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Israel’s High Technology and Globalized Finance

Assaf Razin

in Israel and the World Economy: The Power of Globalization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037341
eISBN:
9780262344234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037341.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

FDI flows (in percentage of gross domestic product), reflecting the intense interactions of the FDI flows with investment in the high tech investment in Israel, exhibit features: (1) The sharp rise ... More


Taxation and Consent: Implications for Developing Nations

Marcelo Bergman and Sven H. Steinmo

in The Leap of Faith: The Fiscal Foundations of Successful Government in Europe and America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198796817
eISBN:
9780191838484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796817.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This policy-oriented chapter draws specific lessons from the historical narratives of previous chapters that should be of interest to tax policymakers and policy activists in developing nations ... More


Venture Capital and VC Policy

Robyn Klingler-Vidra

in The Venture Capital State: The Silicon Valley Model in East Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501723377
eISBN:
9781501723384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501723377.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter Three provides VC policy conceptualizations and histories that are essential to understanding what is being diffused. Knowing what the policy model is allows us to specify “what” and “how ... More


Creating Consent: Taxation, War, and Good Government in Britain, 1688–1914

Martin Daunton

in The Leap of Faith: The Fiscal Foundations of Successful Government in Europe and America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198796817
eISBN:
9780191838484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796817.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

The British state in the long eighteenth century created an effective fiscal–military state based on an efficient tax system that allowed borrowing without the default that afflicted France. The ... More


Extraction in motion: infrastructure-as-asset-class

Nicholas Hildyard

in Licensed Larceny: Infrastructure, Financial Extraction and the Global South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784994266
eISBN:
9781526108982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994266.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

For investors, ‘infrastructure’ is now an ‘asset class’, the boundaries of which are limited only by the ability of finance to build new contracted income streams that extract wealth from funding, ... More


Impact of Insurance Status on Economic Welfare of Homeowners in Hazard-Prone Areas: The Affordability Challenge

Howard C. Kunreuther and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan

in At War with the Weather: Managing Large-Scale Risks in a New Era of Catastrophes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012829
eISBN:
9780262255431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012829.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the impact of insurance status on the economic welfare of homeowners living in hazard-prone areas. In particular, it considers what proportion of homeowners in hazard-prone ... More


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