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Corporate ethical trading in an economic downturn: recessionary pressures and refracted responsibilities

Alex Hughes.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2012; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour Standards: National and International; International Factor Movements and International Business; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Services; Capitalist Systems. 10731 words.

This article investigates the effects of an economic downturn on corporate social responsibility, with a focus on how UK food and clothing retailers responded to recessionary pressures...

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Organisational geographies of corporate responsibility: a UK–US comparison of retailers’ ethical trading initiatives

Alex Hughes, Martin Buttle and Neil Wrigley.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour Standards: National and International; International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Services. 11141 words.

Ethical trade, involving corporate codes of conduct for sites of production, has become a key means through which labour in retailers’ global supply chains is regulated. Yet, there is...

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Producer Benefits from Input Market and Trade Liberalization: The Case of Fertilizer in China

Fangbin Qiao, Bryan Lohmar, Jikun Huang, Scott Rozelle and Linxiu Zhang.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 3018 words.

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State Trading Enterprises as Non-Tariff Measures: Theory, Evidence, and Future Research Directions

Steve McCorriston and Donald MacLaren.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

December 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Agricultural Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 13436 words.

We review issues concerning the use of state trading enterprises (STEs) as a non-tariff measure in importing countries. We focus on a tariff equivalent measure that captures the main...

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