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Explaining Expenditure Outcomes

Francis G. Castles

in The Future of the Welfare State: Crisis Myths and Crisis Realities

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199270170
eISBN:
9780191601514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270171.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Uses statistical techniques to model the determinants of aggregate social expenditure change in 21 OECD countries over the period 1980 to 1998. The main focus is on testing hypotheses relating to the ... More


Introduction

Josh Whitford

in The New Old Economy: Networks, Institutions, and the Organizational Transformation of American Manufacturing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286010
eISBN:
9780191713903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286010.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the supposed decline in American manufacturing. The rationale behind the book and its three main arguments are then laid out. An overview ... More


Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression

Dale Maharidge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262478
eISBN:
9780520948792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262478.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book take us to the working-class heart of America, bringing to life—through shoe leather reporting, memoir, vivid stories, stunning photographs, and thoughtful analysis—the deepening crises of ... More


Globalization, Technology, and Income Inequality: A Critical Analysis *

Ajit Singh and Rahul Dhumale

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:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Provides a critical analysis of some widely accepted explanations for the significant changes in income distribution that have occurred in many advanced countries during the last two decades. Much of ... More


Taconite Dreams: The Struggle to Sustain Mining on Minnesota's Iron Range, 1915-2000

Jeffrey T. Manuel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694297
eISBN:
9781452952482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694297.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Taconite Dreams describes a century-long struggle to preserve the iron ore mining in Minnesota's Iron Range region. Once among the world's richest iron ore mining districts, the Iron Range propelled ... More


Prospects in OECD Markets

Peter C. Y. Chow and Mitchell H. Kellman

in Trade—The Engine of Growth in East Asia

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078954
eISBN:
9780199855001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078954.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Assessing the conditions of the world economy as background for the external trading environment for the NICs is necessary to provide a prospective scenario for the export status of the NICs, thus, ... More


Creating a Tax-Cut Consensus on the Iron Range: The 1964 Taconite Amendment

Jeffrey T. Manuel

in Taconite Dreams: The Struggle to Sustain Mining on Minnesota's Iron Range, 1915-2000

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694297
eISBN:
9781452952482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694297.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Chapter two continues taconite's story into the mid-1960s when Minnesota added a taconite amendment to the state constitution. The amendment prevented taconite taxes from rising disproportionately to ... More


Conclusion: Lessons for a Future Iron Range

Jeffrey T. Manuel

in Taconite Dreams: The Struggle to Sustain Mining on Minnesota's Iron Range, 1915-2000

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694297
eISBN:
9781452952482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694297.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The conclusion offers a brief overview of the Iron Range in the years since 2000. The region's mines are now tied to a volatile global commodities market and uncertainty is perhaps the only ... More


Engineering Philadelphia: The Sellers Family and the Industrial Metropolis

Domenic Vitiello

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450112
eISBN:
9780801469749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450112.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Sellers brothers, Samuel and George, came to North America in 1682 as part of the Quaker migration to William Penn's new province on the shores of the Delaware River. Across more than two ... More


Why Detroit Matters: Decline, Renewal and Hope in a Divided City

Brian Doucet (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327868
eISBN:
9781447327882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327868.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Detroit has come to symbolise deindustrialization and the challenges, and opportunities, it presents. As many cities struggle with urban decline, racial and ethnic tensions and the consequences of ... More


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