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The Role of Tradition in Japan's Industrialization: Another Path to Industrialization

Masayuki Tanimoto (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198292746
eISBN:
9780191603891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292740.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This volume explores Japan’s industrialization from the perspective of ‘indigenous development’, focusing on what may be identified as ‘traditional’ or ‘indigenous’ factors. Japanese ... More


The Role of Tradition in Japan's Industrialization: Another Path to Industrialization

Masayuki Tanimoto

in The Role of Tradition in Japan's Industrialization: Another Path to Industrialization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198292746
eISBN:
9780191603891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292740.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter provides an introduction to the book and relates the succeeding chapters to theoretical and comparative issues in the English-language literature. It presents an overview of author’s ... More


India Means Business: How the Elephant Earned its Stripes

Kshama Kaushik and Kaushik Dutta

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072614
eISBN:
9780199081592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072614.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book traces the evolution of business in India from the pre-British Raj days to look at the forces that have shaped Indian commerce and economy. It presents a well-rounded picture of the ... More


Dominating Knowledge: Development, Culture, and Resistance

Frédérique Apffel Marglin and Stephen A. Marglin (eds)

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198286943
eISBN:
9780191684531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286943.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic Systems

This book addresses the role of knowledge in economic development and in resistance to development. It questions the conventional view that development is the application of superior knowledge to the ... More


The Roles of Research at Universities and Public Labs in Economic Catch‐Up

Roberto Mazzoleni and Richard R. Nelson

in Industrial Policy and Development: The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235261
eISBN:
9780191715617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235261.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter draws upon historical evidence from several countries and contemporary studies of national innovation systems to argue that indigenous systems of academic training and public research ... More


Subsidies, Business Strategy, and Trade Policy

Usha C. V. Haley and George T. Haley

in Subsidies to Chinese Industry: State Capitalism, Business Strategy, and Trade Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199773749
eISBN:
9780199332571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773749.003.0163
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Subsidies to Chinese industry have affected and are affected by business strategy and trade policy. Implications of industrial subsidies are explored for firms, the global economy and future ... More


Economic Evolution and Revolution in Historical Time

Paul W. Rhode, Joshua L. Rosenbloom, and David F. Weiman (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771856
eISBN:
9780804777629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771856.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book challenges the static, ahistorical models on which economics continues to rely. These models presume that markets operate on a “frictionless” plane where abstract forces play out ... More


The Role of Distributional Analysis in Cost-Benefit Analysis: A Case Study of Hydroelectric Projects in Panama

Sarah Cordero

in The Globalization of Cost-Benefit Analysis in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199934386
eISBN:
9780199333028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934386.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Distributional analysis offers crucial insight into the equity effects of plans and policies. This chapter examines the importance of distributional analysis, using as a case study the cost-benefit ... More


Tattoos

Lynn H. Gamble

in Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035750
eISBN:
9780262338332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035750.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

California indigenous peoples used strings of shells to serve as money. Their value was set by standards based on length, measured by tattoos on the arms of men of noble rank. The chapter discusses ... More


The Stanford Tradition in Economic History

Gavin Wright

in Economic Evolution and Revolution in Historical Time

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771856
eISBN:
9780804777629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771856.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the Stanford tradition in economic history. It begins by discussing the influential economic historians and identifies historical studies that become tradition, including the ... More


The Fundamental Impact of the Slave Trade on African Economies

Warren C. Whatley and Rob Gillezeau

in Economic Evolution and Revolution in Historical Time

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771856
eISBN:
9780804777629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771856.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter, which analyzes the evolutionary processes ignited by the colonial encounters of indigenous populations in Africa with European colonizers, examines the fundamental impact of slave trade ... More


Similar Societies, Different Solutions: U.S. Indian Policy in Light of Australian Policy toward Aboriginal Peoples

Leonard A. Carlson

in Economic Evolution and Revolution in Historical Time

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771856
eISBN:
9780804777629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771856.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter, which analyzes the divergent demographic paths of the indigenous populations in the United States and Australia following their encounters with English colonizers, discusses how the ... More


Introduction

Tirthankar Roy and Anand V. Swamy

in Law and the Economy in Colonial India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226387642
eISBN:
9780226387789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387789.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The Indian economy has grown rapidly in the last three decades despite a weak legal system. For instance, India ranks extremely low in the ease of contract enforcement, which is usually considered a ... More


Rooting Change: Indigeneity and Development

Maivân Clech Lâm

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

International development, which took off after the Second World War, remained for fifty years the province of government officials and private experts bent on bringing “progress” to targeted areas. ... More


The Politics of Immiserizing Growth: Mexico in Comparative Perspective

Judith Teichman

in Immiserizing Growth: When Growth Fails the Poor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198832317
eISBN:
9780191870965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832317.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter advances a political explanation of immiserizing growth in Mexico. It identifies five episodes of economic growth in modern Mexican history during which the Indigenous population ... More


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