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Inward Investment and the Construction of New Production Spaces: The Case of Telford

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

in Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter examines the construction of new production spaces for foreign firms through the clustering of inward investment within one locality. It examines the roles of pre-existing institutional ... More


Foreign Firms and Local Communities 

Bruce Blonigen and Cheyney O’Fallon

in Firms in the International Economy: Firm Heterogeneity Meets International Business

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019743
eISBN:
9780262314473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019743.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The authors argue that both IE and IB have overlooked the relation between foreign firms and local communities. They show, inter alia, that foreign- owned firms differ substantially from domestically ... More


Beyond Multinationals: The Environmental Behavior of Foreign Firms in China

in Foreign Firms, Investment, and Environmental Regulation in the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771535
eISBN:
9780804775144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771535.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the environmental behavior of foreign firms in China based on the results of a survey conducted in Jiangsu Province during the fall of 2005. It argues that foreign-invested ... More


Economic Patriotism, Foreign Takeovers, and National Champions

Jens Suedekum

in Industrial Policy for National Champions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016018
eISBN:
9780262298650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016018.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In this chapter the author turns to a model that reflects on the competition between domestic and foreign firms, which produce differentiated commodities, in the domestic market. There are two ... More


Heterogeneous Export Spillovers to Chinese Domestic Firms: The Role of the Difficulty to Enter the Destination Market

Florian Mayneris and Sandra Poncet

in Firms in the International Economy: Firm Heterogeneity Meets International Business

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019743
eISBN:
9780262314473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019743.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The authors show that domestic firms can benefit from the local presence of foreign exporting firms. This illustrated for Chinese firms.


Conclusions: Business in China—The Evolution of Laws and the Market

Linda Yeuh

in Enterprising China: Business, Economic, and Legal Developments since 1979

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199205837
eISBN:
9780191806674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199205837.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines whether the corporate laws that transformed Chinese enterprises into shareholding corporations have mattered in generating improvements in firm performance. It reviews the ... More


The British Banking Industry

Jordi Canals

in Competitive Strategies in European Banking

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198773504
eISBN:
9780191695322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198773504.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter provides a structural overview of the British financial system. It notes that the UK has a long tradition as a premier financial centre and that this is a result not only of British ... More


Greening Foreign Investment: China's Legal Framework

in Foreign Firms, Investment, and Environmental Regulation in the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771535
eISBN:
9780804775144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771535.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the legal and regulatory framework that polices the environmental protection aspects of foreign direct investment (FDI) in China. It describes how the legal regime governing ... More


To Go Green Is Glorious? China, Foreign Investment, and Environmental Regulation

in Foreign Firms, Investment, and Environmental Regulation in the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771535
eISBN:
9780804775144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771535.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the impact of foreign direct investment on environmental regulation in China, and explains that China is both heavily ... More


Foreign Firms, Investment, and Environmental Regulation in the People's Republic of China

Phillip Stalley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771535
eISBN:
9780804775144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771535.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book takes as its focus a simple yet critical question: Does foreign direct investment lead to weakened environmental regulation, thereby turning developing countries into “pollution havens?” ... More


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