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Varieties of Regulatory Capitalism: Getting the Most Out of the Comparative Method

Levi-Faur, David


The rationale behind this special issue's stepwise analysis of cross-sectoral and cross-national variations and similarities of regulatory reforms is explained. The processes of case selection and inference are clarified and justified. At the same time, the article offers a strategy for an increase in the number of cases without compromising the strength of case-oriented analysis. William Whewell's notion of consilience is employed to (a) justify the inclusion of sectoral as well as national...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Governance: an International Journal of Policy and Administration
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0491.2006.00322.x


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