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  • Steger, Manfred B.  (9)
  • Oqubay, Arkebe  (8)
  • Oxford : Oxford University Press  (17)
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  • 1
    ISBN: 9780191915284
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (l, 1093 Seiten) , Illustrationen
    Series Statement: Oxford handbooks online
    Series Statement: Economics and finance
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als The Oxford handbook of the South African economy
    DDC: 330.968
    Keywords: Volkswirtschaft ; Südafrika ; South Africa Economic conditions ; South Africa Economic policy ; Aufsatzsammlung
    Abstract: While sharing some characteristics with other middle-income countries, South Africa is a country with a unique economic history and distinctive economic features. It is a regional economic powerhouse that plays a significant role, not only in southern Africa and in the continent, but also as a member of BRICS. However, there has been a lack of structural transformation and weak economic growth, and South Africa faces the profound triple challenges of poverty, inequality, and unemployment. Any meaningful debate about economic policies to address these challenges needs to be informed by a deep understanding of historical developments, robust empirical evidence, and rigorous analysis of South Africa's complex economic landscape. This volume seeks to provide a wide-ranging set of original, detailed, and state-of-the-art analytical perspectives that contribute to scientific knowledge.
    Note: Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • 2
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    Book
    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 9780198849452
    Language: English
    Pages: xxviii, 151 Seiten , Illustrationen, Karten, Diagramme
    Edition: Fifth edition
    Series Statement: Very short introductions
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    Keywords: Globalisierung ; Globalisierung ; Globalization ; Globalisierung
    Abstract: We live today in an interconnected world in which ordinary people can became instant online celebrities to fans thousands of miles away, in which religious leaders can influence millions globally, in which humans are altering the climate and environment, and in which complex social forces intersect across continents. This is globalization.In the fifth edition of his bestselling Very Short Introduction Manfred B. Steger considers the major dimensions of globalization: economic, political, cultural, ideological, and ecological. He looks at its causes and effects, and engages with the hotly contested question of whether globalization is, ultimately, a good or a bad thing. From climate change to the Ebola virus, Donald Trump to Twitter, trade wars to China's growing global profile, Steger explores today's unprecedentedlevels of planetary integration as well as the recent challenges posed by resurgent national populism.ABOUT THE SERIES:The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
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  • 3
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    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 9780198832331
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (336 p.)
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    Keywords: Economics ; Development economics & emerging economies ; Social discrimination & inequality
    Abstract: This book challenges conventional wisdoms both about economic performance and about policies for economic development in African countries. Its starting point is the striking variation in economic performance: unevenness and inequalities form a central fact. The authors highlight not only differences between African countries but also variations within countries, differences often organized around distinctions of gender, class, and ethnic identity. For example, school dropout and neonatal mortality have been reduced, particularly for some classes of women in some areas. Horticultural and agribusiness exports have grown far more rapidly in some countries than others. These variations (and many others) point to opportunities for changing performance, reducing inequalities, learning from other African policy experiences, and escaping the ties of structure and legacies of a colonial past. The book rejects teleological illusions and Eurocentric prejudice, but does pay close attention to the results of policy in more industrialized parts of the world. Seeing the contradictions of capitalism for what they are—fundamental and enduring—may help policy officials protect themselves against the misleading idea that development is likely to be a smooth, linear process, or that it would be were certain impediments removed. The authors criticize a wide range of orthodox and heterodox economists, especially for their cavalier attitude to statistical sources. Drawing on decades of research and policy experience, they combine careful use of available evidence from a range of African countries with heterodox political economy insights (mainly derived from Kalecki, Kaldor, and Hirschman) to make the policy case for specific types of public sector investment
    Note: English
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  • 4
    Book
    Book
    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 9780198849452
    Language: English
    Pages: xxviii, 151 Seiten , Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten
