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Asian business systems: institutional comparison, clusters and implications for varieties of capitalism and business systems theory

Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding.

in Socio-Economic Review

April 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Comparative Economic Systems; Capitalist Systems; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 11561 words.

We present an institutional comparison of 13 major Asian business systems—China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and...

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Cultural globalisation, institutional diversity and the unequal accumulation of intellectual capital

Ugo Pagano.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Capitalist Systems; Comparative Economic Systems; International Economics. 9991 words.

National economies used to be characterised by cultural standardisation and social protection. Globalisation pushes cultural standardisation beyond the boundaries of national states and...

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Design in a downturn? Creative work, labour market dynamics and institutions in comparative perspective

Tara Vinodrai.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Comparative Economic Systems; Economic Sociology; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 10205 words.

This article examines how creative workers are adapting to the global economic downturn and how this process is unfolding in different national and regional institutional spaces. The...

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Development at the Border: Policies and National Integration in Côte D'Ivoire and Its Neighbors

Denis Cogneau, Sandrine Mesplé-Somps and Gilles Spielvogel.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2015; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Comparative Economic Systems. 11952 words.

By applying regression discontinuity designs to a set of household surveys from the 1980–90s, we examine whether Côte d'Ivoire's aggregate wealth was translated at the borders of...

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Do Autocratic States Trade Less?

Toke S. Aidt and Martin Gassebner.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Development Planning and Policy; Other Economic Systems; Comparative Economic Systems. 15933 words.

Does the political regime of a country influence its involvement in international trade? A theoretical model that predicts that autocracies trade less than democracies is developed, and the...

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The emerging market for European corporate governance: the relationship between governance and capital expenditures, 1997–2005

Rob Bauer, Robin Braun and Gordon L. Clark.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Comparative Economic Systems; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Economics; Corporate Governance. 12848 words.

We examine European corporate governance with respect to the relationship between shareholder value and capital investment. Based upon Europe's largest listed companies, it is shown that...

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The end of the UK’s liberal collectivist social model? The implications of the coalition government’s policy during the austerity crisis

Damian Grimshaw and Jill Rubery.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour Standards: National and International; Comparative Economic Systems; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 11389 words.

This paper reviews change and continuity in social policy up to summer 2011, contrasting the liberal collectivist approach of New Labour with the reinforced neoliberalism of the coalition...

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Fairness and the employment contract: North American regions versus Germany

Knut Gerlach, David Levine, Gesine Stephan and Olaf Struck.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2008; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Comparative Economic Systems; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 8382 words.

Substantial evidence shows that North Americans are generally more accepting of the market than Europeans and attribute market outcomes to a larger degree to effort or skill. Thus, North...

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Function before form: macro-institutional comparison and the geography of finance

Adam D. Dixon.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Comparative Economic Systems; Financial Institutions and Services; International Finance. 10365 words.

This article considers the treatment of institutions and institutional change in relation to finance and macro-institutional comparison in economic geography. Where recent contributions are...

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Has “Discretionary Learning” declined during the Lisbon Agenda? A cross-sectional and longitudinal study of work organization in European nations

Jacob R. Holm and Edward Lorenz.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Labour Standards: National and International; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Comparative Economic Systems. 13516 words.

This article explores changes in the organization of work in European nations over 2000–2010. Results show a decline in the Discretionary Learning (DL). Periods of economic expansion tend...

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