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Political Battles at Home and in Brussels: Labor Migration and Asylum Policy in Established Countries of Immigration: France, the United Kingdom, and Germany

Georg Menz

in The Political Economy of Managed Migration: Nonstate Actors, Europeanization, and the Politics of Designing Migration Policies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533886
eISBN:
9780191714771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533886.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The politics of migration in the three established countries of immigration, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom, are scrutinized in this chapter, with particular emphasis being placed on an ... More


Introduction: Political Partisanship and the Puzzle of Corporate Governance Change in Europe

Roger M. Barker

in Corporate Governance, Competition, and Political Parties: Explaining Corporate Governance Change in Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576814
eISBN:
9780191722509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576814.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Corporate Governance and Accountability

An increasingly shareholder–oriented approach to corporate governance has emerged in the nonliberal market economies of continental Europe over the last ten–fifteen years. However, Left parties have ... More


Varieties of capitalism and innovation: the Silicon Valley model

Steven Casper

in Creating Silicon Valley in Europe: Public Policy Towards New Technology Industries

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269525
eISBN:
9780191710025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269525.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

What is the relationship between institutional frameworks, public policy, and the governance of innovative competencies by firms? This chapter extends the varieties of capitalism theory to examine ... More


Introduction

D. Hugh Whittaker

in Comparative Entrepreneurship: The UK, Japan, and the Shadow of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563661
eISBN:
9780191701887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563661.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Do entrepreneurs everywhere share the same goals? Are entrepreneurship processes similar and equally collaborative? Or does the environment dictate all these aspects for entrepreneurship? This book ... More


Conclusions

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

in National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter provides a theoretical conclusion by answering some questions posed throughout the book: To what extent and how are GPNs shaped by national capitalisms and to what degree are they ... More


The Comparative Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Marius R. Busemeyer and Christine Trampusch

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

From a historical-institutionalist and firm-centered perspective, decisions on the division of labor between firms, associations, and the state in providing and financing skills are the core factor ... More


How an American technology cluster emerged and became sustainable: San Diego biotechnology

Steven Casper

in Creating Silicon Valley in Europe: Public Policy Towards New Technology Industries

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269525
eISBN:
9780191710025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269525.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The ability of the US economy to generate new technology industries, such as biotechnology, provides support to the contention that liberal market economies (LMEs) have a comparative institutional ... More


The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Marius R. Busemeyer and Christine Trampusch (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Education, skill formation, and training continue to be important areas of consideration for both public policy and research. This book examines the particular types of vocational training known as ... More


Criminal Justice by the Invisible Hand

Darryl K. Brown

in Free Market Criminal Justice: How Democracy and Laissez Faire Undermine the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190457877
eISBN:
9780190457907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457877.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter explores how criminal justice systems are deeply affected by prevailing ideas about political economy—about the proper ways for states to organize and intervene in markets. Comparative ... More


The United States and the United Kingdom

Cornelia Woll

in The Power of Inaction: Bank Bailouts in Comparison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452352
eISBN:
9780801471155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452352.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on capital-market based finance in the United States and the United Kingdom. Contrary to what one would expect from liberal market economies with large capital markets, the U.S. ... More


The prisoners' dilemma in England and Wales

Nicola Lacey

in Tackling prison overcrowding: Build more prisons? Sentence fewer offenders?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421104
eISBN:
9781447303657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421104.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Across the developed world today, there exists striking contrasts in the level and quality of imprisonment. In 2006, the imprisonment rates per 100,000 of the population ranged from about 36 in ... More


Market-Based Banking as the Worst of All Worlds: Illustrations from the United States and United Kingdom

Iain Hardie and Sylvia Maxfield

in Market-Based Banking and the International Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199662289
eISBN:
9780191749209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662289.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter considers market-based banking in the United States and United Kingdom, the two archetypal liberal market economies. We demonstrate both the extent of recent change in the two systems, ... More


Public service reforms and comparative capitalism

Sandra Eckert

in The social face of the Regulatory State: Reforming public services in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090318
eISBN:
9781781708897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090318.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter two approaches public service reform from the angle of comparative capitalism. It starts out by presenting the three varieties of capitalism (VoC) examined in the book, and extends the ... More


Postal reform in the international political economy

Sandra Eckert

in The social face of the Regulatory State: Reforming public services in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090318
eISBN:
9781781708897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090318.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter nine broadens the scope of country comparison beyond the EU context and engages in international comparison of postal reform. Particular emphasis is put on the varying reform record in ... More


Democratizing the Market System

Tom Malleson

in After Occupy: Economic Democracy for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199330102
eISBN:
9780199368266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330102.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

Last chapter the argument was made that market systems have substantial democratic potential. They have the potential to act like democratic voting machines and the potential to be shaped in very ... More


Progress in Tackling Beveridge’s Five Giants: The Successes and Limitations of Social Reform

Anthony F. Heath, Elisabeth Garratt, Ridhi Kashyap, Yaojun Li, and Lindsay Richards

in Social Progress in Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198805489
eISBN:
9780191843556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805489.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The concluding chapter of the book summarizes the evidence about social progress in Britain, and the extent to which Britain has been successful in tackling Beveridge’s five giants. It shows how ... More


Liberalising through the back door: postal reform in Britain

Sandra Eckert

in The social face of the Regulatory State: Reforming public services in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090318
eISBN:
9781781708897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090318.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter seven studies postal reform in Britain, which constitutes an outlier in the context of the liberal market economy. A first section explains why the process towards liberalisation and ... More


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