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Transforming Management in Central and Eastern Europe

Roderick Martin

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775690
eISBN:
9780191695377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775690.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This book analyses changes in enterprises in seven European countries since 1989 — Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, and Slovakia. Economic trends have differed vastly ... More


Skill Formation in the Twenty-First Century

Phillip Brown

in High Skills: Globalization, Competitiveness, and Skill Formation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244188
eISBN:
9780191697340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244188.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

This introductory chapter examines human capital theory and how it has been extended to explain global economic trends and the scope for skill-formation policies in the new economic competition. ... More


Ownership and Cost Effectiveness: Evidence from the Early Twentieth Century

James Foreman-Peck and Robert Millward

in Public and Private Ownership of British Industry 1820–1990

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203599
eISBN:
9780191675881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203599.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

The question of ownership has to be distinguished from the question of market structure. Both can affect efficiency. This chapter presents new findings for this period in Britain. In the first main ... More


:: The Use of National Income Accounting to Study Comparative Economic Growth

Robert William Fogel, Enid M. Fogel, Mark Guglielmo, and Nathaniel Grotte

in Political Arithmetic: Simon Kuznets and the Empirical Tradition in Economics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226256610
eISBN:
9780226020723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226020723.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter discusses Kuznets's plan to use national income measures to describe and explain the long-term economic trends of the industrial nations; his publication of ten monographs on ... More


Growing up in a time of extraordinary change

Jo Boyden, Andrew Dawes, Paul Dornan, and Colin Tredoux

in Tracing the Consequences of Child Poverty: Evidence from the Young Lives study of Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447348313
eISBN:
9781447348481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348313.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter highlights some of the major social and economic trends in the Young Lives study countries over the past 15 years and briefly indicates how such trends have affected and are perceived by ... More


Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Romania: political and economic contexts

Roderick Martin

in Constructing Capitalisms: Transforming Business Systems in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657667
eISBN:
9780191751622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657667.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

This chapter provides a brief background overview of the international and national political and economic contexts of the four business systems. Internationally, EU accession was critical. This ... More


Preamble to the Workbook: Rights or Rites?

A. David Napier

in Making Things Better: A Workbook on Ritual, Cultural Values, and Environmental Behavior

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199969357
eISBN:
9780199346097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969357.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Preamble outlines the purpose of this book, which is about how ritualized ideas of what constitutes the material world create diverse notions of the meaning of exchange, reciprocity, and fair ... More


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