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It Don't Mean a Thing, If It Ain't Got That …

David B. Audretsch

in Entrepreneurial Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195183504
eISBN:
9780199783885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183504.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter identifies economic growth and the creation of jobs in a globalized economy as a fundamental priority of public policy. Half a decade into the new century, most developed countries had ... More


Turning Structural Weakness into Personal Strength: Angela Merkel and the Politics of Leadership Capital in Germany

Ludger Helms and Femke van Esch

in The Leadership Capital Index: A New Perspective on Political Leadership

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198783848
eISBN:
9780191826498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783848.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s exceptional public popularity and persistence as the head of three German governments—two of which were “grand coalitions”—presents a fascinating puzzle. Re-elected twice ... More


The Paradox of German Power

Hans Kundnani

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190245504
eISBN:
9780190245535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190245504.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

Since the Euro crisis began, Germany has emerged as Europe's dominant power. During the last three years, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been compared with Bismarck and even Hitler in the ... More


Investiture Rules in Germany: Stacking the Deck against Minority Governments

Steffen Ganghof and Christian Stecker

in Parliaments and Government Formation: Unpacking Investiture Rules

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198747017
eISBN:
9780191809286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747017.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyses the interplay of investiture rules and government formation in Germany. The authors discuss the importance of political parties and the largely ceremonial role of the President ... More


The Green Enigma: German Environmentalism, 1980 to 2013

Frank Uekötter

in The Greenest Nation?: A New History of German Environmentalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027328
eISBN:
9780262322409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027328.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In German history, the 1980s are the green decade par excellence. The Green Party rose to prominence, environmental problems received prime attention across the political spectrum, and green ... More


The way we were: Doing science in the previous century

Gianfranco Pacchioni

in The Overproduction of Truth: Passion, Competition, and Integrity in Modern Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198799887
eISBN:
9780191864858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799887.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter contains the personal reminiscence of the author as a scientist in the twentieth century, including my years in Berlin and contacts with scientists (including Angela Merkel) of the ... More


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