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Unformatted text preview: Comp poli econ 2- 27-08 National CMEs Sectoral CMEs LMEs Production regimes- long-term cooperation between banks, suppliers, and firms- peak associations and governments coordinate on wages, technology, financing Long-term cooperation between banks, suppliers, and firms.- coordination occurs between firms and unions within economic sectors- more limited role for government-Greater emphasis on competition and market relations- competition in terms of costs- percentage of workers organized into unions is much smaller than in cmes (a lot of wage contracts set without unions) Welfare systems Emphasis on services, worker training, pubic employment Emphasis on transfer payments, employment security, and family support Residual assistance to poorest families Political parties Social democratic- Norway, denmark, sweden Christian democratic- continental Europe Germany is most important- born in 19 th century encouraged by catholic church as response to sot party Bi-polar: 2-centrist parties...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course POLI 357 taught by Professor Kaufman during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '08