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Haggard, Stephan

Works: 118 works in 635 publications in 4 languages and 19,369 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Cross-cultural studies  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, htt, Redactor, Other, wpr, Compiler, edi
Classifications: HC59.7, 338.9
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Most widely held works by Stephan Haggard
International production networks in Asia : rivalry or riches by Michael Borrus( )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work addresses the changing nature of high-tech industries in Asia, particularly in the electronics sector, where these networks are increasingly designed to foster and to exploit the regions highly heterogenous technology, skills and know-how
Famine in North Korea : markets, aid, and reform by Stephan Haggard( )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning sometime in the early 1990s and extending into 1998, North Korea experienced famine. We estimate that the great North Korean famine killed between six hundred thousand and one million people, between 3 and 5 percent of the entire population of the country. Such events are national traumas that live in the collective memory for generations. Famines produce countless personal tragedies: watching loved ones waste away from hunger and disease; making fateful choices about the distribution of scarce food; migrating to escape the famine's reach; and, all too often, facing the stark reality that these coping strategies are futile. A full understanding of such disasters can only be communicated through their human face: the individual experience of the suffering and humiliation that extreme deprivation brings to its victims. Through refugee accounts, this human face of the North Korean famine is slowly becoming available to us and speaks far more eloquently than we can here
The political economy of the Asian financial crisis by Stephan Haggard( )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study not only examines the countries most severely affected by the Asian financial crisis, but also draws lessons from those whose economies escaped the worst problems. The author focuses on the political economy of the crisis, emphasizing long-standing problems and crisis management tactics
Dictators and democrats : masses, elites, and regime change by Stephan Haggard( )

19 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the 1980s through the first decade of the twenty-first century, the spread of democracy across the developing and post-Communist worlds transformed the global political landscape. What drove these changes and what determined whether the emerging democracies would stabilize or revert to authoritarian rule? Dictators and Democrats takes a comprehensive look at the transitions to and from democracy in recent decades. Deploying both statistical and qualitative analysis, Stephen Haggard and Robert Kaufman engage with theories of democratic change and advocate approaches that emphasize political and institutional factors. While inequality has been a prominent explanation for democratic transitions, the authors argue that its role has been limited, and elites as well as masses can drive regime change. Examining seventy-eight cases of democratic transition and twenty-five reversions since 1980, Haggard and Kaufman show how differences in authoritarian regimes and organizational capabilities shape popular protest and elite initiatives in transitions to democracy, and how institutional weaknesses cause some democracies to fail. The determinants of democracy lie in the strength of existing institutions and the public's capacity to engage in collective action. There are multiple routes to democracy, but those growing out of mass mobilization may provide more checks on incumbents than those emerging from intra-elite bargains. Moving beyond well-known beliefs regarding regime changes, Dictators and Democrats explores the conditions under which transitiions to democracu are likely to arise"--Back cover
Developing nations and the politics of global integration by Stephan Haggard( Book )

11 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, part of the Integrating National Economies series, Stephan Haggard examines the position of the developing countries in the international trade regime. Focusing on the nations of East and Southeast Asia and Latin America, Haggard explores the causes of economic liberalization policies in the developing nations. He argues that various international constraints, such as economic shocks and political pressures from the economically advanced nations, pushed developing countries to open up to international competition and to pursue economic relations with advanced industrial states
Hard target : sanctions, inducements, and the case of North Korea by Stephan Haggard( )

16 editions published between 2017 and 2020 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because authoritarian regimes like North Korea can impose the costs of sanctions on their citizens, these regimes constitute "hard targets." Yet authoritarian regimes may also be immune--and even hostile--to economic inducements if such inducements imply reform and opening. This book captures the effects of sanctions and inducements on North Korea and provides a detailed reconstruction of the role of economic incentives in the bargaining around the country's nuclear program. Stephan Haggard and Marcus Noland draw on an array of evidence to show the reluctance of the North Korean leadership to weaken its grip on foreign economic activity. They argue that inducements have limited effect on the regime, and instead urge policymakers to think in terms of gradual strategies. Hard Target connects economic statecraft to the marketization process to understand North Korea and addresses a larger debate over the merits and demerits of "engagement" with adversaries
The Political economy of democratic transitions by Stephan Haggard( Book )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and Chinese and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the 1970s there has been a widespread movement from authoritarian to democratic rule among developing countries, often occuring against a backdrop of severe economic crises and the adoption of market-oriented reforms. This book analyzes this relationship, addressing a variety of questions
Development, democracy, and welfare states : Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe by Stephan Haggard( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparing the welfare states of Latin America, East Asia and Eastern Europe, the authors trace the origins of social policy in these regions to political changes in the mid-20th century, and show how the legacies of these early choices are influencing welfare reform following democratization and globalization
The Politics of economic adjustment : international constraints, distributive conflicts, and the state by Robert R Kaufman( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of essays offering comparative analysis of the divergent experiences of developing countries responding to economic crises by adopting macroeconomic stabilization and structural adjustment policies
Witness to transformation : refugee insights into North Korea by Stephan Haggard( )

