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Preschool for All: Building a Movement in the 2000s

Elizabeth Rose

in The Promise of Preschool: From Head Start to Universal Pre-Kindergarten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395075
eISBN:
9780199775767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395075.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Inspired by the success of preschool in these states, advocates, foundation leaders, and business allies built a movement for universal preschool. Rather than continuing to push for the expansion of ... More


Should There Be Multilateral Rules on Foreign Direct Investment?

Edward M. Graham

in Governments, Globalization, and International Business

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296058
eISBN:
9780191596209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296053.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The surge of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the late 1980s and first half of the 1990s and the associated expansion of the activities of multinational enterprises (MNEs) has left the world a ... More


Increased Income Inequality in OECD Countries and the Redistributive Impact of the Government Budget

Anthony B. Atkinson

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The recent rise in inequality in the distribution of disposable income in many, although not all, countries has led to a search for explanations, particularly since for much of the postwar period ... More


Industrial Policy and Economic Transformation in Africa

Joseph Stiglitz and Akbar Noman (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231175180
eISBN:
9780231540773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175180.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The revival of economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is all the more welcome for having followed one of the worst economic disasters—a quarter century of economic malaise for most of the region—since ... More


Arenas as Standardizes

Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson

in A World of Standards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256952
eISBN:
9780191716508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256952.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter describes how an international organization set up as a forum for the discussion of public administration issues ended up being an active standardizer. Numerous organizations provide ... More


The IASC Copes with Its Political Environment

Kees Camfferman and Stephen A. Zeff

in Financial Reporting and Global Capital Markets: A History of the International Accounting Standards Committee, 1973-2000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296293
eISBN:
9780191700767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296293.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The parties taking an interest in the work of the International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC) were by divided along the lines of developed versus developing nations, governments versus the ... More


The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World

Ho-fung Hung

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164184
eISBN:
9780231540223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164184.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Many thought China’s rise would fundamentally remake the global order. Yet, much like other developing nations, the Chinese state now finds itself in a status quo characterized by free trade and ... More


The “Worldly Cares and Business” of Friends

A. Glenn Crothers

in Quakers Living in the Lion's Mouth: The Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730-1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039732
eISBN:
9780813043142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039732.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 3 explores the way in which Quaker business ethics and success, and Friends' economic contributions to the regional economy, their civic concerns, and social respectability enabled them ... More


Taming and Framing Indicators: A Legal Reconstruction of the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) *

Armin von Bogdandy and Matthias Goldmann

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the public law approach to the use of global governance indicators. The discussion is based on German public law thinking and theories of public law beyond the state. It studies ... More


The Question of Growth in a Global Economy

Aaron Major

in Architects of Austerity: International Finance and the Politics of Growth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788342
eISBN:
9780804790734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788342.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter complicates the widely accepted view that the postwar international monetary system was defined by “embedded liberalism”—the belief that national economic growth needed to take priority ... More


Bureaucratic Insulation and Racial Conflict: The Challenge of Black Power

Chris Rhomberg

in No There There: Race, Class, and Political Community in Oakland

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236189
eISBN:
9780520940888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236189.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter addresses the controversies surrounding the issues of unemployment, and relations between police and the community formed the local context for the emergence of the black power movement. ... More


The Bali Trade Facilitation Agreement and Rulemaking in the WTO: Milestone, Mistake, or Mirage?

Bernard Hoekman

in The World Trade System: Trends and Challenges

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035231
eISBN:
9780262337687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035231.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation (TFA) embodies the first set of new multilateral rules to have been negotiated under auspices of the WTO, part of a small package of decisions centering on ... More


Cost-Benefit Analysis of Investment Incentives

Ellen Harpel

in Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter gives practical suggestions for how (and why) governments should undertake cost-benefit analyses in the design of investment incentives. Drawing on relevant case studies and examples ... More


Exploring the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) as a micro-Millennium Development Goals’ framework in Nigeria

Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the impact of the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS), a socio-economic framework for enabling sustainable human development in Nigeria, and how it ... More


De Bow's Review: The Antebellum Vision of a New South

John F. Kvach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144207
eISBN:
9780813144481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144207.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Between 1846 and 1867 J. D. B. De Bow, the editor of De Bow’s Review, promoted agricultural reform, urbanization, industrialization, and commercial development in the nineteenth-century American ... More


Beyond the Developmental State: A New Global Political Economy of Industrial Transformation

Henry Wai-chung Yeung

in Strategic Coupling: East Asian Industrial Transformation in the New Global Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702556
eISBN:
9781501704277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702556.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This concluding chapter reflects on the evolving pathways of economic development in East Asia by revisiting the politics of industrial policy and the changing role of the state. It argues for a new ... More


Cities, Human Capital, and Economic Development

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter emphasizes the common elements in the works of Jane Jacobs and Professor Robert Lucas on economic development. Both shed light on significant failures of the standard neoclassical model ... More


Mainstreaming Co-Operation: An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Anthony Webster, Linda Shaw, Rachael Vorberg-Rugh, and Rachael Vorberg-Rugh (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099595
eISBN:
9781526120731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099595.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

After decades of flying beneath the radar, co-operation as a principle of business and socio-economic organisation is moving from the margins of economic, social and political thought into the ... More


Summary and Policy Implications: Can Regional Economic Development Policies Make a Difference?

Harold Wolman, Howard Wial, Travis St. Clair, and Edward Hill

in Coping with Adversity: Regional Economic Resilience and Public Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780801451690
eISBN:
9781501709494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451690.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The concluding chapter focuses on the role of public policy in promoting regional economic resilience. To better understand the potential role of various types of policy actions, we develop a ... More


The ‘private’ face of African development planning during the Second World War1

Billy Frank

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In 1942, Barclays Bank (Dominion, Colonial and Overseas) launched an essay competition for its staff on the subject of “The Bank in relation to post-war colonial development”. This “knowledge ... More


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