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Economic Institutions and Growth Policy Analysis, Fall 2005
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Considers how institutions have been incorporated theoretically into explorations of growth and ... More

Considers how institutions have been incorporated theoretically into explorations of growth and development. Four sets of institutions are examined in detail: the corporate sector, to study how ownership, strategy, and structure affect growth-related policies; financial institutions, to analyze how they condition savings and investment; labor market institutions, to investigate their impact on the determination of wage and production-related productivity; and the institutions associated with technology, such as universities, research laboratories, and corporate training centers, to consider how skill formulation is accomplished. Less

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Economics
Political Science
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M.I.T.
TeachingWithData.org
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TeachingWithData.org
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Amsden, Alice Hoffenberg
MIT
Piore, Michael
Prof. Alice Amsden Prof. Michael Piore
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Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, Fall 2010
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This course offers an introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, an interdisciplinary ... More

This course offers an introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, an interdisciplinary academic field that asks critical questions about the meaning of gender in society. The primary goal of this course is to familiarize students with key issues, questions and debates in Women's and Gender Studies scholarship, both historical and contemporary. Gender scholarship critically analyzes themes of gendered performance and power in a range of social spheres, such as law, culture, work, medicine and the family. Less

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Ethnic Studies
Women's Studies
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M.I.T.
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MIT OpenCourseWare
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Andrea
Elizabeth
Fox
Walsh
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Political Economy of Western Europe, Spring 2003
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Examines role of European states in postwar period of rapid economic growth ... More

Examines role of European states in postwar period of rapid economic growth and current crisis. Includes analysis of different state traditions ("etatist," liberal, authoritarian); government's role in decline of some economies and rise of others; why and where Keynesianism, indicative planning, and state enterprises were introduced; alternative conceptions of contemporary economic problems (new international division of labor? too few producers? oil shock?); and of policies to deal with them (industrial policy? monetarism? protectionism?). Less

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Political Science
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M.I.T.
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MIT OpenCourseWare
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Berger, Suzanne
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Pragmatics in Linguistic Theory, Fall 2006
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Formal theories of context-dependency, presupposition, implicature, context-change, focus and topic. Special emphasis ... More

Formal theories of context-dependency, presupposition, implicature, context-change, focus and topic. Special emphasis on the division of labor between semantics and pragmatics. Applications to the analysis of quantification, definiteness, presupposition projection, conditionals and modality, anaphora, questions and answers. Less

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Linguistics
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M.I.T.
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MIT OpenCourseWare
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Fox, Daniel
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Specialization and Division of Labor
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This example engages students in a simple simulation of specialization and division ... More

This example engages students in a simple simulation of specialization and division of labor. All that is needed are staplers and some paper. Less

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Education
Economics
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC)
SERC at Carlton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Starting Point (SERC)
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Betty J. Blecha
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Ten Mile Day
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In this multidisciplinary lesson, students work in small groups ("work crews") while ... More

In this multidisciplinary lesson, students work in small groups ("work crews") while participating in a production activity. Students learn about competition, division of labor, and incentives. They also demonstrate how division of labor and incentives help lead to greater productivity. Less

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Economics
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Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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Economic Lowdown Lessons
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Todd Zartman
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