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Economic Reforms: The Dependent Variable

Gustavo Flores-Macías

in After Neoliberalism?: The Left and Economic Reforms in Latin America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891658
eISBN:
9780199933402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891658.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 2 conducts a systematic and comprehensive analysis of the left’s economic policies in Latin America. By way of defining the dependent variable of the study, this chapter first breaks down ... More


The Impact of Passive Leverage: The EU and Eastern Europe, 1989–94

Milada Anna Vachudova

in Europe Undivided: Democracy, Leverage, and Integration After Communism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199241194
eISBN:
9780191602382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241198.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The EU had a negligible impact on the course of political change in the new democracies from 1989 to 1994. This chapter traces empirically the relationship between the EU and the liberal and ... More


Serving the ‘offshore’: the case of International Financial Services, London

Craig Berry

in Globalisation and Ideology in Britain: Neoliberalism, Free Trade and the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084881
eISBN:
9781781701850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084881.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter notes that the IFSL is obviously closely associated with neoliberal ideology. It is a membership organisation for financial service providers—the focus here is on its leadership and ... More


The World Trade System Today

Jagdish N. Bhagwati, Pravin Krishna, and Arvind Panagariya

in The World Trade System: Trends and Challenges

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035231
eISBN:
9780262337687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035231.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses on going trends in the world trade system. The landscape of the international trade system has undergone substantial change in recent decades. While many multilateral successes ... More


International Trade Policy under George W. Bush

Nitsan Chorev

in Assessing the George W. Bush Presidency: A Tale of Two Terms

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627400
eISBN:
9780748671946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627400.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

George W. Bush came to office with an ambitious free trade agenda but without clear congressional support for it. Initially, the Bush administration engaged in a great flurry of activity, including ... More


Contestation Overshoot: Rising Powers, NGOs, and the Failure of the WTO Doha Round

Matthew D. Stephen

in Contested World Orders: Rising Powers, Non-Governmental Organizations, and the Politics of Authority Beyond the Nation-State

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198843047
eISBN:
9780191878947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843047.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter surveys the demands made towards the WTO during the Doha Round by rising powers and twenty of the most influential trade-related transnational NGOs. It also compares these to the demands ... More


The World Trade System: Trends and Challenges

Jagdish N. Bhagwati, Pravin Krishna, and Arvind Panagariya (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035231
eISBN:
9780262337687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035231.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

When the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) metamorphosed into the WTO in 1994, it seemed that the third pillar of the international economic superstructure was finally put in place. And ... More


India and the Uruguay Round Trade Agreement

Karthik Nachiappan

in Does India Negotiate?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199496686
eISBN:
9780190991982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199496686.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In this chapter, I map how India negotiates agreements under GATT’s Uruguay Round by showing how protectionism by developed countries in the 1980s affected the Indian economy and particular sectors ... More


The Harms of Trade III: Labour, Culture, and Development

James Christensen

in Trade Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198810353
eISBN:
9780191847349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810353.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter concludes our enquiry into the harms of trade. It addresses the ethical implications of the fact that trade can harm individuals by destroying jobs and undermining cultural ... More


Economic Development and Localist Knowledge

David J. Hess

in Localist Movements in a Global Economy: Sustainability, Justice, and Urban Development in the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012645
eISBN:
9780262255486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012645.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines localism as a system of knowledge and as a critique of the research field of economic development studies. It analyzes the contribution of import substitution to economic ... More


Some Thoughts on Industrial Policy and Growth

Philippe Aghion

in Industrial Policy for National Champions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016018
eISBN:
9780262298650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016018.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines policies in support of protecting infant industry and the local sector. In doing so, it considers arguments regarding the traditional infant industry and presents an ... More


Development Economics and Transformation Studies

MalColm H. Dunn and Joseph P. Ganahl

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses the issue of whether development economics has made a significant contribution to transformation studies. It gives an overview of the major debates in development economics and ... More


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