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Contrasting Theory and Practice: The World Bank and Social Capital in Rural Mexico

Jonathan Fox

in Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter continues the emphasis on cross-regional comparison, addressing the role of both transnational and national actors by focusing on World Bank-funded rural development projects. The ... More


The Principal Findings and some Policy Implications

Richard M. Auty and Haydn I. Furlonge

in The Rent Curse: Natural Resources, Policy Choice, and Economic Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198828860
eISBN:
9780191867330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828860.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The resource curse is part of a broader rent curse linked to geopolitical rent, regulatory rent, and labour rent, as well as natural resource rent. Variation in the intensity of rent curse effects ... More


From Regulation to Facilitation: The Role of ICT and Telecommunication Regulators in a Converging World

Tim Unwin

in Reclaiming Information and Communication Technologies for Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198795292
eISBN:
9780191836589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795292.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Effective regulation is crucial for the creation of successful enabling environments for the delivery of ICT4D initiatives. This chapter suggests that new models of regulation need to be developed ... More


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