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Toward a Comparative Institutional Analysis of the Government‐Business Relationship

Masahiro Okuno‐Fujiwara

in The Role of Government in East Asian Economic Development: Comparative Institutional Analysis

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780198294917
eISBN:
9780191715501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294917.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter presents an abstract model of the government-business relationship and identifies institutional structures that determine the nature and outcome of this relationship in different ... More


Amalgamations: Post‐Merger Performance

Roger Undy

in Trade Union Merger Strategies: Purpose, Process, and Performance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544943
eISBN:
9780191719936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544943.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Dominant‐partner amalgamations are briefly discussed before focusing on balanced‐partner amalgamations. The outcomes of dominant‐partner amalgamations are similar to those generated by transfers. In ... More


Conceptualizing Labour Union Revitalization

Martin Behrens, Kerstin Hamann, and Richard Hurd

in Varieties of Unionism: Strategies for Union Revitalization in a Globalizing Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199270149
eISBN:
9780191710353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270149.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The chapter argues that union strength, decline, and revitalization are best understood as multi-faceted processes and furthermore, that these processes are best understood in a comparative context. ... More


Wage Bargaining, Union Power, and Economic Integration

Tito Boeri, Agar Brugiavini, Lars Calmfors, Alison Booth, Michael Burda, Daniele Checchi, Bernhard Ebbinghaus, Richard Freeman, Pietro Garibaldi, Bertil Holmlund, Robin Naylor, Martin Schludi, Thierry Verdier, and Jelle Visser

in The Role of Unions in the Twenty-first Century: A Report for the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246588
eISBN:
9780191596001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246580.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Examines the determinants of union influence over wages. After a brief review of the existing literature on union wage effects, it describes the major factors conditioning the extent to which unions ... More


Exploitation

David Miller

in Market, State, and Community: Theoretical Foundations of Market Socialism

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198278641
eISBN:
9780191599903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198278640.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How can exploitation—in the sense of taking advantage of other people—occur in market settings? Marx understood exploitation in terms of unilateral transfers of value. Steiner and Roemer understand ... More


The Structural Safeguards of Federalism Bargaining

Erin Ryan

in Federalism and the Tug of War Within

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737987
eISBN:
9780199918652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737987.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter Nine explores the structural safeguards of bilateral balancing through the bargaining norms and media of exchange that accompany the trade in federalism entitlements. Federalism bargaining ... More


WTO Accession: The Hard Path to Universal Membership

Kent Jones

in The Doha Blues: Institutional Crisis and Reform in the WTO

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378825
eISBN:
9780199852598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378825.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The WTO introduced a new set of rules for membership that attempted to promote and improve the discipline among members since this was needed to accomplish market access obligations. Also, WTO ... More


Strategic Alliances

Andrew C. Inkpen

in Oxford Handbook of International Business

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

There has been an enormous increase in the formation of international strategic alliances and in the research efforts devoted to understanding alliances over the last few decades. The chapter begins ... More


Labour Market Institutions and Income Inequality: What are the New Insights after the Washington Consensus?

Rolph van der Hoeven and Catherine Saget

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Looks at some of the labour market outcomes of recent economic reforms. The extent to which labour market institutions affect the relationship between reform policies and income inequality remains ... More


The Property Rights Approach

Oliver Hart

in Firms, Contracts, and Financial Structure

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288817
eISBN:
9780191596353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288816.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The neoclassical, principal‐agent and transaction costs theories cannot by themselves explain firm boundaries. This chapter describes a theory—the incomplete contracting or property rights ... More


Steps Toward Enhanced Parity: Negotiating Capacity and Strategies of Developing Countries

Pamela Chasek and Lavanya Rajamani

in Providing Global Public Goods: Managing Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157406
eISBN:
9780199832965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157400.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

An important problem in the management of global public goods lies with the imbalance of bargaining power as between developed and developing countries in the multilateral negotiations involved. ... More


Case Studies of Domestic Politics and Alliances

Tongfi Kim

in The Supply Side of Security: A Market Theory of Military Alliances

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796965
eISBN:
9780804798594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796965.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this chapter, the author conducts a “structured, focused comparison” of the US alliances with Japan, South Korea, and Spain with respect to domestic opposition to alliance cooperation, the ... More


Theory and hypotheses

Adrienne Héritier, Catherine Moury, Carina Bischoff, and Carl-Fredrik Bergström

in Changing Rules of Delegation: A Contest for Power in Comitology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199653621
eISBN:
9780191751349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653621.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In the theoretical chapter, different from the principal-agent literature which focuses on why principals delegate and how they seek to control the agent, this book analyzes delegation from the angle ... More


A Domestic Theory of Intra-Alliance Bargaining

Tongfi Kim

in The Supply Side of Security: A Market Theory of Military Alliances

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796965
eISBN:
9780804798594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796965.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explains the effects of three domestic variables on a state’s intra-alliance bargaining power. As the existing theories of international relations argue, the presence of effective ... More


Reasons for Legal Protection of a Right to Strike

Tonia Novitz

in International and European Protection of the Right to Strike: A Comparative Study of Standards Set by the International Labour Organization, the Council of Europe and the European Union

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298540
eISBN:
9780191685484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298540.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines the grounds for legal protection of strikes. They may be socio-economic in nature, may draw upon a particular understanding of rights to political participation, and may be ... More


Flexibility or flexploitation? Problems with work–life balance in a low-income neighbourhood

Hartley Dean

in Social Policy Review 20: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2008

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420763
eISBN:
9781447303473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420763.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

‘Work-life balance’ is a contested notion, involving conflicting interpretations of ‘flexibility’ in relation to employment and family commitments. It may be justified on the basis of social care, a ... More


Privacy in the Digital Age: States, Private Actors, and Hybrid Arrangements

Henry Farrell

in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042512
eISBN:
9780262271936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.003.0296
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter examines global governance mechanisms designed to protect citizens’ privacy rights, with special emphasis on the relationship between the United States and the European Union (EU) and ... More


Managerial and organizational perspectives

John Child, David Faulkner, Stephen Tallman, and Linda Hsieh

in Cooperative Strategy: Managing Alliances and Networks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198814634
eISBN:
9780191852374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814634.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Chapter 3 describes the contributions of managerial and organizational perspectives, namely strategic management theory, game theory, bargaining power theory, organization theory, and stakeholder ... More


Alliance Politics and Polarity

Tongfi Kim

in The Supply Side of Security: A Market Theory of Military Alliances

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796965
eISBN:
9780804798594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796965.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter empirically tests the argument presented in Chapter 3. In addition to intra-alliance bargaining power, it also examines the theory’s implications for the patterns of termination, ... More


The Idea of Labour Law as Addressing Vulnerabilities or Labour Market ‘Problems’

Guy Davidov

in A Purposive Approach to Labour Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198759034
eISBN:
9780191818790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759034.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter articulates the unique characteristics of employment relations. It explains in what sense employer–employee relations are different from client–independent contractor relations. ... More


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