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Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage
The article presents a review of the book “Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage,” edited by Peter Hall and David Soskice.
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Policy paradigms, social learning, and the state: the case of economic policymaking in Britain
  • P. Hall
  • Political Science
  • 1 April 1993
This article examines the model of social learning often believed to confirm the autonomy of the state from social pressures, tests it against recent cases of change in British economic policies, andExpand
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An Introduction to Varieties of Capitalism
Political economists have always been interested in the differences in economic and political institutions that occur across countries. Some regard these differences as deviations from 'bestExpand
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Political Science and the Three New Institutionalisms
The ‘new institutionalism’ is a term that now appears with growing frequency in political science. However, there is considerable confusion about just what the ‘new institutionalism’ is, how itExpand
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Varieties of Capitalism
Scholarship on varieties of capitalism (VofC) explores the ways in which the institutions structuring the political economy affect patterns of economic performance or policy making and theExpand
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Varieties of Capitalism and Institutional Complementarities in the Political Economy: An Empirical Analysis
This article provides a statistical analysis of core contentions of the ‘varieties of capitalism’ perspective on comparative capitalism. The authors construct indices to assess whether patterns ofExpand
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Governing the economy : the politics of state intervention in Britain and France
For over one hundred years, the British economy has been in decline relative to other industrialized countries. This book explores the origins of Britain's economic problems and develops a strikingExpand
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Varieties of Capitalism and Institutional Complementarities in the Macroeconomy
Using aggregate analysis, this paper examines the core contentions of the "varieties of capitalism" perspective on comparative capitalism. We construct a coordination index to assess whether theExpand
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Social Capital in Britain
Recent findings show an apparent erosion in the United States over the post-war years of ‘social capital’ understood as the propensity of individuals to associate together on a regular basis, toExpand
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Institutional change in varieties of capitalism
Contemporary approaches to varieties to capitalism are often criticized for neglecting issues of institutional change. This paper develops an approach to institutional change more extended than theExpand
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