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Level, Development, and Structure of the Effectiveness of Western Democracies

Edeltraud Roller

in The Performance of Democracies: Political Institutions and Public Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286423
eISBN:
9780191603358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286426.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter presents an empirical analysis of the level, development, and structure of political effectiveness in twenty-one OECD countries between 1974 and 1995. There are three main results. ... More


The Emergence of Entrepreneurship Policy

David B. Audretsch, Max C. Keilbach, and Erik E. Lehmann

in Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195183511
eISBN:
9780199783663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183511.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explains how and why public policy has turned to entrepreneurship as a mechanism for generating economic growth and employment. It reviews the public policy approach consistent with the ... More


Multi-level Governance and Economic Policy

JONATHAN PERRATON and PETER WELLS

in Multi-level Governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199259250
eISBN:
9780191600968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259259.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Jonathon Perraton and Peter Wells explore the relevance of multi‐level governance for understanding economic policy‐making. They note that three general trends can be seen in this policy area in the ... More


The Evolution of Economic Policy‐Making in the European Union

Peter A. Hall

in From the Nation State to Europe: Essays in Honour of Jack Hayward

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244034
eISBN:
9780191599897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244030.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The course of European integration since the Second World War has raised important challenges for analysts of economic policy‐making. This chapter examines its impact on three analytical frameworks ... More


External Liberalization, Economic Performance and Social Policy

Lance Taylor (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195145465
eISBN:
9780199783960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145465.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Reports on the effects of the fundamental economic policy shift in transition and developing countries after the mid‐1980s. Since that time, the “external liberalization” of international trade and ... More


What Kind of Europe?

Loukas Tsoukalis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199279487
eISBN:
9780191602979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279489.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book examines the issues associated with the future of economic and political integration in Europe. It seeks answers to the question, “What kind of Europe do we want to build?”, with emphasis ... More


Decoding Obamanomics

Jamie Peck

in Constructions of Neoliberal Reason

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199580576
eISBN:
9780191595240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580576.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter presents a critical examination of President Barack Obama's economic philosophy and policy, focusing on the presidential campaign and his first year in office. It is argued that ... More


Economic Governance and Policy Choices

Loukas Tsoukalis

in What Kind of Europe?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199279487
eISBN:
9780191602979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279489.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Economic integration in Europe has fuelled debates on the division of powers and responsibilities between the European and national levels, and between regional and local levels. This distribution of ... More


Gender Justice, Human Rights, and Neo‐Liberal Economic Policies

Diane Elson

in Gender Justice, Development, and Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256457
eISBN:
9780191601989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256454.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter analyses the links between neo-liberal economic policies and women’s substantive enjoyment of human rights. It examines the association between two different discourses: human rights and ... More


EMU: A Unifying Factor

Loukas Tsoukalis

in What Kind of Europe?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199279487
eISBN:
9780191602979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279489.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter presents a brief history of the economic and monetary union (EMU) in Europe, and examines its implications for the future of European integration. It argues that the EMU is a high-risk ... More


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