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Contours of Crony Capitalism in the Modi Raj

A.K. Bhattacharya and Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

in Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190078171
eISBN:
9780190099589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078171.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines crony capitalism in the first four years of the Modi’s premiership. Firstly, it analyses the changing dynamics of crony capitalism in India after independence from the licensed ... More


Crony Capitalism in the Middle East: Business and Politics from Liberalization to the Arab Spring

Ishac Diwan, Adeel Malik, and Izak Atiyas (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198799870
eISBN:
9780191864704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799870.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The popular uprisings in 2011 that overthrew Arab dictators were also a rebuke to crony capitalism, targeted against both rulers and their allied businessmen who had monopolized profitable economic ... More


Weaknesses of the Corporate and Financial Sector

Yung Chul Park

in Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Two of the most distinctive characteristics of East Asian corporations are the concentration of ownership among a few large families, and the affiliation of many corporations with an industrial ... More


The Mechanics, Growth Implications, and Political Economy of Crony Capitalism in Egypt

Ishac Diwan, Philip Keefer, and Marc Schiffbauer

in Crony Capitalism in the Middle East: Business and Politics from Liberalization to the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198799870
eISBN:
9780191864704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799870.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Using an original database of 385 politically connected firms under the Mubarak regime in Egypt, this chapter documents that: (1) the value of these firms went down by 13–16 percent more than ... More


Transition Policy and Development Strategy

Grzegorz W. Kolodko

in From Shock to Therapy: The Political Economy of Postsocialist Transformation

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297437
eISBN:
9780191685354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297437.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Consistent and creditworthy organisational design is crucial in the furtherance and success of transformation in all aspects of a certain country. Transition is viewed as a means to reinvent a system ... More


From partners to allies: the integration of authoritarian Algeria in the international system

Francesco Cavatorta

in The International Dimension of the Failed Algerian Transition: Democracy Betrayed?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076169
eISBN:
9781781701980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076169.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The international dimension played a significant role in the origin, development and conclusion of Algeria's failed transition to democracy. The process of democratisation might have ended even if ... More


Epilogue: History as Oracle

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/9780198714071.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter reflects on the value of history in understanding the problematic relationship of states with debt. It helps puncture the illusion, hubris, and complacency that bedevil this ... More


The Role of Finance and Banks in Moroccan Cronyism

Mohamed Oubenal

in Crony Capitalism in the Middle East: Business and Politics from Liberalization to the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198799870
eISBN:
9780191864704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799870.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter studies business elites in Morocco to illustrate the importance of the control of the financial sector for the domination of the royal monarchy and its allies. It first highlights the ... More


The Role of the State in MENA Capital Markets

Ali Coskun, Serhat Cevikel, Zeynep Özçelik, and Vedat Akgiray

in Crony Capitalism in the Middle East: Business and Politics from Liberalization to the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198799870
eISBN:
9780191864704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799870.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, a common feature of corporate financial structures is that governments have always been majority owners of many commercial companies. This ... More


Transformation and Development: The Political Economy of Transition in India and China

Amiya Kumar Bagchi and Anthony P. D'Costa (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082286
eISBN:
9780199082377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082286.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

India and China—the two largest and fastest growing economies in the world—are contributing to the realignment of the global economy while most of the advanced capitalist countries are reeling under ... More


Varieties of Protectionism: Ethnic Politics and Business Politics in Jordan

Steve L. Monroe

in Crony Capitalism in the Middle East: Business and Politics from Liberalization to the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198799870
eISBN:
9780191864704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799870.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the relationship between ethnic politics and business politics through the lens of trade reform in Jordan. It argues that ethnic boundaries shape the types of protection ... More


Alibaba and the thieves

Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh

in Floating on a Malayan Breeze: Travels in Malaysia and Singapore

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139316
eISBN:
9789888180189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139316.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter encompasses various stories with regard to a couple of businessmen. For instance, the story of Mohammad Zamin is included, and he is a Malay who achieved a triumph by collaborating with ... More


Hodgskin’s Libertarian Groundwork

Daniel Layman

in Locke Among the Radicals: Liberty and Property in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190939076
eISBN:
9780190939106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939076.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Thomas Hodgskin, an Englishman who wrote widely in political economy during the first half of the nineteenth century, professed almost slavish devotion to Locke. In following in what he took to be ... More


Restructuring the Socio-Economic and Political Order in the Mediterranean Middle East

Raffaella A. Del Sarto

in Borderlands: Europe and the Mediterranean Middle East

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198833550
eISBN:
9780191871986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833550.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter assesses the impact of European policies on the Mediterranean Middle East, and more specifically the restructuring of the socio-economic and political order in MENA states promoted by ... More


India’s Porous State: Blurred Boundaries and the Evolving Business-State Relationship

Aseema Sinha

in Business and Politics in India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190912468
eISBN:
9780190912505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912468.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents evidence and a theory to understand the current topography of the business-politics relationship in India. Such a theory helps us understand a dual movement: the emergence of a ... More


The Domestic Determinants of Russia’s Resurrection

Kathryn E. Stoner

in Russia Resurrected: Its Power and Purpose in a New Global Order

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190860714
eISBN:
9780190054571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860714.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Russian Politics

This chapter examines the purposes of Russian power projection abroad under the regime of Vladimir Putin. The chapter reviews the various dimensions of Russian power in international politics, ... More


Introduction

Sebastian Edwards and Jeffrey A. Frankel (eds)

in Preventing Currency Crises in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226184944
eISBN:
9780226185057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185057.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book describes the issues linked to the prevention of financial crisis in the emerging-market countries. It is divided into five parts. Part I covers the role of the current account and trade ... More


Corruption: A Window into the State of Postwar Lebanon

Reinoud Leenders

in Spoils of Truce: Corruption and State-Building in Postwar Lebanon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451003
eISBN:
9780801465871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451003.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book examines the extent and causes of political corruption in postwar Lebanon. Drawing on research on comparative corruption, bribery, rent-seeking, and crony capitalism, primarily in less ... More


The Economics of Authoritarian Upgrading In Syria: Liberalization and the Reconfiguration of Economic Networks

Caroline Donati (ed.)

in Middle East Authoritarianisms: Governance, Contestation, and Regime Resilience in Syria and Iran

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783019
eISBN:
9780804784351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783019.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses authoritarian renewal in Syria. It also discusses the emergent stresses and tensions that have accompanied the process of market-oriented restructuring of authoritarian ... More


Behind Every Great Fortune is an Equally Great Crime

Jay B. Barney and David Schmidtz

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?: Perspectives Integrating Philosophy and Social Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198825067
eISBN:
9780191863745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825067.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Political Economy

This chapter examines the accuracy of the quote “behind every great fortune is an equally great crime”, attributed to Balzac. In our times great individual fortunes are generally generated via the ... More


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