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Multi-level Governance and Economic Policy

JONATHAN PERRATON and PETER WELLS

in Multi-level Governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199259250
eISBN:
9780191600968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259259.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Jonathon Perraton and Peter Wells explore the relevance of multi‐level governance for understanding economic policy‐making. They note that three general trends can be seen in this policy area in the ... More


Policy Dilemmas

Giandomenico Majone

in Dilemmas of European Integration: The Ambiguities and Pitfalls of Integration by Stealth

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199274307
eISBN:
9780191603310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274304.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Under the Community method, policy is largely the by-product of actions undertaken to advance the integration process or to preserve institutional balance, rather than to solve concrete problems ... More


Patents as an Incentive to Innovate

Dominique Guellec

in The Economics of the European Patent System: IP Policy for Innovation and Competition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199216987
eISBN:
9780191711831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216987.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates the rationale of patents, their economic role, and the circumstances in which they are the most effective. The utilitarian theory considers patents as an incentive — a ... More


SRI Regulation

Benjamin J. Richardson

in Socially Responsible Investment Law: Regulating the Unseen Polluters

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333459
eISBN:
9780199868827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333459.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter surveys and analyzes the various laws and public policies adopted by governments in various countries to promote SRI. It begins by situating the emerging SRI regulation within the ... More


The Role of Government in Economic Development: Some Observations from the Experience of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Lawrence J. Lau

in The Role of Government in East Asian Economic Development: Comparative Institutional Analysis

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780198294917
eISBN:
9780191715501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294917.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the policies adopted and implemented by the governments of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan in the process of their economic development. It presents a comprehensive list of policy ... More


Environmental Policy: Governing by Multiple Policy Instruments? *

Andrew Jordan, David Benson, Rüdiger Wurzel, and Anthony Zito

in Constructing a Policy-Making State?: Policy Dynamics in the EU

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199604104
eISBN:
9780191741531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604104.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The European Union’s (EU) role in determining the overall goals and targets of environmental policy is widely understood. In contrast, the choices that underlie the patterns of policy instrument use ... More


Policy Implementation

Ian Scott

in The Public Sector in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091726
eISBN:
9789882207578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091726.003.0045
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the three aspects of the process of policy implementation. One of the three features of policy implementation is policy instruments. Policy instruments are methods and ... More


The local governance of prostitution: regulatory drift and implementation capture

Hendrik Wagenaar, Helga Amesberger, and Sietske Altink

in Designing Prostitution Policy: Intention and Reality in Regulating the Sex Trade

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447324249
eISBN:
9781447324256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324249.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this chapter we discuss the implementation of prostitution policy in Austria and the Netherlands. It introduces three key analytic concepts: policy implementation, policy design and policy ... More


Regionalism in Services Trade

Aaditya Mattoo and Pierre Sauvé

in A Handbook of International Trade in Services

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235216
eISBN:
9780191715624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235216.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the recent wave of regional trade agreements (RTAs), to assess the benefits and costs of alternative approaches and identify the policy choices developing countries will face in ... More


The Changing Nature of Foreign Investment Policy in Europe: From Promotion to Management

Ross Brown and Philip Raines

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Begins with an overview of foreign investment promotion in Western Europe by examining the importance of attracting investment as a goal from a national‐level perspective, emphasizing the change in ... More


Strategies to improve implementation effectiveness: ‘new’ environmental policy instruments as a panacea?

Christoph Knill and Duncan Liefferink

in Environmental Politics in the European Union: Policy-making, Implementation and Patterns of Multi-level Governance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075803
eISBN:
9781781701461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075803.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the so-called ‘new’ instruments designed to improve implementation effectiveness of European Union (EU) environmental policies, discussing the characteristics and effects of ... More


Racial Justice Finds a Policy Tool

Kenneth Prewitt

in What Is "Your" Race?: The Census and Our Flawed Efforts to Classify Americans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157030
eISBN:
9781400846795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157030.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses how there were four national statistical races as of the twentieth century: European White, African Black, American Indian Red, and Asian Yellow. They were put to policy work ... More


The Choice of Innovation Policy Instruments

Susana Borrás and Charles Edquist

in Holistic Innovation Policy: Theoretical Foundations, Policy Problems, and Instrument Choices

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198809807
eISBN:
9780191847141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809807.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The purpose of this chapter is to discuss the different types of instruments of innovation policy, to examine how governments and public agencies in different countries and different times have used ... More


Over-Arching Issues

Anthony B. Atkinson (ed.)

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter, together with chs. 10 to 11, approaches the question of development funding in a theoretical way, rather than by examining individual proposals for sources. Chapter 2 itself deals with ... More


The historical trajectory of social innovation in the European Union

Gert Verschraegen, Stijn Oosterlynck, Sebastiano Sabato, and Andreas Novy

in Local Social Innovation to Combat Poverty and Exclusion: A Critical Appraisal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447338444
eISBN:
9781447338482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338444.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter outlines the history of practices and discourses of social innovation in the EU, thus demonstrating how EU institutions have shaped the meaning and content of social innovation over ... More


Policy discourse and the reality of national innovation

Reijo Miettinen

in Innovation, Human Capabilities, and Democracy: Towards an Enabling Welfare State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199692613
eISBN:
9780191750762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692613.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

Chapter 5 concludes that the rapid economic growth of Finland in the 1990s based on the rise of the ICT sector cannot be explained by an innovation policy. A more credible explanation is the ... More


Renewable Energy: Policy Dynamics at the Macro-, Meso-, and Micro-Levels

Sebastian Sewerin and Tobias S. Schmidt

in The Impact of the Economic Crisis on European Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198826958
eISBN:
9780191865855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826958.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Renewable energy is a distinct policy field encompassing both economic and environmental considerations. How these are balanced in the face of the 2007–8 economic crisis is an important question ... More


Innovation Policy: An Holistic and Problem-Based Approach

Susana Borrás and Charles Edquist

in Holistic Innovation Policy: Theoretical Foundations, Policy Problems, and Instrument Choices

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198809807
eISBN:
9780191847141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809807.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter develops the core of the argument regarding the specific assumptions and theoretical propositions about the role and limits of innovation policy. The theoretical basis for the holistic ... More


Building the Theoretical Foundations for an Holistic Innovation Policy

Susana Borrás and Charles Edquist

in Holistic Innovation Policy: Theoretical Foundations, Policy Problems, and Instrument Choices

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198809807
eISBN:
9780191847141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809807.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The purpose of this chapter is to provide a summary of the main arguments and conclusions in the book, and to highlight its main contributions. Taking the point of departure from the book’s ... More


Sustainability: Innovations through Sector Integration and New Instruments

Andrea Lenschow

in The Problem-solving Capacity of the Modern State: Governance Challenges and Administrative Capacities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198716365
eISBN:
9780191784880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716365.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses three themes in the governance discussion on meeting sustainable development objectives. First, the inter-sectoral coordination challenge is addressed, highlighting policy and ... More


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