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Structural Adjustment and Sustainable Development

López Ramón and Michael A. Toman

in Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability: New Policy Options

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199298006
eISBN:
9780191603877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199298009.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Empirical studies show extraordinarily high rates of return to investments in human and environmental public goods. This chapter demonstrates empirically, however, that the majority of governments in ... More


Economic Growth and Social Change in the Very Long Run

Bas van Bavel

in Manors and Markets: Economy and Society in the Low Countries 500-1600

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199278664
eISBN:
9780191707032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278664.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This final chapter reconstructs the patterns of economic growth and the shifts of the economic core regions in the medieval Low Countries. These show that the centre shifted from the Guelders River ... More


The Sustainable Growth Challenge

Michael H. Best

in The New Competitive Advantage: The Renewal of American Industry

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297451
eISBN:
9780191595967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297459.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The theme of the chapter is that technology management can play a major role in fostering economic growth and a healthy environment. The capabilities and innovation perspective counters the ... More


ETR and the Environmental Industry

Martin Jänicke and Roland Zieschank

in Environmental Tax Reform (ETR): A Policy for Green Growth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199584505
eISBN:
9780191725012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584505.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In terms of functional analysis, the activity of environmental industries—especially regarding eco-efficient innovations—is a condition of sustainable growth. Fast-growing sectors also contribute ... More


Green Economy: Reframing Ecology, Economics, and Equity

Daniel J. Fiorino

in Conceptual Innovation in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036580
eISBN:
9780262341585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036580.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The real and perceived conflicts among economic growth and ecological protection define one of the central tensions in environmental policy. The premise of the concept of a green economy is that it ... More


Financing the Future

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

While this book was being written, the US economy hovered between recession and recovery, and the global economy remained increasingly polarized and endangered by economic stagnation, instability, ... More


Doubts and Conclusions

Grzegorz W. Kolodko

in From Shock to Therapy: The Political Economy of Postsocialist Transformation

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297437
eISBN:
9780191685354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297437.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Subsequent to the conceptualisation of the ‘Washington consensus’, the following general policy conclusions are made. First, organisational structuring and sound income guidelines are essential ... More


The Process of Economic Change

DOUGLASS C. NORTH

in Social Provision in Low-Income Countries: New Patterns and Emerging Trends

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242191
eISBN:
9780191697050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242191.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Economic change requires comprehensive analysis of potential sources, independent and dependent variables, and possible shortcomings. Understanding without basis would be insufficient so there must a ... More


The Intergenerational Content of Social Spending: Health Care and Sustainable Growth in China 1

Jean-Paul Fitoussi and Francesco Saraceno

in Law and Economics with Chinese Characteristics: Institutions for Promoting Development in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698547
eISBN:
9780191745522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698547.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The paper endorses the thesis that current macro imbalances are partly due to an excess of household savings in China, whose origin is to be found among other things in household uncertainty about ... More


Korea: From Authoritarian to Authoritative: The Path from Heavy Industry to Green Growth

Irene Choi

in Can Green Sustain Growth?: From the Religion to the Reality of Sustainable Prosperity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785259
eISBN:
9780804788571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785259.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The purpose of this chapter lies in outlining the key objectives of President Lee Myung-bak’s vision of green growth and some major challenges that need to be overcome. Ultimately, the Korean ... More


Unwrapping the European social model

Amparo Serrano Pascual and Maria Jepsen (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347985
eISBN:
9781447304135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347985.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The notion of the European Social Model (ESM) has been one of the fastest growing in European political and academic discourse in recent years. It is conventionally used to describe the European ... More


Two Worlds Colliding

Daniel J. Fiorino

in A Good Life on a Finite Earth: The Political Economy of Green Growth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190605803
eISBN:
9780190860318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190605803.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics

In recent decades, ecological politics in the United States has been locked in a zero-sum conflict, with ecological goals pitted against economic ones. The result is that ecosystems and public health ... More


Green Growth: Opportunities, Challenges, and Costs

Dieter Helm

in The Delphic Oracle on Europe: Is there a Future for the European Union?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199593842
eISBN:
9780191803536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199593842.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the EU's climate and energy policy. It argues that Europe has long been living beyond its economic and environmental means. Adjustment to sustainable levels (in both terms) will ... More


New Industrial Policy and the Extractive Industries

Evelyn Dietsche

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/9780198817369.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Industrial policy is back. Advocates for industrial policy argue that the important question is not whether such policies should be applied at all, but how to design and implement them. This chapter ... More


The Transition to Agricultural Sustainability

Vernon W. Ruttan

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/9780199754359.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter talks about the challenges of making the transition to sustainable growth in developed and low-income countries in the 21st century. It focuses on the debate whether the transition will ... More


China’s Debt Dilemma

Yukon Huang

in Cracking the China Conundrum: Why Conventional Economic Wisdom is Often Wrong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190630034
eISBN:
9780190630065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630034.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

China’s surging debt levels and an overheated property market have led many to believe that the country is headed for an economic collapse. Yet the argument that China is facing a financial crisis is ... More


The Present in History

William K. Tabb

in The Restructuring of Capitalism in Our Time

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158428
eISBN:
9780231528030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158428.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the lessons to be learned from the 2007 financial crisis along with economic policy debate over the future of the United States. By early 2011 the stock market had recovered ... More


Understanding Long-Run Economic Growth: Geography, Institutions, and the Knowledge Economy

Dora L. Costa and Naomi R. Lamoreaux (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226116341
eISBN:
9780226116426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116426.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The conditions for sustainable growth and development are among the most-debated topics in economics, and the consensus is that institutions matter greatly in explaining why some economies are more ... More


Regional Industrial Development: Moving Beyond Specialization

Michele Mastroeni and Alessandro Rosiello

in Finance and Industrial Policy: Beyond Financial Regulation in Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198744504
eISBN:
9780191805790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744504.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

It has become clear that there are a series of disconnections between policy theory and practice, disconnections which, somewhat paradoxically, have intensified precisely as policy bodies such as the ... More


1991–2000: The End of an Era

James Nye

in A Long Time in Making: The History of Smiths

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198717256
eISBN:
9780191785986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717256.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Knowledge Management

Anticipating an aerospace decline and deploying resources into growing the medical business profitably, Smiths successfully navigates the early 1990s recession. Overall the 1990s represent a ‘purple ... More


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