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Occupational Change in Europe: How Technology and Education Transform the Job Structure

Daniel Oesch

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680962
eISBN:
9780191761010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680962.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

At least since the Industrial Revolution and Karl Marx, scholars have been obsessed by the question of how the employment structure evolves: towards good jobs, bad jobs or increasing polarization? ... More


Manipulating Globalization: The Influence of Bureaucrats on Business in China

Ling Chen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604797
eISBN:
9781503605695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604797.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The era of globalization saw China emerge as the world’s manufacturing titan. However, the “made in China” model—with its reliance on cheap labor and thin profits—has begun to wane. Beginning in the ... More


South Korea and Taiwan

Keun Lee and John A. Mathews

in Innovative Firms in Emerging Market Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646005
eISBN:
9780199949977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646005.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Innovation

This chapter analyzes catch-up experiences in South Korean and Taiwanese firms to argue that success calls for continuous upgrading in the same industry, as well as successive entry initiatives into ... More


China’s Entrepreneurial Factory: The Violence of Happiness

Silvia M. Lindtner

in Prototype Nation: China and the Contested Promise of Innovation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691207674
eISBN:
9780691204956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691207674.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter documents the appropriation of making by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party). This manifested in infrastructural and urban upgrades aimed at inducing desires for self-transformation in ... More


The Economics of Chance: Policy Prescriptions as Laundry Lists

Justin Yifu Lin and Célestin Monga

in Beating the Odds: Jump-Starting Developing Countries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691192338
eISBN:
9781400884681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192338.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter discusses the foundations of the most popular policy prescriptions that are offered to developing countries as blueprints for prosperity. It starts by sketching the historical ... More


The Legacy Effect of Squatter Settlements on Urban Redevelopment

Ignacio A. Navarro and Geoffrey K. Turnbull

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The chapter presents a theoretical model that seeks to answer the question of why former squatter settlements tend to upgrade/redevelop at a slower pace than otherwise similar settlements originating ... More


Conclusion

Yuri G. Raydugin

in Modern Risk Quantification in Complex Projects: Non-linear Monte Carlo and System Dynamics Methodologies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198844334
eISBN:
9780191879883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844334.003.0019
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis, Applied Mathematics

This chapter provides a high-level overview of concepts, models, and results discussed in this book. It is accentuated that risk quantification used in decision-making can be tagged as ‘political ... More


Introduction

Daniel Oesch

in Occupational Change in Europe: How Technology and Education Transform the Job Structure

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680962
eISBN:
9780191761010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680962.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

The introduction argues that three issues are at stake in the debate about how the employment structure evolves. At the micro-level of single jobs, the concern is with the quality of new employment ... More


How Experiences Can Gain Power from Inference

Susanna Siegel

in The Rationality of Perception

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198797081
eISBN:
9780191844348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797081.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Chapter 7 uses the conceptual ingredients in earlier chapters to provide the second half of a detailed epistemic profile for inferred experiences. It asks three questions: what would it be to gain ... More


Secure Land Tenure? Stakes and Contradictions of Land Titling and Upgrading Policies in the Global Middle East and Egypt

Agnès Deboulet

in Popular Housing and Urban Land Tenure in the Middle East: Case Studies from Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165405
eISBN:
9781617971358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165405.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes Egypt's local adaptation of policies to eradicate slums. It seeks to demonstrate how political objectives to regularize and renovate informal housing settlements, especially ... More


From Mitigating Risk to Managing Uncertainty

Joseph Wong

in Betting on Biotech: Innovation and the Limits of Asia's Developmental State

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450327
eISBN:
9780801463372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450327.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter proposes a more fundamental conceptual distinction between risk and uncertainty to show how decision makers make political economic bets and how they rationalize them in the face of two ... More


Conclusion: Beyond the Developmental State

Joseph Wong

in Betting on Biotech: Innovation and the Limits of Asia's Developmental State

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450327
eISBN:
9780801463372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450327.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book has highlighted the uncertainties of biotech innovation and the commercialization of cutting-edge life sciences technologies. Drawing on the experiences of Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore, it ... More


Public Policies Toward Informal Settlements in Jordan (1965–2010)

Myriam Ababsa

in Popular Housing and Urban Land Tenure in the Middle East: Case Studies from Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165405
eISBN:
9781617971358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165405.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter details the evolution of policies for the rehabilitation of informal settlements in Jordan, showing that they are contingent on the residents' degree of citizenship and the fact that ... More


Bureaucrats, Businesses, and Economic Policies in a Globalized China

Ling Chen

in Manipulating Globalization: The Influence of Bureaucrats on Business in China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604797
eISBN:
9781503605695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604797.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter introduces background on emergence of national campaigns to cultivate domestic competitiveness in contrast to China’s previous role as the “world’s workshop.” It reveals the divergent ... More


From FDI Attraction to Domestic Competitiveness

Ling Chen

in Manipulating Globalization: The Influence of Bureaucrats on Business in China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604797
eISBN:
9781503605695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604797.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter traces the relative decline of the previous FDI attraction paradigm and the emerging paradigm of domestic technology competitiveness, drawing on government documents, media text ... More


City upgraded: redesigning and disciplining downtown Abu Dhabi

Surajit Chakravarty and Abdellatif Qamhaieh

in Global gentrifications: Uneven development and displacement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313472
eISBN:
9781447313502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313472.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the policies causing the gentrification of Abu Dhabi’s city centre which are causing displacement of segments of the population. It is argued that although there are stark ... More


The Industrial Policy Experience of the Electronics Industry in Malaysia

Rajah Rasiah

in The Practice of Industrial Policy: Government—Business Coordination in Africa and East Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198796954
eISBN:
9780191838606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796954.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Despite the use of industrial policies to stimulate economic growth by several successful developers, latecomers have faced mixed experiences. Hence, this chapter analyses the industrial policy ... More


Leveling the Playing Field: Transnational Regulatory Integration and Development

Laszlo Bruszt and Gerald A. McDermott (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198703143
eISBN:
9780191772450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703143.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Emerging market countries face the dual challenge of incorporating transnational regulations into their societies while building their own versions of regulatory capitalism. Will the diffusion of ... More


Neighborhood Downgrading and Upgrading

George C. Galster

in Making Our Neighborhoods, Making Our Selves

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599854
eISBN:
9780226599991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599991.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter applies the metropolitan housing submarket model developed in the prior chapter to demonstrate its power as a diagnostic framework for comprehending the origins, dynamic processes and ... More


Transnational Integration and Labor Market Regulation in Mexico and Beyond

Michael J. Piore and Andrew M. Schrank

in Leveling the Playing Field: Transnational Regulatory Integration and Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198703143
eISBN:
9780191772450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703143.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter juxtaposes two different accounts of Mexico’s disappointing labor market performance in the NAFTA era. The standard account traces the persistence of inequality and informality to ... More


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