dirigisme


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dirigisme

(diːriːˈʒiːzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) control by the state of economic and social matters
[C20: from French]
dirigˈiste adj
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Thus, despite the growth of the private sector that might be expected to champion deregulation, Indonesian business did not reach a stage where their continued expansion required a fundamental change from 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.
In Saskatchewan, party elites crafted a code of security that emphasized collectivism through all segments of society working together to protect one another, dirigisme by according the provincial state an important role in guiding the economy and polarization with elites constantly highlighting the grave dangers associated with allowing their opponents to govern.
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.
13) The dirigisme rampant in the region foils purely economic perspectives in conceptualizing the economic liberalization process.
Despite policy differences, as they saw it Sarkozy would be for France what Margaret Thatcher was for Britain: someone who would lead the country out of its impasse, conserving the best aspects of dirigisme, but finally giving entrepreneurs room to grow, cracking down on crime, and reforming education.
With its tradition of Gladstonian public finance, India had avoided the chronic macroeconomic imbalances associated with dirigisme.
Keith Banting's review of Public Science, Private Interests: Culture and Commerce in Canada's Networks of Centres of Excellence ("Last Bastion of Dirigisme," November 2006) acknowledges that the neo-liberal agenda was part of the rationale for the establishment of the Centres of Excellence but divorces that from the doctrine that "technological innovation, making knowledge accumulation and transmission" among the "central concerns of modern industrial policy.
Since World War II, the French economy has been characterized by a substantial amount of dirigisme, or government intervention (Hough, 1982, pp.
adequately "liberal" dirigisme can come about through the only
An energetic new prime minister, Jacques Chirac--known as "the Bulldozer" for his determined style when mayor of Paris--has taken office on a platform that includes privatization, tax cuts, deregulation, and other sweeping assaults on the traditional practice of dirigisme, or state-directed development.
Impressive post-war French industrial modernization rested on bureaucratic dirigisme, which "left little political or conceptual space for competition law.