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Embedded Autonomy: States and Industrial Transformation.
From the Publisher: In recent years, debate on the state's economic role has too often devolved into diatribes against intervention. Peter Evans questions such simplistic views, offering a newExpand
Government action, social capital and development: Reviewing the evidence on synergy
Abstract Instead of assuming a zero-sum relationship between government involvement and private cooperative efforts, the five preceding articles argue for the possibility of “state-society synergy,”Expand
BUREAUCRACY AND GROWTH: A CROSS-NATIONAL ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF "WEBERIAN" STATE STRUCTURES ON ECONOMIC GROWTH*
The role of bureaucratic authority structures in facilitating economic growth has been a sociological concern since Max Weber's classic contributions almost 100 years ago. Using a recent and originalExpand
Predatory, developmental, and other apparatuses: A comparative political economy perspective on the Third World state
  • P. Evans
  • Economics, Sociology
  • 1 December 1989
Disappointment over the contributions of Third World state apparatuses to industrial transformation and the increasing intellectual dominance of “neoutiliarian” paradigms in the social science hasExpand
Dependent Development: The Alliance of Multinational, State, and Local Capital in Brazil
In order to analyze Brazil's recent accumulation of capital in the light of its continued dependence, Peter Evans focuses on the relationships among multinational corporations, local privateExpand
Development as institutional change: The pitfalls of monocropping and the potentials of deliberation
Development theory has moved from a single-minded focus on capital accumulation toward a more complex understanding of the institutions that make development possible. Yet, instead of expanding theExpand
Introduction: Development strategies across the public-private divide
Abstract Recent movement toward more comprehensive institutional perspectives on development has been stimulated by two distinct challenges to narrow development theories. Theorists of “socialExpand
Collective capabilities, culture, and Amartya Sen’sDevelopment as Freedom
ConclusionSen showed his usual wisdom and astute judgement in keeping his argument carefully focused and, therefore, elegant and compelling. Nonetheless, the understanding and pursuit of “developmentExpand
The Rise of the Platform Enterprise: A Global Survey
The new CGE report, The Rise of the Platform Enterprise: A Global Survey, presents the results of a year-long research project in which leading scholars and experts from Africa, China, Europe, IndiaExpand
The Eclipse of the State? Reflections on Stateness in an Era of Globalization
The economic logic of the current international economy does not predict the "eclipse of the state." Economic globalization does restrict state power, but transnational capital needs capable statesExpand
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