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Banking on DemocracyFinancial Markets and Elections in Emerging Countries

Banking on Democracy: Financial Markets and Elections in Emerging Countries

Javier Santiso

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019002
eISBN:
9780262313704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019002.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Politics matter for financial markets and financial markets matter for politics, and nowhere is this relationship more apparent than in emerging markets. This book investigates the links between ... More

The Comingled CodeOpen Source and Economic Development

The Comingled Code: Open Source and Economic Development

Josh Lerner and Mark Schankerman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014632
eISBN:
9780262289573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014632.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Discussions of the economic impact of open source software often generate more heat than light. Advocates passionately assert the benefits of open source while critics decry its effects. Missing from ... More

The Disruption Dilemma

The Disruption Dilemma

Joshua Gans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034487
eISBN:
9780262333832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034487.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

When successful and well-managed firms fail, we call this disruption. In the almost two decades since Clay Christensen’s famous treatise mapping this phenomenon, such failure has continued, with ... More

Engineering InventionFrank J. Sprague and the U.S. Electrical Industry

Engineering Invention: Frank J. Sprague and the U.S. Electrical Industry

Frederick Dalzell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042567
eISBN:
9780262258708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042567.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Over the course of a little less than twenty years, inventor Frank J. Sprague (1857–1934) achieved an astonishing series of technological breakthroughs—from pioneering work in self-governing motors ... More

Gurus and OraclesThe Marketing of Information

Gurus and Oracles: The Marketing of Information

Miklos Sarvary

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016940
eISBN:
9780262301176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016940.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

We live in an “Information Age” of overabundant data and lightning-fast transmission. Yet although information and knowledge represent key factors in most economic decisions, we often forget that ... More

Health InformaticsA Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes

Health Informatics: A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes

Barbara M. Hayes and William Aspray (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014328
eISBN:
9780262289498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014328.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The health care industry has been slow to join the information technology revolution; handwritten records are still the primary means of organizing patient care. Concerns about patient privacy, the ... More

Leading Open Innovation

Leading Open Innovation

Anne Sigismund Huff, Kathrin M. Moslein, and Ralf Reichwald (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018494
eISBN:
9780262312455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018494.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

In today’s competitive globalized market, firms are increasingly reaching beyond conventional internal methods of research and development to use ideas developed through processes of open innovation ... More

Make It NewThe History of Silicon Valley Design

Make It New: The History of Silicon Valley Design

Barry M. Katz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029636
eISBN:
9780262330923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029636.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Make it New studies the formation of a professional design practice in California’s Silicon Valley and its role in the region’s “ecosystem of innovation.” In 1980, about midpoint in the story, the ... More

The Power BrokersThe Struggle to Shape and Control the Electric Power Industry

The Power Brokers: The Struggle to Shape and Control the Electric Power Industry

Jeremiah D. Lambert

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029506
eISBN:
9780262330985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029506.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The Power Brokers tells the story of the electric power industry in the United States, using the diverse careers of seven influential individuals to create a narrative: Samuel Insull, David ... More

Product Variety and the Gains from International Trade

Product Variety and the Gains from International Trade

Robert C. Feenstra

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062800
eISBN:
9780262289375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062800.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The application of the monopolistic competition model to international trade by Elhanan Helpman, Paul Krugman, and Kelvin Lancaster was one of the great achievements of international trade theory in ... More

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