Edited by Kartik Roy and Jörn Sideras
This book argues that the capacity of a country to develop, and the levels of economic and social development achieved, depend more on the institutional parameters within which the development policies are implemented than on the policies themselves. It contends that forces of globalisation influence individual countries’ economic and social institutions.
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- Institutions, Globalisation and Empowerment
- Chapter 1: Institutions, Globalisation and Empowerment: An Overview of Issues
- Chapter 2: Institutions for High-Quality Growth: What They Are and How to Acquire Them
- Chapter 3: The Effects of the Interaction of Formal and Informal Institutions on Social Stability and Economic Development
- Chapter 4: Globalisation, Democracy and Citizens’ Sovereignty: Can Competition Among Governments Enhance Democracy?
- Chapter 5: Globalisation: Contradictory Implications for US Women
- Chapter 6: Corruption: Is Dollarisation a Solution?
- Chapter 7: Western Europe: German Unification, Integration, Globalisation – The German Social Market Economy Facing a Threefold Challenge
- Chapter 8: Regional Retreat: The Reaction of Russian Institutions to Liberalising Reform
- Chapter 9: Institutional Deterrents to the Empowerment of Women: Kenya’s Experience
- Chapter 10: WTO and the Dangers of Privatisation: An Analysis of the Saudi Case
- Chapter 11: Institutional Impediments to Women’s Empowerment in Rural India
- Chapter 12: Estate Taxes and Family-run Firms: An Empirical Study of Publicly Traded Corporations in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan
- Chapter 13: Globalisation and Institutional Change in the Australian Labour Market
- Chapter 14: Institutional Change and Empowerment under Globalisation: Some Lessons Learnt
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