16 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite its nuclear capability, in certain respects North Korea resembles a failed state sitting uneasily atop a shifting internal foundation. This instability is due in part to devastating famine of the 1990s and the state's inability to fulfill the economic obligations that it had assumed, forcing institutions, enterprises, and households to cope with ensuing challenges of maintaining stability with limited cooperation between the Korean government and the international community. The ineffective response to the humanitarian crisis triggered by the famine resulted in outflow of tens of thousands of refugees whose narratives are largely overlooked in evaluating the efficacy of the humanitarian aid program. The authors of this book use extensive surveys with refugees who now reside in China or South Korea to provide extraordinary insight into changing pathways to power, wealth, and status within North Korea. These refugee testimonies provide an invaluable interpretation of the regime, its motivations, and its capabilities and assess the situation on the ground with the rise of inequality, corruption, and disaffection in the decade since the famine. Through these surveys, preeminent North Korean experts Stephan Haggard and Marcus Noland carefully document the country's transition from a centrally planned economy to a highly distorted market economy, characterized by endemic corruption and widening inequality. The authors chart refugees' reactions to current conditions and consider the disparity between the perceived and real benefit of the international humanitarian aid program experienced by this displaced population. Finally, the book examines these refugees' future prospects for integration into a new society--Publisher's description
The Politics of finance in developing countries by Stephan Haggard( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Historically, developing countries have been deeply involved in the allocation of financial resources. Yet despite the growing interest in the role of finance in economic development, relatively little attention has been paid to the political dimensions of credit allocation." "This collection of ten original essays explores the politics of finance in eight East Asian and Latin American countries: Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Chile, Mexico, and Brazil. The essays examine the political and institutional factors that influence the initiation and efficiency of preferential credit policies, as well as the politics of financial market liberalization. The book has implications not only for finance, but for the political economy of growth in East Asia and Latin America and the prospects for effective industrial policies."--Jacket
Pathways from the periphery : the politics of growth in the newly industrializing countries by Stephan Haggard( Book )

24 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voting for reform : democracy, political liberalization, and economic adjustment by Stephan Haggard( Book )

19 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can a developing country balance a stable democracy with a well-functioning market economy? THis question is addressed in this book by showing how political reforms influence the efforts of governments to initiate and sustain economic reforms. THe case studies used focus on two clusters of policies: monetary and fiscal controls, and trade and exhcange rate mechanims. In contrast to many analyses, the studies consider these policies not only as fuctions of their intended economc effects but also as outcomes of interactions among politicians, bureaucreats, an interest groups. The studies also examine the evolving institutional context in each country. The book explains how conflicts between pluralist politics and growth-promoting policies can be resolved, and it shows why adjustment is not complete until the public has voted for reform
From Silicon Valley to Singapore : location and competitive advantage in the hard disk drive industry by David G McKendrick( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text examines how location decisions have contributed to the global dominance of US firms in the hard disk drive industry, with research and development located principally in California and manufacturing based in Southeast Asia, particularly in Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia
Financial systems and economic policy in developing countries( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reforming the state : fiscal and welfare reform in post-socialist countries( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Countries of the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe are entering the second decade of political transformation and economic reform. The first decade involved macroeconomic stabilization, privatization, and development of the basic institutional infrastructure of a market economy. The new policy challenges center on the nature of the social contract between citizens and their governments. These challenges include identifying the appropriate boundaries between the obligations of the public sector and the responsibilities of individual citizens, the range of public goods the government should supply, and who should pay for and benefit from their provision. The essays in this volume, first published in 2001, focus on two interrelated issues: the making of fiscal policy and the provision of citizens' welfare, particularly regarding pensions and health care. The essays emphasize that there is no single model of a market economy; rather, governments and publics face a range of options for restructuring the socialist welfare state
Presidents, parliaments, and policy( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advocates of parliamentary rule have been highly critical of presidentialism for dividing powers and providing the opportunity for gridlock between branches. Fixed executive terms can saddle publics with ineffectual leaders who are not easily removed. Yet the great theorists of presidential rule, beginning with the Federalists, saw very different qualities in the same institutions: a desirable combination of strong leadership with checks on executive discretion. These diverse assessments arise because we have surprisingly little comparative work on how presidential democracies function. The introductory essays in this volume lay the theoretical groundwork for such comparative analysis. Drawing on detailed cases of economic policymaking in Asia, Latin America, and Central Europe, this book shows the diversity of presidential systems and isolates the effects of presidentialism from other factors that influence public policy, such as party systems. In doing so, it casts doubt on the critics of presidential rule and underscores the continuing vitality of this particular form of democratic rule
Economic crisis and corporate restructuring in Korea : reforming the chaebol( Book )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When considering the economic base of Korean business the term chaebol refers to companies that the government has deliberately allowed to prosper at the expense of others. This comprehensive collection of essays on Korean corporations is published in the wake of the Asian financial crisis and turmoil of 1997
Political change in Taiwan by Tun-jen Cheng( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States and the regionalisation of the world economy by Albert Fishlow( Book )

21 editions published in 1992 in English and German and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Famine in North Korea : markets, aid, and reform
Famine in North Korea : markets, aid, and reformThe political economy of the Asian financial crisisDeveloping nations and the politics of global integrationThe Political economy of democratic transitionsDevelopment, democracy, and welfare states : Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern EuropeThe Politics of economic adjustment : international constraints, distributive conflicts, and the stateWitness to transformation : refugee insights into North KoreaThe Politics of finance in developing countries
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Haggard, S. 1952-

Haggard, Stephan

Haggard, Stephan 1952-

Haggard, Stephan M. 1952-

Haggard, Stephan Mark 1952-

Haggard, Stephen

Stephan Haggard American political scientist

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