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1. brain drain

The term ‘brain drain’ designates the international transfer of human resources and mainly applies to the migration of relatively highly educated individuals ...

By Frédéric Docquier and Hillel Rapoport. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. Brunner, Karl (1916–1989)

Karl Brunner's scholarly contributions are in three areas, namely, monetary and macroeconomics, methodology and its application to cognitive science, ...

By Allan H. Meltzer. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. new institutional economics

The new institutional economics (NIE) consists of a set of analytical tools or concepts from a variety of disciplines in the social sciences, business ...

By L.J. Alston. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. transaction costs, history of

While the basic insight that underlies the transaction cost concept is probably as old as human reflection on economic issues itself, it became associated ...

By M. Klaes. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. merger analysis (United States)

There are three different types of mergers: horizontal, vertical, and conglomerate. We discuss all three and explain why mergers can be a desirable way ...

By Dennis W. Carlton and Jeffrey M. Perloff. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. pollution permits

Government can reduce pollution by issuing permits to polluters in numbers below existing emission levels. Under a tradable permit programme, a firm with ...

By Ted Gayer. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. switching costs

Switching costs arise when transactions, learning, or pecuniary costs are incurred by a user who changes suppliers (including for ‘follow-on’ or ‘aftermarket’ ...

By Paul Klemperer. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. institutional trap

One of the main obstacles for successful economic development is the formation of institutional traps, inefficient yet stable norms of behaviour. Domination ...

By Victor Polterovich. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

9. border effects

International finance and trade economists have traditionally focused on the behaviour of cross-country prices and factor returns and the flow of goods ...

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

10. urbanization

Cities first arose in the Fertile Crescent a few thousand years after the discovery of agriculture. Yet the history of urbanization is not one of steady ...

By Sukkoo Kim. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008