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His argument is based on his studies on the state-societal institutional structure, differentiating and comparing varieties of statesocietal arrangements among state, business, and labor. The case studies in his book Rival Capitalists: International Competitiveness in the Unites States, Japan, and Western Europe (1992) have explored useful insights by looking at steel, automobiles, and semiconductor industries in a wide range of countries. Hart (1992: 1) argues that the relationships between state, business, and labor, especially during technological transitions, can accelerate or impede the development and diffusion of technological innovations and is crucial to competitiveness.

What if they have different goals and/or distinct interests: a possible scenario in instances wherein there is disagreement between environmental improvement and corporate profitability? This will be answered in the case studies discussed later in this book (chapter 6) particularly by testing whether the notion of “complementarity” would work. In any case, using the concepts as discussed above, state-societal institutions “embedded” by “autonomous” bureaucrats may “complement” societal actors. However, to what degree and extent can a state motivate its societal 34 Tweaking Institutions actors through institutions?

Thus, “embedded autonomy” is also a key concept for E-T policy development where vigorous lobbying by special interest groups is predominant. Further to the concept of “embedded autonomy,” another inspiring attempt at state-societal institutional relationship by Evans was his edition of State-Society Synergy: Government and Social Capital in Development in 1997. ” Evans (1997: 179) described “complementarity” as “the conventional way of conceptualizing mutually supportive relations between public and private actors.

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