miser

(redirected from MISE)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to MISE: Mise en place

miser

Civil engineering a large hand-operated auger used for loose soils

miser

[′mī·zər]
(petroleum engineering)
A well-boring bit that is tubular with a valve at the bottom, and has a screw for forcing the earth upward. Also spelled mizer.
References in periodicals archive ?
On the one hand, by his own admission, he had a profound distaste for any government job and so avoided such involvement: "As a matter of principle, I do not belong to any political or economic-political organizations" (Mises to Freihandelsbund gegen Teuerung und Wirtschaftszwang, November 11, 1924, Mises Archive, 80:60, Special Archive for Historico-Documentary Collections, Moscow).
The paper is structured as follows: section 2 analyzes Lachmann's views on the subjective nature of expectations, while section 3 discusses Mises's views on the subject Section 4 discusses Lachmann's views on the process of equilibration, focusing, in particular, on the problems posed by the path dependent nature of the process in a dynamic world Section 5 analyzes how Mises managed to integrate subjective expectations into his theory of the process of equilibration while acknowledging the path dependent nature of the process.
Second, Mises did not use marginal revenue in his analysis of margin monopoly.
These are exactly the observations made by Mises exactly 100 years earlier, now being rediscovered--with the fundamental difference being that the Chicago Plan postulates state control of money, whereas Mises postulated return to the gold standard, emphasizing that the main thing is that the government should no longer be in a position to increase the quantity of money in circulation and the amount of checkbook money not fully--that is, 100-percent--covered by deposits paid in by the public.
Mises explicitly notes that there are considerations of value that can impact the decision to employ a factor of production one way or another, but that these considerations are excluded from the realm of monetary calculation precisely because they are not the subject of exchange and hence are not reckoned in terms of any price.
Mises stated that wages, profit and rent are not direct income correspondents to, respectively, labour, capital and land.
Von Mises championed the laissez-faire theory that government should not interfere in the economy because it is not competent to make the people happier or more prosperous than the people can do for themselves by making their own economic decisions.
Economic knowledge, Mises thought, necessarily leads to liberalism.
Mises also takes the Smithian argument one step further by suggesting a generalization of Ricardo's description of the international trading process, which he saw as driven by specialization by comparative advantage followed by exchange.
When assessing the impact which mises en abyme have on plot and reader expectation, it is essential to bear in mind the question of perceptibility.
Mises Capital president and CEO Stephen Johnston was an emerging market fund manager in London, England for almost a decade and believes the political risk discount applied to Colombian oil and gas assets is too high: "In order to encourage foreign investment, Colombia now has some of the best laws and royalty provisions in South America.