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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Industrialization and inequality revisited: mortality differentials and vulnerability to economic stress in Stockholm, 1878–1926

Joseph Molitoris and Martin Dribe.

in European Review of Economic History

May 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 9845 words.

This work combines economic and demographic data to examine inequality of living standards in Stockholm at the turn of the twentieth century. Using a longitudinal population register with...

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Mind the gap! Transport costs and price convergence in the nineteenth century Atlantic economy

Karl Gunnar Persson.

in European Review of Economic History

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 0 words.

The conventional view asserts that sharply falling transport costs practically closed the transatlantic price gap for grain by the end of the nineteenth century. This article challenges...

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When do firms hire lobbyists? The organization of lobbying at the Federal Communications Commission

John M. de Figueiredo and James J. Kim.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2004; p ublished online December 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 0 words.

This paper examines the explanatory power of transaction cost economics to explain vertical integration decisions for lobbying by firms. We examine lobbying contacts at the Federal...

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For whom the bell tolls: ecological perspectives on industrial decline and resurgence

Martin Ruef.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2004; p ublished online February 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 0 words.

Over the last twenty-five years, research in organizational ecology has given rise to a proliferation of mechanisms that seek to explain processes of decline and resurgence in mature...

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Competing technologies and market dominance: standard “battles” in the Local Area Networking industry

Roberto Fontana.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2008; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 12475 words.

The rise of Fast Ethernet as the dominant standard for high-speed connection in the Local Area Networking industry is chosen to study the interaction between increasing returns to adoption...

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