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How Reform Worked in China: The Transition from Plan to Market

Yingyi Qian

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262534246
eISBN:
9780262342728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262534246.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

As China has transformed itself from a centrally planned economy to a market economy, economists have tried to understand and interpret the success of Chinese reform. As the Chinese economist Yingyi ... More


Why Good People Do Bad Environmental Things

Elizabeth R. DeSombre

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190636272
eISBN:
9780190636302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190636272.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, American Politics

We all behave in ways that cause environmental harm whether we intend to or not. This book looks at how social structures, incentives, information, habits, attitudes, norms, and the inherent ... More


Incentives

Elizabeth R. DeSombre

in Why Good People Do Bad Environmental Things

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190636272
eISBN:
9780190636302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190636272.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, American Politics

Incentives for environmental behavior are skewed from the beginning: making a good environmental choice is often more costly, or more difficult, than engaging in environment-harming behavior, simply ... More


The Alternatives to War: From Sanctions to Nonviolence

James Pattison

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198755203
eISBN:
9780191816567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755203.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

If states are not to go to war, what should they do instead? In The Alternatives to War: From Sanctions to Non-violence, James Pattison considers the case for the alternatives to military action to ... More


Lessening the Obduracy of Networked Urbanity

Taylor Dotson

in Technically Together: Reconstructing Community in a Networked World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036382
eISBN:
9780262340861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036382.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter outlines the constellation of economic, political, and cultural barriers to more communitarian urban spaces. The momentum of suburbia is shown to have as much to do with entrenched ... More


The Capitalist Market

Eric T. Freyfogle

in Our Oldest Task: Making Sense of Our Place in Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226326399
eISBN:
9780226326429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326429.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The capitalist market embodies and accentuates key elements of modern culture: it endorses human exceptionalism, treats people as autonomous individuals, discounts the future, fragments and ... More


Ideology, Electoral Incentives, and Inclusion Outcomes across Countries

Rafaela M. Dancygier

in Dilemmas of Inclusion: Muslims in European Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691172590
eISBN:
9781400888108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172590.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter investigates whether two countervailing forces—ideological commitments to equal treatment and the potential electoral leverage of the Muslim vote—can nevertheless lead to ... More


How Reform Worked in China

Yingyi Qian

in How Reform Worked in China: The Transition from Plan to Market

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262534246
eISBN:
9780262342728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262534246.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

China’s reform worked and produced one of the most impressive growth in the largest developing and transition economy in the world in the past twenty-two years. That China has managed to grow so ... More


Federalism as a Commitment to Preserving Market Incentives

Yingyi Qian

in How Reform Worked in China: The Transition from Plan to Market

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262534246
eISBN:
9780262342728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262534246.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

We advance a new perspective in the study of federalism. Our approach views federalism as a governance solution of the state to credibly preserving market incentives. Market incentives are preserved ... More


Regional Decentralization and Fiscal Incentives: Federalism, Chinese Style

Yingyi Qian

in How Reform Worked in China: The Transition from Plan to Market

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262534246
eISBN:
9780262342728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262534246.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Aligning the interests of local governments with market development is an important issue for developing and transition economies. Using a panel data set from China, we investigate the relationship ... More


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