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Trade and Jobs in Europe: Much Ado About Nothing?

Mathias Dewatripont, André Sapir, and Khalid Sekkat (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198293606
eISBN:
9780191601262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293607.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book explores the impact of trade with less developed countries (LDCs) on employment in Europe. It supports the view that trade with LDCs has had limited impact on the labour market. Among its ... 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


Discrimination in International Trade, 1947–1985

Richard Pomfret

in The Economics of Regional Trading Arrangements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248872
eISBN:
9780191596797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248877.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Discusses the erosion of adherence to the non‐discrimination principle between 1947 and 1985. Section 1 analyses the discriminatory removal of quantitative restrictions on intra‐European trade during ... More


Firm (or Plant) Size in the Analysis of Trade and Development

Gerald K. Helleiner (ed.)

in Trade Policy, Industrialization, and Development: New Perspectives

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283591
eISBN:
9780191684456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283591.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on manufacturing, the major sector where economies of scale are often significant. It also discusses some possible implications of intra-industry heterogeneity in less-developed ... More


Multinational Enterprises in Less Developed Countries: Cultural and Economic Interactions

Mark Casson

in Enterprise and Competitiveness: A Systems View of International Business

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289579
eISBN:
9780191684746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289579.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explains how multinational enterprises (MNEs) operate in less-developed countries (LDCs) by assigning them to two cultures: the MNE represents the highly entrepreneurial culture of the ... More


The Role Global Labor Standards Could Play in Addressing Basic Needs

KIMBERLY ANN ELLIOTT and RICHARD B. FREEMAN

in Global Inequalities at Work: Work's Impact on the Health of Individuals, Families, and Societies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150865
eISBN:
9780199865222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150865.003.012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The current discourse on globalization has tended to treat free trade and better working conditions as fundamentally at odds. This chapter argues that free trade and labor standards are ... More


The Demands of Climate Justice

Alix Dietzel

in Global Justice and Climate Governance: Bridging Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474437912
eISBN:
9781474459891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437912.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter Three completes the climate justice account by defining three demands of justice required to meet a condition of justice in the case of climate change. These three demands are considered ... More


Prospects for Poor Regions

Allen J. Scott

in Regions and the World Economy: The Coming Shape of Global Production, Competition, and Political Order

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296584
eISBN:
9780191685255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296584.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

About ten of the fifteen largest metropolitan areas in the world are now found to be lesser developed countries because of extensive margins attributed to the relationship of population growth with ... More


Trade Preferences for Developing Countries

Richard Pomfret

in The Economics of Regional Trading Arrangements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248872
eISBN:
9780191596797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248877.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Analyses the effects of non‐reciprocal tariff preferences granted by high‐income countries to less‐developed countries. Section 1 reports the gross trade effects, which have often been small because ... More


Learning and Productivity Change in Developing Countries *

Gerald K. Helleiner (ed.)

in Trade Policy, Industrialization, and Development: New Perspectives

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283591
eISBN:
9780191684456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283591.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on learning and technical change in manufacturing. It examines some of the major findings on firm-level technical change in less-developed country (LDC) manufacturing and ... More


Governments and Supranational Agencies: A New Consensus?

Gordon Brown

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In this chapter, the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown, makes a strong plea for a greater sense of economic and moral responsibility on the part of the wealthier nations towards their ... More


The Objectives and Instruments of Government Policy and the Structure of the Economy in LDCs

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

One of the concerns of this book is with government policies towards food and other agricultural goods, and with how a government treats producers in the rural sector and consumers in the urban ... More


Regulating the International Economy: What Role for the State?

Edward Kwakwa

in The Role of Law in International Politics: Essays in International Relations and International Law

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244027
eISBN:
9780191713224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244027.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the role of the State in regulating the international economy. It focuses on the particular concerns and issues affecting ‘less developed’ or ‘developing’ countries (LDCs). It ... More


Labour Market Effects of Trade With LDCs in Europe

Mathias Dewatripont, André Sapir, and Khalid Sekkat

in Trade and Jobs in Europe: Much Ado About Nothing?

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198293606
eISBN:
9780191601262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293607.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the impact of trade with less developed countries (LDCs) on long-term unemployment, wage dispersion, and the skill content of employment in northern Europe. The results did not ... More


Medical Tourism’s Effects on the Destination Country: An Empirical and Ethical Examination

I. Glenn Cohen

in Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199975099
eISBN:
9780190205522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975099.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

In this chapter, the focus shifts to consider medical tourism from the destination country perspective. A number of authors, scholarly and popular, have critiqued medical tourism’s inequities: vast ... More


Introduction

Mathias Dewatripont, André Sapir, and Khalid Sekkat

in Trade and Jobs in Europe: Much Ado About Nothing?

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198293606
eISBN:
9780191601262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293607.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion on the unemployment problem in Europe. It then explores some policy responses and summarizes the main findings of the studies presented in this ... More


The Scope of Climate Justice

Alix Dietzel

in Global Justice and Climate Governance: Bridging Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474437912
eISBN:
9781474459891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437912.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter One defines the scope of climate justice. Defining the scope of justice is an essential part of any global justice account, because doing so clarifies who must be included in considerations ... More


Introduction

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The aim of this book is to provide a rigorous framework within which the fundamental question of who should bear the burden of economic development in less developed countries (LDCs) can be addressed ... More


An Approach to Applied Welfare Economics

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

One of the contributions of this book is to use and develop the principles of modern public finance for the analysis of LDCs (less developed countries). This is done by borrowing from two ... More


Education Policy, Student Migration, and Brain Gain

Alexander Haupt, Tim Krieger, and Thomas Lange

in The Mobility of Students and the Highly Skilled: Implications for Education Financing and Economic Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028172
eISBN:
9780262326018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028172.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Presenting a novel channel for brain gain, this chapter expands the coverage of the book. It raises the question whether the countries of origin also benefit from education policies determined by the ... More


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