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Financing Innovation in the United States, 1870 to the Present

Financing Innovation in the United States, 1870 to the Present

Naomi R Lamoreaux and Kenneth L Sokoloff (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122894
eISBN:
9780262277884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122894.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Although technological change is vital for economic growth, the interaction of finance and technological innovation is rarely studied. This book examines the ways in which innovation is funded in the ... More

Firms in the International EconomyFirm Heterogeneity Meets International Business

Firms in the International Economy: Firm Heterogeneity Meets International Business

Sjoerd Beugelsdijk, Steven Brakman, Hans van Ees, and Harry Garretsen (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019743
eISBN:
9780262314473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019743.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

International Economics (IE) and International Business (IB) are usually treated as two separate disciplines. With the advent of new trade theory the firm was reintroduced in IE and the fields more ... More

Foreign Direct Investment and the Multinational Enterprise

Foreign Direct Investment and the Multinational Enterprise

Steven Brakman and Harry Garretsen (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026451
eISBN:
9780262269124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026451.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The multinational firm and its main vehicle, foreign direct investment, are key forces in economic globalization. Their importance to the world economy can be seen in the fact that since 1990, ... More

From Optimal Tax Theory to Tax PolicyRetrospective and Prospective Views

From Optimal Tax Theory to Tax Policy: Retrospective and Prospective Views

Robin Boadway

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017114
eISBN:
9780262301688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017114.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Many things inform a country’s choice of tax system, including political considerations, public opinion, bureaucratic complexities, and ideas drawn from theoretical analysis. This book examines the ... More

Fundamental Tax ReformIssues, Choices, and Implications

Fundamental Tax Reform: Issues, Choices, and Implications

John W. Diamond and George R. Zodrow (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042475
eISBN:
9780262271707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042475.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Reform of the federal income tax system has become a perennial item on the domestic policy agenda of the United States, although there is considerable uncertainty over specifics. Indeed the recent ... More

Game Theory and the HumanitiesBridging Two Worlds

Game Theory and the Humanities: Bridging Two Worlds

Steven J. Brams

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015226
eISBN:
9780262295932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015226.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Game theory models are ubiquitous in economics, common in political science, and increasingly used in psychology and sociology; in evolutionary biology, they offer compelling explanations for ... More

Global Interdependence, Decoupling, and Recoupling

Global Interdependence, Decoupling, and Recoupling

Yin-Wong Cheung and Frank Westermann (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019804
eISBN:
9780262314442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019804.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

One lens through which to view global economic interdependence and the spillover of shocks is that of decoupling (and then recoupling). Decoupling between developed and developing countries can be ... More

The Great RecessionLessons for Central Bankers

The Great Recession: Lessons for Central Bankers

Jacob Braude, Zvi Eckstein, Stanley Fischer, and Karnit Flug (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018340
eISBN:
9780262305921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018340.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The Great Recession shook not only the global economy and the financial systems of major economies, but also conventional wisdom of economic policy making, regulation of financial markets, and more. ... More

The Guidance of an Enterprise Economy

The Guidance of an Enterprise Economy

Martin Shubik and Eric Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034630
eISBN:
9780262337540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034630.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book is devoted to the study of the guidance, control and coordination problems of an enterprise economy. Our basic approach requires an understanding of the roles of money and financial ... More

HappinessA Revolution in Economics

Happiness: A Revolution in Economics

Bruno S. Frey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062770
eISBN:
9780262273213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062770.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Revolutionary developments in economics are rare. The conservative bias of the field and its enshrined knowledge make it difficult to introduce new ideas not in line with received theory. Happiness ... More

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