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Adjusting Badly the German Welfare State, Structural Change, and the Open Economy

Philip Manow and Eric Seils

in Welfare and Work in the Open Economy Volume II: Diverse Responses to Common Challenges in Twelve Countries

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240920
eISBN:
9780191600180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240922.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Germany was comparatively successful in weathering the macroeconomic crises of the 1970s and early 1980s, and its industrial sector remained highly competitive throughout. Nevertheless, unemployment ... More


What is to be Done?

Jagdish Bhagwati

in India in Transition: Freeing the Economy

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288473
eISBN:
9780191684609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288473.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the reforms that had to be undertaken in the Indian economy, mainly in the country's microeconomic framework, requiring ‘structural’ reforms that would free the economy and ... More


El Salvador: Economic Disparities, External Intervention, and Civil Conflict

MANUEL PASTOR and JAMES K BOYCE

in War, Hunger, and Displacement: Volume 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297406
eISBN:
9780191685330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297406.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Civil wars which occured during the 1980s in El Salvador were key factors in the complex humanitarian emergencies (CHE) that occured in the country. Economic slowdown during the 1980s, when commodity ... More


Lecture 2

T.N. Srinivasan

in Growth, sustainability, and India's Economic Reforms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076384
eISBN:
9780199080854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076384.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the period from 1980–1 to 1991–2. In this period, fiscal and monetary conservatism of 1950–80 gave way to fiscal profligacy with rising fiscal deficits financed in part by ... More


The Fall of the Elephant: Two Decades of Poverty Increase in Côte d’Ivoire, 1988–2008

Denis Cogneau, Kenneth Houngbedji, and Sandrine Mesplé-Somps

in Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198744795
eISBN:
9780191805950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744795.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

At the end of the 1980s, Côte d’Ivoire entered a deep macroeconomic crisis that put an end to the often-praised ‘Ivorian miracle’. After the death of the founding father Houphouët-Boigny, ... More


Conclusion: Democracy and the European Union

José María Maravall

in Demands on Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198778523
eISBN:
9780191823848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778523.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Deeply rooted demands on democracy emerge regularly in advanced democracies. This chapter summarizes the analyses of the former three chapters, providing a synthetic diagnosis of considerable ... More


Social Protection: Consensus and Challenges*

Ravi Kanbur

in Towards Human Development: New Approaches to Macroeconomics and Inequality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198706083
eISBN:
9780191775260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706083.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The recent global crisis has added to a growing concern with the consequences of risk and vulnerability in the lives of the poorest. Not surprisingly, interest has also grown in social protection as ... More


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