. Amsden

in The Rise of “The Rest”: Challenges to the West From Late-Industrializing Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139693
eISBN:
9780199832897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139690.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

The fierce competition triggered after 1815 by Britain's technological revolution in textiles created havoc, and ultimately four defensive strategies among textile‐producing countries: at the high ... More


Indian Business: An Introduction

Kshama V. Kaushik and Kaushik Dutta

in India Means Business: How the Elephant Earned its Stripes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072614
eISBN:
9780199081592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072614.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Providing an overview of events, policies, and practices relating to commerce and business prevailing in the country from 1800s to the present, this chapter introduces the reader to factors that ... More


Before the Luddites: Machinery, Regulation, and the State

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0000
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter looks at the ways in which machinery began to transform economic relations in the textile industries in England during the 18th century, generating major problems of disorder and posing ... More


‘Engines of Mischief’: The Luddite Disturbances of 1811–12

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines Luddism in England in the years 1811-1812 in the context of earlier industrial protests and asks how far these disorders marked a significant shift in the pattern of popular ... More


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