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English Review

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

A periodical founded in 1908 through the inspiration of a group of writers including Conrad, H. G. Wells, and E. Garnett, with the purpose, in the words of its first editor F. M. Ford (then...

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Bias in Open Peer-Review: Evidence from the English Superior Courts

Jordi Blanes i Vidal and Clare Leaver.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

August 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Economics; Industry Studies. 15860 words.

This paper explores possible biases in open peer-review using data from the English superior courts. Exploiting the random timing of on-the-job interaction between reviewers and reviewees,...

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Root, Waverley

Michelle Brattain.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1343 words.

Root, Waverley (15 April 1903–31 October 1982), writer and journalist, was born Waverley Lewis Root in Providence, Rhode Island, the son of Francis Solomon Root and Florence Mae Lewis. When...

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The Bosman Ruling and Labor Mobility in Football (Soccer)

John Goddard, Peter J. Sloane and John O. S. Wilson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sports Economics

April 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Industry Studies; Labour and Demographic Economics. 9225 words.

This chapter reviews the historical development of free agency in professional football, using the English leagues as representative of what has happened in Europe, and then summarizes work...

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Labor Supply and Human Capital Formation in Professional Team Sports

Bill Gerrard.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sports Economics

April 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Industry Studies; Labour and Demographic Economics. 7543 words.

This chapter uses a variety of economic models to examine the success of teams in the Football Association (FA) Premier League in England. A short review of the relevant literature on...

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