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The Changing Geopolitics of Production, Competition, and Regional Interdependence

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/9780198296584.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

The geographical contours of political world economy can be discussed through a continuously changing structure of both core and peripheral areas on an international and intra-national scale and a ... More


Nazi Germany, Appeasement, and Anglo-American Big Business, 1933–1941

Volker R. Berghahn

in American Big Business in Britain and Germany: A Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161099
eISBN:
9781400850297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161099.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers the years up to the official American entry into World War II on the side of Britain and the Soviet Union against Germany, Italy, and Japan. During the years 1933–41, strategies ... More


Transformations of the Welfare State: Small States, Big Lessons

Herbert Obinger, Peter Starke, Julia Moser, Claudia Bogedan, Edith Gindulis, and Stephan Leibfried

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296323
eISBN:
9780191700774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296323.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book gives a twist to the longstanding debate on the impact of economic globalization on the welfare state. It focuses on several small, advanced OECD economies in order to assess whether (and ... More


Creating Market-Based Economies

Richard Pomfret

in The Central Asian Economies in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182216
eISBN:
9780691185408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182216.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter analyzes the first decade of Central Asia's independence and transition towards market-based economies. After December 1991, the new independent states had no alternative than to embark ... More


The Nature of Change: How One System Becomes Another

Geoff Mulgan

in The Locust and the Bee: Predators and Creators in Capitalism's Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691165745
eISBN:
9781400866199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165745.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides a theoretical framework for understanding how capitalism might evolve. No one can easily design and then legislate an entirely new kind of economy. Nor can anyone simply assert ... More


Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment: Avoiding Simplicity, Embracing Complexity

Stephen D. Cohen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195179354
eISBN:
9780199783779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179354.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Foreign direct investment (FDI) and multinational corporations (MNCs) play a large and growing role in shaping our world, both economically and politically. Public and academic opinion has long been ... More


Between Regionalism and World Order: Five Structural Factors in China–Europe Relations to 2025

DAVID KERR

in The International Politics of EU-China Relations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264089
eISBN:
9780191734809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264089.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines five structural factors within which the EU–China relationship will operate in the next generation. These are: interdependence and competition in a globalizing world economy; ... More


The Bretton Woods Institutions: Evolution, Reform, and Change

Jong-Il You

in Governing Globalization: Issues and Institutions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254033
eISBN:
9780191698187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254033.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Bretton Woods institutions (BWIs), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and the World Bank were created to bring about orderly development of the world economy in the post-World War II era. ... More


How Is Globalization Affecting Work?

Paul Edwards and Judy Wajcman

in The Politics of Working Life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199271900
eISBN:
9780191699559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271900.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Discussion of globalization embraces a wide array of analytical debates about the world economic and political order. This chapter focuses on the links between work organizations and the global ... More


Implications of a World Economy for Environmental Policy and Law

Lynton Keith Caldwell

in The Economics of Transnational Commons

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292203
eISBN:
9780191684883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292203.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the implications of a world economy for environmental policy and law. The chapter states that the interpretation of the influence of an emergent world economy on environmental ... More


The International Political Economy of Conflict in Poor Countries

Valpy FitzGerald

in War and Underdevelopment: Volume 1: The Economic and Social Consequences of Conflict

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241866
eISBN:
9780191696961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241866.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Even though armed conflicts in developing countries have not generally been directly conducted by developed states since the early 1980s, they have been strongly influenced by these states, because ... More


Cross-border Movements of People

Deepak Nayyar

in Governing Globalization: Issues and Institutions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254033
eISBN:
9780191698187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254033.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines cross-border movements of people so as to outline the contours, examine the underlying factors, analyse the implications of globalisation, explore future prospects, and consider ... More


Adapting to Expectations

Brigitte Granville

in Remembering Inflation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145402
eISBN:
9781400846443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145402.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter considers the possible application of academic research to address the dire predicament of balance sheet recession and chronic stagnation characterizing large parts of the world economy ... More


China, Asia, and the New World Economy

Barry Eichengreen, Yung Chul Park, and Charles Wyplosz (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199235889
eISBN:
9780191717109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235889.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The rise of Asia, and China specifically, is the single most important force reshaping the world economy at the beginning of the 21st century. From a low of 20% in 1950, Asia's share of global GDP ... More


Corporate Governance and Financial Reform in China's Transition Economy

Jing Leng

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099319
eISBN:
9789882206786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099319.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The world economy is facing unprecedented challenges brought by the still unfolding global financial crisis. At this critical juncture in history, China's economic performance and financial stability ... More


War and Depression

Geoffrey Jones

in British Multinational Banking, 1830-1990

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206026
eISBN:
9780191676925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206026.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter focuses on the situation of the British multinational banks in the period of political and economic crisis in the world economy, particularly between 1914 and 1946. The most striking ... More


International Investment

E. Philip Davis

in Pension Funds: Retirement-Income Security and Capital Markets: An International Perspective

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198293040
eISBN:
9780191684944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293040.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Public and Welfare

Pension funds are associated with various implications of international investment. As the chapter makes an analysis of Table 6.12, it shows that this investment has experienced significant growth ... More


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


Governing Globalization: Issues and Institutions

Deepak Nayyar (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254033
eISBN:
9780191698187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254033.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

It is now more than fifty years since the United Nations (UN) system and the Bretton Woods institutions were created. The world has changed since then, and so have its governance needs in terms of ... More


From the GATT to the WTO and Beyond

S. P. Shukla

in Governing Globalization: Issues and Institutions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254033
eISBN:
9780191698187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254033.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the evolution of the international trading system from its inception as the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) in 1947 to its latest incarnation as the World Trade ... More


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