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Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Many believe economic growth is incompatible with ecological preservation. Green Capital challenges this argument by shifting our focus away from the scarcity of raw materials and toward the ... More


Financial Markets: Productivity, Procyclicality, And Policy

Michael Haliassos

in Financial Innovation: Too Much or Too Little?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018296
eISBN:
9780262305495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018296.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Financial markets play an instrumental role in the efficient allocation of productive resources and are an important factor for long-run economic growth. However, recent financial crises have ... More


Global Interdependence, Decoupling, and Recoupling

Yin-Wong Cheung and Frank Westermann (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019804
eISBN:
9780262314442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019804.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

One lens through which to view global economic interdependence and the spillover of shocks is that of decoupling (and then recoupling). Decoupling between developed and developing countries can be ... More


Guangdong Province Ascending as the “Fifth Dragon”*

Y. Y. Kueh

in Pax Sinica: Geopolitics and Economics of China's Ascendance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888083824
eISBN:
9789888180158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083824.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter aims at highlighting the salient aspects of Guangdong's economic aspiration against the background of institutional and policy adjustments since the early 1980s. Apart from elucidating ... More


The Agenda for Structural Reform in Europe

Antonio Fatás

in After the Crisis: Reform, Recovery, and Growth in Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198754688
eISBN:
9780191816260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754688.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Structural reforms have been part of the economic policy discussions of European governments since the 1970s, but, during the last decade, the global financial crisis has created a sense of urgency ... More


Why the Present Budget Policy Is Still the Most Sensible

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/9789888139446.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Sir John Cowperthwaite, Financial Secretary from 1961 to 1971, said that the aggregate of decisions of individual businessmen in a free economy is more likely to do good than the centralized ... More


On the Creative and Innovative Economy

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/9789888139446.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The author entertains the notion that in the long run, Hong Kong's economic growth counts critically on the creativity and innovation of the citizens. Positive non-interventionism has long been the ... More


From Ecclesiastical to Market Economy

Dotan Leshem

in The Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231177764
eISBN:
9780231541749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177764.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The sixth chapter (From Ecclesiastical to Market Economy) revises some of the main aspects of Arendt’s and Foucault’s critical accounts of modernity. It also discusses the definition of: the economy; ... More


Financial Restructuring for Economic Recovery in China and the Hong Kong SAR*

Y. Y. Kueh

in Pax Sinica: Geopolitics and Economics of China's Ascendance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888083824
eISBN:
9789888180158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083824.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

‘How did the SAR government cope with the Asian financial crisis and would there have been better alternatives?’ This raises a number of associated questions listed as follows, and the major problems ... More


The future of planning: Beyond growth dependence

Yvonne Rydin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447308416
eISBN:
9781447312062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308416.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The planning system has always sought to support greater prosperity in local areas, but has achieved mixed success. Inequality, social deprivation and environmental injustice remain persistent ... More


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