    Edition: Fifth edition
    Series Statement: Very short introductions 86
    Series Statement: Very short introductions
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    Keywords: Globalisierung ; Globalisierung
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    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 9780198849452
    Language: English
    Pages: xxviii, 151 Seiten , Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten , 18 cm
    Edition: Fifth edition
    Series Statement: Very short introductions 86
    Series Statement: Very short introductions
    DDC: 303.482
    Keywords: Globalization ; Einführung ; Globalisierung
    Note: Tabellen, Literaturverzeichnis: Seiten 137-143, Index , "Fully updated new edition" - Cover
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  • 6
    ISBN: 9780191885518
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (xl, 1185 Seiten) , Illustrationen
    Edition: First edition
    Series Statement: Oxford handbooks online
    Series Statement: Economics and Finance
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als The Oxford handbook of industrial hubs and economic development
    DDC: 338.6042
    Keywords: Regionales Cluster ; Industrialisierung ; Technologietransfer ; Entwicklung ; Industriepolitik ; Strukturwandel ; Afrika ; Asien ; Lateinamerika ; Welt ; Industrial clusters Economic aspects ; Industrial sociology ; Industrialization ; Economic development ; Industrial clusters ; Economic aspects ; Industrial sociology ; Industrialization ; Economic development ; Handbuch ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Wirtschaftsentwicklung ; Wirtschaftsförderung
    Abstract: Industrialization supported by industrial hubs has been widely associated with structural transformation and catch-up. But while the direct economic benefits of industrial hubs are significant, their value lies first and foremost in their contribution as incubators of industrialization, production and technological capability, and innovation. This handbook adopts an interdisciplinary approach to examine the conceptual underpinnings, review empirical evidence of regions and economies, and extract pertinent lessons for policy reasearchers and practitioners on the key drivers of success and failure for industrial hubs.
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  • 7
    ISBN: 9780191898181
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (xxvi, 954 Seiten) , Illustrationen, Diagramme
    Edition: First edition
    Series Statement: Oxford handbooks online
    Series Statement: Economics and finance
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als The Oxford handbook of industrial policy
    DDC: 338.9
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    Keywords: Industriepolitik ; Wirtschaftstheorie ; Entwicklungsstrategie ; Wirtschaftspolitik ; Nachhaltige Entwicklung ; Industrieländer ; Schwellenländer ; Entwicklungsländer ; Welt ; Industrial policy ; Industrial policy ; Handbuch ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Industriepolitik
    Abstract: Written by leading international thinkers on the subject, 'The Oxford Handbook of Industrial Policy' pulls together different perspectives and schools of thought from neo-classical to structuralist development economics to discuss and highlight the adaptation of industrial policy in an ever-changing socio-economic and political landscape.
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  • 8
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    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    Language: Undetermined
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (363 p.)
    Keywords: Economics ; Development economics & emerging economies ; Political economy ; International economics ; Labour economics
    Abstract: Progress in Africa’s economic growth in the new millennium has been uneven across countries, and has not translated into structural transformation. The same can be said about the evolving China–Africa economic relations. Although economic ties between China and Africa have made a positive contribution, the impact of this dynamic engagement has been uneven, shaped by variations in strategic approach, policy ownership, and implementation capacity among African governments. As China undergoes major economic rebalancing to upgrade to an innovation-driven economy, this is bound to affect China–Africa relations, offering both opportunities and challenges. Authored by leading scholars on Africa, China, and China–Africa relations, this volume brings together stimulating and thought-provoking perspectives, and deeper analyses on the evolving China–Africa relations. Focusing on Africa’s economic development, the volume looks at core areas of structural transformation: productive investment and industrialization, international trade, infrastructure development, and financing. China–Africa relations are considered in the context of the global division of labour and power, and the particular role of both China and the continent of Africa in the evolving global hierarchy. This volume seeks to fill the gap in the existing literature, steer policy and scholarly debate on the progress and trajectory of China–Africa cooperation, and analyse China’s development path as a source of learning for Africa
    Note: English
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  • 9
    ISBN: 9780198841760
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (368 p.)
