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 Effects of Foreign Direct Investment on Less Developed Countries: Vagaries, Variables, Negatives, and Positives

Stephen D. Cohen

in Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment: Avoiding Simplicity, Embracing Complexity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195179354
eISBN:
9780199783779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179354.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

One of the most sensitive issues regarding FDI and MNCs is their impact on relatively less developed countries (LDCs). This chapter makes no effort to “prove” net harm or benefits to LDCs. Instead, ... More


The Trap Closes

Noel Maurer

in The Empire Trap: The Rise and Fall of U.S. Intervention to Protect American Property Overseas, 1893-2013

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155821
eISBN:
9781400846603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155821.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter talks about how the United States could cajole and threaten foreign governments into protecting American property. It proved less capable, however, of fixing the problems that led to ... More


A Universal Culture of Human Rights and Freedom's Habits: Caritapolis

Michael Novak

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Michael Novak addresses some broad issues relating to culture, basic human values, and globalization, and how these affect both individuals and institutions as societies are transforming themselves ... More


Culture and Human Resources Management

John L. Graham

in Oxford Handbook of International Business

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Culture has a pervasive impact on the management of human resources, especially in terms of the efficient transaction, organization, and strategic planning of international business. This chapter ... More


The United States of America

Rose Marie Ham and David C. Mowery

in Governments, Globalization, and International Business

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296058
eISBN:
9780191596209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296053.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In this case study, Rose Marie Ham and David Mowery suggest that the response of the US federal government to globalization has been extremely piecemeal and directed more to the creation of ... More


An Ethical Framework for the Global Market Economy

Hans Küng

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In this chapter, the theologian Hans Küng looks at the various attempts to formulate an acceptable cross‐cultural (multicultural) global ethic, which might be used both as an end in itself, and a ... More


Theoretical Underpinnings of Success

Peter C. Y. Chow and Mitchell H. Kellman

in Trade—The Engine of Growth in East Asia

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078954
eISBN:
9780199855001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078954.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The relevance of some trade theories to the observed export performances of the NICs are analyzed and tested in this chapter. A penetrating examination of underlying product characteristics is used ... More


Coordination and global standards: agreeing what states ought to do

Scott Barrett

in Why Cooperate?: The Incentive to Supply Global Public Goods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199211890
eISBN:
9780191695827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211890.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter presents what states ought to do following coordination and agreeing on global standards. Coordination is essential in human communication and interaction. If people work together for a ... More


The Economic Development of Latin America since Independence

Luis Bértola and José Antonio Ocampo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199662135
eISBN:
9780191748950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662135.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

Latin America is attracting increasing interest due to the strong economic performance of the last decade and to the political changes that are taking place. This book gives a unique, comprehensive, ... More


Latin America in the World Economy, 1810–2010

Luis Bértola and José Antonio Ocampo

in The Economic Development of Latin America since Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199662135
eISBN:
9780191748950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662135.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

Chapter 1 presents an overview of Latin American development since Independence in a comparative perspective. Based on a new dataset of per capita GDP and a typology of Latin American countries, ... More


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