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Switzerland: Regulating a Public–Private Heritage of Multipillar Pension Governance

Giuliano Bonoli and Silja Häusermann

in The Varieties of Pension Governance: Pension Privatization in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199586028
eISBN:
9780191725586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586028.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Switzerland is considered a prototype of a multipillar pension system, including both public and private, pay-as-you-go-financed social insurance and mandatory funded occupational pensions. As many ... More


Industrial Policy for National Champions

Oliver Falck, Christian Gollier, and Ludger Woessmann (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016018
eISBN:
9780262298650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016018.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Governments around the world are deeply divided over the proper role of industrial policy, with some politicians arguing for hands-off governance and others supporting government intervention to ... More


The United States and the United Kingdom

Cornelia Woll

in The Power of Inaction: Bank Bailouts in Comparison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452352
eISBN:
9780801471155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452352.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on capital-market based finance in the United States and the United Kingdom. Contrary to what one would expect from liberal market economies with large capital markets, the U.S. ... More


The Role of the State in Development

Nadia Ramsis Farah

in Egypt's Political Economy: Power Relations in Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162176
eISBN:
9781617970337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162176.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the theoretical controversy raging between the proponents of neoliberalism, who advocate the complete withdrawal of the state from the economy, and the proponents of the ... More


From Theory to Practice

Cornelia Woll

in The Power of Inaction: Bank Bailouts in Comparison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452352
eISBN:
9780801471155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452352.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter presents two perspectives in the theoretical discussion of bank bailouts. The moral hazard perspective theorizes the disadvantages of government support by demonstrating that the ... More


Bailout Games

Cornelia Woll

in The Power of Inaction: Bank Bailouts in Comparison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452352
eISBN:
9780801471155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452352.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This introductory chapter provides an overview of bank bailouts. In all countries who experienced ecnomic crisis in 2008, the political decisions to rescue the banking sector were heavily criticized. ... More


State Interventionism and its Consequences

Baldev Raj Nayar

in The Myth of the Shrinking State: Globalization and the State in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699395
eISBN:
9780199080526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699395.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the interventionist role assumed by the Indian state in the early years following independence, under the leadership of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. That policy was driven ... More


The 2008 Global Crisis and Israel-Economy Resilience

Assaf Razin

in Israel and the World Economy: The Power of Globalization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037341
eISBN:
9780262344234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037341.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The global financial crisis generated the deepest and longest recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s. The defining event of the 2008 global financial crisis was a “hemorrhagic stroke”: a ... More


Subsidizing National Champions: An Evolutionary Perspective

Cécile Aubert, Oliver Falck, and Stephan Heblich

in Industrial Policy for National Champions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016018
eISBN:
9780262298650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016018.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

To survive in a competitive market, it is important for firms or industries to innovate and develop new products. Firms enjoying support and protection from the government will hardly spend time, ... More


Arab Solutions to Arab Problems Libya and Syria

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

in Qatar and the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780190210977
eISBN:
9780190235710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210977.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines in detail the nature and extent of the Qatari interventions in Libya and Syria, the two most violent and complex frontlines of the Arab Spring. The first half of the chapter ... More


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