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

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This book studies the way that British, American, and German firms in the clothing industry (manufacturing and retail) co-ordinate and govern their global production networks/value chains. It offers ... More


Varieties of Offshoring?: Spatial Fragmentation and the Organization of Production in Twenty-First Century Capitalism

Jennifer Bair and Matthew C. Mahutga

in Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199694761
eISBN:
9780191741289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694761.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter provides a new perspective on a longstanding debate concerning the development of contemporary capitalism: does globalization erode the influence of territorial institutions on economic ... More


Global Production Networks 2.0

Neil M. Coe and Henry Wai-chung Yeung

in Global Production Networks: Theorizing Economic Development in an Interconnected World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198703907
eISBN:
9780191773099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703907.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Knowledge Management

In starting the account, this introductory chapter has three objectives. First, it establishes the key structural forces behind the emergence of global production networks (GPN) as an organizational ... More


Global Governance of Antitrust and the Need for a BRICS Joint Research Platform in Competition Law and Policy

Ioannis Lianos

in Competition Policy for the New Era: Insights from the BRICS Countries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198810674
eISBN:
9780191847882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810674.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Comparative Law

The chapter offers a critical analysis of the call for policy convergence in Competition Law. This merely emanates from the global business community and enables established Competition Law regimes, ... More


Understanding SEZs: A Historical Perspective

Aradhna Aggarwal

in Social and Economic Impact of SEZs in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077275
eISBN:
9780199081035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077275.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The objective of this chapter is to explore the genesis of special economic zones (SEZs) and outline their historical evolution. It also analyses changes in their structural, spatial, functional, and ... More


Global Production Networks: Theorizing Economic Development in an Interconnected World

Neil M. Coe and Henry Wai-chung Yeung

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198703907
eISBN:
9780191773099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703907.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Knowledge Management

Accelerating processes of economic globalization have fundamentally reshaped the organization of the global economy towards much greater integration and functional interdependence through ... More


The Dynamics of Global Value Chain Development: A BRICS Perspective

Frederick Nixson

in Structural Change and Industrial Development in the BRICS

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198725077
eISBN:
9780191792502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725077.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter focuses on Global Value Chains (GVCs) in the manufacturing sector. It summarises the recent empirical work on the quantitative significance of GVCs within individual countries and from ... More


The Regulation of Firms in Globally Intertwined Markets: The Case of Payment Systems

Donald Robertson

in Megaregulation Contested: Global Economic Ordering After TPP

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198825296
eISBN:
9780191864001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825296.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Intertwined markets and disaggregated means of production give rise to new types of economic entities. Organized along global value chains, the relevance of state borders for the legal norms that ... More


Sustainable consumption and production in global value chains

Patrick Schroeder

in China's responsibility for climate change: Ethics, fairness and environmental policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428134
eISBN:
9781447301844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428134.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at China's responsibility for climate change from the perspective of ‘sustainable consumption and production’ (SCP). The SCP approach is an integrative analytical perspective that ... More


Financialization of Global Value Chains and Implications for Local Development

Nicolas Balas and Florence Palpacuer

in Finance and Industrial Policy: Beyond Financial Regulation in Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198744504
eISBN:
9780191805790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744504.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter analyses the ways in which financialization has transformed the territorial and organizational dynamics of innovation in global value chains, by adopting a historical perspective and ... More


Global production networks and cooperation

John Child, David Faulkner, Stephen Tallman, and Linda Hsieh

in Cooperative Strategy: Managing Alliances and Networks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198814634
eISBN:
9780191852374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814634.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Chapter 7 addresses the use of cooperative strategies and organizations in the development of global value-adding chains and networks. These global networks comprise not only component manufacture, ... More


Transnational Integration and Specialization in the 2000s: Diverging International Market Roles

Besnik Pula

in Globalization Under and After Socialism: The Evolution of Transnational Capital in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605138
eISBN:
9781503605985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605138.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter completes the account of trajectories of globalization by examining patterns of structural transformation and how these cumulatively led individual Central and Eastern European economies ... More


Catch-up and Constraints in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries

Robert H. Wade

in How Nations Learn: Technological Learning, Industrial Policy, and Catch-up

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198841760
eISBN:
9780191877155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841760.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Modern business technology appears to have become far more widely available than in the post-war decades; producers in many developing countries have entered into global or regional value chains as ... More


Understanding Productivity and Employment in a Fragmenting Economy: The Global Value Chain Approach

Marcel Timmer

in Productivity Puzzles Across Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198786160
eISBN:
9780191827860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786160.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter introduces a new approach to better understand productivity and employment growth in the global economy. As production fragmentation takes place across borders, countries specialize in ... More


Exploring Outsourcing Space

Jamie Peck

in Offshore: Exploring the Worlds of Global Outsourcing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198727408
eISBN:
9780191793523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727408.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter presents an abbreviated (modern) history of outsourcing, from the identification of the so-called new international division of labor in the 1970s, through the ascendancy of outsourcing ... More


The Microfoundation of State Intervention and Policy Effectiveness

Ling Chen

in Manipulating Globalization: The Influence of Bureaucrats on Business in China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604797
eISBN:
9781503605695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604797.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explains the effectiveness of policy implementation and the varied capabilities of local governments, using policy tools to generate firm-level upgrading incentives. Using China’s ... More


Trajectories of Development and the Global Clothing Industry

Nicoli Nattrass and Jeremy Seekings

in Inclusive Dualism: Labour-intensive Development, Decent Work, and Surplus Labour in Southern Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841463
eISBN:
9780191876967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841463.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 4 provides a history and analysis of development trajectories in the global clothing industry. Trade liberalization (specifically the end of import quotas from January 2005) and the rise of ... More


Multinational Enterprise, Innovation, and Development: Theoretical Perspectives

Patrick J. W. Egan

in Globalizing Innovation: State Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037358
eISBN:
9780262344265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037358.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter provides the theoretic background and working hypotheses for the empirical tests that follow in subsequent chapters. The book is informed by substantial literature in several academic ... More


Internationalization at the Firm Level

Hwy-Chang Moon

in The Strategy for Korea's Economic Success

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190228798
eISBN:
9780190228828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190228798.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Internationalization plays a key role in promoting the growth of firms and building their competitiveness. Although key decision-makers at the firm and national level often misunderstand the nature ... More


Neoliberalism and the Financialization of Agriculture

Anna Chadwick

in Law and the Political Economy of Hunger

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198823940
eISBN:
9780191862656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823940.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 2 explores the progressive financialization of the food system since the 1980s and relates this phenomenon to the Neoliberal policy agenda. In addition, the chapter carries out some important ... More


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