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Clarence Ayres, technology, pragmatism and progress

Anne Mayhew.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2010; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Individual Economists; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards). 5383 words.

This paper explores the origins and continued relevance of Clarence Ayres’ definition of technology as a process involving both physical tools and a scientific method of reasoning, where...

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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...

Development economics in retrospect and prospect

Paul Collier.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards). 8973 words.

Development economics has changed radically since 1990. The very concept of ‘developing countries’ has become antiquated as most previously poor countries have converged on rich ones,...

The four fallacies of contemporary austerity policies: the lost Keynesian legacy

Robert Boyer.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Economics; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economywide Country Studies; Money and Interest Rates; International Finance; National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; General Aggregative Models; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 11726 words.

The contemporary wide-scale austerity measures are likely to fail in most countries. The first fallacy derives from the false diagnosis that the present crisis is the outcome of lax public...

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THE FTC, IP, AND SSOS: GOVERNMENT HOLD-UP REPLACING PRIVATE COORDINATION

Richard A. Epstein, F. Scott Kieff and Daniel F. Spulber.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; General Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Property Law; Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Manufacturing; Welfare Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Economic History; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Capitalist Systems; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 21147 words.

In its recent report entitled, “The Evolving IP Marketplace,” the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposes a far-reaching regulatory approach (Proposal) that is likely to interfere with the...

Inadequacy of technology and innovation systems at the periphery

Eduardo da Motta e Albuquerque.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards). 10698 words.

Inadequacy of technology is a child of structuralism; the concept of a national system of innovation (NSI) is a child of evolutionary theory. A dialogue between these concepts can enrich...

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INCENTIVE EFFECTS FROM DIFFERENT APPROACHES TO HOLDUP MITIGATION SURROUNDING PATENT REMEDIES AND STANDARD-SETTING ORGANIZATIONS

F. Scott Kieff and Anne Layne-Farrar.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Property Law; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); General Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Law and Economics. 16313 words.

Debates about patent policy often focus on the potential for the threat of a court-imposed remedy for patent infringement to cause manufacturing entities and others to suffer patent holdup,...

Industrial policy and exchange rate scepticism

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira and Fernando Rugitsky.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

April 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Development Planning and Policy. 9327 words.

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The aim of the present paper is to put in historical perspective the development thinking on the relationship between industrial and exchange rate...

The last 50 years in growth theory and the next 10

Robert M. Solow.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

March 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); General Aggregative Models; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 7440 words.

This article offers a personal view of the main achievements of (broadly) neoclassical growth theory, along with a few of the important gaps that remain. It discusses briefly the pluses and...

Schumpeter and Georgescu-Roegen on the foundations of an evolutionary analysis

Christoph Heinzel.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Individual Economists; Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic Development. 10863 words.

Qualitative change is widely recognised as a defining feature of evolution. Schumpeter and Georgescu-Roegen put it at the centre of their methodological reasoning. I revisit important...

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The 1956 contribution to economic growth theory by Robert Solow: a major landmark and some of its undiscovered riches

Olivier de La Grandville.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

March 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (to 1925); History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 4552 words.

The famous ‘1956’ contribution by Robert Solow was always thought to be central to positive, or descriptive, economic growth theory. We show that it is also at the core of optimal growth,...

When development meets culture: the contribution of Celso Furtado in the 1970s

Alexandre M Cunha and Gustavo Britto.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic Development. 11854 words.

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The article assesses the work of Celso Furtado (1920–2004) in the 1970s, an ambitious attempt to redefine the field of development economics....