Ben Ross Schneider

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(2009) 'A comparative political economy of diversified business groups, or how states organize big business', Article is made available in accordance with the publisher's policy and may be subject to US copyright law. Please refer to the publisher's site for terms of use. The MIT Faculty has made this article openly available. Please share how this access(More)
  • Gustavo A Flores-Macías, John Bailey, +18 authors Markus Schultze‐kraft
  • 2013
Governments across the developing world in general, and Latin America in particular, tend to have difficulty in raising taxes among elites. Beginning in 2002, however, the Colombian government adopted a series of wealth taxes among the wealthiest taxpayers. Revenue from the tax was earmarked for security expenditures and represented about 1% of GDP. Drawing(More)
What makes for effective cooperation between government and business in industrial policy? Core research questions on the institutional design of arrangements for business-government interactions focus on three main functions: 1) maximizing the benefits of dialogue and information exchange; 2) motivating participation through authoritative allocation; 3)(More)
SITAR, a low-cost interactive text handling and text analysis system for nontechnical users, is in many ways comparable to interactive bibliographical search and retrieval systems, but has several additional features. It is implemented on a PDP/11 time-sharing computer invoked by a CRT with microprogrammed editing functions. It uses a simple command(More)
The MIT Faculty has made this article openly available. Please share how this access benefits you. Your story matters. o Estado desenvolvimentista do Brasil teve menos sucesso foi na promoção de setores como a tecnologia da informação e a energia nuclear, bem como a igualdade social e regional. Além disso, algumas iniciativas isoladas de governos estaduais(More)
The MIT Faculty has made this article openly available. Please share how this access benefits you. Your story matters. Abstract. Reforms designed to improve the quality of teaching by reforming personnel practices, such as pay for performance arrangements, usually run into opposition from well organized teacher unions that can either block reform in the(More)
N ational security budgets are the most dependable reflection of US security policy. Seeing things through the lens of the budget can help decision-makers and ordinary citizens discern the genuine priorities of national leaders from the of-tentimes illusory ones portrayed in rhetoric. B en Ross Schneider is a professor of political science at MIT and(More)
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