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China and Custodial Economic Management

Simon Reich and Richard Ned Lebow

in Good-Bye Hegemony!: Power and Influence in the Global System

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160429
eISBN:
9781400850426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160429.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter documents the embryonic shift in custodial economic functions from the United States to Asia. Whether measured in terms of the purchasing of government and private debt, or the provision ... More


Lords and Lordship in the British Isles in the Late Middle Ages

Rees Davies

Brendan Smith (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199542918
eISBN:
9780191715648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542918.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Throughout the British Isles in the late Middle Ages a small group of the wealthiest lords wielded immense power. The nature of their lordship and the ways in which it was expressed in a diverse and ... More


Left Behind:: Understanding State Fragility

Patrick Stewart

in Weak Links: Fragile States, Global Threats, and International Security

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751501
eISBN:
9780199895366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751501.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins by considering the origins and motivations of contemporary concern with state weakness (or fragility), and the analytical shortcomings of current paradigms. It then provides ... More


Debating post-2015 development-oriented reforms in Africa: agendas for action

George Kararach

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

A return to developmentalism is critical to allow Africa to grow with transformation and be in a state to tackle climate change, food insecurity and the youth bulge. There is need to focus on ... More


Overcoming the Fiscal Crisis of the African State

Tony Addison and LÈonce Ndikumana

in From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261031
eISBN:
9780191698712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261031.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the dimensions of the fiscal crisis of the African state. It then describes the size of the fiscal peace-dividend that can be expected and the setting of expenditure priorities ... More


Economic Management in a Hyperinflationary Environment: The Political Economy of Zimbabwe, 1980–2008

George Kararach and Raphael O. Otieno (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198747505
eISBN:
9780191810442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747505.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The book documents the economic management experience of Zimbabwe during a decade of economic downturn. Almost all the chapters note that economic downturns create opportunities as well as challenges ... More


What is economics good for?

Bill Jordan

in Why the Third Way failed: Economics, morality and the origins of the 'Big Society'

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426567
eISBN:
9781447304296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426567.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter shows that the changes in economic analysis which the Third Way initiated were rather superficial. The crash of 2008–9 exposed its ineffectiveness in providing guiding principles for ... More


Introduction

Jim Tomlinson

in Managing the Economy, Managing the People: Narratives of Economic Life in Britain from Beveridge to Brexit

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198786092
eISBN:
9780191827778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786092.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This introduction outlines how the idea of a national economy subject to governmental management was constructed in Britain out of the dissolution of the unmanaged economy of the pre-1914 era. It ... More


Thirsty Cities: How Indian Cities Can Meet their Water Needs

M. Dinesh Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198099550
eISBN:
9780199084517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099550.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is about sustainable urban water management for developing countries. It deals with holistically managing different aspects of urban water viz., water resources, water supplies, waste water ... More


Economic Constitutions

Tony Prosser

in The Economic Constitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199644537
eISBN:
9780191747816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644537.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes different techniques of economic management, and then discusses different conceptions of an economic constitution, including a descriptive conception mapping constitutional ... More


The Economic Constitution

Tony Prosser

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199644537
eISBN:
9780191747816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644537.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

There has been little analysis of the constitutional framework for management of the UK economy, either in constitutional law or regulatory studies. This is in contrast to many other countries where ... More


Global Economic Management in the 1990s

Khadija Haq (ed.)

in Economic Growth with Social Justice: Collected Writings of Mahbub ul Haq

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199474684
eISBN:
9780199089833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474684.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the chapter, Haq considers the challenges for global economic management that the nineties may bring. He highlights five distinct trends that have emerged in the international economy in the ... More


The International Financial Architecture Seen through the Lens of the Crisis: Some Achievements and Numerous Challenges

Stephany Griffith-Jones and José Antonio Ocampo

in Development Cooperation in Times of Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159661
eISBN:
9780231504393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159661.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter evaluates the response of the international community to the financial crisis, which has called into question some of the ideas upon which economic management has been based through ... More


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