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The Art of the State: Culture, Rhetoric, and Public Management

Christopher Hood

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297659
eISBN:
9780191599484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297653.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Why does public management—the art of the state—so often go wrong, producing failure and fiasco instead of public service, and what are the different ways in which control or regulation can be ... More


Government Regulation and Corporate Governance

Roy C. Smith and Ingo Walter

in Governing the Modern Corporation: Capital Markets, Corporate Control, and Economic Performance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195171679
eISBN:
9780199783618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195171675.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The US regulatory framework has evolved since the 1930s, aiming to protect investors from abuse and exploitation. However, this regulation could only restrict specific, identified transactions and ... More


The Future of Governance

Roy C. Smith and Ingo Walter

in Governing the Modern Corporation: Capital Markets, Corporate Control, and Economic Performance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195171679
eISBN:
9780199783618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195171675.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The rapidly expanding capital markets in the late 1990s and early 2000s, were exceptionally permissive of agency conflicts. Some of the agency problems identified in this book have since been ... More


Using Food Labels to Regulate Risks

Paul Weirich

in Labeling Genetically Modified Food: The Philosophical and Legal Debate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326864
eISBN:
9780199870325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326864.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Many food products contain genetically modified corn and soybeans. Corn plants are modified to resist pests, and soybean plants are modified to tolerate herbicides. In the United States food labels ... More


Institutional and Regulatory Frameworks for the Main Bank System

Kazuo Ueda

in The Japanese Main Bank System: Its Relevance for Developing and Transforming Economies

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198288992
eISBN:
9780191601224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288999.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the nature, degree, and implications of heavy government regulation on the performance of the banking sector, particularly of main banks. The main reason for government ... More


The Film Industry in Twentieth Century Britain: Consumption Patterns, Government Regulation, and Firm Strategy

Peter Miskell

in Business in Britain in the Twentieth Century: Decline and Renaissance?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199226009
eISBN:
9780191710315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226009.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Does the history of the British film industry constitute a story of decline, or of renaissance? It is certainly possible to cast it as a tale of decline. By focussing on the operation of the domestic ... More


Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment: Avoiding Simplicity, Embracing Complexity

Stephen D. Cohen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195179354
eISBN:
9780199783779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179354.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Foreign direct investment (FDI) and multinational corporations (MNCs) play a large and growing role in shaping our world, both economically and politically. Public and academic opinion has long been ... More


Latin America

Claudio R. Frischtak

in Governments, Globalization, and International Business

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296058
eISBN:
9780191596209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296053.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The object of this case study is to discuss the response of Latin American governments to the forces of globalization and increasing competition. The first main section, Sect. 2, discusses the role ... More


Autonomy, Paternalism, and Commercial Expression

Roger A. Shiner

in Freedom of Commercial Expression

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262619
eISBN:
9780191682353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262619.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In Virginia Board, the U.S. Supreme Court complained about the impugned restriction on drug price advertising, referring to regulation of commercial expression as ‘paternalistic’. If it can be shown ... More


The economics of labour market regulation

Diamond Ashiagbor

in The European Employment Strategy: Labour Market Regulation and New Governance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279647
eISBN:
9780191707278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279647.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter explores legal and economic debates on labour market regulation and the proper role for the law in governing markets, in particular, focusing on the question ‘where the boundary line ... More


Average Reciprocity of Advantage

Brian Angelo Lee

in Philosophical Foundations of Property Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673582
eISBN:
9780191751721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673582.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter explores the state regulation of property, as in the case of zoning or planning regulations, which do not dispossess owners of their land but which may impose large economic losses on ... More


Conservative Economics and Antitrust: A Variety of Influences

F. M. Scherer

in How the Chicago School Overshot the Mark: The Effect of Conservative Economic Analysis on U.S. Antitrust

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195372823
eISBN:
9780199871773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372823.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This paper observes that antitrust analysis has moved sharply to the conservative side and emphasizes the complexity of issues. First, it notes that the move toward less enforcement does not reflect ... More


Family Law in America

Sanford N. Katz

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264346
eISBN:
9780191718502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264346.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

For many years family law was viewed as a study of the regulation of relationships of husband and wife, and parent and child. By the close of the 20th century, basic questions about who should be ... More


A Physical Paradox

Geoffrey Tweedale

in Magic Mineral to Killer Dust: Turner & Newall and the Asbestos Hazard

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243990
eISBN:
9780191697326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243990.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the growth of Turner Brothers's asbestos business. The company, which began as a five-hand operation in 1880 eventually became ‘Asbestos Giant’ Turner & ... More


The End of the Beginning

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

An account and analysis is given of the largely unanticipated decline of the US high‐yield market in 1989 and 1990, and its subsequent rallying in 1991 and 1992. Structural and cyclical factors ... More


Bernard Bosanquet, Leonard Hobhouse, and the State

JAMES MEADOWCROFT

in Conceptualizing the State: Innovation and Dispute in British Political Thought 1880-1914

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206019
eISBN:
9780191676918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206019.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

The theoretical and practical endeavours of Bernard Bosanquet (1840–1923) and L. T. Hobhouse (1864–1929) present an interesting mix of contrast and affinity. Both men combined scholarly pursuits — ... More


Regulating Carcinogens

JONATHAN M. SAMET, THOMAS A. BURKE, and LYNN GOLDMAN

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0072
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a broad overview of governmental regulatory approaches to controlling exposures to carcinogens. It focuses specifically on statutes related to the United States, while giving ... More


Some Practical Thoughts About Entry

Irwin M. Stelzer

in How the Chicago School Overshot the Mark: The Effect of Conservative Economic Analysis on U.S. Antitrust

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195372823
eISBN:
9780199871773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372823.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This paper characterizes the conservative view as follows: it looks at antitrust as inefficient, contributing unwisely to an excess of government regulation, and unnecessary because market power is ... More


Anticompetitive Government Regulation

D. Daniel Sokol

in The Global Limits of Competition Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774901
eISBN:
9780804782678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774901.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter discusses the causes and dynamics of anticompetitive government regulation. It suggests both the potential of antitrust to address the behavior and the limits of antitrust in this ... More


Regulating Private Health Insurance Markets

Jürgen Wasem and Stefan Greß

in Comparative Studies and the Politics of Modern Medical Care

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300149838
eISBN:
9780300155952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300149838.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the essential features of private health insurance (PHI) that require government regulation almost everywhere among rich democracies. It first describes the various functions ... More


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