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Book Chapter
– Competition and Contestability as Key Success Factors
Beatrice Weder, Rolf Weder - , 2013

From the book: Development Success

Book Chapter
– Japan, Ireland, and Switzerland
Ronald Findlay - , 2013

From the book: Development Success

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Ronald Findlay - UNU-WIDER, 2010 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper provides a synthesis of the three papers on the non-Nordic developed economies, Ireland, Japan and Switzerland along the following themes: role of the state, openness, education and human capital, and macroeconomic stability. It then draws lessons for developing countries of today.

Working Paper pdf
– Competition and Contestability as Key Success Factors
Beatrice Weder, Rolf Weder - UNU-WIDER, 2009 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper argues that economic competition and political contestability are two key determinants of the successful development of the Swiss economy in the nineteenth and twentieth century. We describe how Switzerland evolved from a relatively poor country with no natural resources and net...

Book Chapter
– The Successful Experience of Switzerland, 1870–1950
Thomas David, André Mach - , 2007
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– The Successful Experience of Switzerland (1870-1950)
Thomas David, André Mach - UNU-WIDER, 2006 - Helsinki, Finland

This research paper discusses the role of institutions in the rapid growth and successful international integration of Switzerland during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. In analysing the emergence and consolidation of the institutions whose existence was crucial, the paper looks...

Book Chapter
– Corporatism or Liberal Capitalism?
Wolfgang Blass - , 1992

From the book: Social Corporatism

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