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CALDECOTT, Benjamin (<i>born</i> 1985), Programme Director, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford, since 2013 (Visiting Fellow, 2012–13)

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Ecology and Conservation; Economic History; Economics; Insurance. 203 words.

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demand function

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences — Economics.

A function showing how the demand for any good or service relates to underlying variables. The ordinary demand function (or Marshallian demand function) depends on income and prices. The...

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The Environmental Kuznets Curve

David I. Stern.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Research Methods in Life Sciences; Environmental Economics. 10142 words.

The environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) is a hypothesized relationship between environmental degradation and GDP per capita. In the early stages of economic growth, pollution emissions and...

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GANE, Michael (<i>born</i> 1927), economic and environmental consultant

in Who's Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History; Economics; General Economics and Teaching; History of Science and Technology; Ecology and Conservation. 107 words.

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GRUBB, Michael John (<i>born</i> 1960), Professor of International Energy and Climate Change Policy, University College London, since 2014; Senior Adviser, Sustainable Energy Policy, Office of Gas and Electricity Markets, since 2011

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History; Economics; General Economics and Teaching; History of Science and Technology; Ecology and Conservation. 245 words.

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HIRSCH, Peter (Bernhard) (<i>born</i> 1925), Isaac Wolfson Professor of Metallurgy in the University of Oxford, 1966–92, Emeritus, 1992; Fellow, St Edmund Hall, Oxford, 1966–92, now Emeritus

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Earth Sciences and Geography; History of Engineering and Technology; Transport; Transportation Systems; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 487 words.

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JOACHIM, Dr Margaret Jane (<i>born</i> 1949), Operations Manager, Fujitsu Services Ltd, 2011–14; Minister in Secular Employment, Diocese of London, since 1997

in Who's Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Religion; Christian Churches and Denominations; Natural History; Earth Sciences and Geography; History of Engineering and Technology; Transport; Transportation Systems. 416 words.

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leptokurtic

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences — Economics.

Applied to a distribution that is more peaked than a Gaussian distribution (i.e. a few points occur far from the origin, but most are very close to it).

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LINDAHL, Göran (<i>born</i> 1945), company director

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Engineering and Technology; Engineering and Technology; History of Science and Technology; Ecology and Conservation; Social and Cultural History; Social Justice and Human Rights; Human Rights and Immigration; Transport; Transportation Systems; Political History; Politics; State and Local Government. 398 words.

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LINDOP, Patricia Joyce (<i>born</i> 1930), Professor of Radiation Biology, University of London, 1970–84, now Emeritus; Chairman, Thames Liquid Fuels (Holdings) Ltd, since 1992

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Biological Sciences; Economic History; Economics; Insurance; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 234 words.

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