    Keywords: Economics ; Economic growth ; Development economics & emerging economies ; Political economy ; Industry & industrial studies
    Abstract: Authored by eminent scholars, the volume aims to generate interest and debate among policymakers, practitioners, and researchers on the complexity of learning and catch-up, particularly for twenty-first century late-late developers. The volume explores technological learning at the firm level, policy learning by the state, and the cumulative and multifaceted nature of the learning process, which encompasses learning by doing, by experiment, emulation, innovation, and leapfrogging. Why is catch-up rare? And why have some nations succeeded while others failed? What are the prospects for successful learning and catch-up in the twenty-first century? These are pertinent questions that require further research and in-depth analysis. The World Bank estimates that out of the 101 middle-income economies in 1960, only thirteen became high income by 2008. This volume examines how nations learn by reviewing key structural and contingent factors that contribute to dynamic learning and catch-up. Rejecting both the one-size-fits-all approach and the agnosticism that all nations are unique and different, the volume uses historical as well as firm-level, industry-level, and country-level evidence and experiences to identify the sources and drivers of successful learning and catch-up and the lessons for late-latecomer countries. Building on the latecomer-advantage perspective, the volume shows that what is critical for dynamic learning and catch-up is not learning per se but the intensity of learning, robust industrial policies, and the pace and direction of learning. Equally important are the passion to learn, long-term strategic vision, and understanding the context in which successful learning occurs
    Note: English
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  • 10
    ISBN: 9780191873287
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (xliii, 955 Seiten) , Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten
    Edition: First edition
    Series Statement: Oxford handbooks online
    Series Statement: Economics and Finance
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als The Oxford handbook of the Ethiopian economy
    DDC: 338.963
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    Keywords: Entwicklung ; Industrialisierung ; Industriepolitik ; Entwicklungsstrategie ; Sozialpolitik ; Landwirtschaftliche Entwicklung ; Wirtschaftliche Anpassung ; Äthiopien ; Economic development ; Economic development ; Ethiopia ; Ethiopia ; Economic conditions ; 21st century ; Ethiopia ; Economic conditions ; 1974- ; Ethiopia ; Economic policy ; Ethiopia Economic conditions 21st century ; Ethiopia Economic conditions 1974- ; Ethiopia Economic policy ; Handbuch ; Äthiopien ; Wirtschaft
    Abstract: From a war-torn and famine-plagued country at the beginning of the 1990s, Ethiopia is today emerging as one of the fastest-growing economies in Africa. This Oxford Handbook focuses on structural transformation to understand Ethiopia's unique model of development.
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    Online Resource
    New York : Oxford University Press | Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 9780190630607
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressourcece.
    Series Statement: Oxford handbooks online
    DDC: 303.482
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    Keywords: Globalisierung ; Forschung ; Weltgesellschaft ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Aufsatzsammlung
    Abstract: Since the end of the Cold War, globalization has been reshaping the modern world, and an array of new scholarship has risen to make sense of it in its various transnational manifestations-including economic, social, cultural, ideological, technological, environmental, and in new communications. The chapters discuss various aspects in the field through a broad range of approaches. This handbook focuses on global studies more than on the phenomenon of globalization itself, although the various aspects of globalization are central to understanding how the field is currently being shaped.
    Note: Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • 12
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    Book
    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 9780198779551
    Language: English
    Pages: xxvi, 148 Seiten , Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten
    Edition: Fourth edition
    Series Statement: Very short introductions 86
    Series Statement: Very short introductions
    DDC: 303.482
    Keywords: Globalisierung ; Globalization. ; Einführung ; Globalisierung
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    Book
    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 9780198779551
    Language: English
    Pages: xxvi, 148 Seiten , Illustrationen, Karten, Diagramme
    Edition: Fourth edition
    Series Statement: Very short introductions
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    Keywords: Globalisierung ; Globalisierung ; Globalization ; Einführung ; Globalisierung
    Note: "Fully updated new edition"--Sticker on cover; Aufkleber fehlt auf Exemplar UB Erlangen-Nürnberg
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  • 14
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    Online Resource
    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 9780198739890
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (374 p.)
