Capitalist Varieties: An Introduction

  • Joel David MooreEmail author
Part of the The Political Economy of East Asia book series (TPEEA)


This chapter lays out the overall puzzle, argument, and describes the cases. In it, I review the academic debate about the origins of distinct varieties of capitalism , focusing on the impact of political institutions. Although most of the scholarship identifies a positive relationship between the number of veto players and the strength of coordinative governance institutions, interesting anomalies appear in the developing world: countries with a single veto player governments that have strong coordinative institutions and countries with a very high number of veto players that have weak coordinative institutions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Monash University MalaysiaBandar SunwayMalaysia

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