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Firms in the International Economy: Firm Heterogeneity Meets International Business

Sjoerd Beugelsdijk, Steven Brakman, Hans van Ees, and Harry Garretsen (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019743
eISBN:
9780262314473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019743.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

International Economics (IE) and International Business (IB) are usually treated as two separate disciplines. With the advent of new trade theory the firm was reintroduced in IE and the fields more ... More


International Business Theory for International Economists

Alan M. Rugman and Quyen T. K. Nguyen

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/9780262019743.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Chapter 1 explains why IE and IB have developed as separate disciplines, and discuss why – according to the authors – to some extent the separation still holds.


Introduction: Firm Heterogeneity, International Economics, and International Business

Sjoerd Beugelsdijk, Steven Brakman, Hans van Ees, and Harry Garretsen

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/9780262019743.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The introduction provides a survey how recent developments in IE and IB are such that practitioners in both fields could benefit from each other’s work. The various chapters in the book are examples ... More


Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race

Shane Hamilton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300232691
eISBN:
9780300240849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232691.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This innovative history of supermarkets describes the role of food and agriculture during and after the Cold War. American business leaders and political figures deployed American supermarkets around ... More


Management, Finance and Industrial Relations in Maritime Industries: Essays in International Maritime and Business History

Simon Ville and David M. Williams (eds)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588542
eISBN:
9781786944887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588542.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume seeks to explore the vast history of international maritime business, focussing on themes of management, finance, and labour. Each essay considers the economics of maritime industries and ... More


Corporate Christianity’s Civil Activism

Sarah Ruth Hammond

Darren Dochuk (ed.)

in God's Businessmen: Entrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226509778
eISBN:
9780226509808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509808.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter accounts for the rise of several evangelical business groups, most notably the Business Men’s Evangelistic Club, Christian Business Men’s Committee, and the Gideons. Led by corporate ... More


Patterns of Ownership and Finance In the Greek Deep-Sea Steamship Fleet, 1880-1914

Gelina Harlaftis

in Management, Finance and Industrial Relations in Maritime Industries: Essays in International Maritime and Business History

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588542
eISBN:
9781786944887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588542.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay explores the rise and growth of the Greek merchant marine whilst addressing the operation of steamships and the significant role they played in 19th and 20th Century Greek shipping. The ... More


Financial Weakness and Industrial Conflict in Italian Shipbuilding Between the Two World Wars

Giuseppe Conti

in Management, Finance and Industrial Relations in Maritime Industries: Essays in International Maritime and Business History

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588542
eISBN:
9781786944887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588542.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter seeks to examine factors that contributed to the financial distress of Italian shipbuilders during the interwar period. It analyses internal breakdowns within shipping companies, ... More


Economic Theory, Information and Management in Shipbroking: Fearnley and Eger as a Case Study, 1869-1972

Levis R. Fischer and Helge W. Nordvik

in Management, Finance and Industrial Relations in Maritime Industries: Essays in International Maritime and Business History

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588542
eISBN:
9781786944887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588542.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay strives to examine the definitions and conditions of economic theory and management, and directs its research to issues of management and information in a maritime enterprise. It is ... More


Conjunctures of Mediations: The Historical Logics of Expatriate Nepal

Heather Hindman

in Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

What is the history of a community with no homeland? This chapter discusses precursors to contemporary expatriate life in Nepal, proposing that it is only through a set of contingent historical ... More


Fast growing, diverse: mapping the business of international education

Gaby Ramia, Simon Marginson, and Erlenawati Sawir

in Regulating international students' wellbeing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447310150
eISBN:
9781447310174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310150.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter provides a comprehensive discussion of the global cross-border education market shares of the most prominent education exporter nations; that is, student ‘host’ countries. The major ... More


Measuring International Spillovers during Economic Expansions and Slowdowns

Marco J. Lombardi, Rossella Calvi, and Filippo di Mauro

in Global Interdependence, Decoupling, and Recoupling

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019804
eISBN:
9780262314442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019804.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The recent recessionary outburst has strengthened the importance of understanding international propagation of shocks. In particular it remains largely unresolved how to disentangle common global ... More


The Wartime Consolidation of Laymen’s Evangelism

Sarah Ruth Hammond

Darren Dochuk (ed.)

in God's Businessmen: Entrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226509778
eISBN:
9780226509808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509808.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter charts the culmination of businessmen’s evangelistic efforts during and immediately following World War II. In an effort to offset the liberal programs and influence of the Federal ... More


High-Technology Innovation: Medical Devices and Beyond

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘High Technology Innovation’ presents and assesses a unique dataset on nearly 250 Minnesota computer companies (1980-2011), making unexpected connections between the computing and medical device ... More


The I-Space as a Key to History and to Culture

Gordon Redding

in Knowledge, Organization, and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669165
eISBN:
9780191749346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The theory of the Information Space was developed out of an earlier interest by Max Boisot in the theory of meanings and their relation to culture. Stimulated by deep exposure to the Chinese ... More


Innovation Machine: Control Data’s Supercomputers, Services, and Social Vision

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘Innovation Machine’ presents the best available account of Control Data, a pivotal company active in supercomputing, computer services, and social vision. Assessments of computer guru Seymour Cray ... More


Down in Big Blue’s Toxic Plume in Upstate New York

Peter C. Little

in Toxic Town: IBM, Pollution, and Industrial Risks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760697
eISBN:
9780814764510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760697.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter explores peoples' understandings of, negotiations with, and reactions to high-tech industrial pollution in Endicott, New York, the “birthplace” of the International Business Machines ... More


Big Blue: Manufacturing and Innovation at IBM Rochester

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘Big Blue’ offers a Rochester-centered perspective on the world’s leading computer company for many decades: IBM. IBM-Rochester engineered and manufactured notable computer systems (from its AS/400 ... More


Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Thomas J. Misa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Digital State tells the long overdue history of Minnesota’s world famous computer industry. The book profiles each of the most notable Minnesota companies, beginning with the founding of the ... More


First Computer: Honeywell, Partnerships, and the Politics of Patents

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘First Computer’ surveys Honeywell’s varied efforts in computing (including educational computing). Chapter presents the best available account of the landmark federal legal case Honeywell v. Sperry ... More


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