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Who Controls Short‐Term Policymaking?

Michael D. McDonald and Ian Budge

in Elections, Parties, Democracy: Conferring the Median Mandate

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286720
eISBN:
9780191603327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286728.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers what happens after parties negotiate a government. How far do they succeed in carrying out their original intentions and thereby effectuating the preferences of the median ... More


Beyond the East Asian Miracle: Introducing the Market‐Enhancing View

Masahiko Aoki, Kevin Murdock, and Masahiro Okuno‐Fujiwara

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/9780198294917.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the relevant parts of the contributions included in this volume. A summary ofThe East Asian Miraclepublished by the World Bank in 1993 is presented. The potential role of ... More


The Role of Government in Economic Development: Some Observations from the Experience of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Lawrence J. Lau

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/9780198294917.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the policies adopted and implemented by the governments of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan in the process of their economic development. It presents a comprehensive list of policy ... More


The Role of Government in Acquiring Technological Capability: The Case of the Petrochemical Industry in East Asia

Hyung‐Ki Kim and Jun Ma

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/9780198294917.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter uses case studies to assess the role of government in the acquisition of technological capability in the petrochemical industries in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan. The methods of government ... More


Government Intervention, Rent Distribution, and Economic Development in Korea

Yoon Je Cho

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/9780198294917.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses how economic rent was created and distributed in the course of economic development in Korea, focusing on government intervention in the financial market. The Korean experience ... More


Information Technology Policy: Competing for the Future

Richard Coopey

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/9780199241057.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the three major trends affecting the major industrialized nations following the Second World War. It then discusses the success of American manufacturers in ... More


From Declared to Actual Policy: Short‐Term Influences on Government Policies

Michael D. McDonald and Ian Budge

in Elections, Parties, Democracy: Conferring the Median Mandate

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286720
eISBN:
9780191603327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286728.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Manifestoes and declarations state priorities for policy rather than getting down to the nitty-gritty. Actual decision-making involves the allocation of scarce resources, and this is examined in this ... More


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

Masahiko Aoki, Hyung-Ki Kim, and Masahiro Okuno-Fujiwara (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780198294917
eISBN:
9780191715501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294917.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The role of government in East Asian economic development has been a contentious issue. Two competing views have shaped enquiries into the source of the rapid growth of the high-performing Asian ... More


Union Strategies in Context

Roger Undy

in Trade Union Merger Strategies: Purpose, Process, and Performance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544943
eISBN:
9780191719936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544943.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Union strategies, both formal and ‘realized’, are defined before setting them in the British context by reference to economic, political, and social factors. The effect of the environment on unions' ... More


Rents and Development in Multiethnic Malaysia

K. S. Jomo and Edmund Terence Gomez

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/9780198294917.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the trade-offs involved between two types of rents in the context of resource-rich, ethnically diverse Malaysia: one primarily generated for postcolonial industrial development ... More


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