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Miracle to Meltdown in Asia: Business, Government and Society

Norman Flynn

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295525
eISBN:
9780191685125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295525.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

The crisis in Asia has caused economic hardship and brought an end to the ‘economic miracle’ of fast economic growth in the region. This book asks whether the 1997/8 crisis marks a break with the ... More


Expressive Relationships and Networks

Norman Flynn

in Miracle to Meltdown in Asia: Business, Government and Society

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295525
eISBN:
9780191685125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295525.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter examines the relationships between the economy and politics or between the state and business in East and South-east Asia. This chapter gives examples to illustrate ‘cronyism’ or close ... More


Insurgency, Development, and Fragility

Gurudas Das

in Security and Development in India's Northeast

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198079781
eISBN:
9780199081738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198079781.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the socio-economic and political implications of reorganization of the NER. It analyses the political economy of development in post-reorganized NER. It traces the dynamics of ... More


Putinomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia

Chris Miller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469640662
eISBN:
9781469640679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640662.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

When Vladimir Putin first took power in 1999, he was a little-known figure ruling a country that was reeling from a decade and a half of crisis. In the years since, he has reestablished Russia as a ... More


Discriminating Altruisms

Garrett Hardin

in Living within Limits: Ecology, Economics, and Population Taboos

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195078114
eISBN:
9780197560716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195078114.003.0028
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

Sooner or later discussions of population problems raise the issue of altruism. Why should I refrain from exploiting the environment because posterity may ... More


The Economics of Inequality in High-Wage Economies

Edward Conard

in United States Income, Wealth, Consumption, and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197518199
eISBN:
9780197518229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518199.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The advent of information technology opened a window of investment opportunities that has exceeded the supply of properly trained talent while trade with low-wage economies, low-skilled immigration, ... More


Public–Private Sector Relationships, Capture, and Governance Quality

Klaus J. Brosamle

in Governance Challenges and Innovations: Financial and Fiscal Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674930
eISBN:
9780191753046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674930.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter argues that a country's governance quality depends, among other things, on public-private sector relationships and the influence exerted through them. It discusses evidence suggesting ... More


Reform, Controversy, and Backlash

Rob Christensen

in The Rise and Fall of the Branchhead Boys: North Carolina's Scott Family and the Era of Progressive Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651040
eISBN:
9781469651064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651040.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Scott oversaw the reorganization of the state’s university system, changing it from a diverse political free-for-all into a coordinated system. Scott had to overcome serious opposition from many ... More


Concentration and Cronyism: Commercial Banking in Rio De Janeiro

William R. Summerhill

in Inglorious Revolution: Political Institutions, Sovereign Debt, and Financial Underdevelopment in Imperial Brazil

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300139273
eISBN:
9780300218619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139273.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the evolution of joint-stock commercial banking in Rio de Janeiro. It first highlights general issues in the relationship between banking and financial development and ... More


The Judo Gang: Informal Networks and Perceptions of Power

Anna L. Bailey

in Politics under the Influence: Vodka and Public Policy in Putin's Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501724374
eISBN:
9781501724381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501724374.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

The formal state ownership of alcohol production assets detailed in chapter 4 was far from the only way in which economic interests and alcohol policymaking collided under Putin. This chapter ... More


I’ve Got the Power: Mapping Connections between Lebanon’s Banking Sector and the Ruling Class

Jad Chaaban

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/9780198799870.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores the extent to which local commercial banks in Lebanon are linked to the country’s political class, and how this impacts their efficiency. By compiling detailed ownership and ... More


The Future of the Private Sector in an Age of Uncertainty

Ishac Diwan

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/9780198799870.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter is concerned with the future of state–business relations (SBRs) in the MENA region, and about the potential for private sector growth. Can the new environment of heightened popular ... More


The Role of Cronyism in Arab Capitalism

Steffen Hertog

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/9780198799870.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter argues that cronyism is a key component of a broader system of insider–outsider divisions in Arab political economies that also extends to labor markets. While economic dualism and ... 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


Clientelism, Cronyism, and Job Creation in Lebanon

Ishac Diwan and Jamal Ibrahim Haidar

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/9780198799870.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter investigates how politically connected firms affect job creation in Lebanon. Using firm-level census data, the chapter first establishes that politically connected firms create more jobs ... More


Moroccan Cronyism: Facts, Mechanisms, and Impact

Mohammed Said Saadi

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/9780198799870.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter looks at cronyism as a pillar of Morocco’s political economy and studies its manifestation and impact in the manufacturing sector. Cronyism and patronage have helped the Makhzen to ... More


Reducing Racial Bias: Attitudinal and Institutional Change

Anne Jacobson

in Implicit Bias and Philosophy, Volume 2: Moral Responsibility, Structural Injustice, and Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198766179
eISBN:
9780191820748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766179.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Discussions of implicit bias are often at least covertly individualistic. Looking particularly at the case of implicit bias in educational fields in Western societies, I argue that our increasing ... More


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