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 A Decade of Reforms: The Indian Economy in the 1990s

J. Mohan Rao and Amitava Krishna Dutt

in External Liberalization in Asia, Post-Socialist Europe, and Brazil

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195189322
eISBN:
9780199783823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189322.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines changes in the Indian economy in the 1990s and evaluates the diverse views about India's globalizing reforms. Section 2 examines the content of the reforms undertaken, clarifies ... More


Academic Science as an Economic Engine

Elizabeth Popp Berman

in Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147086
eISBN:
9781400840472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147086.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter begins by briefly setting out the book's purpose, which is to address the question of how and why universities, that once self-consciously held themselves apart from the economic world, ... More


The Acceleration of History

Jean-Luc Domenach

in China's Uncertain Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152259
eISBN:
9780231526456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152259.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the challenges posed by the Chinese government's decision to either sustain or slow down economic growth. Economic difficulties will severely test the ability of Chinese ... More


Accounting for South Africa's Growth Revival after 1994

Stan Du Plessis and Ben Smit

in South African Economic Policy under Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551460
eISBN:
9780191720376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551460.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

This chapter describes, identifies underlying factors, and seeks explanations for South Africa's economic recovery since 1994. It begins with a description of the trends in aggregate and sectoral ... More


Achieving environmental justice

Karen Bell

in Achieving environmental justice: A cross-national analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305941
eISBN:
9781447302933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305941.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In all the seven countries featured in this book, there were numerous people inventively and determinedly striving to achieve environmental justice. Even so, there were significant differences ... More


Adam Smith: Land, Labour, Capital, and Social Cement

Antoin E. Murphy

in The Genesis of Macroeconomics: New Ideas from Sir William Petty to Henry Thornton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199543229
eISBN:
9780191715709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543229.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, History of Economic Thought

This chapter discusses Adam Smith's background and contributions to macroeconomics, focusing on his ideas on economic growth and monetary theory. Topics covered include his lectures on jurisprudence, ... More


Africa After the Cold War: Frozen out or Frozen in Time?

Keith Somerville

in The Third World Beyond the Cold War: Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295518
eISBN:
9780191599217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295510.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The end of the cold war removed what Acharya (in Ch. 4) has called a 'structural element in the international framework facing the developing countries’, i.e. the global competition between the ... More


African Economic Growth Reconsidered

Morten Jerven

in Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia, 1965-1995

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689910
eISBN:
9780191770388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689910.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Studies of growth in post-colonial Africa have overwhelmingly focused on explaining the failure of economic growth in Africa. This “stylized fact” must be qualified, and when this is taken into ... More


After Progress: American Social Reform and European Socialism in the Twentieth Century

Norman Birnbaum

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158595
eISBN:
9780199849352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158595.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The 20th century witnessed a profound shift in both socialism and social reform. In the early 1900s, social reform seemed to offer a veritable religion of redemption, but by the century's end, while ... More


Aftermath: A New Global Economic Order?

Craig Calhoun and Georgi Derluguian (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772836
eISBN:
9780814748695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772836.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The global financial crisis showed deep problems with mainstream economic predictions, as well as the vulnerability of the world's richest countries and the enormous potential of some poorer ones. ... More


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