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Political Economy of Resource-Abundant States

Richard M. Auty and Alan H. Gelb

in Resource Abundance and Economic Development

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199275786
eISBN:
9780191602160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199275785.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the relationship between political economy and natural resource endowment using an extension of Lal’s (1995) typology of political states. The extended typology explains why the ... More


Toward a Theory of Induced Institutional Innovation

Vernon W. Ruttan and Yujiro Hayami

in Can Economic Growth Be Sustained?: The Collected Papers of Vernon W. Ruttan and Yujiro Hayami

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199754359
eISBN:
9780190261320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754359.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter explains a theory of institutional innovation, in which shifts in the demand for institutional innovation are induced by changes in relative resource endowments and technical change. It ... More


Regulatory Structures and Challenges to Developmental Extractives: Some Practical Observations from Ghana

Toni Aubynn

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Ghana’s large natural resource endowment of various minerals as well as oil is well known. The country has been mining gold for over a century, ranking second in production in Africa, and has also ... More


The United States: Emulating and Surpassing Britain

William R. Thompson and Leila Zakhirova

in Racing to the Top: How Energy Fuels System Leadership in World Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190699680
eISBN:
9780190909574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699680.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

In this chapter, we focus on the rise of the United States as a two-stage process. In the first stage the United States acquired dominance in mass-production industries that were contingent on not ... More


Ecology, History, and Development: A Perspective from Rural Southeast Asia

Yujiro Hayami

in Can Economic Growth Be Sustained?: The Collected Papers of Vernon W. Ruttan and Yujiro Hayami

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199754359
eISBN:
9780190261320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754359.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter begins by outlining the characteristics of resource endowments, agrarian structures, growth in aggregate agricultural output, and changes in the shares of major export commodities in ... More


Land Resources

H.S. Sharma

in Economic Geography: Volume 1: Land, Water, and Agriculture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458417
eISBN:
9780199086757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458417.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Land Resources are resource endowments for economic development in order to improve the quality of life and living condition of the people over time. The present survey of research on land resources ... More


Institutions, Politics, and Developmental Divergence

Richard F. Doner, Gregory W Noble, and John Ravenhill

in The Political Economy of Automotive Industrialization in East Asia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197520253
eISBN:
9780197520291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197520253.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Variation in automotive industrial performance across seven East Asian countries reflects differences in firm competencies, but those differences are largely cross-national: common national ... More


Deriving a Town-Level WATSAN Vulnerability Index for Urban Areas*

M. Dinesh Kumar

in Thirsty Cities: How Indian Cities Can Meet their Water Needs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198099550
eISBN:
9780199084517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099550.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Discussion in this chapter is on the recent models of water supply surveillance for urban areas tested in developed countries. They have significant shortcomings if applied in developing country ... More


The Rise of the US Economy

William R. Thompson

in American Global Pre-eminence: The Development and Erosion of Systemic Leadership

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197534663
eISBN:
9780197534700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197534663.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The US economy emulated and improved on the British model by first adapting its coal reserves to steam engines and then developing petroleum and electricity as additional sources of industrial fuel. ... More


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