Definition of Dirigisme

1. Noun. Any economy in which the government exerts a strong directive influence, often with substantial, but not all, of the characteristics of a centrally planned economy. ¹



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Definition of Dirigisme

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dirigisme

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dirhenium
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dirhombicosidodecahedron
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dirigation
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dirigism
dirigisme (current term)
dirigismes
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dirimens copulatio
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Literary usage of Dirigisme

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1. Sea-Changes: American foreign policy in a world transformed by Nicholas X. Rizopoulos (1990)
"Arguments over dirigisme versus laissez-faire, demand management versus supply-side economics, free trade versus protectionism, do not point with ..."

2. The Politics of Trade and Industrial Policy in Africa: Forced Consensus? by Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Michael Osita Ogbu, Ha-Joon Chang (2004)
"7 For sure, significant progress has been made in a majority of African countries to reform trade policies from the dirigisme of the past to a more ..."

3. NATO in the Fifth Decade by Keith Dunn, Stephen Flanagan (1992)
"Modernization—and the whole raison d'etre of Leninist dirigisme is modernization—inevitably produces rising expectations, especially in competition with ..."

4. Enhancing Sme Competitiveness: The OECD Bologna Ministerial Conference by Oecd (2001)
"... "dirigisme": it is about the promotion and supply of low-cost services without wasting users' time, I will not list the names of the Italian towns that ..."

5. Fatal Indifference: The G8, Africa and Global Health by Ronald Labonte (2004)
"... and various degrees of dirigisme in terms of industrial policy (Amsden, 1994; Hertzman & Siddiqi, 2000; Rodrik, 2001; Watkins, 2002a: 146- 7). ..."

6. Centralization Or Fragmentation?: Europe Facing the Challenges of Deepening by Andrew Moravcsik (1998)
"... have been expected ina text produced by statesmen raised in the tradition of dirigisme; but despite the conceptual ambiguities of the founding treaty, ..."

7. OECD Economic Surveys: Turkey by Oecd (2006)
"... liberalisation reforms of the 1980s, which put an end to protectionism and state dirigisme, considerably strengthened Turkish enterprises.1 As a result, ..."

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