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Abney, Sir Thomas

Gary S. De Krey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1557 words.

Abney, Sir Thomas (1639/40–1722), merchant and mayor of London, was born at Willesley, Derbyshire, the youngest of four sons of James Abney, landowner, and Jane Mainwaring (d. after 1640)....

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About Doing the Right Thing as an Academic Economist

Erwin Dekker and Arjo Klamer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Professional Economic Ethics

P ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought; Industry Studies. 7201 words.

This chapter argues that the art of phronesis is central to doing the right thing as an economist. Phronesis, or practical wisdom, is what we practice when we deliberate, weigh values, take...

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Abraham

Kenny A. Franks.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Native American History; World History. 746 words.

Abraham (fl. 1826–1845), "Prophet", also known as “Prophet,” was a runaway slave who became a prominent leader among the Seminoles. Nothing is known about his parents or childhood. Fleeing...

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Abraham, Neville Victor

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Business Finance. 146 words.

CBE 2001

Born 22 Jan. 1937; s of late Solomon Abraham and of Sarah (née Raphael); m 2005, Nicola Leach

Chairman: Liberty Wines Ltd, since 2003; Metabolic...

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Abraham, Rt Hon. William

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 63 words.

PC 1911; LLD

Born 1842; s of a working miner; m 1860, Sarah Williams (d 1900); three s three d; died 14 May 1922

MP (R) Glamorganshire (Rhondda Valley), ...

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Abraham, William [pseud. Mabon]

John Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics. 1321 words.

Abraham, William [pseud. Mabon] (1842–1922), trade unionist and politician, was born at Cwmafan, near Port Talbot, Glamorgan, on 14 June 1842, the fourth son of Thomas and Mary Abraham. His...

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Abrahams, Michael David

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicine and Health; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 201 words.

CBE 1994 (MBE 1988); DL

Born 23 Nov. 1937; s of Alexander Abrahams and Anne Abrahams (née Sokoloff); m 1968, Amanda Atha; one s two d

Chairman,...

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An absolute ‘must’ for any science writer

Taylor Iain.

in Science and Public Policy

April 2004; p ublished online April 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

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absolute advantage

Overview page. Subjects: Economics — Marketing.

The ability to produce an output using fewer inputs than other producers. With only one type of resource, such as hours of work, a producer with lower inputs has an absolute advantage. When...

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Absorbing Technological Spillovers: Simulations in an Evolutionary Framework

UWE CANTNER and ANDREAS PYKA.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 0 words.

This paper offers a simulation analysis of firm strategies which differ by the degree of absorbing technical know-how generated elsewhere. It investigates the success of those firm...

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