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Japan’s Model of Economic Development: Relevant and Non-relevant Elements for Developing Economies

Fukunari Kimura

in Development Success: Historical Accounts from More Advanced Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660704
eISBN:
9780191748943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660704.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic History

Japan was the first non-Western country to accomplish successful industrialization, and the dominant perception of its ‘industrial policy’ had over-emphasized specific characteristics of Japan. ... More


Extraction in motion: infrastructure-as-asset-class

Nicholas Hildyard

in Licensed Larceny: Infrastructure, Financial Extraction and the Global South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784994266
eISBN:
9781526108982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994266.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

For investors, ‘infrastructure’ is now an ‘asset class’, the boundaries of which are limited only by the ability of finance to build new contracted income streams that extract wealth from funding, ... More


Infrastructure in China

Sylvie Démurger

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199678204
eISBN:
9780191788635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0057
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the role of China’s economic infrastructure: that is, transportation, telecommunications, utilities, and power supply. As well as providing some background to the concepts of ... More


States’ Development Expenditures and Implications for Regional Development

Arvind Panagariya, Pinaki Chakraborty, and M. Govinda Rao

in State Level Reforms, Growth, and Development in Indian States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199367863
eISBN:
9780199367887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367863.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Public expenditure plays an important role in growth through contribution to physical and social infrastructure. The analysis of state level expenditures in this chapter shows that there has been a ... More


Intra-German Trade and the Aesthetic Dialectic of European Integration

Katrin Schreiter

in Designing One Nation: The Politics of Economic Culture and Trade in Divided Germany

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190877279
eISBN:
9780190877309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877279.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter looks at the clashes when East meets West as they deal with the postwar change of economic policy from reconstruction to trade. This change pitted the two economic systems directly ... More


Exit Made in America: The Trump Presidency

Alexander Cooley and Daniel Nexon

in Exit from Hegemony: The Unraveling of the American Global Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190916473
eISBN:
9780190054557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916473.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Donald Trump and Trumpism are less the cause of the current crisis in the American system than a symptom and accelerant of underlying trends. This chapter examines the continuities and differences ... More


Vital and Vulnerable

Phil Haun (ed.)

in Lectures of the Air Corps Tactical School and American Strategic Bombing in World War II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176789
eISBN:
9780813176819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176789.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

In this chapter the critical question as to what to target is taken up by Muir Fairchild in two lectures, “National Economic Structure” and “New York Industrial Area.” Targeting a relatively small ... More


Road Warriors: The Migration and the Peddlers

Hasia R. Diner

in Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178647
eISBN:
9780300210194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178647.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter addresses the migration of Jewish peddlers. Immigrant peddlers played a significant role in the establishment of regional, national, and local Jewish economic infrastructures and the ... More


The Other Foundings: Federalism and the Constitutional Structure of American Government

John Joseph Wallis

in Founding Choices: American Economic Policy in the 1790s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226384740
eISBN:
9780226384764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226384764.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

After the Constitution provided a stable and accommodative government at the national level during 1790, most of the interactions between political and economic development took place at the level of ... More


Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Mark G. Hanna

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Analyzing the rise and subsequent fall of international piracy from the perspective of colonial hinterlands, this book explores the often overt support of sea marauders in maritime communities from ... More


A New Agrarian Ideal: Foundations of Cooperative Extension

Christopher R. Henke

in Cultivating Science, Harvesting Power: Science and Industrial Agriculture in California

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083737
eISBN:
9780262275286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083737.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on Cooperative Extension, an institution of repair created during the twentieth century to bring U.S. agriculture into industrial agriculture. Debates on whether U.S. agriculture ... More


To Suffer

Vilém Flusser

in Into the Universe of Technical Images

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670208
eISBN:
9781452947235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670208.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers the so-called economic infrastructure of the emerging telematic society by using a social model, namely, that of Platonic utopia, slightly adjusted. According to Plato, we are ... More


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