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Bankruptcy Codes and Innovation

Viral V. Acharya and Krishnamurthy V. Subramanian.

in The Review of Financial Studies

December 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Law and Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economywide Country Studies. 18323 words.

We argue that when bankruptcy code is creditor friendly, excessive liquidations cause levered firms to shun innovation, whereas by promoting continuation upon failure, a debtor-friendly...

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Cross-Border Banking and Financial Deepening: The African Experience

Thorsten Beck.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Financial Institutions and Services; Corporate Governance. 5836 words.

Cross-border banking has been important across Africa for a long time, with regional banks taking on a more prominent role only recently. This paper provides an overview over the literature...

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Externalities from foreign direct investment in the Mexican retailing sector

Cédric Durand.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2007; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 6672 words.

This contribution to the discussion on the impact of foreign direct investment in developing countries is based on an empirical study of the consequences of transnational corporations'...

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Financial Development: Structure and Dynamics

Augusto de la Torre, Erik Feyen and Alain Ize.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Corporate Regulation; Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies. 10100 words.

This paper analyzes the process of financial development over the last three to four decades from the perspective of the fundamental frictions (agency and collective) to which economic...

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Financial Inclusion and Innovation in Africa: An Overview

Thorsten Beck, Lemma Senbet and Witness Simbanegavi.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Financial Institutions and Services; Economic Development; Corporate Governance. 4152 words.

Financial inclusion is gaining attention in African policy circles in view of the recent African growth renaissance, but which has been characterised as non-inclusive. While not...

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Global competition, institutional context and regional production networks: up- and downgrading experiences in Romania’s apparel industry

Leonhard Plank and Cornelia Staritz.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development. 9499 words.

Global competition, trade policy and national institutional context are reconfiguring the role of regional apparel suppliers. By studying the development of Romania’s apparel industry, the...

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Global temporary networks of clusters: structures and dynamics of trade fairs in Asian economies

Peng-Fei Li.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; Services; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 11578 words.

Acting as temporary clusters, trade fairs can turn into trans-local learning spaces in global industrial communities. However, up to now, how temporary gatherings are related to...

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Has the quality of working life improved in the EU-15 between 1995 and 2005?

Nathalie Greenan, Ekaterina Kalugina and Emmanuelle Walkowiak.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour Standards: National and International; Economywide Country Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 11019 words.

This article provides a mapping of quality of working life and measures its evolution between 1995 and 2005 with European Working Conditions Surveys. Using multilevel modelling, we assess...

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Manufacturing resiliency: economic restructuring and automotive manufacturing in the Great Lakes region

Tod D. Rutherford and John Holmes.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (to 1925); Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Manufacturing; Economywide Country Studies. 10030 words.

Through a case study of the Great Lakes region automotive industry spanning the USA–Canada international border, this article critically reassesses the concept of regional resiliency and...

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Market institutions, trust and norms: exploring moral economies in Nigerian food systems

Fergus Lyon and Gina Porter.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2009; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 8914 words.

Informal market institutions and small-scale traders are responsible for feeding Nigerian cities. This study analyses a range of economic relationships and institutions that have evolved in...

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