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Unpacking Accountability Politics 1

Jonathan Fox

in Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This concluding chapter explores several general conceptual propositions, in an effort to contribute to future research that will ‘map’ accountability pathways with greater precision. Empowerment is ... More


Virtuous Circles in Action

Brain Levy

in Working with the Grain: Integrating Governance and Growth in Development Strategies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199363803
eISBN:
9780199363834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363803.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 6 explores how, over time, the momentum of virtuous circles that link inclusive growth, positive expectations, and ongoing institutional improvement can be sustained. The chapter examines how ... More


Microeconomic policymaking

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

In designing the strategy for post-conflict economic reconstruction, policymakers will need to keep in mind that good macroeconomic management is necessary but not sufficient for the reactivation of ... More


Working with the Grain: Integrating Governance and Growth in Development Strategies

Brian Levy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199363803
eISBN:
9780199363834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363803.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book builds on cutting-edge scholarship and the author’s quarter-century of practical experience to lay out an innovative “with-the-grain” approach to governance reform and development ... More


The Edge of Chaos

Brain Levy

in Working with the Grain: Integrating Governance and Growth in Development Strategies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199363803
eISBN:
9780199363834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363803.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 3 builds on the idea of development as an evolving interdependent system, carried forward by interactions between governance and growth. Its focus is less on distinctive patterns of incentive ... More


Introduction: A Book for Optimists

Gordon Conway, Ousmane Badiane, and Katrin Glatzel

in Food for All in Africa: Sustainable Intensification for African Farmers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501743887
eISBN:
9781501744419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501743887.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter presents an optimistic outlook into the state of African agriculture. It highlights the achievements made by African farmers—many of whom are smallholders—emphasizing how ... More


Reconstructing the Finnish Model 2.0: Building a Sustainable Development Model?

Pekka Himanen

in Reconceptualizing Development in the Global Information Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198716082
eISBN:
9780191784309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716082.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The Finnish model of development has shown that it is possible to have a competitive development model that is based on forming a virtuous circle between informational and human development, or, ... More


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