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Sequences of Policy Failures and Effective Policy Responses

Anton Hemerijck and Martin Schludi

in Welfare and Work in the Open Economy Volume I: From Vulnerability to Competitiveness in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240883
eISBN:
9780191600173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240884.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter examines the dynamics of policy responses and their ultimate effectiveness. It identifies typical sequences of policy failures, caused by the misfit between new problems and existing ... More


The Dynamics and Mechanics of Policy Adjustment in Britain, Germany, and France

Vivien A. Schmidt

in The Futures of European Capitalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253685
eISBN:
9780191600210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253684.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Whatever the convergent pressures of globalization and Europeanization, countries have manifested divergent policy responses, depending upon a number of significant variables. This chapter identifies ... More


Managing Capital Surges in Emerging Economies

Stephany Griffith-Jones, Manuel F. Montes, and Anwar Nasution

in Short-Term Capital Flows and Economic Crises

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296867
eISBN:
9780191685286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296867.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Because of technological advances in terms of communications, and because of the liberalization of capital accounts, private capital flows experienced rapid growth at the end of the 20th century ... More


The Regulation of Multinationals in Comparative Perspective

Mark Mason

in Europe and the Japanese Challenge: The Regulation of Multinationals in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292647
eISBN:
9780191684937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292647.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

Japan directly invested enormous sums of capital in Europe beginning in the late 1980s. Historically, the recipient of only limited inflows of such FDI, European officials debated appropriate policy ... More


The Dynamics of Capital Movements to Emerging Economies During the 1990s

Peter Montiel and Carmen M. Reinhart

in Short-Term Capital Flows and Economic Crises

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296867
eISBN:
9780191685286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296867.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The growing collection of literature on the rise of capital flows in several countries across Eastern Europe, Latin America, Asia, and even in the former Soviet Union during the 1990s mainly takes on ... More


Capital Inflows and Policy Responses: the Case of Indonesia in the 1990s

Anwar Nasution

in Short-Term Capital Flows and Economic Crises

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296867
eISBN:
9780191685286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296867.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The composition of capital flows into Indonesia has undergone significant changes since the early 1990s and this is evident by how capital inflows reached a level of about $14.7 billion in 1994. ... More


Korea’s Management of Capital Flows in the 1990s

Won-Am Park

in Short-Term Capital Flows and Economic Crises

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296867
eISBN:
9780191685286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296867.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Although Korea is believed to have attained economic growth through utilizing the export-oriented growth strategy, examining the country’s development processes reveal that such strategies are not ... More


A Cacophony of Policy Responses: Evidence from Fourteen Countries during the 2007–8 Food Price Crisis

Shane Bryan

in Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718574
eISBN:
9780191788017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Phenomenal increases in food prices over 2007–8 caused governments around the globe to panic. During the chaos which ensued, most developing countries responded to the crisis with a convoluted array ... More


The national policy context

Sheena Asthana and Joyce Halliday

in What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346742
eISBN:
9781447304258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter traces the evolution of policy responses to health inequalities research in Great Britain. It explores the government's response to the recommendations of the Acheson Report and analyses ... More


Introduction and Overview

Masahiro Kawai, Mario B. Lamberte, and Yung Chul Park

in The Global Financial Crisis and Asia: Implications and Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660957
eISBN:
9780191748981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660957.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the motivation of this book and provides an overview of the issues. Section 1.2 reviews the background of the recent global financial and economic crisis, including the ... More


The Global Economic Crisis: Impact on India and Policy Responses

Rajiv Kumar and Pankaj Vashisht

in The Global Financial Crisis and Asia: Implications and Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660957
eISBN:
9780191748981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660957.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

India's financial sector is not deeply integrated with the global financial system, which spared it the first round adverse effects of the global financial and economic crisis and left Indian banks ... More


The Global Financial Crisis and Asia: Implications and Challenges

Masahiro Kawai, Mario B. Lamberte, and Yung Chul Park (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660957
eISBN:
9780191748981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660957.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This book aims to analyse the impact of the global financial crisis of 2007–09 on Asian economies, to assess the policy responses to the crisis in terms of their effectiveness and sustainability, and ... More


Managing Capital Inflows in Chile

Manuel R. Agosin and Ricardo Ffrench-Davis

in Short-Term Capital Flows and Economic Crises

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296867
eISBN:
9780191685286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296867.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

As private capital inflows resurged in Latin America during the later part of the 1980s, Chile was one of the first countries to attract such foreign capital flows and was also the one to attract the ... More


The Republic of Korea's Economy in the Swirl of Global Crisis

Dongchul Cho

in The Global Financial Crisis and Asia: Implications and Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660957
eISBN:
9780191748981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660957.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter argues that the Republic of Korea is not immune to global crises, but that a more than proportional response of gross domestic product to global crises does not seem to be the general ... More


Malaysia and the Global Crisis: Impact, Response, and Rebalancing Strategies

Shankaran Nambiar

in The Global Financial Crisis and Asia: Implications and Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660957
eISBN:
9780191748981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660957.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter argues that Malaysia, being a small open economy with a strong export-dependent manufacturing sector, was particularly vulnerable to the global financial crisis. This chapter discusses ... More


A new cattle disease

Patrick van Zwanenberg and Erik Millstone

in BSE: risk, science and governance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525813
eISBN:
9780191723902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525813.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the initial emergence of BSE as a novel veterinary disease in the UK, and the process by which it came to be acknowledged officially. The initial response from MAFF to the ... More


Thailand’s Growth Rebalancing

Somchai Jitsuchon and Chalongphob Sussangkarn

in The Global Financial Crisis and Asia: Implications and Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660957
eISBN:
9780191748981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660957.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the impacts of the global financial crisis on the Thai economy and the policy responses. Against the backdrop of a slowly growing global economy in the future, the chapter ... More


China's responsibility for climate change: Ethics, fairness and environmental policy

Paul G. Harris (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428134
eISBN:
9781447301844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428134.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Drawing on practices and theories of environmental justice, this book describes China's contribution to global warming and analyses its policy responses. Contributors critically examine China's ... More


Intra-Regional Trade in East Asia: The Decoupling Fallacy, Crisis, and Policy Challenges

Prema-Chandra Athukorala and Archanun Kohpaiboon

in The Global Financial Crisis and Asia: Implications and Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660957
eISBN:
9780191748981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660957.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the export experience of East Asian economies in the aftermath of the crisis against the backdrop of a systematic analysis of pre-crisis trade patterns. The analysis is ... More


The Political Economy of Food Price Policy: An Overview

Per Pinstrup-Andersen

in Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718574
eISBN:
9780191788017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

How do governments respond to abrupt food price changes and why do they respond as they do? Answers to these two questions are important to help us understand policy-making, to predict how policy ... More


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