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Private Entrepreneurship and Small Businesses in the Transformation of the Czech Republic

Gernot Grabher and David Stark

in Restructuring Networks in Post-Socialism: Legacies, Linkages and Localities

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290209
eISBN:
9780191684791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290209.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Political Economy

This chapter has a detailed look at literature on private entrepreneurship in the Czech Republic from the origins of the nomenklatura to the quick rise of small and medium-sized private Czech ... More


Limits of Commercial Investor-State Arbitration: The Need for Appellate Review

Jacques Werner

in Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578184
eISBN:
9780191722561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578184.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explains why investor-state arbitration is often wrongfully likened to international commercial arbitration among private parties. Investor-state arbitrations involve not only private ... More


China: The Indigenization of Insurance

David Faure and Elisabeth Köll

in World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.003.0020
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This chapter traces the history of the Chinese insurance industry. The idea that insurance might be paid for was foreign to China. The concept was introduced in the early nineteenth century by ... More


Fragmentation of the State?

Adam Crawford

in The Local Governance of Crime: Appeals to Community and Partnerships

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298458
eISBN:
9780191685446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298458.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter assesses the theoretical explanations for the nature of ‘partnerships’ as constituting new forms of local governance. It also discusses the key theoretical debates concerning the ... More


Competition Law and Regional Trade Agreements: An Overview

Melaku Geboye Desta and Naomi Julia Barnes

in Regional Trade Agreements and the WTO Legal System

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199206995
eISBN:
9780191695674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206995.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents an overview of the application of competition law in regional trade agreements (RTA). It explains that competition law became a common element of bilateral and regional trade ... More


The Contribution of Multinational Corporations to U.S. Productivity Growth, 1977–2000

Carol Corrado, Paul Lengermann, and Larry Slifman

in International Trade in Services and Intangibles in the Era of Globalization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226709598
eISBN:
9780226709604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226709604.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the contribution of multinational corporations (MNC) to the aggregate productivity record of the U.S. for the period from 1977 to 2000. The findings indicate that MNC parents or ... More


The Private Provision of Missing Public Goods: Evidence from Narayana Health in India

Tarun Khanna and Budhaditya Gupta

in India as a Pioneer of Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199476084
eISBN:
9780199090839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199476084.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter explores the long-standing puzzle of the optimal role and impact of private business in public life based on evidence from a healthcare entrepreneur in India. To realize its goal of ... More


When the Rules Change in Midstream

in Science for Sale: The Perils, Rewards, and Delusions of Campus Capitalism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306254
eISBN:
9780226306261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306261.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter discusses the challenges faced by Saint Louis University (SLU) professor William S.M. Mold in the commercialization of his cancer research. It explains that Mold is the president and CEO ... More


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