    Keywords: Development economics & emerging economies ; Economics of industrial organisation ; Political economy
    Abstract: This book presents the findings of original field research into the design, practice, and varied outcomes of industrial policy in three sectors in Ethiopia, covering export-oriented and import-substitution industries. The three sectors are cement, leather and leather products, and floriculture. Given that there is a single industrial strategy, why do its outcomes vary across sectors? To what extent is this a function of the specific market and political economy features of each sector? The book examines industrial structures and associated global value chains to demonstrate the challenges faced by African firms in international markets. Part of the book’s relevance is the light it throws on the whole question of industrial policy in low-income countries, the subject of renewed discussion among development economists and organizations in recent years. The findings are also discussed in the light of the history of, and the history of thought about, industrialization. Insights for researchers and policymakers emerge from the analysis of failures and successes in the three industrial sectors. The book also challenges prevailing wisdom on how much and what kind of state intervention is required to support transformational industrial policy in Africa. Among other things, the book highlights the significance for policy design of maximizing linkage effects, backward and forward, from particular industries and activities
    Note: English
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    Book
    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 9780199662661
    Language: English
    Pages: XVIII, 151 S. , Ill., graph. Darst. , 18 cm
    Edition: 3. ed.
    DDC: 337#n/a
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    Keywords: Globalization ; Globalisierung
    Abstract: Globalization: a contested concept -- Globalization and history: Is globalization a new phenomenon? -- The economic dimension of globalization -- The political dimension of globalization -- The cultural dimension of globalization -- The ecological dimension of globalization -- Ideologies of globalization: market globalism, justice globalism, religious globalisms -- Global crises and the future of globalization
    Note: Previous ed.: 2009 , Hier auch später erschienene, unveränderte Nachdrucke
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  • 16
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    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 9780192803597
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (177 p.)
    Edition: 2nd ed
    Parallel Title: Print version Globalization : A Very Short Introduction
    DDC: 303.48/2
    Keywords: Electronic books
    Abstract: This work offers a stimulating introduction to globalisation and its varying impacts across, between, and within societies. It is a readable book that contributes to a better understanding of the crucial aspects and dimensions of the developments and transformations that go by the name of globalisation
    Description / Table of Contents: Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; List of illustrations; List of maps; 1 Globalization: a contested concept; 2 Is globalization a new phenomenon?; 3 The economic dimension of globalization; 4 The political dimension of globalization; 5 The cultural dimension of globalization; 6 The ideological dimension of globalization; 7 Challenges to globalism; 8 Assessing the future of globalization; References; Index;
    Note: Description based upon print version of record
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    Online Resource
    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 019280359X , 9780192803597 , 9780191539381 , 0191539384
    Language: English
    Pages: Online Ressource (147 p.) , ill., maps.
    Edition: Online-Ausg.
    Series Statement: Very short introductions 86
    Parallel Title: Print version Globalization
    DDC: 303.482
    Keywords: Globalization ; Globalization ; POLITICAL SCIENCE ; Globalization ; Globalization ; Globalization ; Internationalisatie ; Electronic books ; Electronic books ; Einführung ; Einführung
    Abstract: This work offers a stimulating introduction to globalisation and its varying impacts across, between, and within societies. It is a readable book that contributes to a better understanding of the crucial aspects and dimensions of the developments and transformations that go by the name of globalisation
    Description / Table of Contents: Globalization: a contested concept.Is globalization a new phenomenon? -- The economic dimension of globalization. -- The political dimension of globalization. -- The cultural dimension of globalization. -- The ideological dimension of globalization. -- Challenges to globalism. -- Assessing the future of globalization.
    Note: Title from title screen. - Includes bibliographical references and index , Title from title screen
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