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How the West overcomes crises, reduces risks, and copes with uncertainty

Josef W. Konvitz

in Cities and Crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992903
eISBN:
9781526103970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992903.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Paradigm shifts in economic governance have occurred at intervals of a century or more; we may be at a point of transition comparable to that of the early 20th century, a point of conjuncture between ... More


The vulnerability and resilience of cities

Josef W. Konvitz

in Cities and Crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992903
eISBN:
9781526103970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992903.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The ultimate test of how well prepared a society is to cope with and recover from a crisis is another crisis.The lessons of the economic crisis of 2008 show how long it takes to bring about reforms, ... More


The Long Term: Using Innovation to Change the World

Nish Acharya

in The India-US Partnership: $1 Trillion by 2030

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199467235
eISBN:
9780199086740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467235.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter discusses how, if the two countries aim to reach that point of alignment, India will have to work with the US to adopt leapfrog technologies, develop new ecosystems for entrepreneurship ... More


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