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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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iv) Moreover, one can compare the periods of a more market oriented strategy in Pakistan with the more interventionist or dirigiste strategy in the same country, as well as in India.
The typical American thinks that France is more regulated and dirigiste than it is, while the typical Frenchman believes that America is less regulated and dirigiste than in reality.
How did "Putinism" -- that distinctively Russian blend of authoritarian politics and dirigiste economics -- happen?
Many of Revel's arguments--in defense of the Western liberal tradition or questioning Marxist determinism, for example--can appear self-evident to the American reader, who is generally skeptical of communism and refuses to fall into dirigiste traps.
For decades after World War II, development economists advocated a series of dirigiste policies for the less developed countries (LDCs) aimed at making up perceived deficiencies in resources and technology: physical capital, technology, and human capital all had their day.
Fue precisamente en el Foro Sor Juana donde dirigiste En la soledad de los campos de algodon de Bernard-Marie Koltes.
For the most part, their policies were dirigiste, they restricted capital flows, avoided real exchange rate appreciations, dodged financial crises, and maintained balanced productivity growth in both traded and nontraded sectors (which prevented massive employment shifts from the former to the latter).
Wouldn't it be better with a more dirigiste approach, with rewards being capped and economic activity being planned and controlled by the Government on our behalf?
Y la promocion -a veces tramposa- de ese "no" se revirtio contra una izquierda que con tal de impedir la aprobacion de cualquier reforma, recurrio a los metodos de la democracia dirigiste -dirigida desde arriba- para lograrlo.
Even an army as dirigiste as the French, with almost four years of war experience, faced problems institutionalizing such comprehensive doctrinal changes.
Chipperfield welcomed the relative freeing up of planning in London, but noted that in order really to achieve something specific within certain time frames, you needed a dirigiste authority to bring it about--for example the Olympic Delivery Authority.
It accounts for the dirigiste Brussels bureaucracy, the vast number of directives and regulations which their armies of inspectors control, and for destructive policies like the Common Agricultural Policy and the Common Fisheries Policy.