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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.
Policy paradigms, social learning, and the state: the case of economic policymaking in Britain
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, and
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 'best
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 it
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 the
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 of
Governing the economy : the politics of state intervention in Britain and France
  • P. Hall
  • Economics, History
  • 1 September 1988
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 striking
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 the
The Political Power of Economic Ideas: Keynesianism across Nations
John Maynard Keynes once observed that the "ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is commonly understood." The
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, to
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