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Norms, International Legitimacy, and Contemporary World Society

Ian Clark

in International Legitimacy and World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199297009
eISBN:
9780191711428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297009.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter locates the discussion in the context of the theoretical literature on international norms, particularly that by Martha Finnemore and Katherine Sikkink. Much of this literature is ... More


Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Maurice Wright

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book traces the origins and development of Japan's recent fiscal crisis. In a detailed analysis of the institutions, structures, and processes of central government, the book explains how ... More


The Theory and Practice of Global Economic Governance in the Early Twenty-First Century: The Limits of Multilateralism

Richard Higgott

in The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641987
eISBN:
9780191741586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641987.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) and its aftermath have caused some observers to question whether the international economic institutions developed in the Bretton Woods era are any longer suitable ... More


Japan's Fiscal Performance in an International Context

Maurice Wright

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.003.0027
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines public sector spending in Japan in the broader context of those of other G7 countries, and assesses the effectiveness of the Ministry of Finance's policies to reconstruct the ... More


Budget Institutions, Deficits, and Debts

Maurice Wright

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.003.0030
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

According to ‘fiscal institutionalists’, budget institutions at the governmental (as opposed to parliamentary) level, which lead participants in the budget process to internalize the costs of budget ... More


How CACs Became Boilerplate: Governments in ‘Market‐Based’ Change

Anna Gelpern and Mitu Gulati

in Overcoming Developing Country Debt Crises

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578788
eISBN:
9780191723049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578788.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The authors found this intriguing, as it is doubtful that senior political figures in the major economic powers knew what legal boilerplate was, let alone would advocate for particular clauses. There ... More


Selected Business Tax Issues

Avi-Yonah Reuven, Nicola Sartori, and Omri Marian

in Global Perspectives on Income Taxation Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195321357
eISBN:
9780199893690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321357.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the evolution of corporate taxation primarily (but not only) in the G7 countries with respect to the definition of a corporate taxpayer, corporate residency, corporate tax ... More


The International Executive

John H. Barton

in International Law and the Future of Freedom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804776691
eISBN:
9780804791083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776691.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the institutions and institutional changes needed to meet human rights demands, focusing on international executive power. It first discusses the functions of the domestic ... More


Professional Consensus, Political Silence, and Sovereign Creditworthiness

Kenneth Dyson

in States, Debt, and Power: 'Saints' and 'Sinners' in European History and Integration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198714071
eISBN:
9780191782558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714071.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the private governance of public debt and the nature of the world of creditor-debtor state relations. This world comprises a thin political superstructure, in which there is ... More


Institutionalizing Trust? Regular Summitry (G7s and European Councils) from the Mid-1970s until the Mid-1980s

Noël Bonhomme and Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol

in Trust, but Verify: The Politics of Uncertainty and the Transformation of the Cold War Order, 1969-1991

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798099
eISBN:
9781503600133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798099.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes how the maintenance and fostering of trust was a crucial element in founding both the G7 summits and the European Council in the mid-1970s. Deeply anchored in the strong ... More


G7 Current Account Imbalances: Sustainability and Adjustment

Richard H. Clarida (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226107264
eISBN:
9780226107288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107288.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The current account deficit of the United States is more than six percent of its gross domestic product—an all-time high. And the rest of the world, including other G7 countries such as Japan and ... More


The Risk of Social Security Benefit-Rule Changes: Some International Evidence

John McHale

in Risk Aspects of Investment-Based Social Security Reform

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092553
eISBN:
9780226092560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092560.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Issues of risk are receiving a lot of attention in the debate over the relative merits of investment-based and pay-as-you-go social security systems. An important source of risk associated with these ... More


Whatever Happened to Productivity Growth?

Dale W. Jorgenson and Eric Yip (eds)

in New Developments in Productivity Analysis

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226360621
eISBN:
9780226360645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360645.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter presents international comparisons of patterns of economic growth among the G7 countries over the period 1960–95. The chapter is organized as follows. Section 12.2 describes the ... More


The Relationship between Openness and Inflation in NIEs and the G7

Chung-Shu Wu and Jin-Lung Lin (eds)

in International Financial Issues in the Pacific Rim: Global Imbalances, Financial Liberalization, and Exchange Rate Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386829
eISBN:
9780226387086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387086.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Investigating a sample of 114 countries, Romer (1993) found a significant negative relationship between openness and inflation. This chapter investigates newly industrialized economies (NIEs) and the ... More


Introduction

Richard H. Clarida

in G7 Current Account Imbalances: Sustainability and Adjustment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226107264
eISBN:
9780226107288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107288.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book addresses the current account imbalances of the world's seven major industrialized countries. It is divided into three sections: origins of G7 current account imbalances; empirical studies ... More


Are There Thresholds of Current Account Adjustment in the G7?

Richard H. Clarida, Manuela Goretti, and Mark P. Taylor

in G7 Current Account Imbalances: Sustainability and Adjustment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226107264
eISBN:
9780226107288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107288.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter addresses the nonlinear models of current account adjustment for the G7 countries. For most of the G7 countries, significant evidence of threshold effects in current account adjustment ... More


Industrial Country Policies

Jeffrey A. Frankel, Nouriel Roubini, Mervyn King, Robert Rubin, and George Soros

in Economic and Financial Crises in Emerging Market Economies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226241098
eISBN:
9780226241104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241104.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the impact of the financial policies of industrial countries on the financial crises in emerging market economies. It analyzes the macroeconomic policies of the Group of Seven ... More


Unemployment on a World Scale

John Eatwell and Murray Milgate

in The Fall and Rise of Keynesian Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199777693
eISBN:
9780190261344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777693.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter talks about international unemployment. The common sources of increased unemployment include the pace of labor-saving technological change, structural changes in world trading ... More


United States and International Monetary Fund

C. Randall Henning

in Tangled Governance: International Regime Complexity, the Troika, and the Euro Crisis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198801801
eISBN:
9780191840388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801801.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, European Union

The United States played an active role in the response to the euro crisis and decisions on the involvement of the International Monetary Fund. U.S. policymakers supported the use of the Fund in ... More


A Compendium of Key Words and Concepts in Aid and Development

Myles A. Wickstead

in Aid and Development: A Brief Introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198744924
eISBN:
9780191806025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744924.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

An A to Z Compendium of eighteen key words and development concepts mentioned in Part One. The key terms provide further background on some of the key international organisations and institutions ... More


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