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A ‘Public Works State’

Maurice Wright.

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis

April 2002; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 19053 words.

Historically, Japan invested, and continues to invest, a greater proportion of its gross domestic product (GDP) in gross fixed capital formation than comparable industrialized countries....

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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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An account of the Washington Lend Lease negotiations 1944 by E. A. G. Robinson

Prue Kerr.

in Contributions to Political Economy

November 2003; p ublished online November 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought; Public Economics; Political Economy. 0 words.

In September 1944, John Maynard Keynes set sail for Washington where Keynes was to be a key negotiator in the talks leading up to Stage II of Lend Lease. Accompanying him and his wife was...

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Accountability, Procedures, and Fairness

Robert Baldwin, Martin Cave and Martin Lodge.

in Understanding Regulation

October 2011; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 7866 words.

This chapter focuses on the debate over accountability, procedures, and fairness with respect to regulation, placing the regulator, typically in the form of the ‘regulatory agency’, at the...

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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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Accumulated Advantage and Disadvantage

John Hills and Jack Cunliffe.

in Social Advantage and Disadvantage

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 7061 words.

For most of the twentieth century personal wealth became less unequally distributed and fell in value relative to incomes. But in recent decades wealth and inheritances derived from it have...

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