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The Existing System and the Missing Institutions

Deepak Nayyar

in Governing Globalization: Issues and Institutions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254033
eISBN:
9780191698187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254033.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the institutions, with a focus on the United Nations, the Bretton Woods institutions, and the World Trade Organisation, to sketch some contours of reform and change necessary ... More


Global Macroeconomic Management

Lance Taylor

in Governing Globalization: Issues and Institutions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254033
eISBN:
9780191698187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254033.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The most important development in the global macroeconomic system over the past few decades has been the liberalisation of international capital markets that got underway in the 1970s. This sea of ... More


Governing Globalization: Issues and Institutions

Deepak Nayyar (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254033
eISBN:
9780191698187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254033.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

It is now more than fifty years since the United Nations (UN) system and the Bretton Woods institutions were created. The world has changed since then, and so have its governance needs in terms of ... More


Epilogue: The Past and the Present

Charles H. Feinstein, Peter Temin, and Gianni Toniolo

in The World Economy between the World Wars

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195307559
eISBN:
9780199867929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307559.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter contrasts the consequences of the First and Second World Wars. It starts by reviewing the cooperation among the Allies during and following the Second World War: Lend-Lease, the Bretton ... More


The Future of Industrial Policies in the New Millennium: Toward a Knowledge‐Centered Development Agenda

Mario Cimoli, Giovanni Dosi, and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Industrial Policy and Development: The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235261
eISBN:
9780191715617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235261.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There is no “magic bullet” driving industrialization. The process of accumulation of technological and organizational capabilities does play a crucial role, as highlighted by the many contributions ... More


Capital Inflows and Policy Responses: the Case of Indonesia in the 1990s

Anwar Nasution

in Short-Term Capital Flows and Economic Crises

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296867
eISBN:
9780191685286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296867.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The composition of capital flows into Indonesia has undergone significant changes since the early 1990s and this is evident by how capital inflows reached a level of about $14.7 billion in 1994. ... More


Macroeconomics of growth

Deepak Nayyar

in Resurgent Asia: Diversity in Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198849513
eISBN:
9780191883620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849513.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Economic growth over fifty years in the Asian-14 has been stunning. Investment and savings, which rose rapidly, were the main drivers of growth. Education was also a sustained driver of growth on the ... More


Development Policy and Managing Shocks in Developing Countries: Lessons on Currency Reform in Zimbabwe

George Kararach

in Economic Management in a Hyperinflationary Environment: The Political Economy of Zimbabwe, 1980–2008

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198747505
eISBN:
9780191810442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747505.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Development policymaking is more than a technocratic art of managing shocks and setting an economy on a long-term stable upward transformation trajectory. The chapter notes the importance of agency ... More


Managing Hydrocarbon Resources

Mark Henstridge and Dennis Rweyemamu

in Tanzania: The Path to Prosperity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198704812
eISBN:
9780191774010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704812.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Large deposits of natural gas have been discovered in deep water offshore Tanzania. Developing these reserves could provide an opportunity for Tanzania to accelerate progress along the path to ... More


Fundamental Continuity in the Role of the State

Baldev Raj Nayar

in The Myth of the Shrinking State: Globalization and the State in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699395
eISBN:
9780199080526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699395.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In contrast to the notion of the retrenchment of the state as a consequence of globalization and liberalization, this chapter emphasizes a fundamental continuity in the key functions of the state. At ... More


Menace or Promise? Credit Financing in Two Postwar Consumer Societies

Jan L. Logemann

in Trams or Tailfins?: Public and Private Prosperity in Postwar West Germany and the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226491493
eISBN:
9780226491523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226491523.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter aims to show how differences in the way Americans and West Germans financed their consumption during the postwar decades underline differences in social and cultural meanings of ... More


Mining in Zambia: Revitalization and the Challenges of Inclusive Prosperity1

Alexander Lippert and Anthony Simpasa

Christopher Adam (ed.)

in Zambia: Building Prosperity from Resource Wealth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199660605
eISBN:
9780191749179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660605.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter charts the history of the mining sector in Zambia from Independence to the current time, from the rise and decline of the state-owned conglomerate, ZCCM, to the eventual privatization of ... More


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