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Clean energy and international oil

Marianne Haug.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Environmental Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Welfare Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Economic History; Market Structure and Pricing; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 12012 words.

Oil has been the world's dominant fuel for more than 50 years. Substitution of oil for power generation and heating has progressed since the 1970s, but substitution of oil in transport...

Climate shocks, dynastic cycles and nomadic conquests: evidence from historical China

Qiang Chen.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic History; Economic Development. 8261 words.

Nomadic conquests have helped shape world history, yet we know little about why they occurred. Using a unique climate and dynastic data set from historical China dating from 221 BCE, this...

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Competitive harm in global supply chains: assessing current responses and identifying potential future responses

David J Gerber.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

April 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; International Factor Movements and International Business; International Relations and International Political Economy; Economics; Public Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Law and Economics; Business and Management; Economic History; Economic Development. 9996 words.

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Global supply (or ‘value’) chains add much to the value of global markets, offering benefits to both producers and consumers. Yet, global supply...

Conclusion

Morten Jerven.

in Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia, 1965-1995

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic History; Economic Development and Growth. 3507 words.

Economic growth in Africa is reconsidered from three points of view. The dominant focus in studies of economic growth in Africa has been on average growth, but it has been shown here that...

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Conclusion

Jan Luiten.

in Capital Women

April 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Economic History. 8060 words.

In this chapter, the authors take a larger view and explore how different constellations of family organization have affected the position of women in societies across the Eurasian...

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Conclusion

Mario Polèse.

in The Wealth and Poverty of Cities

December 2019; p ublished online October 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Economic History. 5233 words.

Why has the richest nation in the world produced dismal urban failures: stagnating Rustbelt cities and inner-city ghettos, breeding grounds for poverty and violence? At the same time,...

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Conclusions

Vladimir Popov.

in Mixed Fortunes

April 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic History; Economic Development and Growth. 7236 words.

Important lessons are to be learned by development economists from the comparison of the long-term and recent performance of China and Russia. First, the institutional capacity of the state...

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Contextual political economy, not Whig economics

Amiya Kumar Bagchi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 10223 words.

The paper has three objectives. First, it seeks to resuscitate a methodology of the history of economic thought that takes account of the problem-solving efforts of political economists...

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Creating Wealth

Mario Polèse.

in The Wealth and Poverty of Cities

December 2019; p ublished online October 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Economic History. 10741 words.

This chapter returns to the question at the heart of economics as a social science since Adam Smith and his seminal work on the origins of wealth. Why are some nations rich and others poor?...

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De-industrialisation, financialisation and Australia’s macro-economic trap

Sally Weller and Phillip O’Neill.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Economic Development. 9298 words.

The seemingly inexorable decline of manufacturing in Australia is typically explained by firm-level competitiveness, especially labour costs, the challenges posed by a peripheral location,...