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Pension Reform and Gender Inequality

Michelle Dion

in Lessons from Pension Reform in the Americas

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199226801
eISBN:
9780191710285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226801.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter examines an effect of pension reform that was largely unanticipated, or at least seldom explicitly considered, when many pension reforms were being adopted throughout Latin America: the ... More


Bounded Rationality in Latin-American Pension Reform

Kurt Weyland

in Lessons from Pension Reform in the Americas

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199226801
eISBN:
9780191710285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226801.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter analyzes the decision-making process surrounding pension reform in Latin America. It argues decision to emulate the Chilean model did not follow the procedures of full, ‘economic’ ... More


Epilogue: The Future of Retirement Systems in the Americas

Olivia S. Mitchell

in Lessons from Pension Reform in the Americas

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199226801
eISBN:
9780191710285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226801.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter presents lessons that can be learnt from pension reform in the Americas. Among these are that precision in speaking and thinking about social security is essential but too often ignored, ... More


The Role of Economic Groups in Latin America

Robert Grosse

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The largest firms in Latin America are a mix of subsidiaries of foreign multinational enterprises, government-owned companies such as oil companies, and locally-owned Grupos that are involved in ... More


Outward FDI and the Competitiveness of Latin American Firms

Márcia Tavares

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter describes recent trends in the internationalization of Latin American companies through foreign direct investment (FDI). Focusing on the larger Latin American investors, the chapter ... More


Cycles of Creation and Destruction of Production Capacity and the Development of New Export and Technological Capabilities in Latin America

Jorge Katz

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

For more than three decades, Latin American countries have opened up their economies to foreign competition, de-regulated markets, and privatized economic activities at different times and with ... More


Antioquia Entrepreneur Group (GEA)'s Strategies for Facing International Competitors: The Case of the Food Manufacturing Group

Héctor Ochoa

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter presents the results of a study conducted in Colombia to determine how some Latin American companies successfully expanded into international markets, and to identify business models and ... More


‘Multilatinas’ Go to China: Two Case Studies

Andrea Goldstein and Omar Toulan

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter explores the globalization challenges faced by multinationals from Latin America (multilatinas), focusing on Embraer and Techint — the two South American firms that best epitomize ... More


Sustainable Management of Korean Firms: A Case Study of Yuhan–Kimberly and Its Implications for Latin American Firms

Dong-Sung Cho and Keum-Young Chang

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter identifies the mechanisms used by Korean companies for success and their implications for Latin American firms. Yuhan-Kimberly, a joint venture company established between ... More


National Financial Systems in Latin America: Attributes, Credit Allocation Practices, and Their Impact on Enterprise Development

John C. Edmunds

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Most firms headquartered in Latin America are not large enough to rank highly among the top firms in the world, and do not operate in industry sectors that are classified as rapidly growing. Most ... More


Beating the Paradoxes of Emerging Markets: Strategies for Reaching the Consumers at the Bottom of the Pyramid

Guillermo D'Andrea

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter reviews the strategies of Latin American companies that have attained leading positions in the region, facing and beating major global companies in their product categories. The ... More


Conclusions: So … Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Luiz F. Mesquita

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Latin America presents unique challenges, such as roller-coaster bouts of economic development boom and bust; massive presence of state in the economy; failing markets for human and physical capital, ... More


Syndicated Lending and the Creditors’ Cartel

Jerome Roos

in Why Not Default?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180106
eISBN:
9780691184937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180106.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter considers the Latin American debt crisis of the 1980s. Unlike the 1930s, when debt moratoriums were widespread, the debt crisis of the 1980s was marked by a striking absence of ... More


The IMF’s “Triumphant Return” in the 1980s

Jerome Roos

in Why Not Default?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180106
eISBN:
9780691184937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180106.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter discusses how the second enforcement mechanism of official-sector intervention operated in practice. It shows how the large exposures of the big Wall Street banks to Mexico's highly ... More


The Rise of the Bankers’ Alliance

Jerome Roos

in Why Not Default?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180106
eISBN:
9780691184937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180106.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter details how the growing dependence of the Mexican state on credit contributed to the rise of a domestic “bankers' alliance” made up of financial elites and orthodox technocrats who ... More


“The Rich Got the Loans, the Poor Got the Debts”

Jerome Roos

in Why Not Default?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180106
eISBN:
9780691184937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180106.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter takes a closer look at the outcomes of the Mexican debt crisis and the consequences of the reduced state autonomy at the heart of the crisis of the 1980s. The first section considers the ... More


Conclusion

Geoffrey Jones

in British Multinational Banking, 1830-1990

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206026
eISBN:
9780191676925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206026.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This concluding chapter summarizes the history of the British multinational bank from the 1830s. British banks went first to British colonies in Australia, Canada, and the West Indies to establish ... More


Banking on Democracy: Financial Markets and Elections in Emerging Countries

Javier Santiso

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019002
eISBN:
9780262313704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019002.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Politics matter for financial markets and financial markets matter for politics, and nowhere is this relationship more apparent than in emerging markets. This book investigates the links between ... More


A continuing challenge: women and leadership in co-operatives

Barbara Rawlings and Linda Shaw

in Mainstreaming Co-Operation: An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099595
eISBN:
9781526120731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099595.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter seeks to address the lack of academic research into the role of women in co-operative leadership, and surveys the current situation across the global movement, in both the developed and ... More


Bubbles, Crises, and Crashes in Emergent Markets

Didier Sornette

in Why Stock Markets Crash: Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175959
eISBN:
9781400885091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175959.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter examines bubbles, crises, and crashes in emergent markets, including six Latin American stock market indices (Mexico, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, and Chile) and six Asian stock ... More


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