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Oliver Curry and Matthew Jones Chesters

Coordination problems arise when individuals stand to benefit from acting in concert, but are uncertain about when, where or how to act in order to realise the benefit (Lewis, 1969 ; Schelling, 1960 ). For example: Two drivers approach each other at speed down a dirt track. Which way should

Coen Van Den Berg

A DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS APPROACH TO MOVEMENT COORDINATION by COEN VAN DEN BERG * (Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands) ABSTRACT In this mini-review, some of the key problems of motor control are discussed. In order to

Coordination in Transition

The Netherlands and the World Economy, 1950–2010

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Jeroen (L.J.) Touwen

This book analyzes the evolution of the institutional structure of the Dutch political economy since 1950. It sketches in broad strokes the origin and economic role of coordination in the Netherlands. The Dutch economy is compared with other OECD countries by using the ‘varieties of capitalism’ theory and distinguishing between coordinated and liberal market economies. The author focuses on the constant adaptation of deliberative institutions in the business system, in labor relations, and in welfare policy.
The complex institutional setting did not prevent the economy from participating in the globalization of markets and capital that took place since ca. 1980. The book is located at the intersection of two quite different literatures: modern economic history and the political science literature on ‘varieties of capitalism’.

Abdeljabbar Ben Gharbia

* Cet article est une reproduction développée et enrichie du premier chapitre d’une thèse de liguistique sur la sémantique de la coordination, soutenue le 20 décembre 1996 à l’Université Blaise Pascal Clermont II. 1 Notons toutefois que le terme " i ’ r ˆ b désigne dans la TGA aussi bien le

Susan Allen Nan and Andrea Strimling

committed to interdisciplinary cooperation in support of more effective peacebuilding and has played a leadership role in the Alliance for Peacebuilding including serving as Chair of the Board of Directors. She wrote this article in her personal, not official, capacity. Coordination in Conflict Prevention

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Pauline Melin

In The External Dimension of EU Social Security Coordination: Towards a Common EU Approach, Pauline Melin provides a detailed legal analysis of the framework on social security coordination with third countries and offers alternative policy solutions to the current fragmented approach.

The analysis comprises a complete overview of the EU approach to social security coordination with third countries, 9 bilateral agreements (between Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands, with respectively India, Turkey, and USA) and international standards. Based on this analysis, the author explores the possibility from an institutional perspective to develop a common EU approach through the conclusion of EU agreements. The author concludes by favouring an alternative softer solution through an EU model agreement and proposes that the content of that model agreement be based on the best practices of the current framework.

Carlos Altschul

Internal Coordination in Complex Trade Negotiations Carlos Altschul * Altschul Consultants, Urquiza 1835/37, 1602 Florida, Buenos Aires, Argentina (E-mail: altschul@satlink.com) Received 15 July 2006; accepted 29 July 2007 Abstract Complex trade negotiations call for elaborate internal

Susan Allen Nan and Paula Garb

Resolution at George Mason University. She is co-founder and for- mer director of the Alliance for Conflict Transformation, and a founding member and former chair of the board of the Alliance for Peacebuilding. Negotiating in a Coordination Network of Citizen Peacebuilding Initiatives in the Georgian

Shaochen Huang, Boyi Dai and Qin Zhu

1. Introduction Perceptual-motor learning of bimanual coordination is commonly required in life. Many daily tasks like eating, dressing, and cooking require coordination between two hands. Kelso (1984) introduced coordination dynamics to describe bimanual coordination. In his view, the coordination

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Maciej Witek

of speaker-hearer interaction proliferate because they help achieve coordination between conversing agents. In my view, this answer is true as far as it goes. I would like to go further, however, and consider what type of coordination problem language conventions are designed to solve. My hypothesis