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Absorptive capability and economic growth: how do countries catch-up?

Mark Rogers.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 9156 words.

This paper investigates empirically the importance of technological catch-up in explaining productivity growth in a sample of countries since the 1960s. New proxies for a country's...

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Accounting for Creativity in the European Union: A multi-level analysis of individual competence, labour market structure, and systems of education and training

Edward Lorenz and Bengt-Åke Lundvall.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2011; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 10119 words.

Some workplaces offer employees opportunities to creatively use their own ideas while engaged in learning and problem-solving activity without much interference from managers and bosses. In...

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Accounting for the Chinese context: a comparative analysis of international and Chinese accounting standards focusing on business combinations

Yuri Biondi and Qiusheng Zhang.

in Socio-Economic Review

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 11683 words.

This paper aims at understanding the recent evolution of Chinese accounting standards while focusing on accounting for business combinations as a case of reference. A comprehensive...

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Accounting for the economic growth of firms in UK manufacturing since 1973

Peter E. Hart.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 1996; p ublished online March 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

The dual relationship between the growth of total factor productivity and the growth of the price differential between inputs and outputs is used to decompose productivity changes since...

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Accounting for the family in European income tax systems

C O'Donoghue and H Sutherland.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 1999; p ublished online September 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

Tax systems are expected to achieve many things at once and this paper discusses the trade-offs involved in attempting to reconcile conflicting aims. It surveys the various instruments that...

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Accounting for the growth and transformation of Chinese businesses and the Chinese economy: implications for transitional and development economics

Tomo Suzuki, Yan Yan and Bingyi Chen.

in Socio-Economic Review

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 11457 words.

Within the last decade, international accounting, as a common language of business and a mode of governance, has come to be widely disseminated in China, and has become an indispensable...

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Accumulation in advanced economies: spatial, technological, and social frontiers

Carol E. Heim.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 1996; p ublished online November 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

In the 1970s and 1980s, the UK had a more serious problem of declining industrial regions than did other advanced economies. It lacked opportunities for three types of frontier growth:...

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Accumulation, innovation and catching‐up: an extended cumulative growth model

Miguel A. León‐Ledesma.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

This paper presents an extended model of cumulative growth in which the effects of innovation and catching‐up are considered. Innovation adds another source of cumulative growth to that of...

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Acting out institutional change: understanding the recent transformation of the French financial system

Mary O'Sullivan.

in Socio-Economic Review

July 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 19644 words.

For the purposes of understanding the causes and implications of the growth of financial markets around the world, I focus on a crucial aspect of the dramatic transformation of French...

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Adam Smith and the division of labour: is there a difference between organisation and market?

Stéphan Vincent‐Lancrin.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2003; p ublished online March 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

The paper claims that, in The Wealth of Nations, the division of labour refers simultaneously to two different things: a social division of labour and an organisational division of labour....

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