Dirigisme


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Dirigisme

In political science, the theory that the state ought to drive economic growth. Dirigisme argues that the state may do this by controlling the means of production (as in communism) or simply through careful economic planning. Proponents believe that dirigisme is an effective tool of development, while critics contend that it is inefficient and not respectful of individual rights. See also: State capitalism.
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The concept of systemic externallty purports to provide a solid ground for some sort of economic dirigisme.
1) The reversal of dirigisme in the 1980s and early 1990s, particularly in China and India, but also in many other parts of the Third World, led to the surge in per capita incomes and the largest reduction in structural poverty in human history.
C'est ce dirigisme des prerogatives individuelles qui constitue l'aspect le plus innovateur de la theorie de l'abus mais aussi son aspect le plus controverse.
This variety is happening from one end in which the design of the actions of the central dirigisme proper translation of the logic of private management (under the premise of I order, command and control) and where the participation of stakeholders is very low or even zero, to another extreme in which from the very genesis of ideas involving people who are the beneficiaries of those actions.
Around this rime, India and Brazil emerged from decades of self-imposed isolation and dirigisme.
The two most pernicious systems were the political system of sultanism--one-man rule combined with a one-party state system--and the economic system of statism or dirigisme.
ae/business/poor-conditions-for-borrowing-in-india A Dirigisme for the Poor: http://www.
Now, there is a variety of creative means of protection, which we would call mercantilism or an aspect of "industrial policy" or the French would call dirigisme.
Again, former French competition regulator head, Marie-Dominique Hagelsteen, claimed in 2004 that the whole point of European integration is to destroy France's dirigisme (p.
In applying that doctrine and its own precedents, the Court of Appeals acts in the State's tradition of dirigisme, and subordinates constitutional protections for private property to centralized development.
2003b) 'The changing political economy of France: dirigisme under duress' in Ryner, M.
The system has been compared most frequently to the dirigisme system of France.