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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.


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in Reputation-Based Governance

February 2011; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 7224 words.

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the “index of reputation” on eBay, consisting of feedbacks from buyers and sellers, which effectively prevents cheating on both...

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Theorizing Fiscal Policy Coordination

Charlotte Rommerskirchen.

in EU Fiscal Policy Coordination in Hard Times

February 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 8501 words.

Fiscal policy coordination is marred by a classic collective action problem; it pays to be egoistical. Member states have an incentive to under- or over-stimulate their economies (what this...

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Reputation-Based Governance

Lucio Picci.

February 2011; p ublished online June 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Political Economy. 240 pages.

It would be easy to cheat someone on eBay. However, an essential characteristic of the site prevents this from happening: buyer and seller reviews form what amounts to an “index of...

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Children as Direct Participants in Hostilities

Hilly Moodrick-Even Khen.

in New Battlefields/Old Laws

October 2011; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 6354 words.

This chapter examines the implications of children's direct participation in hostilities for international humanitarian law and international criminal law. Using examples such as...

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Contradiction, convergence and the knowledge economy: the confluence of academic and commercial biotechnology

Steven Peter Vallas and Daniel Lee Kleinman.

in Socio-Economic Review

April 2008; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 11221 words.

Efforts to understand the structure of the emerging knowledge economy have paid particular attention to the shifting boundary between academic and commercial (for-profit) research,...

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