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Ireland

Despina Alexiadou

in Ideologues, Partisans, and Loyalists: Ministers and Policymaking in Parliamentary Cabinets

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198755715
eISBN:
9780191816864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755715.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

The role of Irish ministers of social affairs, employment, and finance is investigated in this chapter. Ireland is a majoritarian system, in which coalition and single-party cabinets have been ... More


The Eurogroup: How a Secretive Circle of Finance Ministers Shape European Economic Governance

Uwe Puetter

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074035
eISBN:
9781781701553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074035.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book a study on the work of the Eurogroup—monthly informal meetings between euro area finance ministers, the Commission and the European Central Bank. It demonstrates how this small, secretive ... More


Capitalist Recovery in One Country, 1932–1936

Mark Metzler

in Lever of Empire: The International Gold Standard and the Crisis of Liberalism in Prewar Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244207
eISBN:
9780520931794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244207.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the reaction to the failure of economic liberalism that shaped the new policies of the 1930s. Japan's new economic course was charted by Takahashi Korekiyo, now a great elder ... More


Social Welfare Policies

Despina Alexiadou

in Ideologues, Partisans, and Loyalists: Ministers and Policymaking in Parliamentary Cabinets

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198755715
eISBN:
9780191816864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755715.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

This chapter tests the policy role of ministerial types employing three different indicators of social welfare generosity: welfare state de-commodification, unemployment generosity insurance, and ... More


The Netherlands

Despina Alexiadou

in Ideologues, Partisans, and Loyalists: Ministers and Policymaking in Parliamentary Cabinets

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198755715
eISBN:
9780191816864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755715.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

Chapter 8 investigates the role of social affairs, employment, and finance ministers in the Netherlands, starting with the purple coalition in 1994 to the end of the PvdA/CDA grand-coalition in 2009. ... More


Greece

Despina Alexiadou

in Ideologues, Partisans, and Loyalists: Ministers and Policymaking in Parliamentary Cabinets

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198755715
eISBN:
9780191816864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755715.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

Chapter 9 investigates the policy role of Greek ministers of social affairs, employment, and finance. Starting in 1981 to the year 2000, the chapter study four social democratic single-party majority ... More


Greeks and Egyptians According to PSI V 502

Jean Bingen

in Hellenistic Egypt: Monarchy, Society, Economy, Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615780
eISBN:
9780748670727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615780.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter offers an anthropological and sociological exploration of a single document from the Zenon archive, concerning the large estate given by Ptolemy II to his finance minister Apollonios and ... More


Fall Down Seven Times Get Up Eight?: Takahashi Korekiyo in Japan, 1934–5

Alan Bollard

in Economists at War: How a Handful of Economists Helped Win and Lose the World Wars

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846000
eISBN:
9780191881244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846000.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The chapter opens in 1936 with rebel soldiers of the Japanese Army creeping through the snow to assassinate the elderly Japanese Minister of Finance, Takahashi Korekiyo. He was a remarkable ... More


Shutting Down the Streets: Political Violence and Social Control in the Global Era

Amory Starr, Luis A. Fernandez, and Christian Scholl

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740996
eISBN:
9780814738351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740996.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Recently, a wall was built in eastern Germany. Made of steel and cement blocks, topped with razor barbed wire, and reinforced with video monitors and movement sensors, this wall was not put up to ... More


The G20 and Global Governance

Ngaire Woods

in The Quest for Security: Protection Without Protectionism and the Challenge of Global Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156868
eISBN:
9780231527651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156868.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Both the enthusiasts and critics of the G20 are united in their characterization of the leaders group as an incipient institution of global governance. This chapter presents a different view. First, ... More


Prospects for Monetary Cooperation and Integration in East Asia

Ulrich Volz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013994
eISBN:
9780262265980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013994.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

East Asian countries were notably uninterested in regional monetary integration until the late 1990s, when the Asian financial crisis revealed the fragility of the region’s exchange rate arrangements ... More


Economists at War: How a Handful of Economists Helped Win and Lose the World Wars

Alan Bollard

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846000
eISBN:
9780191881244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846000.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Economists at War tells the story of a group of remarkable economists, and how they used their skills to help their countries fight their battles during the turbulent period covering the ... More


Richest Man in the World?: H. H. Kung in China, 1936–7

Alan Bollard

in Economists at War: How a Handful of Economists Helped Win and Lose the World Wars

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846000
eISBN:
9780191881244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846000.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The assassination sent shockwaves through China, and soon led to the 1937 invasion by Japan. H. H. Kung was an American-educated Minister of Finance in the turbulent China of the 1930s. He was a ... More


Emilio Rabasa and the Survival of Porfirian Liberalism: The Man, His Career, and His Ideas, 1856-1930

Charles A. Hale

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758765
eISBN:
9780804786836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758765.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book presents an intellectual and career biography of Emilio Rabasa, the eminent Mexican jurist, politician, novelist, diplomat, journalist, and historian who opposed the Revolution of 1910–20, ... More


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