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The Structural Bases of Postindustrial Employment

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198742005
eISBN:
9780191599163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198742002.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

It is argued that there are compelling reasons why we should be heading towards a fundamental incompatibility between the cherished goal of equality and the equally cherished goal of full employment. ... More


Post‐Industrial Pressures on the Mature Welfare States

Paul Pierson

in The New Politics of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297567
eISBN:
9780191600104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is the third of three chapters on the sources of pressure on contemporary national welfare states, all of which seek to show how examining the sources of strain carries implications for ... More


Trade in Services

Bernard M. Hoekman and Michel M. Kostecki

in The Political Economy of the World Trading System: WTO and Beyond

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294313
eISBN:
9780191596445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829431X.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter starts with brief overviews of global trade flows in services, the barriers that restrict such trade, and the economics of service sector protection and liberalization. This is followed ... More


South Asia's Multilateral and Regional Commitments in Services

Rupa Chanda

in Integrating Services in South Asia: Trade, Investment, and Mobility

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069959
eISBN:
9780199080021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069959.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter outlines the service sector commitments made by the member countries of the South Asian Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA) in the World Trade Organization and in their other bilateral or ... More


Introduction: The Political Economy of Post-Industrial Societies

Anne Wren

in The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This introductory chapter offers a new agenda for research in political economy centered on the transformation of advanced capitalist democracies from industrial to services-based economies. It ... More


International Competitiveness and Technological Change

Marcela Miozzo and Vivien Walsh

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199259236
eISBN:
9780191717901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259236.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book analyses the role of technological change in the competitiveness of firms and national economies. This includes an examination of the roles of R&D spending, and the organizational and ... More


The Changing Role of the Tertiary Sector

Tito Boeri, Micael Castanheira, Riccardo Faini, Vincenzo Galasso, Giorgio Barba Navaretti, Carcillo Stéphane, Jonathan Haskel, Giuseppe Nicoletti, Enrico Perotti, Carlo Scarpa, Lidia Tsyganok, and Christian Wey

in Structural Reforms Without Prejudices

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199203628
eISBN:
9780191708169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203628.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The tertiary sector is increasingly playing a larger role in the economy, particularly in advanced countries. This chapter documents the growing linkages of the service sector with the rest of the ... More


Reducing Poverty and Inequality in India: Has Liberalization Helped?

Raghbendra Jha

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is the first of five country case studies on income inequality, and looks at the case of India. Discusses the differences between the approach taken to liberalization in India (the Delhi ... More


Leaps of Faith

Shehzad Nadeem

in Dead Ringers: How Outsourcing Is Changing the Way Indians Understand Themselves

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147871
eISBN:
9781400836697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147871.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers how the offshore outsourcing of white-collar service work set off something of a moral panic in Western Europe and the United States. Some believed that such outsourcing was ... More


The United Kingdom

Neil Hood and Stephen Young

in Governments, Globalization, and International Business

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296058
eISBN:
9780191596209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296053.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This case study on the impact of globalization on the UK views the question of the evolution of macro‐organizational policies from the perspective of its approach to FDI (foreign direct investment) ... More


Economic Competition and Structural Change

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Hong Kong's economy has experienced rapid structural changes over the past three decades. The service sector grew speedily in terms of its share in employment, nominal GDP and real GDP, while the ... More


Understanding and Characterizing the Services Sector in South Africa: An Overview

Haroon Bhorat, Christopher Rooney, and François Steenkamp

in Industries without Smokestacks: Industrialization in Africa Reconsidered

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198821885
eISBN:
9780191861017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821885.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

One core economic challenge facing a developing country is its ability to structurally transform in a manner that generates higher levels of economic growth and employment absorption in the long run. ... More


Managing Services and the Service Sector: An Introduction

Irena Grugulis and Kathryn Haynes

in Managing Services: Challenges and Innovation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696086
eISBN:
9780191767869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696086.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter sets the scene for the book as a whole. It describes the importance of the service sector and its significance in developed economies. It also introduces the ESRC/AIM cohort of Service ... More


Strategies for Decolonization: The Mercantile and Service Sectors

Sarah Stockwell

in The Business of Decolonization: British Business Strategies in the Gold Coast

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208488
eISBN:
9780191678035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208488.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The disturbances in 1948 and the constitutional reforms that followed not only prompted British firms collectively to review their representative machinery, but also focused discussion within ... More


Not Making, Digging, or Growing

Roderick Floud

in The People and the British Economy, 1830–1914

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192892102
eISBN:
9780191670602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892102.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the service sector from 1830–1914. In Britain, as in every country which has experienced economic development, industrialization created among consumers a greater and greater ... More


Informal Services and the Issue of Inclusive Growth: A Study on India

Saumya Chakrabarti

in Inclusive Growth and Social Change: Formal-Informal-Agrarian Relations in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199466061
eISBN:
9780199086818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466061.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The issue of inclusive growth is dealt with by analysing separately the behaviours of unorganized service sector (without trade), informal trade, and informal sector (in general, infs) across their ... More


Race and Labor in Memphis since the King Assassination

Michael K. Honey and David H. Ciscel

in Life and Labor in the New New South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037950
eISBN:
9780813043111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037950.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Since the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., and the successful sanitation workers' strike in Memphis in 1968, economic progress for the city's African Americans has been sporadic, uncertain, ... More


Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386775
eISBN:
9780226386782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386782.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In recent years the tremendous growth of the service sector—including international trade in services—has outstripped that of manufacturing in many industrialized nations. As the importance of ... More


Policy Bureaucrats

Edward C Page and Bill Jenkins

in Policy Bureaucracy: Government with a Cast of Thousands

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199280414
eISBN:
9780191700118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280414.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Civil servants are classified accordingly and the comparisons of each hierarchical position are defined by the power they acquire in the organisation. Those in the higher civil service are referred ... More


Recent Trends in International Business

Mark Casson

in Enterprise and Competitiveness: A Systems View of International Business

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289579
eISBN:
9780191684746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289579.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The conventional economic theory can thoroughly explain the growth of horizontally integrated multinational companies during the 1950s and the 1960s. However, this theory is not rich enough to ... More


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