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The Relationship Between International Transactions and Economic Growth

R. C. O. Matthews, C. H. Feinstein, and J. C. Odling‐Smee

in British Economic Growth 1856-1973: The Post-War Period in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198284536
eISBN:
9780191596629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198284535.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The adverse effect of foreign competition on the growth of TFP in the pre‐1914 period is estimated to have been larger in agriculture—still an important industry—than in manufacturing. However, the ... More


Organizational Integration and Competitive Advantage: Explaining Strategy and Performance in American Industry

William Lazonick and Jonathan West

in Technology, Organization, and Competitiveness: Perspectives on Industrial and Corporate Change

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290964
eISBN:
9780191596162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290969.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This paper proposes an analytical framework that can comprehend how and to what extent the interaction of institutions, industries, and enterprises has contributed to the decline of US ... More


An Expanded Sudanese Market? Egyptian Exports to the Sudan

David E. Mills

in Dividing the Nile: Egypt's Economic Nationalists in the Sudan 1918-56

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166389
eISBN:
9781617975882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166389.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the efforts of Egyptians to stimulate export of various agricultural and manufactured goods to the Sudan. The period from the late 1920s through the 1953 decision for Sudanese ... More


Negotiations Continue

Asa Briggs

in The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Volume I: The Birth of Broadcasting

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129260
eISBN:
9780191670008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129260.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the manufacturers' formation of a deputation to continue the negotiation with the British Post Office for the founding of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The ... More


Manufacturing

Roderick Floud

in The People and the British Economy, 1830–1914

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192892102
eISBN:
9780191670602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892102.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the British manufacturing industry from 1830–1914. It discusses the characteristics of the labour force, innovations in products and processes, the growth of foreign competition ... More


Protectionism, Capital Freedom, and the Internal Market

Jonathan Rickford

in Company Law and Economic Protectionism: New Challenges to European Integration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591459
eISBN:
9780191595578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591459.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Protectionism in the field of company law takes two main forms: firstly, action by governments to insulate national markets from foreign competition, mainly in markets for capital and corporate ... More


The Golden Age Before the Golden Age: Commercial Egyptian Cinema before the 1960s

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the point made by Robert Vitalis that Egyptian films historically had a strong inherent advantage over their foreign competition, and emphasizes that cinema was part of a ... More


Introduction

Charles T. Clotfelter

in American Universities in a Global Market

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226110448
eISBN:
9780226110455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226110455.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

American universities have occupied an unchallenged position of preeminence in the world. American institutions dominate the highest rungs of the various world rankings of great universities. As a ... More


The Low-Wage Sector

Peter Temin

in The Vanishing Middle Class: Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036160
eISBN:
9780262339988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036160.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Worker incomes stagnated in the 1970s, barely growing in the following decades. Jobs grew for low-wage occupations and for high paying jobs, but not in the middle, leading to an hour-glass job ... More


The 1970s: Managerial Capitalism Sustained . . . But “Something Happened”

Brian R. Cheffins

in The Public Company Transformed

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190640323
eISBN:
9780190640354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190640323.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Chapter 3 addresses the 1970s, a decade when managerial capitalism continued to prevail in large American public companies but the scene was being set for its displacement. Confidence in large ... More


Writing with Max Boisot

Marshall Meyer

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/9780199669165.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This chapter reflects on Boisot and Meyer’s 2008 article on the internationalization of Chinese firms. The article argued that while received internationalization theory suggests that larger firms in ... More


Conclusion

Alan G. Jamieson

in Ebb Tide in the British Maritime Industries: Change and Adaptation, 1918-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859897280
eISBN:
9781781385081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897280.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

It was inevitable that the great British maritime predominance of 1914 would be undermined as other nations established or expanded their own maritime industries. That competition became significant ... More


King Cotton in Modern America: A Cultural, Political, and Economic History since 1945

D. Clayton Brown

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737981
eISBN:
9781604737998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737981.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book places the once kingly crop in historical perspective, showing how “cotton culture” was actually part of the larger culture of the United States despite many regarding its cultivation and ... More


1960–1975: The Triumph of Decentralization

James Nye

in A Long Time in Making: The History of Smiths

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198717256
eISBN:
9780191785986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717256.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Knowledge Management

There is a transition back to strong leadership—tough decisions are taken to address market conditions, despite unpalatable results. A weak Ralph Gordon-Smith allows two broad factions to emerge in ... More


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