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‘A very expensive ordinary life’: consumption, symbolic boundaries and moral legitimacy among New York elites

Rachel Sherman.

in Socio-Economic Review

April 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 12755 words.

Abstract

Scholarship on elites, including on their consumption, tends to focus primarily on social closure and the pursuit of social advantage. Research has...

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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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Adam Smith's theory of tax incidence: an interpretation of his natural-price system

Takuo Dome.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

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

Ricardo criticised Smith's statement that taxes levied on raw produce, necessities, wages, and profits would fail on rent. Ricardo thought that these taxes would fail on profits. This paper...

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Adaptive economic growth

J. Stan Metcalfe, John Foster and Ronnie Ramlogan.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2006; p ublished online July 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 11978 words.

This paper develops an evolutionary theory of adaptive growth, understood as a product of structural change and economic self-transformation, based upon processes that are closely connected...

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Addressing uncertainty in economics and the economy

Sheila C. Dow.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

P ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 8357 words.

This article explores the way society in general and economists in particular deal with fundamental uncertainty. It is argued that uncertainty is interdependent with the evolution of...

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The adoption and diffusion of high‐performance management: lessons from Japanese multinationals in the West

Peter B. Doeringer, Edward Lorenz and David G. Terkla.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2003; p ublished online March 2003 .

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

This paper draws on surveys and case studies of management practices in Japanese transplants in the US, the UK and France to study possible impediments to introducing high‐performance work...

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Advances in explaining women's employment patterns

Nadia Steiber and Barbara Haas.

in Socio-Economic Review

April 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 9126 words.

This paper provides a multidisciplinary review of research aimed at explaining the substantial differences in women's employment trajectories that still exist within and across countries....

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Advancing the socio-economic paradigm with institutional analysis

J. Rogers Hollingsworth.

in Socio-Economic Review

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

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Affluence, Anti-Consumerism, and the Politics of Consumption

Kim Humphery.

in The Oxford Handbook of Consumption

P ublished online December 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Sociology; Economic Sociology. 7329 words.

This chapter explores “anti-consumerist” critique and practice as articulated in a range of Western nations over the last two decades. It surveys the rise of a twenty-first-century...

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The affluent society and its religious consequences: an empirical investigation of 20 European countries

Jochen Hirschle.

in Socio-Economic Review

April 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 9006 words.

This paper offers an alternative account of the frequently observed association between gross domestic product growth and a decline in traditional church attendance. The approach follows...

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African economic development in a comparative perspective

Yilmaz Akyüz and Charles Gore.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2001; p ublished online May 2001 .

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

Conventional explanations of poor African economic performance generally fail to pay adequate attention to causal mechanisms of growth, decline and stagnation. Many African countries...

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