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1. path dependence and occupations

Path dependence in occupations refers to the observed occupational distribution in a population or in a sub-population at a point in time that depends ...

By Maristella Botticini and Zvi Eckstein. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. Poor Law, old

The Old Poor Law was the system of local public assistance that existed in England and Wales from 1597 until 1834. It provided an important safety net ...

By George R. Boyer. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. trade and poverty

This article reviews the relationship between trade and poverty, with specific focus on this link in developing countries. Since the 1980s, our understanding ...

By Nina Pavcnik. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. monopsony

Monopsony refers to the situation where a firm has some market power over the price it pays for its inputs, so that a higher price must be paid the more ...

By Alan Manning. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. currency unions

This article reviews currency unions, that is, groups of countries that use a common money. There are a large number of such monetary unions in both the ...

By Andrew K. Rose. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. real rigidities

Real rigidities are forces that reduce the responsiveness of firms' profit-maximizing prices to variations in aggregate output resulting from variations ...

By David Romer. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. globalization and labour

The entry of China, India, and the ex-Soviet countries into the world trading system in the 1990s has made globalization an increasingly important driver ...

By Richard B. Freeman. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. new economic geography

New economic geography provides an integrated and micro-founded approach to spatial economics. It emphasizes the role of clustering forces in generating ...

By Anthony J. Venables. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

9. family economics

Family economics is the application of the analytical methods of microeconomics to family behaviour. It aims to improve our understanding of resource ...

By John Ermisch. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

10. comparative advantage

This article traces the evolution of the theory of comparative advantage and the gains from trade from the pioneering work of David Ricardo to the factor ...

By Ronald Findlay. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008