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A ‘Walrasian post-Keynesian’ model? Resolving the paradox of Oskar Lange’s 1938 theory of interest

Roberto Lampa.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2014; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; General Aggregative Models; Capitalist Systems; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards). 11726 words.

This article investigates Oskar Lange’s 1938 article, ‘The rate of interest and the optimum propensity to consume’, with the intention of providing a thorough interpretation of this rather...

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(A, f): Choice with Frames

Yuval Salant and Ariel Rubinstein.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2008; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 5551 words.

We develop a framework for modelling choice in the presence of framing effects. An extended choice function assigns a chosen element to every pair (A, f) where A is a set of alternatives,...

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About Choice

S. N. Afriat.

in Logic of Choice and Economic Theory

November 1987; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Microeconomics. 10234 words.

The chapter is concerned with the generalities of choice and the optimum. Its eight sections are: forming a choice; demand as choice; choice functions; the optimum; optimal choice...

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Academic productivity before and after tenure: the case of the ‘specialist’

João Ricardo Faria and Peter McAdam.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Economics; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 8176 words.

Studies suggest research productivity falls after tenure. We have limited choice-theoretic understanding of why this should occur. We rationalize this as follows. Some scholars are assumed...

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ACCESS AND INFORMATION REMEDIES IN HIGH-TECH ANTITRUST

Spencer Weber Waller.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 8165 words.

As antitrust becomes more complex, so do its remedies. While access and disclosure remedies have been a part of antitrust law since the very earliest days of the Sherman Act, they have...

Access pricing with regulated downstream competition and upstream externalities

Kristin Linnerud and Steinar Vagstad.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

March 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Agricultural Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 7723 words.

We examine the optimal funding of farmers who have organised their activity in a cooperative that controls the supply of an input factor and meets competition in the market for its...

Access to Financial Services: Measurement, Impact, and Policies

Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Patrick Honohan.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Financial Institutions and Services; Banking; Economic Development. 9503 words.

In many developing countries less than half the population has access to formal financial services, and in most of Africa less than one in five households has access. Lack of access to...

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Accessing remote knowledge—the roles of trade fairs, pipelines, crowdsourcing and listening posts

Peter Maskell.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 8737 words.

Work on clusters during the last few decades convincingly demonstrates enhanced opportunities for local growth and entrepreneurship, but external upstream knowledge linkages are often...

Accommodation or deterrence in the face of commercial piracy: the impact of intellectual property rights protection

Yuanzhu Lu and Sougata Poddar.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Services; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 7333 words.

In this paper, we study when the original product developer makes costly investment to deter a commercial pirate in a given regime of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection. We find...

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Accounting for Heterogeneity in Growth Incidence in Cameroon Using Recentered Influence Function Regression

B. Essama-Nssah, Saumik Paul and Léandre Bassolé.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economywide Country Studies; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Microeconomics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 9781 words.

This paper frames growth incidence analysis within the logic of social impact evaluation understood as an assessment of variations in individual and social outcomes attributable to shocks...

Accounting for Heterogeneity in Multicrop Micro-Econometric Models: Implications for Variable Input Demand Modeling

Alain Carpentier and Elodie Letort.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Econometric Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 8565 words.

This article aims to show that if the farm sample under consideration is characterized by significant heterogeneity, recovering output-specific input uses or modeling farm-level input uses...

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 Accounting for Tastes

Ken Binmore.

in Playing for Real

February 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Microeconomics. 14113 words.

This chapter explains the meaning of the payoffs that are used to quantify the outcomes of games. The theory of revealed preference assumes only that players are consistent. With...

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Accounting for Tastes

Ken Binmore.

in Playing for Real Coursepack Edition

October 2012; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Microeconomics. 13013 words.

This chapter explains how a rational player in a risky situation will behave. Game theorists show payoffs to model how the players of a game choose between the alternatives available to...

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Adam Smith and the Study of Ethics in a Commercial Society

Stefanie Haeffele and Virgil Henry Storr.

in The Oxford Handbook of Ethics and Economics

June 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics; History of Economic Thought. 10454 words.

Over time, the fields of economics and ethics have become more distinct with economics focusing on the rationality of actors, the incentives they face, and the outcomes of interacting...

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Adam Smith on markets, competition and violations of natural liberty

Heinz D. Kurz.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (to 1925); History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Market Structure and Pricing; Economics; Financial Regulation. 12976 words.

According to Adam Smith, markets and trade are, in principle, good things—provided there is competition and a regulatory framework that prevents ruthless selfishness, greed and rapacity...

Adapting to Good and Bad Fortune

Carol Graham.

in Happiness Around the World

December 2009; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Microeconomics. 7010 words.

This chapter examines the effects of friendship, political freedom, crime, and corruption on happiness. It considers the implications of different institutional arrangements, such as...

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Adaptive Custom

Ekkehart Schlicht.

in On Custom in the Economy

March 1998; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Microeconomics. 4288 words.

Because custom is only vaguely defined with respect to its scope and content, this gives rise to the problem of erosion: people will bend the rules of custom in ambiguous cases by slightly...

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Adding Value

John Kay.

in Foundations of Corporate Success

April 1995; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Microeconomics. 4017 words.

Using the example of six British supermarket chains, different measures of corporate performance are evaluated while their strengths and weaknesses are discussed. Added value is identified...

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Adding Value

John Kay.

in The Business of Economics

October 1996; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Microeconomics. 1765 words.

This chapter describes financial relationships between competitive advantage, economic rent, added value, and various other measures of firm performance.

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Adjusted Estimates of Worker Flows and Job Openings in JOLTS

Steven J. Davis, R. Jason Faberman, John C. Haltiwanger and Ian Rucker.

in Labor in the New Economy

November 2010; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Microeconomics. 12670 words.

This chapter focuses on the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) for estimation of worker flows and job openings in the U.S. labor market. JOLTS data are mentioned to be a...

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