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European Monetary Union and the New Political Economy of Adjustment

Erik Jones

in The State of the European Union: Risks, Reform, Resistance, and Revival

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297574
eISBN:
9780191598982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297572.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines how the creation of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) spawned a new political economy of adjustment in Europe. It is argued that the EMU is changing how Europeans adjust to ... More


The Dynamics of Adjustment in Economic Practices in Britain, Germany, and France

Vivien A. Schmidt

in The Futures of European Capitalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253685
eISBN:
9780191600210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253684.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter details the different dynamics of economic adjustment in Britain, Germany, and France from the postwar period until today. For Britain, it describes the problems of business in the ... More


The Futures of European Capitalism

Vivien A. Schmidt

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253685
eISBN:
9780191600210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253684.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

European countries’ political‐economic policies, practices, and discourses have changed profoundly in response to Europeanization, even more so than in response to globalization, but they have not ... More


The Adjustment Problem and Protectionism

Kent Jones

in Who's Afraid of the WTO?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195166163
eISBN:
9780199849819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166163.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Chapter 3's mainly discusses the opposition to trade liberalization and the goals of the WTO coming from the adjustment problem. Economic adjustment is an ongoing and continuous process in all ... More


The Politics of Labor in a Global Age: Continuity and Change in Late-Industrializing and Post-Socialist Economies

Christopher Candland and Rudra Sil (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241149
eISBN:
9780191598920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241147.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book analyses and compares recent shifts in patterns of industrial relations across late-industrializing and post-socialist economies. The book features chapters on labor relations at national, ... More


Making Sense of France

BOB HANCKÉ

in Large Firms and Institutional Change: Industrial Renewal and Economic Restructuring in France

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252053
eISBN:
9780191719097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252053.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter lays out the key puzzle of the book: how did France manage a massive reorganization of its supply-side during the second half of the 1980s and 1990s, with quite beneficial economic ... More


An Introduction to Varieties of Capitalism

Peter A. Hall and David Soskice (eds)

in Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247752
eISBN:
9780191596346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247757.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter outlines the theoretical perspective behind a ‘varieties of capitalism’ approach to comparative political economy, emphasizing the central role of the firm as the agent of economic ... More


The Conditions for Pacts: A Fuzzy-Set Analysis of the Resurgence of Tripartite Concertation 1

Sabina Avdagic

in Social Pacts in Europe: Emergence, Evolution, and Institutionalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199590742
eISBN:
9780191728891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590742.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

Chapter 2 presents a fuzzy-set analysis (fs/QCA) of fourteen West European countries during the 1990s. Comparing the extent of government involvement and the policy scope of social pacts, the chapter ... More


Social Pacts in Europe: Emergence, Evolution, and Institutionalization

Sabina Avdagic, Martin Rhodes, and Jelle Visser (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199590742
eISBN:
9780191728891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590742.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

The result of a four-year long comparative research study centred at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, and financed by the European Commission’s Sixth Framework Programme, this ... More


Opportunities for Young People

Magdi Amin, Ragui Assaad, Nazar al-Baharna, Kemal Derviş, Raj M. Desai, Navtej S. Dhillon, Ahmed Galal, Hafez Ghanem, Carol Graham, Daniel Kaufmann, Homi Kharas, John Page, Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, Katherine Sierra, and Tarik M. Yousef

in After the Spring: Economic Transitions in the Arab World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199924929
eISBN:
9780199949427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924929.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The demographics of Arab countries mean that reform is a generational challenge. The share of youth to total population in Arab countries is unprecedented, and the economic and social costs of their ... More


Debt Crises, Economic Adjustment, and Labour Standards

Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky and Franz Christian Ebert

in Sovereign Debt and Human Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198810445
eISBN:
9780191847783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810445.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the relation between economic adjustments, on the one hand, and labour standards, on the other. Section I reviews how labour standard issues have been addressed in different ... More


The Italian Banking Industry

Jordi Canals

in Competitive Strategies in European Banking

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198773504
eISBN:
9780191695322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198773504.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter provides a structural overview of the Italian financial system. It notes that the Italian system, like that of other industrialized nations, has experienced very profound changes ... More


The Political Economy of Forced Reform and the 2010 Greek Economic Adjustment Programme

George Pagoulatos

in From Stagnation to Forced Adjustment: Reforms in Greece, 1974-2010

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327829
eISBN:
9780199388110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327829.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter explores the political economy of the 2010 economic adjustment programme that followed Greece's recourse to the EU/IMF bailout mechanism. It examines the programme in the framework of ... More


Human Capital and the Labor Market Adjustment of Immigrants: Testing Alternative Hypotheses

George J. Borjas and Barry R. Chiswick

in Foundations of Migration Economics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198788072
eISBN:
9780191830068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788072.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In previous research on the economic adjustment of immigrants, hypotheses were generated based on the degree of the transferability of skill and the self-selection of immigrants for labor market ... More


Conclusions: Transient Workspaces in Times of Crisis

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

in Transient Workspaces: Technologies of Everyday Innovation in Zimbabwe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027243
eISBN:
9780262326155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027243.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines the concept of mobility that has animated the quest for survival in the most difficult times in Zimbabwe. In 1980 the government of Robert Mugabe's party ZANU (PF) embarked on a ... More


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