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El Salvador: Economic Disparities, External Intervention, and Civil Conflict

MANUEL PASTOR and JAMES K BOYCE

in War, Hunger, and Displacement: Volume 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297406
eISBN:
9780191685330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297406.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Civil wars which occured during the 1980s in El Salvador were key factors in the complex humanitarian emergencies (CHE) that occured in the country. Economic slowdown during the 1980s, when commodity ... More


The Interwar Economy in a Secular Perspective

Charles H. Feinstein, Peter Temin, and Gianni Toniolo

in The World Economy between the World Wars

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195307559
eISBN:
9780199867929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307559.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter places the interwar experience in the context of economic growth in the 20th century. The story starts with a description of living standards in the 1890s and goes on to describe the ... More


Reaping the Whirlwind: The Late Johnson Years

Robert P. Bremner

in Chairman of the Fed: William McChesney Martin Jr., and the Creation of the Modern American Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300105087
eISBN:
9780300127799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300105087.003.0011
Subject:
History, Economic History

President Lyndon B. Johnson's surtax proposal of January 1967 was opposed by the Republicans in Congress. The Joint Economic Committee hearings on the president's economic report, led by Senator ... More


Inside China’s Grand Strategy: The Perspective from the People's Republic

Ye Zicheng

Guoli Liu (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126456
eISBN:
9780813135465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126456.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

China's enormous size, vast population, abundant natural resources, robust economy, and modern military suggest that it will emerge as a great world power. This book offers unique insights about the ... More


The Recent Transformation of Participatory Employment Practices in Japan

Takao Kato

in Labor Markets and Firm Benefit Policies in Japan and the United States

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226620947
eISBN:
9780226620954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226620954.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter presents findings from the most recent research on the transformation of participatory employment practices of Japanese firms in the 1990s, during which the Japanese economy slowed down ... More


China’s Evolving Strategy in the Indian Ocean Region: Risks in China’s MSR Initiative

Jabin T. Jacob

in India and China at Sea: Competition for Naval Dominance in the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199479337
eISBN:
9780199092086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199479337.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Jabin T. Jacob, an Indian analyst on China, provides a more skeptical view on the MSR and the risks China faces in that initiative. Jacob argues that the challenge of the MSR initiative for China is ... More


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