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quantitative empiricism

Overview page. Subjects: International Law.

This term describes a method of study of international law through ‘quantitative methods and canons of behaviouralism’ using techniques of (computerized) data collection and analysis, such...

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quantitative empiricism

Overview page. Subjects: International Law.

This term describes a method of study of international law through ‘quantitative methods and canons of behaviouralism’ using techniques of (computerized) data collection and analysis, such...

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quantitative empiricism

Edited by John P. Grant and J. Craig Barker.

in Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Law. 48 words.

This term describes a method of study of international law through ‘quantitative methods and canons of behaviouralism’ using techniques of

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Probability and Models

Malcolm Williams.

in Studying Organizations Using Critical Realism

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 7768 words.

This chapter argues that the realist project of identifying causal mechanisms is consistent with the use of quantitative methods if these methods are deployed in terms of models rather than...

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abstracted empiricism

Overview page. Subjects: Sociology.

A term coined by C. Wright Mills in The Sociological Imagination (1959) to refer to the work of those sociologists who equate empiricism with science and make a fetish of quantitative...

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Development economics in retrospect and prospect

Paul Collier.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards). 8973 words.

Development economics has changed radically since 1990. The very concept of ‘developing countries’ has become antiquated as most previously poor countries have converged on rich ones,...

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The New Economic History of Latin America: Evolution and Recent Contributions

John H. Coatsworth and William R. Summerhill.

in The Oxford Handbook of Latin American History

December 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History. 8476 words.

This article on economic history explores a scholarly corpus whose robust empiricism stands out from the general antipositivist trends in the historical field and thus contributes a healthy...

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Introduction: Realism and Naturalism in the Philosophy of Science

J. D. Trout.

in Measuring the Intentional World

July 1998; p ublished online February 2006 .

Chapter. Subjects: Metaphysics. 20347 words.

This introductory chapter leads the reader through the major positions, issues, and disputes in 20th century philosophy of science, and describes the evidential conditions that authorize an...

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Topical Antimicrobial Therapy for Treating Chronic Wounds

Benjamin A. Lipsky and Christopher Hoey.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

November 2009; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4523 words.

Various agents have been applied topically to treat infected wounds for millennia, but their proper role remains unclear. Topical therapy affords many potential advantages but also has...

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Necessary Violence? Inscribing the Subject of Law

Penelope Pether.

in Law and Language

February 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Law. 18560 words.

This chapter begins with an assessment of law school admissions procedures. It then turns to Sanders and the tournament of (fatally conceptually flawed) empiricism that followed his...

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Recent Trends in Investor–State Dispute Settlement

Rachel L. Wellhausen.

in Journal of International Dispute Settlement

March 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law; Settlement of Disputes. 8229 words.

Systematic data about investor–state dispute settlement (ISDS) are increasingly important to our understanding of modern relations between states and multinational corporations. This...

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The Data-Driven Future of International Economic Law

Wolfgang Alschner, Joost Pauwelyn and Sergio Puig.

in Journal of International Economic Law

June 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; International Economic Law; Economics. 7401 words.

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The availability of more data and new ways of analyzing it is changing the way we do empirical legal research. With the help of modern technology we...

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The Judicialization of International Law: Reflections on the Empirical Turn

Gleider I. Hernández.

in European Journal of International Law

August 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 7173 words.

The proliferation of international courts and tribunals in the last two decades has been an important new development in international law, and the three books under review are at the...

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Arbitral Decision-Making: Legal Realism and Law & Economics

Thomas Schultz.

in Journal of International Dispute Settlement

July 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law; Settlement of Disputes. 11459 words.

As the social impact and role of international arbitration receives increasing attention, one central theme in this conundrum gains prominence: how do arbitrators decide cases? What...

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Sociology of international arbitration

Emmanuel Gaillard.

in Arbitration International

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Company and Commercial Law; Competition Law; Employment and Labour Law; Settlement of Disputes. 8133 words.

Since the first comprehensive work in sociology of international arbitration in 1996 by Dezalay and Garth, international arbitration has changed considerably. This article considers those...

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Part II Approaches, Ch.21 Yale’s Policy Science and International Law: Between Legal Formalism and Policy Conceptualism

Hengameh Saberi.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law

June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 25 pages. 11728 words.

This chapter challenges the conventional narrative about the career of the New Haven School (NHS) by arguing that the mainstream discipline’s rejection of the policy-oriented methodology...

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What Are Trade Agreements For? – Two Conflicting Stories Told by Economists, With a Lesson for Lawyers

Donald H. Regan.

in Journal of International Economic Law

December 2006; p ublished online November 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 19466 words.

Economists tell two stories about the function of trade agreements: trade agreements restrain protectionism, or trade agreements restrain the purposeful exploitation of market power, which I...

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