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The Hindu Equilibrium: India c.1500 B.C. - 2000 A.D.

Deepak Lal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199275793
eISBN:
9780191706097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275793.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

India is an emerging giant. This book explains its long economic stagnation and recent rise by examining its social, political, and historical evolution with a long-term perspective. It explains how ... More


Responsibility Beyond Growth: A Case for Responsible Stagnation

Stevienna de Saille, Fabien Medvecky, Michiel Van Oudheusden, Kevin Albertson, Effie Amanatidou, Timothy Birabi, and Mario Pansera

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529208177
eISBN:
9781529208375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208177.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Innovation is generally considered to be the antidote to economic stagnation. But while the coupling of ‘responsible' and 'innovation’ has been much discussed, that of 'responsible stagnation' has ... More


International Economic Integration and the Changing Role of National Governments

Mića Panić

in The Role of the State in Economic Change

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289845
eISBN:
9780191684777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289845.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter deals with the role of the national government as well as the creation of a supranational government. The authors say that if the operation of the market shall be left to the effective ... More


The Historical Spiral

Athol Fitzgibbons

in Adam Smith's System of Liberty, Wealth, and Virtue: The Moral and Political Foundations of The Wealth of Nations

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292883
eISBN:
9780191596247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292880.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Discusses how Smith understood the moral foundations of political states, considers his theory that political power moved in a cycle, and discusses his theories of democracy, monarchy, and military ... More


The Indian Story in Modern Times

Kshama V. Kaushik and Kaushik Dutta

in India Means Business: How the Elephant Earned its Stripes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072614
eISBN:
9780199081592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072614.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the modern story of Indian business and economy. After two hundred years of colonial rule and relative economic stagnation, India has started to regain its lost glory in world ... More


Reworking Japan: Changing Men at Work and Play under Neoliberalism

Nana Okura Gagné

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753039
eISBN:
9781501753053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753039.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book examines how the past several decades of neoliberal economic restructuring and reforms in Japan have reshaped the nation's corporate ideologies, gender ideologies, and subjectivities of ... More


Lessons of Recent Experience

Barry Eichengreen

in Financial Crises and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257430
eISBN:
9780191698453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257430.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the lessons that can be learned from recent experience of financial crises. The Argentinean and the Turkish financial crises affected different sectors but both experienced ... More


The Japanese Employment System after the Bubble Burst: New Evidence

Ryo Kambayashi and Takao Kato

in Japan's Bubble, Deflation, and Long-term Stagnation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014892
eISBN:
9780262289467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014892.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines the changes in Japan’s employment system after 1997 and illustrates how the sensitivity of employment to macroeconomic fluctuations steadily increase in the wake of economic ... More


Hong Kong after the War

Stanley S.K. Kwan and Nicole Kwan

in The Dragon and the Crown: Hong Kong Memoirs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099555
eISBN:
9789882207530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099555.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses Hong Kong after its liberation from Japanese rule. After the surrender of Japanese rule, Hong Kong was once again reclaimed by Britain. Although China was hoping to reclaim ... More


Introduction: Historical Overview of Race and Poverty from Reconstruction to 1969

C. Michael Henry

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter focuses on the period of 1865 and 1970 to examine the historical factors that explain race and poverty amongst African Americans. These factors include economic stagnation ... More


Introduction: The Triple Challenge for Europe

Jan Fagerberg, Staffan Laestadius, and Ben R. Martin

in The Triple Challenge for Europe: Economic Development, Climate Change, and Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198747413
eISBN:
9780191809750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747413.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Europe is confronted by an intimidating triple challenge—economic stagnation, climate change, and a governance crisis. This introductory chapter demonstrates how the three challenges are closely ... More


The Triple Challenge for Europe: Economic Development, Climate Change, and Governance

Jan Fagerberg, Staffan Laestadius, and Ben R. Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198747413
eISBN:
9780191809750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747413.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Europe is confronted by an intimidating triple challenge: economic stagnation, climate change, and a governance crisis. This book demonstrates how these three challenges are closely interrelated. In ... More


Return of the American Financiers

JOHN MASON HART

in Empire and Revolution: The Americans in Mexico since the Civil War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223240
eISBN:
9780520939295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223240.003.0015
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the return of American financiers to Mexico. During the 1980s and the 1990s Mexico suffered economic stagnation and was forced to adopt the strategy of selling private ... More


Time of Troubles: The Yen and Japan’s Economy, 1985–2008

Maurice Obstfeld

in Japan's Bubble, Deflation, and Long-term Stagnation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014892
eISBN:
9780262289467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014892.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Japan’s real economic growth rate generally shows a strong negative correlation with the level of the yen’s real effective exchange rate. In light of the development of Japan’s macroeconomy, however, ... More


Economic Stagnation and Political Deadlock, 1976–1992

César J. Ayala and Rafael Bernabe

in Puerto Rico in the American Century: A History since 1898

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831137
eISBN:
9781469605609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895535_ayala.18
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines Puerto Rico's economic stagnation and the political standoff between Partido Popular Democrático (PPD) and a new statehood movement, armed with a new discourse and led by ... More


Technological and International Causes of Stagnation

Samuel Cohn

in All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.003.0044
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter describes how the long-term booms and busts of capitalism are driven by two dynamics: those of technology and those of international competition. Gerhard Mensch argued that the great ... More


Natural Resources, Social Conflict, and Poverty Trap

Davide Fiaschi

in The Economics of Conflict: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026895
eISBN:
9780262321976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026895.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Countries with output concentrated in primary sectors often exhibit low growth rates. This chapter identifies the cause of stagnation of these economies where a high level of social conflict due to ... More


Japan's Security Renaissance: New Policies and Politics for the Twenty-First Century

Andrew L. Oros

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231172615
eISBN:
9780231542593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172615.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

For decades after World War II, Japan chose to focus on soft power and economic diplomacy alongside a close alliance with the United States, eschewing a potential leadership role in regional and ... More


Postcolonial Transformations in Africa in the Twentieth Century

Siegmar Schmidt

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0029
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines Africa’s transformation process, in which colonialism and postcolonialism are considered to be of prime importance in view of the fact that Africans fell victim to the ... More


Structural Impediments to Growth in Japan

Magnus Blomstrom, Jennifer Corbett, and Fumio Hayashi (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226060217
eISBN:
9780226060231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060231.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

As Japan's decade-long economic stagnation continues, there has been much analysis of the immediate macroeconomic problems that confront the Japanese economy. This book-length academic treatment of ... More


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