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The Structure of Social Provision

Francis G. Castles

in The Future of the Welfare State: Crisis Myths and Crisis Realities

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199270170
eISBN:
9780191601514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270171.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Seeks to use disaggregated measures of social expenditure derived from the OECD Social Expenditure Database (SOCX) to measure the extent of recent change in the structure of social provision and to ... More


Is Structural Transformation-led Economic Growth Immiserizing or Inclusive? The Case of Indonesia

Kyunghoon Kim, Andy Sumner, and Arief Anshory Yusuf

in Immiserizing Growth: When Growth Fails the Poor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198832317
eISBN:
9780191870965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832317.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the relationship between the recent pattern of structural transformation in the Indonesian economy and poverty reduction. In the past two decades, Indonesia has become a ... More


Structural Transformation in South Africa: The Challenges of Inclusive Industrial Development in a Middle-Income Country

Antonio Andreoni, Pamela Mondliwa, Simon Roberts, and Fiona Tregenna (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192894311
eISBN:
9780191915352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894311.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Taking South Africa as an important case study of the challenges of structural transformation, the book offers a new micro-meso level framework and evidence linking country-specific and global ... More


Structural transformations of demagogic populism

Paul K. Jones

in Critical theory and demagogic populism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526123435
eISBN:
9781526160966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526123442.00016
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The concluding chapter returns to the opening dialogue with orthodox approaches, this time focused on how ‘political communication studies’ has addressed the populist surge. The chapter moves from ... More


Transformation: From Sustainably Productive Agriculture to Industry?

Uma Lele, Manmohan Agarwal, and Sambuddha Goswami

in Food for All: International Organizations and the Transformation of Agriculture

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198755173
eISBN:
9780191816536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755173.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter explores issues of farm size, productivity, and structural transformation, as well as the reasons underlying performance. Productivity growth is crucial to structural transformation, and ... More


Good Growth and Governance in Africa: Rethinking Development Strategies

Akbar Noman, Kwesi Botchwey, Howard Stein, and Joseph E. Stiglitz (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698561
eISBN:
9780191738142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698561.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Why has the economic growth performance of Sub-Saharan Africa overall been so disappointing over the past fifty years? More importantly, what can be done to sustain and improve upon the accelerated ... More


Framing Structural Transformation in South Africa and Beyond

Antonio Andreoni, Pamela Mondliwa, Simon Roberts, and Fiona Tregenna

in Structural Transformation in South Africa: The Challenges of Inclusive Industrial Development in a Middle-Income Country

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192894311
eISBN:
9780191915352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894311.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Structural transformation is a complex, long-term historical process entailing both structural change in the sectoral composition of an economy, as well as broader societal changes in the productive ... More


Black Economic Empowerment, Barriers to Entry, and Economic Transformation in South Africa

Thando Vilakazi and Teboho Bosiu

in Structural Transformation in South Africa: The Challenges of Inclusive Industrial Development in a Middle-Income Country

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192894311
eISBN:
9780191915352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894311.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

One of the key challenges of South Africa’s democratic project has been supporting the effective participation of the previously excluded black majority in the economy. The broad-based black economic ... More


The Indian Economy in the Post-Reform Period: Growth without Structural Transformation

Kunal Sen

in China–India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265673
eISBN:
9780191771903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265673.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This paper provides an overview of the key analytical issues relating to India’s domestic economy. It first describes the pattern of growth and structural change in the Indian economy since ... More


Industries without Smokestacks and Structural Transformation in Africa: Overview

Richard Newfarmer, John Page, and Finn Tarp

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/9780198821885.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

An early stylized fact of development economics is that low-income countries have large differences in output per worker across sectors, and the movement of workers from low- to high-productivity ... More


Youth and Jobs in Rural Africa: Beyond Stylized Facts

Valerie Mueller and James Thurlow (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198848059
eISBN:
9780191882630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848059.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Theories underlying the relationship between urbanization and transformation are being challenged by trends in Sub-Saharan African countries, since many have yet to observe their own “green” or ... More


Characteristics and Accomplishments of the East Asian Development Paradigm 1

Yung Chul Park

in Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Before the crisis, the most notable economic achievement of East Asia was rapid growth. This chapter analyzes the development experiences of East Asian economies, which share a number of structural ... More


Food for All: Setting the Scene

Uma Lele and Sambuddha Goswami

in Food for All: International Organizations and the Transformation of Agriculture

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198755173
eISBN:
9780191816536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755173.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Setting the scene, this chapter identifies key recent international agreements germane to the book’s subject matter—namely, Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Accord—against which ... More


Structural Transformation, Economic Power, and Inequality in South Africa

Sumayya Goga and Pamela Mondliwa

in Structural Transformation in South Africa: The Challenges of Inclusive Industrial Development in a Middle-Income Country

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192894311
eISBN:
9780191915352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894311.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines how economic power, understood as control over accumulation, has influenced the poor progress of structural transformation in South Africa, which, in turn, has impacted on ... More


Towards a New Industrial Policy for Structural Transformation

Antonio Andreoni, Pamela Mondliwa, Simon Roberts, and Fiona Tregenna

in Structural Transformation in South Africa: The Challenges of Inclusive Industrial Development in a Middle-Income Country

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192894311
eISBN:
9780191915352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894311.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The South African case provides important insights into the challenges facing middle-income countries as they attempt to build productive capabilities to drive their structural transformation. ... More


Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam: A Rising Dragon on the Move

Finn Tarp (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796961
eISBN:
9780191838613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796961.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Many developing countries—Viet Nam included—continue to struggle to raise incomes per capita. A common feature of the growth and development process is a fundamental change in the pattern of economic ... More


China-Africa and an Economic Transformation

Arkebe Oqubay and Justin Yifu Lin (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198830504
eISBN:
9780191868696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830504.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Progress in Africa’s economic growth in the new millennium has been uneven across countries, and has not translated into structural transformation. The same can be said about the evolving ... More


Food for All: International Organizations and the Transformation of Agriculture

Uma Lele, Manmohan Agarwal, Brian C. Baldwin, and Sambuddha Goswami

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198755173
eISBN:
9780191816536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755173.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is a historical review of international food and agriculture since the founding of the international organizations following the Second World War, including the World Bank and the Food and ... More


Industries without Smokestacks: Industrialization in Africa Reconsidered

Richard Newfarmer, John Page, and Finn Tarp (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198821885
eISBN:
9780191861017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821885.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Structural transformation in Africa has become a hot topic. One of the earliest stylized facts of development economics is that low-income countries have large differences in output per worker across ... More


Looking at the Pieces

Olivier Blanchard

in The Economics of Post-Communist Transition

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293996
eISBN:
9780191595998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293992.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Chapter 3 examines a number of pieces in more detail. I focus in particular on the adjustment of employment and wages in state firms to the initial shock, on the interactions between restructuring ... More


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