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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.

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

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...

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, CAPACITY UTILISATION AND DISTRIBUTION

MAN-SEOP PARK.

in Contributions to Political Economy

June 1997; p ublished online June 1997 .

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

This paper examines three approaches to the process of accumulation which are based on the ‘Keynesian premise’: the ‘neo-Keynesian’, the ‘Kaleckian’ and the ‘Sraffian’. Making some...

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...

Active labour-market policies: a case of evidence-based policy-making?

P Robinson.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

March 2000; p ublished online March 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 0 words.

The 1990s was a decade of renewed enthusiasm for active labour-market policies. However, it is not clear that this was the result of an appreciation of the evidence on the effectiveness of...

Adam Smith and his books

Giancarlo de Vivo.

in Contributions to Political Economy

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

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

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 climate change with a comprehensive US cap-and-trade system

Robert N. Stavins.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 12464 words.

There is growing impetus for a domestic US climate policy that can provide meaningful reductions in emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases. I describe and analyse an...

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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Adjusting and Correcting One’s Course

Charles W. Smith.

in What the Market Teaches Us

August 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Political Economy. 4973 words.

Adjusting and correcting one’s course, the focus of this chapter, is commonly a cumulative action taken that entails a range of the acting sensibly skills discussed earlier. It differs from...

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