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Information, knowledge, and economic life

Alex Preda

Information, knowledge, and economic life

an introduction to the sociology of markets

by Alex Preda

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociological aspects,
  • Economics,
  • Markets,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-224) and index.

    StatementAlex Preda
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM548 .P74 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 238 p. :
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24803487M
    ISBN 100199556946, 0199556954
    ISBN 109780199556946, 9780199556953
    LC Control Number2009931631
    OCLC/WorldCa423583536

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Knowledge and Power is a book about a new theory of economics that derives its core from Claude Shannon’s information theory. Gilder begins by introducing the reader to what information theory is and its two most crucial components: information and by: 1.

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Information, knowledge, and economic life: an introduction to the sociology of markets. Summary: As financial markets have assumed an increasing prominence in societies, economic sociology has provided cogent explanations of their effect on our world.

An information economy is where the productivity and competitiveness of units or agents in the economy (be they firms, regions or nations) depend mainly on their capacity to generate, process, and apply efficiently knowledge-based information.

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Economic life is the expected period of time during which an asset is useful to the average owner. The economic life of an asset could be different than its actual physical life. This text is an extract from the book Word Matters: multicultural perspectives on information book, which has been coordinated by Alain Ambrosi, Valérie Peugeot and Daniel Pimienta was released on November 5, by C & F Éditions.

The text is under the Creative Commons licence, by, non commercial. Knowledge should be shared in free access. This book covers the following topics: Managerial Economics, Objectives Of The Business Firm, Fundamental Economic Concepts, Law Of Demand, Demand Elasticity, Demand Forecasting, Consumer Behaviour: Cardinal Analysis, Ordinal Analysis, Production Function, Economies Of Scale, Cost Concepts, Price Determination: Perfect Competition And Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition And.

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Richard S. Tol & Kenneth J. Arrow & Maureen L. Cropper & Christian Gollier & Ben Groom & Geoffrey M. Integrity as related to information means ensuring that the facts, events, knowledge, etc., captured and stored in information systems is accurate and complete (see “CARROTS” in Chapter 3).

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1 Introduction. In the past few decades there has been a revolution in computing and communications, and all indications are that technological progress and use of information technology will continue at a rapid pace.

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Granovetter; non-contractual relations in business - a preliminary study, Stewart Macaulay; human values and the. The information economy and the knowledge economy emphasize the content or intellectual property that is being traded through an information market or knowledge market, respectively.

Electronic commerce and electronic business emphasize the nature of transactions and running a business, respectively, using the Internet and World-Wide Web. Economics is the study of given ends and scarce means. Lionel Robbins, biography, from the Concise Encyclopedia of Economics: Robbins’ most famous book was An Essay on the Nature and Significance of Economic Science, one of the best-written prose pieces in economics.

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