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Fiscal Federalism, Subnational Politics, and State Creation in Contemporary Nigeria

Olufunmbi Elemo.

in The Oxford Handbook of Nigerian Politics

October 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Regional Political Studies; Political Economy. 7835 words.

Through cycles of civilian and military government, Nigeria’s political leadership has prioritized gaining access to revenue in order to distribute resources via patronage systems. As a...

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The Political Economy of Israeli Neoliberalism

Ronen Mandelkern and Michael Shalev.

in The Oxford Handbook of Israeli Politics and Society

P ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Regional Political Studies; Political Economy. 8502 words.

Israel’s political economy has been transformed since the 1980s from a developmental to a neoliberal model. This chapter describes and explains this transformation, emphasizing the...

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Rethinking the Institutional Foundations of China’s Hypergrowth

Fubing Su, Ran Tao and Dali L. Yang.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Politics of Development

July 2018; p ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Political Institutions; Regional Political Studies; Political Economy. 12578 words.

This article examines the institutional foundations of the remarkable growth of the Chinese economy, paying particular attention to official incentives, institutional constraints, and local...

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