2 edition of Democratic governance and economic performance found in the catalog.
Democratic governance and economic performance
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Series||Studies in public choice|
|LC Classifications||JC423 .F356 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxi, 131 p. :|
|Number of Pages||131|
|LC Control Number||2009927125|
The Third Wave: Democratization in the Late Twentieth Century is a book by Samuel P. Huntington which outlines the significance of a third wave of democratization to describe the global trend that has seen more than 60 countries throughout Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Africa undergo some form of democratic transitions since Portugal's "Carnation Revolution" in Author: Samuel P. Huntington. A REVIEW BY ALFREDO CORCHADO Constructing Democratic Governance in Latin America, Third EditionEdited by Jorge I. Domínguez and Michael Shifter Johns Hopkins University Press, pages Democracies are messy—none so more than those across Latin America. A common refrain used by academics and journalists alike to describe those democracies is usually “weak,” or “fledgling.”.
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Democratic Governance and Economic Performance rigorously develops this hypothesis, and finds statistical evidence and case study illustrations that democratic institutions at various governance levels (e.g., federal, state, corporation) have facilitated opportunistic gains for electoral, consumer, and shareholder by: 4.
This is an important book for reforming how financial institutions are regulated, and corporations are governed, in the wake of the great financial market collapse of (Margaret Blair, Vanderbilt Law) The scope of Democratic Governance and Economic Performance is truly commendable.
This is an important book for reforming how financial institutions are regulated, and corporations are governed, in the wake of the great financial market collapse of ” (Margaret Blair, Vanderbilt Law) “The scope of Democratic Governance and Economic Performance is truly : Springer-Verlag New York.
In Democracy, Governance, and Economic Performance, Yi Feng addresses the impact of institutions, the costs of instability, and the economic role of political freedom on economic traces the direct and indirect impact of politics on economic performance and seeks to measure both.
In so doing, Feng tackles issues that lie at the frontier of the study of growth and the field of by: In this book, Yi Feng combines political and economic analyses to study the effects of political institutions on economic performance.
Traditionally, political scientists disregard details of economic conditions, while economists may not take into consideration a systematic explanation of political regimes. The growing interest in the interplay of political and economic systems, spurred by the.
In evaluating democratic development in Asia, the study focuses particularly on the condition of parties and party systems. In relation to economic governance, the idea of a developmental state. Political Corruption and Democratic Governance explores the effects of political corruption on important aspects of democratic governing.
Jongseok Woo and Eunjung Choi use a cross-national lens to analyze how political corruption influences different areas of politics and economics, including electoral outcomes, citizens' evaluations of democratic norms and values, economic development.
Democratic Governance examines the altering nature of the trendy state and divulges the dangers these modifications pose to democracy. Mark Bevir reveals how new ideas about governance have progressively displaced earlier-style notions of presidency in Britain and throughout the world.
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The likely implications of such political developments for economic management are tentatively explored in the concluding chapter.
Summaries of the main conclusions are provided at the end of each of the first three Parts. Democratic governance and economic performance. Summary: Conventional wisdom warns that unaccountable political and business agents can enrich a few at the expense of many.
emphasized as key factors in the determination of future economic assistance for Africa. The Development Advisory Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is on record in support of "participatory development," which includes democratization, improved governance, and human rights.
In this thought-provoking new work, long-term collaborators James March and Johan Olsen construct a brilliant foundation for thinking about the broad theoretical concerns of democratic governance.
Building on the work that began with their seminal essay on "The New Institutionalism" in "The American Political Science Review" in and continued in "Rediscovering Institutions", March and. Democratic Leadership: The Lessons of Exemplary Models for Democratic Governance Sanghan Choi Florida Atlantic University Since leadership plays a vital role in democratic movements, understanding the nature of democratic leadership is essential.
However, the. In Democracy, Governance, and Economic Performance, Yi Feng provides a panorama of some great puzzles of the intellectual landscape: Why are some countries rich and others poor?How important are political systems to economics. How do political forces affect economic performance. Feng as landscapist attempts an ambitious work.
The puzzles of economic development and post-communist transitions, according to Christopher Clague and his colleagues, can be illuminated by a serious economic analysis of institutions.
Economic performance is strongly dependent on the economic policies selected and on the manner in which these policies are implemented by government agencies. model is then built to show how a governance-improving democracy raises growth. In this model, stronger democratic institutions influence governance by constraining the actions of corrupt officials.
Reducing corruption, in turn, stimulates technological change and spurs economic growth. Empirical evidence is presented showing that democracy is. This volume presents 18 IMF research studies on the causes and consequences of corruption, as well as how it can most effectively be combated to improve governance, increase economic growth, and reduce poverty.
The authors examine how civil service wages affect corruption, the impact of natural resource availability on corruption, the impact of corruption on a country’s income distribution. Democracy (Greek: δημοκρατία dēmokratía, "rule by [the] people") is a form of government in which the people exercise the authority of government.
Who people are and how authority is shared among them are core issues for democratic theory, development and cornerstones of these issues are freedom of assembly and speech, inclusiveness and equality, membership.
Public Governance Indicators: A Literature Review PART I: REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE I. Introduction The issue of governance has emerged as a key concept pre-occupying the international community. Governance refers to the way a society sets and manages the rules that guide policy-making and policy implementation.
