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Theoretical Approaches to New Public Management

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

in Democracy and Public Management Reform: Building the Republican State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199261185
eISBN:
9780191601507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

New public management–the new discipline that serves as an intellectual basis for public management reform–is far from constituting a unified intellectual field. New public management ... More


Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources

Brett M. Frischmann

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199895656
eISBN:
9780199933280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895656.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Infrastructure resources are the subject of many contentious public policy debates, including what to do about crumbling roads and bridges, whether and how to protect our natural environment, energy ... More


Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Technological Change

Albert N. Link and Donald S. Siegel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268825
eISBN:
9780191699290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268825.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

This book presents an analysis and synthesis of the key economic and management approaches to innovation, entrepreneurship, and technological change. The book provides precise definitions of key ... More


Other States

Douglas A. Kysar

in Regulating from Nowhere: Environmental Law and the Search for Objectivity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120011
eISBN:
9780300163308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120011.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines two flawed strategies by which the economic approach to environmental law has attempted to accommodate the field's inevitable transnationality. First, regulatory isolationism in ... More


Interests and Emergence

Douglas A. Kysar

in Regulating from Nowhere: Environmental Law and the Search for Objectivity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120011
eISBN:
9780300163308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120011.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the welfare-economic approach to environmental, health, and safety policy making. It argues that by resorting to a series of debatable techniques in order to maintain the ... More


Governance and Resource Management in Mexico’s Community Forestry Sector

Camille Antinori

in Law and Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260744
eISBN:
9780191698675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260744.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Because common property systems cover various sources of water, forestlands, and grazing lands for environmental management, understanding how such systems work and how they entail the use of ... More


Law and markets

Jules L. Coleman

in Risks and Wrongs

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253616
eISBN:
9780191719776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253616.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Philosophy of Law

This chapter addresses concerns regarding the extent to which the argument for market justifies an economic approach to law. It begins by working through Calabresi's insight that tort law occupies a ... More


Introduction: The Welfare State, Mass Opinion, and Embedded Preferences

in Why Welfare States Persist: The Importance of Public Opinion in Democracies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226075839
eISBN:
9780226075952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075952.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter articulates and applies a sociologically informed approach more centrally to the study of welfare state attitudes. It does so by first identifying key points of constructive difference ... More


Mobilizing the Private Sector in the United States: A Theoretical Overview

Thomas J. Nechyba

in School Choice International: Exploring Public-Private Partnerships

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033763
eISBN:
9780262270113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033763.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter provides an overview organized around four types of competitive advantages that can explain the existence of private schools. First, private schools enjoy greater resource ... More


The Economics of Crime Control

Doron Teichman

in Criminal Law Conversations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199861279
eISBN:
9780190260071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199861279.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents an authoritative overview of the economics of crime control, with particular emphasis on Gary Becker's arguments as set forth in his seminal paper, Crime and Punishment: An ... More


Introduction

Abraham A. Singer

in The Form of the Firm: A Normative Political Theory of the Corporation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190698348
eISBN:
9780190909499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698348.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces the main argument of the book, describing key concepts such as the idea of “norm-governed productivity,” the use of norms to structure cooperation instead of prices. It then ... More


Foraging Behavior

Donald L. Kramer

in Evolutionary Ecology: Concepts and Case Studies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131543
eISBN:
9780197561461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131543.003.0024
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Foraging is the set of processes by which organisms acquire energy and nutrients, whether the food is directly consumed (feeding), stored for later ... More


Positive Regulation

Robert Baldwin and Martin Cave

in Taming the Corporation: How to Regulate for Success

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198836186
eISBN:
9780191873485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836186.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, International Business

This chapter explores the case for viewing regulation positively. It argues that regulation is part of the process for creating economic wealth and social welfare. It proposes that using regulation ... More


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