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Special Economic Zones: A Global Perspective

Aradhna Aggarwal

in Social and Economic Impact of SEZs in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077275
eISBN:
9780199081035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077275.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter highlights the evolutionary process of special economic zones (SEZs) and their performance in 22 selected countries across the world. Drawing upon the existing literature, historical ... More


Understanding SEZs: A Historical Perspective

Aradhna Aggarwal

in Social and Economic Impact of SEZs in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077275
eISBN:
9780199081035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077275.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The objective of this chapter is to explore the genesis of special economic zones (SEZs) and outline their historical evolution. It also analyses changes in their structural, spatial, functional, and ... More


The political economy of women’s human rights*: Problems of gender, violence, development and labour

Jacqui True

in The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From theory to sustainable practice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264911
eISBN:
9780191754098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264911.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter examines the question of whether there is a relationship between women's poor access to productive resources such as land, property, income, employment, technology, credit, and education, ... More


Nationwide Regulatory Reform Starting from China’s Free Trade Zones: The Case of the Negative List of Non-conforming Measures

Jie (Jeanne) Huang

in China's International Investment Strategy: Bilateral, Regional, and Global Law and Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198827450
eISBN:
9780191866319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827450.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

Before conducting profound reforms of the trade and investment legal framework, China often implements the reform on a small scale, generally in specified geographic zones as testing grounds. After ... More


Tax Incentives Around the World

Sebastian James

in Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents a global picture, looking in particular at fiscal incentives and how they are granted and administered in various high-, middle- and low- income jurisdictions around the world. ... More


Mrs. Clinton Will Never See Me Working There: The Offshore Assembly Industry

Beverly Bell

in Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.003.0023
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an overview of Haiti's offshore assembly industry in the post-earthquake period. According to a 1926 article in Financial America, “Haiti offers a marvelous opportunity for ... More


Subjectivation in Response to Patriarchal and Neoliberal Rule

Shelly Grabe

in Narrating a Psychology of Resistance: Voices of the Compañeras in Nicaragua

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190614256
eISBN:
9780190649760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190614256.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Sandra Ramos began her political career as a youth in the Nicaraguan Sandinista student movements of the 1980s. She attended college and then helped found the Sandinista Workers’ Center, the largest ... More


Case Reports of Hybrid Factories in Mexico and Canada

Tetsuji Kawamura

in Hybrid Factories in the United States: The Japanese-Style Management and Production System under the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195311969
eISBN:
9780190258528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195311969.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter studies maquiladoras (free trade zones) and analyzes automobile and electric/electronics industries, as well as their development, achievement, and as a model of economic strategy. It ... More


Keynes and the Case for Europe

Toshiaki Hirai, Maria Cristina Marcuzzo, and Perry Mehrling

in Keynesian Reflections: Effective Demand, Money, Finance, and Policies in the Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198092117
eISBN:
9780199082506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092117.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The central purpose of this chapter is to bring the record of Keynes’s response to previous crises up to light, and examine both Europe’s economic system after the Marshall Plan and the current Euro ... More


Capital Account Opening

Eswar S. Prasad

in Gaining Currency: The Rise of the Renminbi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190631055
eISBN:
9780190631086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190631055.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter shows that China’s capital account is becoming increasingly open, in both de jure and de facto terms. China still maintains capital controls but has created a number of schemes for ... More


The People Beyond the Tag: Stakeholder Perceptions in Villa Altagracia

Shareen Hertel

in Tethered Fates: Companies, Communities, and Rights at Stake

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190903831
eISBN:
9780190050559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190903831.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 4 analyzes the receptivity of local community members in the town of Villa Altagracia (Dominican Republic) toward the practice of stakeholder consultation. It draws on original qualitative ... More


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