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Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The condition of a sailing vessel which is obliged, because of heavy weather, to heave to under bare poles with its helm a-lee in order to ride out the storm.

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Peer Hull Kristensen and Jonathan Zeitlin Local Players in Global Games: The Strategic Constitution of a Multinational Corporation. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2005

in Socio-Economic Review

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

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

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Thomas Perronet Thompson

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

(1783–1869)

Thompson was born on 15 March 1783 in Hull, Yorkshire, and died at Blackheath, Kent, on 6 September 1869. He was the eldest son of Thomas Thompson, a prominent ...

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Pryme, George (1781–1868), economist

T. A. B. Corley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 916 words.

Pryme, George (1781–1868), economist, was born at Cottingham, Yorkshire, on 4 April 1781, the only surviving child (an elder brother had died in infancy) of Christopher Pryme, merchant of...

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Spence, William (1783–1860)

Aldo Barba.

in The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

January 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 917 words.

Spence was born at Hull in 1783, and died in London in 1860. He was a prosperous businessman.

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William Spence

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Spence was born at Hull in 1783, and died in London in 1860. He was a prosperous businessman. Details of his schooling are not known, but he became interested in science at a Young age; he...

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Robert Mushet

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Mushet was born at Dalkeith, near Edinburgh on 10 November 1782, and died at Edmonton, Middlesex on 1 February 1828. His elder brother, David Mushet, was an iron-master and metallurgist who...

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Robert Pashley

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Robert Pashley was born on 4 September 1805 in York, and died 29 May 1859 in London after a Short illness. He was the son of the barrister Robert Pashley of Hull. Pashley was educated at...

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George Cyril Allen

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Allen was born 28 June 1900 at Kenilworth, and died 31 July 1982 at Oxford. He joined the newly created Royal Air Force as an officer in 1918. Following the war he attended the University...

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McFadzean, Francis Scott, Baron McFadzean of Kelvinside (1915–1992), businessman and economist

Bob Reid.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Economics. 1343 words.

McFadzean, Francis Scott, Baron McFadzean of Kelvinside (1915–1992), businessman and economist, was born on 26 November 1915 at 8 Fullarton Terrace, Troon, Ayrshire, the son of Francis...

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Short-Rate Term-Structure Modeling

Andrew Davidson and Alexander Levin.

in Mortgage Valuation Models

June 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 11044 words.

Using a simple binomial tree, the chapter introduces the concept of calibrating random rates to prices of financial instruments. The authors then analyze continuous term-structure models...

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Statistical Inference in Nonparametric Frontier Models: Recent Developments and Perspectives

Léopold Simar Paul W. Wilson.

in The Measurement of Productive Efficiency and Productivity Change

February 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 45577 words.

This chapter recasts the parametric and statistical approach of Chapter 2, and the nonparametric and deterministic approach of Chapter 3 into a nonparametric and statistical approach. It...

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Loucks, Henry Langford

Gerald W. Wolff.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Economics. 1984 words.

Loucks, Henry Langford (24 May 1846–29 December 1928), politician and economist, was born in Hull, Quebec, Canada, the son of William J. Loucks, a merchant, and Anna York. Henry received...

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Hartley, Arthur Clifford (1889–1960), oil engineer

A. C. Vivian.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology. 846 words.

Hartley, Arthur Clifford (1889–1960), oil engineer, was born at Springbank, Hull, on 7 January 1889, the elder son of George Thomas Hartley, surgeon, and his wife, Elizabeth Briggs. From...

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Applegarth, Robert

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 247 words.

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Born Kingston-on-Hull, 26 Jan. 1834; s of a mariner, who afterwards went as quartermaster on the ‘Terror’ to the North Polar regions; died 13 July 1924...

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Bilocca [née Marshall], Lillian [Lil] (1929–1988), trawler safety campaigner

Brian W. Lavery.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics. 1412 words.

Bilocca [née Marshall], Lillian [Lil] (1929–1988), trawler safety campaigner, was born in a 'two-up, two-down' at 7 Welton Terrace, Wassand Street, Hull, Yorkshire, in the city's Hessle...

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Maplethorpe, Cyril Wheatley (1898–1983), pharmaceutical manufacturer

Geoffrey Tweedale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1038 words.

Maplethorpe, Cyril Wheatley (1898–1983), pharmaceutical manufacturer, was born on 20 April 1898 at 68 Balfour Street, Drypool, Kingston upon Hull, the son of Jack Maplethorpe, a police...

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Peddling Protectionism: Smoot-Hawley and the Great Depression. By DOUGLAS A. IRWIN

Niall Meagher.

in Journal of International Economic Law

June 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 2105 words.

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Rethinking TRIPS: ‘Adequate Remuneration’ for Non-voluntary Patent Licensing

Antony Taubman.

in Journal of International Economic Law

December 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 20956 words.

Driven by concerns about access to medicines, the World Trade Organization (WTO) Doha Declaration on the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement and Public...

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Human Rights, Risks, and New Strategies for Global Investment

Sheldon Leader.

in Journal of International Economic Law

September 2006; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 24469 words.

It is often argued that the rules and practices of foreign direct investment can threaten the protection of human rights. That danger used to arise from the fact that the investors simply...

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Valuation in the context of derivatives litigation

Richard Grove.

in Capital Markets Law Journal

April 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Capital Markets. 7490 words.

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