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Barriers to ‘US style’ lean retailing: the case of Wal-Mart's failure in Germany

Susan Christopherson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Other Economic Systems; International Factor Movements and International Business; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Services. 9273 words.

Wal-Mart's exit from the German market in 2006 after 10 years of attempting to achieve sustainable competitive advantage contributes an interesting case to the small but expanding...

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Detection and Impact of Industrial Subsidies: The Case of Chinese Shipbuilding

Myrto Kalouptsidi.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; International Trade; Manufacturing; Industry Studies. 21883 words.

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This article provides a model-based empirical strategy to, (1) detect the presence and gauge the magnitude of government subsidies and (2) quantify...

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The End of the Federal Tobacco Program: Economic Impacts of the Deregulation of U.S. Tobacco Production

A. Blake Brown, Randal R. Rucker and Walter N. Thurman.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Economics of Health; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Agricultural Economics. 9724 words.

In 2004, Congress ended the sixty-six-year-old federal tobacco program, effectively deregulating production and prices. With deregulation came a buyout package, with cigarette manufacturers...

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The geography of auto globalization and the politics of auto bailouts

Jim Stanford.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; International Factor Movements and International Business; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Manufacturing. 13440 words.

The global financial crisis had dramatic impacts on auto manufacturing worldwide. However, these were felt uniquely severely in North America, largely because of its asymmetric position...

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Global Supply Chains and Trade Policy Responses to the 2008 Crisis

Kishore Gawande, Bernard Hoekman and Yue Cui.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2015; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Relations and International Political Economy; Regulation and Industrial Policy. 11152 words.

The collapse in trade and the contraction of output that occurred during 2008–9 was comparable to, and in many countries more severe than, the Great Depression of the 1930s. However, it did...

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Heterogeneous firms and homogenising standards in agri-food trade: the Polish meat case

Marie-Luise Rau and Frank van Tongeren.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; International Trade; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Agricultural Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 9723 words.

A partial equilibrium trade model with heterogeneous firms is developed and applied to the issue of compliance with the EU food standards in Polish meat production. The model parameters are...

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Manufacturing reshoring and its limits: the UK automotive case

David Bailey and Lisa De Propris.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Regional Government Analysis. 9918 words.

This paper explores the meaning of reshoring and its drivers in the case of UK manufacturing and in particular its automotive sector. Drawing on interviews, policy reviews and a range of...

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Quality Standards, Industry Structure, and Welfare in a Global Economy

Carl Gaigné and Bruno Larue.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

October 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 9556 words.

We study the impact that mimimum quality standards have on industry structure, trade, and welfare when firms can develop their own private standard with a higher quality than the public...

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The Tata Nano, the global ‘value’ segment and the implications for the traditional automotive industry regions

Peter Wells.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Manufacturing; International Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 8511 words.

This paper provides a case study of the Tata Nano, a low-price car designed primarily in and for the Indian market, and its implications for the developed industrial markets. While the Nano...

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