Institutional Variety in East Asia

Institutional Variety in East Asia

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This illuminating book broadly addresses the emerging field of 'diversity of Capitalism' from a comparative institutional approach. It explores the varied patterns for achieving coordination in different economic systems, applying them specifically to China, Japan and South Korea. These countries are of particular interest due to the fact that they are often considered to have developed their own peculiar blend of models of capitalism. The expert contributors take a common institutional approach, focusing on institutions at the macro level. They present case studies to demonstrate the diversity of institutional patterns at the advent of the 21st century, both within the East Asian region and elsewhere. Examples of stability within existing institutions are illustrated alongside examples of comprehensive institutional change. Underpinning the case studies are a set of theoretical and empirical challenges for researchers concerned with national institutional settings, path dependence and endogenous dynamics.Powell, T.C. (1995), a#39;Total quality management as competitive advantage: a review and empirical studya#39;, Strategic Management ... Samuels, W.J. (2004), a#39; Markets and their social constructiona#39;, Social Research, 71 (2), 357a€“370, available at: ... Final report], available at: 0000450/0/fintousin. pdf (accessed 20 September 2010). Smith ... coordinated and uncoordinated market economies in the 1980s and 1990sa#39;, in H. Kitschelt, P. Lange, G. Marks andanbsp;...

Title:Institutional Variety in East Asia
Author:Werner Pascha, Cornelia Storz, Markus Taube
Publisher:Edward Elgar Publishing - 2011


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