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Development Strategies and Regional Income Disparities in China *

Justin Yifu Lin and Peilin Liu

in Inequality and Growth in Modern China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535194
eISBN:
9780191715730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535194.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that the regional income gap of China is endogenously determined by its long-term economic development strategy. The comparative advantage-defying (CAD) strategy, adopted by the ... More


1976 Part 1—The Markets Take Over

Douglas Wass

in Decline to Fall: The Making of British Macro-economic Policy and the 1976 IMF Crisis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534746
eISBN:
9780191715884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534746.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter goes through the climactic events of 1976 up to the point where the negotiations with the IMF began, starting with the continuing uncertainty in the minds of some members of the Cabinet ... More


‘Our Radicalism Implemented’ 1938–1948

RICHARD DUNPHY

in The Making of Fianna Fáil Power in Ireland 1923–1948

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204749
eISBN:
9780191676383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204749.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Fianna Fáil's concensus-building political strategy was closely related to its economic strategy, and during the next decade, the party would face very real threats to its social bases of support. ... More


The Czech Transition: The Importance of Microeconomic Fundamentals

Jan Svejnar and Milica Uvalic

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/9780199660704.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic History

We examine the case of the Czech Republic, which has been frequently cited as one of the most successful cases of transition economies in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Despite the costs related ... More


Wales: Innovating through Global–Local Interaction

Philip Cooke and Kevin Morgan

in The Associational Economy: Firms, Regions, and Innovation

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290186
eISBN:
9780191684784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290186.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

This chapter explores the possibilities for innovation in the context of a region — Wales — which is dominated by the branch plants of large multinational firms. The evolution of institutional ... More


Privatization and Economic Strategy in Mozambique

Carlos Castel-Branco, Christopher Cramer, and Degol Hailu

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/9780199261031.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter assesses Mozambique's privatization programme. It begins by outlining why the state intervened in the economy, highlighting both ‘defensive’ and ‘offensive’ motives. It then examines the ... More


Building New States: Lessons from Eritrea

GÖte Hansson

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/9780199261031.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the building of political institutions in Eritrea after formal independence was declared on 1993. It discusses two agendas which the new state faced: first, transforming the ... More


Labour and Economic Policy During the Second World War

Stephen Brooke

in Labour's War: The Labour Party and the Second World War

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202851
eISBN:
9780191675560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202851.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the prevailing economic policy of the Labour Party during the Second World War. Before 1939, nationalization was the dominant aspect of the Labour Party's economic policy; ... More


The Economies of Olynthus

Nicholas Cahill

in Household and City Organization at Olynthus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084955
eISBN:
9780300133004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084955.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses different strategies by which households acquired, stored, and used resources at Olynthus. The variety of economic strategies adopted at Olynthus and their spatial patterning ... More


Resilient Regions

Harold Wolman, Howard Wial, Travis St. Clair, and Edward Hill

in Coping with Adversity: Regional Economic Resilience and Public Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780801451690
eISBN:
9781501709494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451690.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

chapter 4 profiles the three more resilient ones (Charlotte, Grand Forks and Seattle). In each case we describe their experiences with economic shocks and chronic distress and set forth the ... More


Labour’s Alternative Economic Strategy, 1970–83

Richard Jobson

in Nostalgia and the post-war Labour Party: Prisoners of the past

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526113306
eISBN:
9781526136039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113306.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Labour Party’s Alternative Economic Strategy (AES) has typically been portrayed by both historians and political scientists as a modern and forward-looking strategy. In contrast, this article ... More


In Uncertain Times: American Foreign Policy after the Berlin Wall and 9/11

Melvyn P. Leffler and Jeffrey W. Legro (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449093
eISBN:
9780801460814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449093.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book considers how policymakers react to dramatic developments on the world stage. Few expected the Berlin Wall to come down in November 1989; no one anticipated the devastating attacks on the ... More


Regions That Lacked Resilience

Harold Wolman, Howard Wial, Travis St. Clair, and Edward Hill

in Coping with Adversity: Regional Economic Resilience and Public Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780801451690
eISBN:
9781501709494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451690.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In chapters 3 and 4 we move from quantitative analysis to our case studies. We undertook the case studies to provide a richer understanding of economic shocks, chronic economic distress, and ... More


Laborer

Gail Hershatter

in The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China's Collective Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267701
eISBN:
9780520950344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267701.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the entwinement of the campaign time of the state with the domestic time of the household during the Great Leap Forward and the subsequent famine in China. It explains that the ... More


Exploring the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) as a micro-Millennium Development Goals’ framework in Nigeria

Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the impact of the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS), a socio-economic framework for enabling sustainable human development in Nigeria, and how it ... More


South Asia

S.R. Osmani

in Asian Transformations: An Inquiry into the Development of Nations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198844938
eISBN:
9780191880308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844938.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Soon after independence from British rule, the South Asia region seemed to have a much better prospect than many other parts of the developing world; the prospects soon dimmed, however, as South Asia ... More


Shifting Strategies within New National Borders

Natale A. Zappia

in Traders and Raiders: The Indigenous World of the Colorado Basin, 1540-1859

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469615844
eISBN:
9781469619842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469615844.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter surveys the aftermath of the debilitating wars of the late 1850s. It explores the interethnic tensions, Mexican/Anglo-American incursions, and shifting Indigenous economic strategies ... More


The Battle of Ideas in the Labour Party, 1945–92

Dimitri Batrouni

in The Battle of Ideas in the Labour Party: From Attlee to Corbyn and Brexit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529205060
eISBN:
9781529205107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205060.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The first chapter is a broad sweep of the historical battle of ideas in the party starting from the Attlee government and finishing on Neil Kinnock’s terms as leader. For the Attlee period, there is ... More


India Turns East: International Engagement and US-China Rivalry

Frédéric Grare

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190859336
eISBN:
9780190872595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859336.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

India Turns East tells the story of India’s long and difficult journey to reclaim its status in a rapidly changed environment increasingly shaped by the US-China rivalry and the uncertainties of US ... More


Population Matters

Peter Gill

in Famine and Foreigners: Ethiopia Since Live Aid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199569847
eISBN:
9780191808609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199569847.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the problem of rapid population growth responsible for Ethiopia's poverty, specifically looking at negative influences on economic and social development and unprioritized ... More


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