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Central European Capitalism in Comparative Perspective

Lawrence P. King

in Beyond Varieties of Capitalism: Conflict, Contradictions, and Complementarities in the European Economy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199206483
eISBN:
9780191709715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206483.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter argues that any incorporation of the CEE economies into the VoC framework must take into account two fundamental features of these economic systems: an almost complete lack of ... More


The Emergence of Ireland's ICT Clusters: The Role of Foreign Direct Investment

Frank Barry

in Cluster Genesis: Technology-Based Industrial Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199207183
eISBN:
9780191708886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207183.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The emergence of the Irish ICT-cluster is claimed to be driven by the presence of foreign anchor firms, for example Intel. These firms also acted as incubators for domestic entrepreneurs. Half of the ... More


Fashion Retail

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

in National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter provides an investigation of the following questions: why power passed from producers to retailers; how retailers utilize their dominance in the chain; and whether this imbalance of ... More


 The Case for Foreign Direct Investment and Multinational Corporations

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/9780195179354.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Only the most rabid opponents deny the potential for MNCs and FDI to provide significant benefits for large numbers of people and countries. This chapter is the equivalent of a law brief, one-sidedly ... More


 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


Foreign Investors and Corporate Governance in Japan 1

Christina Ahmadjian

in Corporate Governance in Japan: Institutional Change and Organizational Diversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284511
eISBN:
9780191713705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284511.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the impact of foreign institutional investors on various aspects of corporate governance and corporate restructuring. Alongside foreign direct investment (FDI) by foreign ... More


Foreign Savings and Direct Investment

Young‐Iob Chung

in South Korea in the Fast Lane: Economic Development and Capital Formation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195325454
eISBN:
9780199783908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325454.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter estimates the overall net foreign savings and resources brought into the country, and their contribution to domestic saving beyond meeting consumption needs and providing foreign ... More


The Impact of Bilateral Investment Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment *

Peter Egger and Michael Pfaffermayr

in The Effect of Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Bilateral Investment Treaties, Double Taxation Treaties, and Investment Flows

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195388534
eISBN:
9780199855322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388534.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter conducts an empirical assessment of the impact of BITs on FDI stocks. It estimates several variants of the knowledge-capital model of multinational enterprises (MNEs) using the largest ... More


The Political Economy of Reforms: Some Individual Initiatives

Suresh D. Tendulkar and T.A. Bhavani

in Understanding Reforms: Post-1991 India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198085584
eISBN:
9780199082087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085584.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the political economy of selected individual reform measures to provide a flavour of the interplay of specific domestic and international economic interest groups in influencing ... More


Wage Bargaining, Union Power, and Economic Integration

Tito Boeri, Agar Brugiavini, Lars Calmfors, Alison Booth, Michael Burda, Daniele Checchi, Bernhard Ebbinghaus, Richard Freeman, Pietro Garibaldi, Bertil Holmlund, Robin Naylor, Martin Schludi, Thierry Verdier, and Jelle Visser

in The Role of Unions in the Twenty-first Century: A Report for the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246588
eISBN:
9780191596001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246580.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Examines the determinants of union influence over wages. After a brief review of the existing literature on union wage effects, it describes the major factors conditioning the extent to which unions ... More


Dividing ASEAN and Conquering the South China Sea: China's Financial Power Projection

Daniel C. O'Neill

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455966
eISBN:
9789888455461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455966.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The “ASEAN Way” is based on the principle of consensus; any individual member state effectively has a veto over any proposal it does not support. This book analyzes how China uses its financial power ... More


How can Low-Income Countries Accelerate their Catch-Up with High-Income Countries? The Case for Open-Economy Industrial Policy

Robert H. Wade

in Good Growth and Governance in Africa: Rethinking Development Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698561
eISBN:
9780191738142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698561.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A senior British civil servant working on economic issues declared in late 1930 (as the Great Depression ground on), “If I leave the office on Saturday feeling confident that in the past week I have ... More


Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright? 1 Industrial Policy “Lessons” from Ireland for Small African Economies

David Bailey, Helena Lenihan, and Ajit Singh

in Good Growth and Governance in Africa: Rethinking Development Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698561
eISBN:
9780191738142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698561.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter examines possibilities for industrial policy in African countries through the lens of lessons that can be learned from the industrial policy approaches pursued in Ireland as well as in ... More


Economic Liberalization and Constraints to Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

K. S. Jomo and Rudiger von Arnim

in Good Growth and Governance in Africa: Rethinking Development Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698561
eISBN:
9780191738142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698561.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This paper critically reviews the impact of globalization on Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) since the early 1980s. The large gains expected from opening up to international economic forces have, to date, ... More


Bilateral Investment Treaties and Foreign Direct Investment: A Political Analysis *

Tim Büthe and Helen V. Milner

in The Effect of Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Bilateral Investment Treaties, Double Taxation Treaties, and Investment Flows

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195388534
eISBN:
9780199855322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388534.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the effect of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) on inward foreign direct investment flows (FDI) into least developed countries (LDCs). It suggests that BITs should not only ... More


Do Bilateral Investment Treaties Increase Foreign Direct Investment to Developing Countries? *

Eric Neumayer and Laura Spess

in The Effect of Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Bilateral Investment Treaties, Double Taxation Treaties, and Investment Flows

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195388534
eISBN:
9780199855322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388534.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the question of whether of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) increase foreign direct investment (FDI) to developing countries. Developing countries that sign more BITs with ... More


Do Investment Agreements Attract Investment? Evidence from Latin America *

Kevin P. Gallagher and Melissa B.L. Birch

in The Effect of Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Bilateral Investment Treaties, Double Taxation Treaties, and Investment Flows

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195388534
eISBN:
9780199855322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388534.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter attempts to identify the determinants of foreign direct investment (FDI) into Latin American Countries (LAC) and the Caribbean (LAC) during the period from 1980 to 2003. Although a ... More


The Impact on Foreign Direct Investment of BITs *

Unctad

in The Effect of Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Bilateral Investment Treaties, Double Taxation Treaties, and Investment Flows

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195388534
eISBN:
9780199855322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388534.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines whether the conclusion of BITs does indeed contribute to an increase in FDI. Time-series data analysis based on bilateral FDI flows between the BIT signatory countries shows ... More


Do BITs Really Work? Revisiting the Empirical Link Between Investment Treaties and Foreign Direct Investment *

Jason Yackee

in The Effect of Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Bilateral Investment Treaties, Double Taxation Treaties, and Investment Flows

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195388534
eISBN:
9780199855322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388534.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Eric Neumayer and Laura Spess (2005) recently published in the journal World Development the first peer-reviewed, methodologically sophisticated econometric analysis of the effects that bilateral ... More


Bilateral Investment Treaties and Foreign Direct Investment: Correlation Versus Causation *

Emma Aisbett

in The Effect of Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Bilateral Investment Treaties, Double Taxation Treaties, and Investment Flows

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195388534
eISBN:
9780199855322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388534.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines whether participation in bilateral investment treaties (BITs) leads to increased foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows from the treaty partner countries. The chapter is ... More


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