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Evidence on the Efficacy of Industrial Policy During the High-Growth Period

JAMES E. VESTAL

in Planning for Change: Industrial Policy and Japanese Economic Development, 1945–1990

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290278
eISBN:
9780191684814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290278.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter correlates policy measures with the economic criteria which must have been fulfilled in order for industrial policy to have positively affected Japan's economic recovery and growth. If ... More


Effective Policy Design for the Retail Investment Services Market: Challenges and Choices Post FSAP

Niamh Moloney

in Investor Protection in Europe: Corporate Law Making, The MiFID and Beyond

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199202911
eISBN:
9780191707964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202911.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers the choices and risks faced by the EU in designing policy for the retail investment services market in the wake of the large-scale regulatory reforms introduced by the FSAP. It ... More


Introduction and historical overview: the establishment of environmental policy as a European policy domain

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/9780719075803.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter provides a historical overview of the establishment of environmental policy as a policy domain of the European Union (EU). The development in EU environmental policy can be traced in ... More


The Global Financial Crisis: Impact on the Chinese Economy, Policy Responses, and Rebalancing Approach

Bin Zhang and Yongding Yu

in The Global Financial Crisis and Asia: Implications and Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660957
eISBN:
9780191748981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660957.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

As of the second half of 2008, the economy of the People's Republic of China (PRC) experienced dramatic fluctuations. The global financial crisis, together with a cyclical downward adjustment that ... More


Taking stock: the environmental problem-solving capacity of the EU

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/9780719075803.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter evaluates the capability of the European Union (EU) in actually solving environmental protection problems, and applies four different assessment criteria that address the question of ... More


Domestic Development: Legislation, Programs, and Attitudes

Celeste Montoya

in From Global to Grassroots: The European Union, Transnational Advocacy, and Combating Violence against Women

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927197
eISBN:
9780199332946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927197.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, European Union

This chapter provides a comparative analysis of member and candidate states. It is organized into three sections. The first examines policy change, looking at the type of policy instruments adopted ... More


Monetary Policy Frameworks after the Great Financial Crisis

Huw Pill and Frank Smets

in The Great Recession: Lessons for Central Bankers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018340
eISBN:
9780262305921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018340.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In the eyes of some, the great financial crisis has raised questions about whether price-stability oriented monetary policy frameworks – that, until only a few years ago, were credited with ... More


Taming the Tide of Capital Flows: A Policy Guide

Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan D. Ostry, and Mahvash S. Qureshi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037167
eISBN:
9780262343756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037167.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

While always episodic in nature, capital flows to emerging market economies have been especially volatile since the global financial crisis. After peaking at $680 billion in 2007, flows to emerging ... More


International Reserves and Swap Lines in Times of Financial Distress

Joshua Aizenman

in The Global Financial Crisis and Asia: Implications and Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660957
eISBN:
9780191748981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660957.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter reviews the use of precautionary measures aimed at mitigating emerging markets' exposure to fragility associated with financial integration. The chapter outlines the debate about ... More


Managing Water in River Basins: Hydrology, Economics, and Institutions

Dinesh Kumar

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065364
eISBN:
9780199081219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065364.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This volume focuses on the management of water in river basins and the strategies and challenges involved in economizing the use of water for meeting its future needs in India. It provides an ... More


Israel and the Global Crisis: Events, Policy, and Lessons

Jacob Braude

in The Great Recession: Lessons for Central Bankers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018340
eISBN:
9780262305921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018340.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter describes Israel's experience with the global crisis. It analyzes the features and developments in this small open economy in the years prior to the crisis which contributed to its ... More


Managing Macroeconomic Imbalances: A Simple Model

Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan D. Ostry, and Mahvash S. Qureshi

in Taming the Tide of Capital Flows: A Policy Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037167
eISBN:
9780262343756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037167.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses a simple theoretical framework linking capital flows and various policy measures to macroeconomic outcomes. In the face of macroeconomic imbalances, policy makers need to ... More


Where the grass is greener: criteria for ecologically rational governance

Lennart J. Lundqvist

in Sweden and Ecological Governance: Straddling the Fence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069024
eISBN:
9781781700549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069024.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the extent to which policy measures taken in Sweden to achieve ecologically sustainable development shape and/or rearrange the structures and processes of governance in such a ... More


Delivering fuel poverty objectives within the context of globalised energy markets

Carolyn Snell

in Social Policy in an Era of Competition: From Global to Local Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447326274
eISBN:
9781447326328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326274.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores claims made by policy makers in the UK that, despite having no control over global energy markets, existing policy protects households vulnerable to fuel poverty through the ... More


Promoting independence: a partnership approach to supporting older people in the community

Charnley Helen

in Partnership working: Policy and practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342201
eISBN:
9781447302919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342201.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines partnership as a strategy for supporting vulnerable older people who wish to continue living in their own homes. It addresses the contrasting pressures that have been brought to ... More


Why Multinational Corporations Still Need to Keep It Local: Environment, Operations, and Ownership in the Hospitality Industry

Jie J. Zhang, Nitin R. Joglekar, and Rohit Verma

in Constructing Green: The Social Structures of Sustainability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019415
eISBN:
9780262315388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019415.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

While the goal of environmental sustainability provides positive global impact, its implementation should consider the inherent variations in the local environmental, social, and economic contexts. ... More


The Role of Government

Geoffrey Owen and Michael M. Hopkins

in Science, the State, and the City: Britain's Struggle to Succeed in Biotechnology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198728009
eISBN:
9780191794308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728009.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, International Business

Beginning with a review of the emergence of an internationally successful UK pharmaceutical industry in the post-war years, this chapter explores the polices employed by UK governments to support the ... More


Fixing Incentives: The Way Forward

in Breakdown in Pakistan: How Aid Is Eroding Institutions for Collective Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781329
eISBN:
9780804781848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781329.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the policy implications of current research in terms of guiding aid to community-based collective action initiatives and civil society groups. It presents five policy measures ... More


Theoretical Framework

David M. Willumsen

in The Acceptance of Party Unity in Parliamentary Democracies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198805434
eISBN:
9780191843501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805434.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter sets out the theoretical framework of the book, and develops the hypotheses to be tested. It argues that the attitudes of MPs to party unity will be shaped by the career, electoral, and ... More


Transboundary Cooperation to Address Acid Rain: Europe, North America, and East Asia Compared

Miranda A. Schreurs

in Beyond Resource Wars: Scarcity, Environmental Degradation, and International Cooperation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014977
eISBN:
9780262295505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014977.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter begins with an in-depth description of an environmental scarcity problem called acid rain, which results in serious ecological destruction and affects human health. The discussion ... More


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