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Title Business and the state in developing countries / edited by Sylvia Maxfield and Ben Ross Schneider
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1997
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 348 pages)
Series Cornell studies in political economy
Cornell studies in political economy.
Contents Business, the state, and economic performance in developing countries / Ben Ross Schneider and Sylvia Maxfield -- Theories of business and business-state relations / Stephan Haggard, Sylvia Maxfield, and Ben Ross Schneider -- State structures, government-business relations, and economic transformation / Peter Evans -- Political economy of sectors and sectoral change : Korea then and now / Michael Shafer -- Strong states and business organization in Korea and Taiwan / Karl Fields -- Business elites, the state, and economic change in Chile / Eduardo Silva -- Big business and the politics of economic reform : confidence and concertation in Brazil and Mexico / Ben Ross Schneider -- Historical view of business-state relations : Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela compared / Rosemary Thorp and Francisco Durand -- Competitive clientelism and economic governance : the case of Thailand / Richard F. Doner and Ansil Ramsay -- Economic governance in Turkey : bureaucratic capacity, policy networks and business associations / Jesse Biddle and Vedat Milor
Summary All based on extensive field research, the essays contrast collaborative and collusive relations in a wide range of developing countries, most of them in Latin America and Asia, and isolate the conditions under which collaboration is most likely to emerge and survive. The contributors highlight the crucial roles played by capable bureaucracies and strong business associations
Much of the current debate about development has pitted proponents of unfettered markets against advocates of developmental states. Yet, often what best explains variations in economic performance among developing countries is not markets or states but rather the character of relations between business and government. The contributors to Business and the State in Developing Countries identify a range of close, collaborative relations between bureaucrats and capitalists which enhance elements of economic performance and defy conventional expectations that such relations lead ineluctably to rent-seeking, corruption, and collusion
Analysis Business and politics Developing countries
Developing countries Economic policy
Industrial policy Developing countries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-335) and index
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Subject Business and politics -- Developing countries.
Industrial policy -- Developing countries.
Developing countries -- Economic policy.
Genre/Form KongreƟ
Form Electronic book
Author Maxfield, Sylvia.
Schneider, Ben Ross.
ISBN 1501731971 (electronic bk.)
9781501731976 (electronic bk.)
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(alk. paper)
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