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Global Production: Firms, Contracts, and Trade Structure

Pol Antràs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691168272
eISBN:
9781400873746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168272.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This is the first book to provide a fully comprehensive overview of the complicated issues facing multinational companies and their global sourcing strategies. Few international trade transactions ... 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.


Rules and Institutions in Multi‐Country Economies

Tommaso Padoa‐Schioppa

in The Road to Monetary Union in Europe: The Emperor, the Kings, and the Genies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241767
eISBN:
9780191596742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241767.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Many economies are multi‐country, in the sense that their geographical area falls under the jurisdiction of more than one sovereign state. The search for paths along which international economic ... More


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


National economic development and The Competitive Advantage of Nations

Robert M. Grant

in Competition, Competitive Advantage, and Clusters: The Ideas of Michael Porter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199578030
eISBN:
9780191724923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578030.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter suggests that The Competitive Advantage of Nations has transformed thinking about the basis of national competitiveness and has had a big impact on public policies towards regional and ... More


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


Migration and the Welfare State: Political-Economy Policy Formation

Assaf Razin, Efraim Sadka, and Benjarong Suwankiri

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016100
eISBN:
9780262298377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016100.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Nobel laureate economist Milton Friedman once noted that free immigration cannot coexist with a welfare state. A welfare state with open borders might turn into a haven for poor immigrants, which ... More


Introduction

Magnus Blomström and Linda S. Goldberg

in Topics in Empirical International Economics: A Festschrift in Honor of Robert E. Lipsey

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226060835
eISBN:
9780226060859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060859.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Understanding the complex world of economics requires simplification in the form of theories and models. Using the insights from theories and models also requires data on the real world: A solid ... More


Topics in Empirical International Economics: A Festschrift in Honor of Robert E. Lipsey

Magnus Blomstrom and Linda S. Goldberg (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226060835
eISBN:
9780226060859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060859.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In this volume emanating from the National Bureau of Economic Research's (NBER) program in international economics, economists address recent developments in three important areas. The first section ... More


The Customs Union Issue

Jacob Viner

Paul Oslington (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199756124
eISBN:
9780190261337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199756124.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This text was originally published in 1950 by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. It sets the framework for the contemporary debate over the benefits or otherwise of preferential trading ... More


Flow, 1989–2000

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

I begin a relationship with Jay Jackman, and when he moves from Hawaii to California, we marry and I acquire three stepchildren. I am promoted to full professor and once again unsuccessfully try to ... More


Exchange Rate Regimes and International Trade

Michael W. Klein and Jay C. Shambaugh

in Exchange Rate Regimes in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013659
eISBN:
9780262259002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013659.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines the effect of exchange rate regimes on international trade through an overview of the research conducted on the effects of exchange rate volatility on trade. Research done by ... More


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