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The Statistical Analysis of Discrete‐Response CV Data

Michael Hanemann and Barbara Kanninen

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Economic theory of responses to CV survey questions is developed, set within the framework of the random utility maximization model, which generates statistical models for the survey responses. A ... More


Relationships between IPR and Technology Catch‐Up: Some Evidence from China

Lan Xue and Zheng Liang

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/9780199574759.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter discusses the catch‐up process of China post‐1949, especially after the initiative of “Open Doors” since 1978. Domestic firms adapted to the intellectual property right system through ... More


The Puzzle of Adolescent Substance Initiation

Jie W Weiss and David J Weiss

in A Science of Decision Making: The Legacy of Ward Edwards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322989
eISBN:
9780199869206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322989.003.0033
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents the first-year results of a two-year study exploring whether a multiattribute utility (MAU) model that includes a new momentary salience parameter can predict smoking and ... More


Big Decisions, Little Decisions: The Hierarchy of Everyday Life

Jie W Weiss and David J Weiss

in A Science of Decision Making: The Legacy of Ward Edwards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322989
eISBN:
9780199869206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322989.003.0034
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The decisions we face in life are often hierarchically structured, ranging from mundane problems to expensive, life-altering processes. This chapter discusses a particular class of hierarchical ... More


Rational Analyses of Information Scent and Web Foraging

Peter Pirolli

in Information Foraging Theory: Adaptive Interaction with Information

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173321
eISBN:
9780199893232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173321.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides a rational analysis of Web-foraging in which information scent plays a central role. Information scent is a part of an utility assessment involving the detection and use of ... More


Streets as Public Utilities

Peter D. Norton

in Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262141000
eISBN:
9780262280754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262141000.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter looks at how traffic problems were addressed by a new paradigm. In the 1910s and 1920s, traffic engineers viewed traffic problems from a technical perspective. Their application of the ... More


The Commodification of Streets

Peter D. Norton

in Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262141000
eISBN:
9780262280754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262141000.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the decline of the use of the public utility model for traffic with respect to the “floor space” problem. Street railways added to discontent over traffic problems. By the time ... More


Price and Value Models

Nayan B. Ruparelia

in Cloud Computing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262529099
eISBN:
9780262334129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529099.003.0004
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

Just as every undertaking has a cost and a benefit associated with it, so does a cloud service. The cost of a cloud service and the price you pay for it are assessed using various pricing schemes, ... More


Measuring Utility, Destabilizing EUT: Behavioral Economics Begins, 1965–1985

Ivan Moscati

in Measuring Utility: From the Marginal Revolution to Behavioral Economics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199372768
eISBN:
9780199372805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372768.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Chapter 16 shows how the validity of expected utility theory (EUT) was increasingly called into question between the mid-1960s and the mid-1970s and discusses how a series of experiments performed ... More


Epilogue

Ivan Moscati

in Measuring Utility: From the Marginal Revolution to Behavioral Economics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199372768
eISBN:
9780199372805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372768.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The epilogue reviews the key passages in the history of economists’ ideas, discussions, and research on the measurability of utility between 1870 and 1985 and points to three main research programs ... More


Intellectual Property Law

Stephen Zamora, José RamlÓN CossÍO, Lenone Pereznieto, José Roldá n-Xopa, and David Lopez

in Mexican Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288489
eISBN:
9780191700514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288489.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the rights and obligations of the creators of artistic, literary, scientific, industrial, and commercial works. It focuses on patents and copyrights, and touches on other forms ... More


A Theoretical Exploration of Turnout and Voting

Daron R. Shaw and John R. Petrocik

in The Turnout Myth: Voting Rates and Partisan Outcomes in American National Elections

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190089450
eISBN:
9780190089498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089450.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter addresses the fundamental question of why people vote in elections. What affects their calculus? How much do these motivations create the unequal turnout rates observed among different ... More


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