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Actors and Institutional Channels

Marie-Laure Djelic.

in Exporting the American Model

July 1998; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 16354 words.

This chapter discusses the key players and institutional channels that influenced the emergence of a cross-national modernizing network that ...

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Adam Smith and his books

Giancarlo de Vivo.

in Contributions to Political Economy

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought; Public Economics; Political Economy. 0 words.

Adam Smith and the division of labour: is there a difference between organisation and market?

Stéphan Vincent‐Lancrin.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2003; p ublished online March 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

The paper claims that, in The Wealth of Nations, the division of labour refers simultaneously to two different things: a social division of labour and an organisational division of labour....

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Adam Smith's theory of tax incidence: an interpretation of his natural-price system

Takuo Dome.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

Ricardo criticised Smith's statement that taxes levied on raw produce, necessities, wages, and profits would fail on rent. Ricardo thought that these taxes would fail on profits. This paper...

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Adapting Labour Market Policy to a Transformed Employment Structure

Jochen Clasen and Daniel Clegg.

in The Politics of the New Welfare State

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 9768 words.

Having mainly focused on the issue of activation in cash benefit systems alone, many recent analyses of labour market policy reform have failed to adequately grasp the fundamental...

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Adapting to Bazaar Ownership through Diplomacy

Regine A. Spector.

in Order at the Bazaar

August 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 12743 words.

This chapter shifts the focus from the previous chapter on the work of traders at Dordoi bazaar to that of the main owner. The chapter discusses how, in light of some in society who viewed...

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Adaptive economic growth

J. Stan Metcalfe, John Foster and Ronnie Ramlogan.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2006; p ublished online July 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 11978 words.

This paper develops an evolutionary theory of adaptive growth, understood as a product of structural change and economic self-transformation, based upon processes that are closely connected...

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Addressing climate change with a comprehensive US cap-and-trade system

Robert N. Stavins.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 12464 words.

There is growing impetus for a domestic US climate policy that can provide meaningful reductions in emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases. I describe and analyse an...

Addressing uncertainty in economics and the economy

Sheila C. Dow.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

P ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 8357 words.

This article explores the way society in general and economists in particular deal with fundamental uncertainty. It is argued that uncertainty is interdependent with the evolution of...

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Adjusting and Correcting One’s Course

Charles W. Smith.

in What the Market Teaches Us

August 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Political Economy. 4973 words.

Adjusting and correcting one’s course, the focus of this chapter, is commonly a cumulative action taken that entails a range of the acting sensibly skills discussed earlier. It differs from...

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Administrative Reform

Maurice Wright.

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis

April 2002; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 11544 words.

The fiscal crisis experienced in Japan from the mid-1970s gave rise to a broadly based campaign of administrative reform associated with the work of the Second Provisional Commission for...

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Adopting Reform within the Bureaucratic Field

Xabier Itçaina, Antoine Roger and Andy Smith.

in Varietals of Capitalism

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 7486 words.

This chapter discusses the negotiation and adoption of the new EU legislation over the years 2006–2008. This is when the paradigm shift that had previously been framed in the scientific and...

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The adoption and diffusion of high‐performance management: lessons from Japanese multinationals in the West

Peter B. Doeringer, Edward Lorenz and David G. Terkla.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2003; p ublished online March 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

This paper draws on surveys and case studies of management practices in Japanese transplants in the US, the UK and France to study possible impediments to introducing high‐performance work...

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Adult vocational training and government policy in France and Britain

C Greehalgh.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

March 1999; p ublished online March 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 0 words.

Provision of continuing vocational training is subject to several market failures: capital-market imperfections (credit constraints), risk arising from variability of future values of...

The Advance of Globalization from Shallow to Deep Integration

Baldev Raj Nayar.

in The Geopolitics of Globalization

December 2007; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 8338 words.

This chapter explains how economic globalization refers to the integration of different regional markets into a world market in which goods and services are exchanged at the local community...

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Advances in explaining women's employment patterns

Nadia Steiber and Barbara Haas.

in Socio-Economic Review

April 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 9126 words.

This paper provides a multidisciplinary review of research aimed at explaining the substantial differences in women's employment trajectories that still exist within and across countries....

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Advances in Science, Technology, and Engineering

Calestous Juma.

in The New Harvest

October 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy; International Relations. 6514 words.

African countries are faced with enormous technological challenges, but they also have access to a large pool of scientific and technical knowledge, giving them certain latecomer...

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An Advancing but Inequalizing Economy, A Lagging (Likely Ailing) State

Baldev Raj Nayar.

in The Myth of the Shrinking State

April 2009; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 19279 words.

This chapter examines the performance of the state with regard to the supply of some important public goods, such as internal security, education, and health. It finds the state to be...

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Advancing the socio-economic paradigm with institutional analysis

J. Rogers Hollingsworth.

in Socio-Economic Review

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

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Affirming the roots

Grietjie Verhoef.

in The Power of Your Life

October 2018; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business History; Political Economy. 27050 words.

Sanlam returned to insurance and the delivery of value-adding financial services by disposing of a large investment in a banking company, thereby freeing up its capital for financial...

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