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Consensual Adjustment in Consociational Democracy

Erik Jones

in Economic Adjustment and Political Transformation in Small States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199208333
eISBN:
9780191708985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208333.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter illustrates how Belgium and the Netherlands combined democratic corporatism with regional integration in the period from the end of the Second World War to the 1960s. It argues that the ... More


The Politics of Economic Adjustment

Erik Jones

in Economic Adjustment and Political Transformation in Small States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199208333
eISBN:
9780191708985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208333.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter shows how democratic corporatism and regional integration can be combined in a single model to facilitate industrialization and macroeconomic adjustment by small states. It shows how ... More


Crisis, Stabilization, and Economic Reform: Therapy by Consensus

Michael Bruno

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198286639
eISBN:
9780191603839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286635.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book examines the phenomenon of the high inflation processes of the 1970s and 1980s as exemplified by Argentina, Brazil, and Israel. It explores the common characteristics of such processes and ... More


Potentials and Dangers of Corporatism

Robin Archer

in Economic Democracy: The Politics of Feasible Socialism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295389
eISBN:
9780191598722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295383.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Argues that while corporatism poses some serious dangers for labour, it also offers the prospect of making some headway towards economic democracy. Corporatism has three key advantages over other ... More


The Finnish Developmental State and its Growth Regime

Markus Jäntti and Juhana Vartiainen

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/9780199660704.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic History

This chapter reviews Finland's growth strategy in the postwar decades. Finland was able to initiate an impressive mobilization of resources during this period, reflected mostly in a high rate of ... More


Social policy and the wealthy

Karen Rowlingson and Stephen Mckay

in Wealth and the Wealthy: Exploring and Tackling Inequalities Between Rich and Poor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847423085
eISBN:
9781447305620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423085.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses three main areas of policy: equal opportunity policy, taxation policy and original income and wealth policy. All three are needed in order to reduce the gap between rich and ... More


Coordination, Institutions, and Performance

Franz Traxler, Sabine Blaschke, and Bernhard Kittel

in National Labour Relations in Internationalized Markets: A Comparative Study of Institutions, Change and Performance

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295549
eISBN:
9780191685132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295549.003.0020
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

Peak-level coordination involves bargaining structures — the most important factor in determining performance — that are most sensitive to wage externalities when under high governability and pattern ... More


Family Allowances and Poverty Among Lone Mother Families in the United States

Cecilia A. Conrad

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0027
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the relationship between income support policies and poverty among lone mother families in the United States relative to Canada and Western Europe. It simulates the effect on ... More


Betrayal: 1970–1974

Tim Bale

in The Conservatives since 1945: The Drivers of Party Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199234370
eISBN:
9780191746093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234370.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Although there was no change in the Party’s public face, some important organisational developments were mooted. Not all came to fruition – and none attracted much attention from the leadership. But ... More


Industry and Commerce

Brian Harrison

in Finding a Role?: The United Kingdom 1970-1990

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199606122
eISBN:
9780191804632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199606122.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses changes in industry and commerce from 1970–1990. In 1970 wartime consensus ideas were very much alive, even under a self-consciously non-interventionist Conservative ... More


Industry and Commerce

Brian Harrison

in Seeking a Role: The United Kingdom 1951-1970

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199605132
eISBN:
9780191804618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605132.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Second World War had the strongest impact on the UK's economy. In the aftermath of a divisive ‘national’ government, considerations of sheer national survival had in the early 1940s dictated ... More


We Must All Be Capitalists Now: The Strange Story of Compulsory Superannuation in Australia

Adam Creighton

in Only in Australia: The History, Politics, and Economics of Australian Exceptionalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198753254
eISBN:
9780191814853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753254.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Public and Welfare

The chapter deals with Australia’s unusual compulsory ‘superannuation’ scheme. In retirement incomes policy, Australia has more in common with Mexico and Chile than with the UK or the USA. For ... More


Compensating Plaintiffs’ Attorneys

A. Sloan Frank and M. Chepke Lindsey

in Medical Malpractice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262195720
eISBN:
9780262283809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195720.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter focuses on limitations for lawyers’ contingent fees. Such limitations represent a partial incomes policy, one which redistributes income from plaintiffs’ lawyers to physicians and ... More


Macroeconomic Balance

Jonathon W. Moses and Bjørn Letnes

in Managing Resource Abundance and Wealth: The Norwegian Experience

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198787174
eISBN:
9780191829260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787174.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

One of the biggest challenges from petroleum wealth comes from a subsequent loss of international competitiveness. Resource wealth can easily inflate the local economy, making it more difficult for ... More


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