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Informal Finance in China: American and Chinese Perspectives

Jianjun Li and Sara Hsu (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195380644
eISBN:
9780199869329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380644.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, South and East Asia

Informal finance consists of non-bank financing activities, whether conducted through family and friends, local money houses, or other types of financial associations. Informal finance has provided ... More


The Philosophy and Economics of Market Socialism: A Critical Study

N. Scott Arnold

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195088274
eISBN:
9780199853014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195088274.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book argues that the most defensible version of a market socialist economic system would be unable to realize widely held socialist ideals and values. In particular, it would be responsible for ... More


The Role of Policy Change

Chris Bramall

in The Industrialization of Rural China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199275939
eISBN:
9780191706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275939.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The constellation of post-1978 economic policy changes could, in principle, explain the accelerating pace of rural industrial growth, and this explanation features prominently in literature. The ... More


Dickens and the Spirit of the Age

Andrew Sanders

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183549
eISBN:
9780191674068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183549.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book considers the extent to which Dickens and his work reflects the vibrant novelty of the middle third of the 19th century, an age in which the modern world was shaped and determined. It looks ... More


Valuing an Entrepreneurial Enterprise

David B. Audretsch and Albert N. Link

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199730377
eISBN:
9780199932795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730377.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The number of new small closely held business start-ups, which may be referred to as entrepreneurial enterprises, is growing and they continue to be the primary source for employment growth in the ... More


Formal and informal enterprises: concept, definition, and measurement issues in India

M. R. Narayana

in Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204762
eISBN:
9780191603860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204764.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This paper introduces the multiplicity of official concepts, definitions, and measurements of economic contributions and performance of formal and informal enterprises in India’s manufacturing and ... More


The Government‐Firm Relationship in Postwar Japanese Economic Recovery: Resolving the Coordination Failure by Coordination in Industrial Rationalization

Tetsuji Okazaki

in The Role of Government in East Asian Economic Development: Comparative Institutional Analysis

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780198294917
eISBN:
9780191715501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294917.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter describes the workings of a government-sponsored Council for Industrial Rationalization for resolving particular investment coordination problems facing Japan in the postwar economic ... More


Toward a Methodology for Valuing an Entrepreneurial Enterprise

David B. Audretsch and Albert N. Link

in Valuing an Entrepreneurial Enterprise

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199730377
eISBN:
9780199932795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730377.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter sets the stage for Chapter 8, in which a more complete valuation of an entrepreneurial enterprise is presented. Step-by-step valuation templates are set out as the foundation for a ... More


Concluding Statement

David B. Audretsch and Albert N. Link

in Valuing an Entrepreneurial Enterprise

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199730377
eISBN:
9780199932795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730377.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter completes the book with a concluding statement about the need for valuation methods related to an entrepreneurial enterprise.


The History of the British Coal Industry: Volume 1: Before 1700: Towards the Age of Coal

John Hatcher

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198282822
eISBN:
9780191684418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198282822.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

Well before 1700, Britain had become heavily dependent upon coal for its fuel, and coalmining had taken its place among the nation's staple industries. This book traces the production and trade of ... More


The Locust and the Bee: Predators and Creators in Capitalism's Future

Geoff Mulgan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691165745
eISBN:
9781400866199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165745.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The recent economic crisis was a dramatic reminder that capitalism can both produce and destroy. It's a system that by its very nature encourages predators and creators, locusts and bees. But, as ... More


Comparing Economic Interest Organizations

Colin Crouch

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Organizations representing economic interests within individual nation states peaked in both social importance and academic interest during the 1970s and 1980s. It is often argued that since then ... More


Transition, Globalization, and Changing Industrial Relations in China

Xiaobo Lu

in The Politics of Labor in a Global Age: Continuity and Change in Late-Industrializing and Post-Socialist Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241149
eISBN:
9780191598920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241147.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

For nearly three decades, industrial relations in the People's Republic of China were characterized by what were common in state socialist systems—an economy dominated by state‐owned enterprises, ... More


High Stakes: The Critical Role of Stakeholders in Health Care

David A. Shore

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195326253
eISBN:
9780199897285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326253.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Modern healthcare has become a system of conflicts, in which diverse groups pursue their own interests at the risk of the system at large. Insurance providers want to reduce their payments, HMOs want ... More


Interfirm Relations in Global Manufacturing: Disintegrated Production and Its Globalization

Gary Herrigel

in Manufacturing Possibilities: Creative Action and Industrial Recomposition in the United States, Germany, and Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557738
eISBN:
9780191720871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557738.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter outlines the globalization of disintegrated production. It discusses the relationship between contemporary global disintegrated trends and earlier discussions of disintegration that came ... More


Vertical Disintegration in National Context: Germany and the United States Compared

Gary Herrigel

in Manufacturing Possibilities: Creative Action and Industrial Recomposition in the United States, Germany, and Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557738
eISBN:
9780191720871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557738.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines the way that German and US manufacturers are implementing the modal form of vertical disintegration: Sustained, Contingent Collaboration. In contrast to the expectations of the ... More


The Priceless Child Revisited

Viviana A. Zelizer

in Economic Lives: How Culture Shapes the Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139364
eISBN:
9781400836253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139364.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter presents a view of what is happening to children in our own times. It examines children's current economic value with a different slant. It lays out a framework for understanding two ... More


From National Champions to Little Ventures: The NEB and the Second Wave of Information Technology in Britain, 1975–1985

Martin Campbell-Kelly and Ross Hamilton

in Information Technology Policy: An International History

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241057
eISBN:
9780191714290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241057.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The National Enterprise Board (NEB) was to be the main instrument for Labour's industrial policy in Britain when it returned to power in 1975. Foremost, the NEB was to nationalize 20 or 25 of the ... More


Advancing the Enterprise System

W. Mark Fruin

in The Japanese Enterprise System: Competitive Strategies and Cooperative Structures

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288985
eISBN:
9780191596285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288980.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter looks at the evolving enterprise system from the 1950s to the 1980s. It argues that the inter‐organizational model of focal factories, unitary firms, and interfirm networks remained the ... More


Creating Social Spaces for Artists: Pathways to Becoming an Artistic Social Entrepreneur

Daniel B. Cornfield

in Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160733
eISBN:
9781400873890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160733.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter considers the pathways to becoming an artistic social entrepreneur. Previous research on social entrepreneurs has emphasized the impact of one's stock of human, social, and cultural ... More


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