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The European miracle in global history: an East Asian perspective

Kaoru Sugihara

in Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265321
eISBN:
9780191760495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265321.003.0009
Subject:
History, Historiography

The ‘European miracle’ needs to be compared to an East Asian development path. In East Asia efficient institutions fostered great use of labour, an ‘industrious revolution’ path entailing extensive ... More


Post-Apartheid South Africa: An Economic Success Story?

Mats Lundahl and Lennart Petersson

in Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671557
eISBN:
9780191751059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671557.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter provides an evaluation of the development of the South African economy since the end of apartheid in 1994. Taking the 1993 situation as the point of departure, it gives an account of the ... More


Development Economics: From the Poverty to the Wealth of Nations

Yujiro Hayami

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243976
eISBN:
9780191596377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243972.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Provides a comprehensive, systematic treatise on development economics, combining classical political economy, modern institutional theory, and current development issues. It addresses one basic ... More


Understanding the Irish state’s approach

Amanda Slevin

in Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Nearly every country in the world has asserted ownership over the hydrocarbons within its territory (Easo, 2009) and Ireland is no different. Ireland's approach to resource management, however, is ... More


Rwanda: From Devastation to Services-First Transformation

Kasim Munyegera Ggombe and Richard S. Newfarmer

in Industries without Smokestacks: Industrialization in Africa Reconsidered

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198821885
eISBN:
9780191861017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821885.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since civil war and genocide left the country in ruins, Rwanda has undergone a remarkable transformation. Growth rates since 1995 have averaged 8 per cent annually, poverty rates have fallen, ... More


The International Activities and Impacts of State-Owned Enterprises

Daniel M. Shapiro and Steven Globerman

in Sovereign Investment: Concerns and Policy Reactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199937929
eISBN:
9780190260163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199937929.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the international activities and impacts of state-owned enterprises (SOEs). It first considers the nature and importance of SOEs, especially in the Organization for Economic ... More


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