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New Developments in Bureaupluralism: Comparing and Contrasting the Big Bang to the 1998 “Financial Diet”

Tetsuro Toya and Jennifer Amyx

in The Political Economy of the Japanese Financial Big Bang: Institutional Change in Finance and Public Policymaking

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199292394
eISBN:
9780191603525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199292396.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines what can be said about the new developments in financial politics since 1995. It considers the case of the Financial Diet of 1998, an extraordinary legislative session held to ... More


Conclusion

Tetsuro Toya and Jennifer Amyx

in The Political Economy of the Japanese Financial Big Bang: Institutional Change in Finance and Public Policymaking

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199292394
eISBN:
9780191603525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199292396.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the applicability of the study’s findings to other cases in the political economy, generating hypotheses about the determinants of regulatory reform. It discusses the policy ... More


Swings and the Rules-Discretion Balance

John B. Taylor

in Rethinking Expectations: The Way Forward for Macroeconomics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155234
eISBN:
9781400846450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155234.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines two major swings in the balance between rules and the discretion of policymakers in U.S. economic policymaking in the past four decades: one in favor of rules and the other in ... More


Principled Policymaking in an Uncertain World

Michael Woodford

in Rethinking Expectations: The Way Forward for Macroeconomics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155234
eISBN:
9781400846450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155234.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the reasons for the focus on the analysis of monetary policy rules rather than on decisions about individual policy actions, as well as the extent to which such a focus ... More


Aspirations, Constraints, and Outcomes

Andrew Glyn

in Social Democracy in Neoliberal Times: The Left and Economic Policy since 1980

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241378
eISBN:
9780191696923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241378.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Justifications of the inclination toward a single spectrum in terms of policy transitions are the central topics in the chapters in this volume. Individual encounters of several countries in the ... More


Basic institutional framework

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

The book provides plenty of evidence that many of the problems in implementing effective post-conflict economic reconstruction have to do with poor institutional arrangements and weak institutions. ... More


An Economist in the Real World: The Art of Policymaking in India

Kaushik Basu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029629
eISBN:
9780262331678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029629.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In 2009, the economist Kaushik Basu left the world of academic research for the nuts and bolts of policymaking. Appointed by the then Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh, to be chief economic ... More


The Washington Consensus Revisited

Grzegorz W. Kolodko

in From Shock to Therapy: The Political Economy of Postsocialist Transformation

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297437
eISBN:
9780191685354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297437.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

During the latter part of the 1980s and the start of the 1990s, policymakers formulated the so-called ‘Washington consensus,’ which is derived from ten agreed fields by powerful financial ... More


Getting to No: The Evolution of Japan's Rejectionist Line

Robert M. Uriu

in Clinton and Japan: The Impact of Revisionism on US Trade Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280568
eISBN:
9780191712814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280568.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In this chapter the author takes a step back to describe how an increasing number of officials in Japan had come to resent constant U.S. trade demands, and were gearing up to one day say “no.” This ... More


Twin Peaks

David Colander and Roland Kupers

in Complexity and the Art of Public Policy: Solving Society's Problems from the Bottom Up

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169132
eISBN:
9781400850136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169132.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter provides an overview of the book’s main themes. It discusses the notion of a complexity frame, which is a fundamentally different policy frame provided by complexity science. The central ... More


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