Per capita income and the quality ofFile Size: KB. The book examines the factors responsible for the resilience of the current democratic governance structures, in spite of centripetal and centrifugal forces frustrating democratic consolidation in the country.
It equally interrogates these factors and makes appropriate recommendations for overcoming them. This arose as part of an ongoing project on ‘Visions of Governance for the Twenty‐first Century’ initiated in at the John F.
Kennedy School of Government, which aims to explore what people want from government, the public sector, and non‐profit organizations. A first volume from the ‘Visions’ project (Why People Don’t Trust Government) was published by Harvard University. Non-Democratic Governance.
Author: Paul Brooker Publisher: Macmillan Education UK the chapter offers an assessment of the dictatorships’ policy performance based on their economic performance and how successful they were in carrying out their distinctive policies.
Chapter 7 will continue this description of the governance stage by. The aim of this researh to understand the impact of governance on the economic growth.
This study finds that control of corruption is a critical factor for economic growth and one unit increases. How should governance be made more accountable and transparent.
The book, wide-ranging and panoramic in content, seeks to intellectually confront the provocative question and explore, in the process, the highly elusive and controversial theme of democratic governance. It conceptualizes and contextualises the theme in the Indian context in terms of certain specific parameters and clues.
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA ) and Sebudubudu () describe corporate governance as the means employed in governing or managing privately owned or Author: David Sebudubudu. A governance approach highlights issues of state responsiveness and accountability, and the impact of these factors on political stability and economic development.
For too long, social scientists dealing with Africa’s development have concentrated on economic issues. democratic style of governance, democratic sessions, administration and monitoring, democratic consultation and democratic rights. Moreover, it has also been applied to realms beyond political science, creating such hybrid concepts as economic democracy, social democracy, art File Size: KB.
How China Escaped The Poverty Trap is an excellent book that should be read by less developed countries political leaders and their policy makers.
Indeed, it is not a question of which comes first, good governance or economic growth, but building on the strength of each particular economy. Good governance is based on participatory and democratic traditions, promotion of equity and equality, gender balance and promotion of synthesis of diverse perspectives and mobilization of resources for social purposes, and in the final analysis based on the rule of law.
Effective economic governance, in this context, would seek to evolveFile Size: KB. You are invited to a discussion about economic transformation in China with Dr. Paul G. Clifford, author of The China Paradox - At the Front Line of Economic Transformation. Jie Bai, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, will serve as a respondent.
Anthony Saich, Daewoo Professor of International Affairs and Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation Director, will moderate. The quality of governance in a country is highly correlated with the country’s economic and social performance.
Public accountability is a powerful lever that can be used to improve the quality of governance Public accountability is impacted by socio-economic factors and the institutional structure of a country Source: UC Analysis 5File Size: 1MB.
The State of Access documents a worrisome gap between principles and practice in democratic governance. This book is a comparative, cross-disciplinary exploration of the ways in which democratic institutions fail or succeed to create the equal opportunities that they have promised to deliver to the people they serve.
In international development, good governance is a way of measuring how public institutions conduct public affairs and manage public resources in a preferred way. Governance is "the process of decision-making and the process by which decisions are implemented (or not implemented)".
Governance in this context can apply to corporate, international, national, or local governance as well as the. Democracy, Governance, and Economic Performance: Theory and Evidence Yi Feng Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press,pp. ISBN: 0‐‐‐6, $40 What is the relationship between political institutions and economic growth.
This is the question that Yi Feng sets out to answer in this ambitious new book. Not content with work that focuses on a narrow conception of political. A large and growing body of scholarship documents the effects of regime type on economic growth and other indicators of economic performance.
This program builds on that work to probe more deeply into what aspects of democracy (or autocracy), law, and social arrangements matter, by what mechanisms. In the weakly institutionalized democracies that constitute, in Continue reading "About the.
Driving Performance at Ireland’s Environmental Protection Agency This report uses the OECD Performance Assessment Framework for Economic Regulators (PAFER) to assess both the internal and external governance of Ireland’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Democratic political competition can improve governance only if voters have a the dependence of economic performance on political structures may be complex.
Economic commerce taken together." (Wealth of Nations, Book III, Chapter 2, p. This book considers national parliaments’ and the European Parliament’s role in European Union (EU) economic governance. It examines the recent strengthening of parliamentary involvement, limitations to improvements, and where and how democratic deficits still exist.
This book provides new advances and the latest research in the field of political economy, dealing with the study of institutions, governance, democracy and elections. The volume focuses on issues such as the role of institutions and political governance in society, the working of democracy and the electoral performance in several case studies.
Governance is commonly defined as the exercise of power or authority by political leaders for the well-being of their country’s citizens or subjects.
It is the complex process whereby some sectors of the society wield power, and enact and promulgate public policies which directly affect human and institutional interactions, and economic and.and economic performance belonged to non-economists. Much of the relevant scholarship was based on religious texts, principally the Quran, Islam’s holy book.
Some scholars invoked ethnographically identified norms and beliefs, such as fatalism and conservatism. Researchers paid scant attention to incentives, equilibria, or social Size: KB.Over the past three decades the developing world has seen increasing devolution of political and economic power to local governments.
Decentralization is considered an important element of participatory democracy and, along with privatization and deregulation, represents a substantial reduction in the authority of national governments over economic policy.