The impact of the global financial crisis: What does this tell us about state capacity and political incentives to respond to shocks and manage risks? Literature review. Part 3: Globalisation and State Capacity

Abstract

This note provides an overview of the existing literature on globalisation and state capacity, with specific reference to the capacity of states to respond to economic shocks. Following the introduction, it covers: Frameworks for the analysis of the impacts of globalisation on state capacity; Constraints on State Capacity: Low stateness explained; and New Opportunities for/within states: High stateness explained.

Citation

Harris, D. The impact of the global financial crisis: What does this tell us about state capacity and political incentives to respond to shocks and manage risks? Literature review. Part 3: Globalisation and State Capacity. ODI, London, UK (2012) 10 pp.

The impact of the global financial crisis: What does this tell us about state capacity and political incentives to respond to shocks and manage risks? Literature review. Part 3: Globalisation and State Capacity

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