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The Furniture Industry in Ostwestfalen‐Lippe and Southern Sweden

Pernilla S. Rafiqui, Martin Schröder, Örjan Sjöberg, Helmut Voelzkow, and Colin Crouch

in Innovation in Local Economies: Germany in Comparative Context

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551170
eISBN:
9780191720802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551170.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Innovation

This chapter juxtaposes governance of the furniture industry in Ostwestfalen–Lippe and southern Sweden to the characteristics of the German and Swedish ‘models’, respectively, in order to determine ... More


Path Dependence and Transition

Gordon L. Clark and Dariusz Wójcik

in The Geography of Finance: Corporate Governance in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213368
eISBN:
9780191695858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213368.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter interrogates the logic of path dependence in ways relevant to both economic geography and corporate governance in the context of the market for incorporation. Recognizing that corporate ... More


Geographical Foundations of Corporate Governance

Gordon L. Clark and Dariusz Wójcik

in The Geography of Finance: Corporate Governance in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213368
eISBN:
9780191695858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213368.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter focuses on the relationship between corporate governance and global finance. It shows that the German model of concentrated ownership through direct and indirect cross-holding between ... More


Industry-wide Collective Bargaining: Shrinking Core, Expanding Fringes

Wolfgang Streeck

in Re-Forming Capitalism: Institutional Change in the German Political Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199573981
eISBN:
9780191702136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573981.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

In Germany wages are typically negotiated by industry on a regional level instead of on a national level. Regional wage variation, however, is likely to be low because of the high centralization of ... More


Introduction

Jochen Clasen

in Converging Worlds of Welfare?: British and German Social Policy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199584499
eISBN:
9780191728792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584499.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter introduces the aims and scope of the book. It presents Germany and the UK conventionally portrayed as contrasting models of modern welfare states. However, similar challenges, such as ... More


China’s Mechanical Engineering Industry: Offering the Potential for Indigenous Innovation?

Ingo Liefner and Gang Zeng

in China as an Innovation Nation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198753568
eISBN:
9780191815096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753568.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, International Business

The mechanical engineering industry in China has been witnessing fast and sustained growth. Chinese firms in this industry are successfully serving the demand for low-cost machinery in domestic and ... More


The Role of the German Capital Markets and the Universal Banks, Supervisory Boards, and Interlocking Directorships

Ellen R. Schneider‐Lenné

in Capital Markets and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198287889
eISBN:
9780191828867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198287889.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter compares both the British and German financial systems. It examines the differences and divergences of methods, philosophies, and goals between these two systems, in particular exploring ... More


Labour and the economy: Reforming capitalism

Eunice Goes

in The Labour Party under Ed Miliband: Trying but failing to renew social democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090707
eISBN:
9781526109637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090707.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the Labour Party’s approach to the economy with a special focus on its response to the 2008 global financial crisis and to the subsequent deficit crisis. It will argue that ... More


Understanding Rising Income Inequality and Stagnating Ordinary Living Standards in Germany

Gerhard Bosch and Thorsten Kalina

in Inequality and Inclusive Growth in Rich Countries: Shared Challenges and Contrasting Fortunes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198807032
eISBN:
9780191844829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807032.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter describes how inequality and real incomes have evolved in Germany through the period from the 1980s, through reunification, up to the economic Crisis and its aftermath. It brings out how ... More


Schleiermacher from Halle to Berlin

Zachary Purvis

in Theology and the University in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783381
eISBN:
9780191826306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783381.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter zooms in on the context of Schleiermacher’s brief tenure at the University of Halle and the eventual founding of the University of Berlin in the wake of Halle’s closure and as part of ... More


China’s Quest for Modernity and the Tides of World History

John W. Garver

in China's Quest: The History of the Foreign Relations of the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190261054
eISBN:
9780190261085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261054.003.0028
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Will the CCP be able to control the aggrieved nationalism it has fostered to relegitimize its rule, or will those nationalist passions, once loosed, push the CCP toward more assertive policies having ... More


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