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The Rise of the Market Reform Movement

Kimberly J. Morgan and Andrea Louise Campbell

in The Delegated Welfare State: Medicare, Markets, and the Governance of Social Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199730346
eISBN:
9780199918447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730346.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the ideational and political movements advocating market-based forms of delegated governance since the 1970s. In part, the embrace of marketizing reforms reflected the ... More


Understanding Consumption

Angus Deaton

in Understanding Consumption

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288244
eISBN:
9780191596131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288247.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The author reviews the main issues discussed in the book and places them in the wider context of the evolution of macroeconomic thought. It points out to new theoretical and empirical puzzles raised ... More


The Place of Financial Markets in the Economy

Hendrik S. Houthakker and Peter J. Williamson

in The Economics of Financial Markets

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195044072
eISBN:
9780199832958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019504407X.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Some of the frameworks and concepts of macroeconomics are deployed to explore the place of financial markets in the US economy, and various important questions are introduced (such as how interest ... More


Budget Institutions and Structures

Maurice Wright

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The formal institutions and structures of Japan's budgetary system are complex; the processes of making budgets through them labyrinthine and opaque. The proliferation of the number and different ... More


The Spending Ministries and Agencies

Maurice Wright

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter provides an organizational map of the terrain inhabited by Japan's Spending Ministries and Agencies before the implementation in January 2001 of the reforms to the central government ... More


Designing a Compliance Information System: ESA and the Techniques of Surveillance

James D. Savage

in Making the EMU: The Politics of Budgetary Surveillance and the Enforcement of Maastricht

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199238699
eISBN:
9780191696770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238699.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

This chapter examines the techniques of surveillance employed by Eurostat during the surveillance process to develop a compliance information system, including the development of the member state ... More


European Statistical Case Law for Stage II Convergence, 1994–7

James D. Savage

in Making the EMU: The Politics of Budgetary Surveillance and the Enforcement of Maastricht

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199238699
eISBN:
9780191696770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238699.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

This chapter shows that from 1994 through the early months of 1998, Eurostat engaged in fiscal rulemaking in the form of administrative statistical case law. Lacking the capacity to scrutinize every ... More


The Revolution in Retirement Plans

Matthew P. Fink

in The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider's View

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195336450
eISBN:
9780199868469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336450.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Today it is natural to associate mutual funds with retirement plans since funds are the largest funding medium for 401(k) and other defined contribution plans, as well as for Individual Retirement ... More


The Devil Himself Could Not Have Checked Them: Fighting with Black Soldiers at the Crater

Kevin M. Levin

in Cold Harbor To the Crater: The End of the Overland Campaign

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625331
eISBN:
9781469625355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625331.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Confederates resented the Union’s deployment of black soldiers in combat at Petersburg, using their presence to rally additional support for the Confederacy. Kevin M. Levin’s essay touches briefly on ... More


Concept of Sustainable Development: Macroeconomic Resource and Income Accounting

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter defines the concept of sustainable development taking account of the roles of accumulation of natural, manmade and knowledge capital in development using a capital theoretic model and ... More


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