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Introduction

Tito Boeri, Micael Castanheira, Riccardo Faini, Vincenzo Galasso, Giorgio Barba Navaretti, Carcillo Stéphane, Jonathan Haskel, Giuseppe Nicoletti, Enrico Perotti, Carlo Scarpa, Lidia Tsyganok, and Christian Wey

in Structural Reforms Without Prejudices

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199203628
eISBN:
9780191708169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203628.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter introduces the first part of the book, which examines the question: do product market reforms contribute to Europe's poor growth and productivity record? The key finding is that although ... More


Synthesis, Policy Lessons, and Open Questions

Michael Bruno

in Crisis, Stabilization, and Economic Reform: Therapy by Consensus

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198286639
eISBN:
9780191603839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286635.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter returns to a number of common issues that emerged from the cumulative experience reviewed in previous chapters, considers open theoretical questions, and discusses some of the policy ... More


Costa Rica's Pension Reform: A Decade of Negotiated Incremental Change *

Juliana Martínez Franzoni

in Lessons from Pension Reform in the Americas

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199226801
eISBN:
9780191710285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226801.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

During the past two decades, Costa Rica has transformed its pension system into a ‘mixed model’ that combines collective and individual savings. This chapter focuses on the structural reform approved ... More


The Fight over Stabilization and the Structural Adjustment Process, 1985–1991

Michael Bruno

in Crisis, Stabilization, and Economic Reform: Therapy by Consensus

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198286639
eISBN:
9780191603839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286635.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyzes the efforts to establish the credibility of both fiscal and nominal anchors in the aftermath of sharp stabilization as well as the ongoing structural reform process. It begins ... More


The Political Economy of the Japanese Financial Big Bang: Institutional Change in Finance and Public Policymaking

Tetsuro Toya

Jennifer A. Amyx (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199292394
eISBN:
9780191603525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199292396.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book is a case study of structural reform in the Japanese financial sector. It adopts a novel approach, combining rational choice analysis from the field of political science with comparative ... More


Partisan Loyalty and Union Competition: Macroeconomic Adjustment and Industrial Restructuring in Mexico

M. Victoria Murillo

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:
10.1093/0199241147.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

After the Debt Crisis of 1982, the PRI implemented policies of stabilization and structural reforms although it had previously advanced protectionism and state intervention during the post‐war ... More


Economic Resurgence, Lopsided Reform and Jobless Growth

VIJAY JOSHI

in Diversity and Change in Modern India: Economic, Social and Political Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264515
eISBN:
9780191734403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264515.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the economic growth of India after gaining its independence. It shows that there was growth and poverty reduction after 1980 and looks at the concept of macroeconomic balance. ... More


Introduction

Tito Boeri, Micael Castanheira, Riccardo Faini, Vincenzo Galasso, Giorgio Barba Navaretti, Carcillo Stéphane, Jonathan Haskel, Giuseppe Nicoletti, Enrico Perotti, Carlo Scarpa, Lidia Tsyganok, and Christian Wey

in Structural Reforms Without Prejudices

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199203628
eISBN:
9780191708169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203628.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter introduces Part II of the book, which focuses on how to gain political support for reforms. The succeeding chapters focus on the political feasibility of these reforms, in an attempt to ... More


The Rule of Law: A Projectized Approach

RUMU SARKAR

in International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398281
eISBN:
9780199866366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398281.003.003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines and critiques a projectized approach to development (especially within the context of multilateral institutions such as the World Bank). It examines an analytical framework for ... More


Exploit a Parliamentary Majority

Tito Boeri, Micael Castanheira, Riccardo Faini, Vincenzo Galasso, Giorgio Barba Navaretti, Carcillo Stéphane, Jonathan Haskel, Giuseppe Nicoletti, Enrico Perotti, Carlo Scarpa, Lidia Tsyganok, and Christian Wey

in Structural Reforms Without Prejudices

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199203628
eISBN:
9780191708169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203628.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter concentrates on the reform opportunities that emerge when a government exploits its parliamentary majority. For example the privatizations and pension reforms carried out in the UK by ... More


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