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A ‘Public Works State’

Maurice Wright.

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis

April 2002; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 19053 words.

Historically, Japan invested, and continues to invest, a greater proportion of its gross domestic product (GDP) in gross fixed capital formation than comparable industrialized countries....

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‘A very expensive ordinary life’: consumption, symbolic boundaries and moral legitimacy among New York elites

Rachel Sherman.

in Socio-Economic Review

April 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 12755 words.

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Scholarship on elites, including on their consumption, tends to focus primarily on social closure and the pursuit of social advantage. Research has...

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Abenomics and the Break with the BOJ Orthodoxy

Gene Park, Saori N. Katada, Giacomo Chiozza and Yoshiko Kojo.

in Taming Japan's Deflation

November 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 6799 words.

This chapter addresses how Prime Minister Abe Shinzō circumvented the monetary policy network by changing the membership of the Policy Board and how he reoriented monetary policy to reflect...

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Absorptive capability and economic growth: how do countries catch-up?

Mark Rogers.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 9156 words.

This paper investigates empirically the importance of technological catch-up in explaining productivity growth in a sample of countries since the 1960s. New proxies for a country's...

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An account of the Washington Lend Lease negotiations 1944 by E. A. G. Robinson

Prue Kerr.

in Contributions to Political Economy

November 2003; p ublished online November 2003 .

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

In September 1944, John Maynard Keynes set sail for Washington where Keynes was to be a key negotiator in the talks leading up to Stage II of Lend Lease. Accompanying him and his wife was...

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Accountability, Procedures, and Fairness

Robert Baldwin, Martin Cave and Martin Lodge.

in Understanding Regulation

October 2011; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 7866 words.

This chapter focuses on the debate over accountability, procedures, and fairness with respect to regulation, placing the regulator, typically in the form of the ‘regulatory agency’, at the...

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Accounting for Creativity in the European Union: A multi-level analysis of individual competence, labour market structure, and systems of education and training

Edward Lorenz and Bengt-Åke Lundvall.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2011; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 10119 words.

Some workplaces offer employees opportunities to creatively use their own ideas while engaged in learning and problem-solving activity without much interference from managers and bosses. In...

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Accounting for the Chinese context: a comparative analysis of international and Chinese accounting standards focusing on business combinations

Yuri Biondi and Qiusheng Zhang.

in Socio-Economic Review

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 11683 words.

This paper aims at understanding the recent evolution of Chinese accounting standards while focusing on accounting for business combinations as a case of reference. A comprehensive...

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Accounting for the economic growth of firms in UK manufacturing since 1973

Peter E. Hart.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 1996; p ublished online March 1996 .

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

The dual relationship between the growth of total factor productivity and the growth of the price differential between inputs and outputs is used to decompose productivity changes since...

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Accounting for the family in European income tax systems

C O'Donoghue and H Sutherland.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 1999; p ublished online September 1999 .

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

Tax systems are expected to achieve many things at once and this paper discusses the trade-offs involved in attempting to reconcile conflicting aims. It surveys the various instruments that...

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Accounting for the growth and transformation of Chinese businesses and the Chinese economy: implications for transitional and development economics

Tomo Suzuki, Yan Yan and Bingyi Chen.

in Socio-Economic Review

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 11457 words.

Within the last decade, international accounting, as a common language of business and a mode of governance, has come to be widely disseminated in China, and has become an indispensable...

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Accumulated Advantage and Disadvantage

John Hills and Jack Cunliffe.

in Social Advantage and Disadvantage

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 7061 words.

For most of the twentieth century personal wealth became less unequally distributed and fell in value relative to incomes. But in recent decades wealth and inheritances derived from it have...

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ACCUMULATION, CAPACITY UTILISATION AND DISTRIBUTION

MAN-SEOP PARK.

in Contributions to Political Economy

June 1997; p ublished online June 1997 .

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

This paper examines three approaches to the process of accumulation which are based on the ‘Keynesian premise’: the ‘neo-Keynesian’, the ‘Kaleckian’ and the ‘Sraffian’. Making some...

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Accumulation in advanced economies: spatial, technological, and social frontiers

Carol E. Heim.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 1996; p ublished online November 1996 .

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

In the 1970s and 1980s, the UK had a more serious problem of declining industrial regions than did other advanced economies. It lacked opportunities for three types of frontier growth:...

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Accumulation, innovation and catching‐up: an extended cumulative growth model

Miguel A. León‐Ledesma.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .

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

This paper presents an extended model of cumulative growth in which the effects of innovation and catching‐up are considered. Innovation adds another source of cumulative growth to that of...

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Acting Globally

Alison Brysk.

in The Struggle for Freedom from Fear

October 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Political Economy. 13055 words.

Chapter 3 chronicles the international repertoire that has grown to respond to gender violence. We will trace the growth, rationale, and mechanisms of the regime. Global standards and...

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Acting out institutional change: understanding the recent transformation of the French financial system

Mary O'Sullivan.

in Socio-Economic Review

July 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 19644 words.

For the purposes of understanding the causes and implications of the growth of financial markets around the world, I focus on a crucial aspect of the dramatic transformation of French...

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Activation and the Dutch Frontline

Mark Considine, Jenny M. Lewis, Siobhan O’Sullivan and Els Sol.

in Getting Welfare to Work

September 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 7761 words.

Chapter seven presents the Dutch survey data, and shows how work practices have changed in the Netherlands and how frontline staff have responded to the shifting policy settings. Changes to...

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Active labour market policy in a changing economic context.1

Giuliano Bonoli.

in Regulating the Risk of Unemployment

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy. 7478 words.

The chapter provides an account of the changing role played by active labour market policies (ALMPs) in Europe since the post-war years. Focusing on six countries (Sweden, Denmark, France,...

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Active labour-market policies: a case of evidence-based policy-making?

P Robinson.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

March 2000; p ublished online March 2000 .

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

The 1990s was a decade of renewed enthusiasm for active labour-market policies. However, it is not clear that this was the result of an appreciation of the evidence on the effectiveness of...

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