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The new globalists

Harry Blutstein

in The Ascent of Globalisation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992897
eISBN:
9781526104311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992897.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

George Ball became the principal spokesperson for a group of fellow businesspeople who were strong supporters of globalisation. Like Ball, they saw globalisation faltering in the late-1960s, with few ... More


Conclusion

Latha Varadarajan

in The Domestic Abroad: Diasporas in International Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733910
eISBN:
9780199866205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733910.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Using the experiences of the Indian delegation in Davos in 2006 and 2009 as symbolic bookends, this chapter reveals the manner in which the crisis of the global capitalist economy has exposed the ... More


Oil on the Waters? Middle East Studies and Economics for the Middle East

Karen Pfeifer

in Middle East Studies for the New Milleniu: Infrastructures of Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479827787
eISBN:
9781479850662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479827787.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter first reviews the reasons for the weak links between the fields of economics and Middle East studies (MES) in the United States. It then examines the growth of the economics profession ... More


The growth and competitiveness of nations: Porter's contribution

Brian Snowdon

in Competition, Competitive Advantage, and Clusters: The Ideas of Michael Porter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199578030
eISBN:
9780191724923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578030.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter assesses the contributions Porter has made with The Competitive Advantage of Nations and his involvement in the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report. It focuses on ... More


Terrorism

O.P. Mishra

in Policing Delhi: Urbanization, Crime, and Law Enforcement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075950
eISBN:
9780199080892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075950.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines terrorism, which is considered to be one of the most serious challenges of internal security. It notes that the main goal of terrorism is to deter, frighten, terrify, and scare. ... More


The Economics behind the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index

Xavier Sala-i-Martin

in Dimensions of Competitiveness

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013963
eISBN:
9780262289320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013963.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter analyzes the conceptual framework underlying the concept of competitiveness used by the World Economic Forum, and identifies the conditions in which countries can achieve and maintain ... More


Dimensions of Competitiveness

Paul De Grauwe (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013963
eISBN:
9780262289320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013963.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Competitiveness among nations is often approached as if it were a sports competition: Some countries win medals, others lose out. This view of countries fighting it out in the economic arena is ... More


Winning the War Against the Weather and Other Extreme Events

Howard C. Kunreuther and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan

in At War with the Weather: Managing Large-Scale Risks in a New Era of Catastrophes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012829
eISBN:
9780262255431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012829.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This concluding chapter challenges the notion that major accidents and disasters are low-probability/high-consequence events and proposes a more coherent strategy to link risk assessment, risk ... More


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