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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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Big Business Owners in Politics

Pramuan Bunkanwanicha and Yupana Wiwattanakantang.

in The Review of Financial Studies

June 2009; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Financial Markets; Corporate Regulation; Law and Economics; Other Economic Systems. 15495 words.

This paper investigates a little studied but common mechanism that firms use to obtain state favors: business owners themselves seeking election to top office. Using Thailand as a research...

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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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The deindustrialisation/tertiarisation hypothesis reconsidered: a subsystem application to the OECD7

Sandro Montresor and Giuseppe Vittucci Marzetti.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2011; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Economic Systems; Services; Economic Development. 7195 words.

The diffusion of outsourcing and vertical foreign direct investment (FDI) among manufacturing firms, along with the vertical integration of market services into manufacturing, is...

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Determinants of Nationalization in the Oil Sector: A Theory and Evidence from Panel Data

Sergei Guriev, Anton Kolotilin and Konstantin Sonin.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

August 2011; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Other Economic Systems; Primary Products; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Production and Organizations. 8520 words.

In this article, we study nationalizations in the oil industry around the world during 1960–2006. We show, both theoretically and empirically, that governments are more likely to...

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Do foreign owners favour short-term profit? Evidence from Germany

Verena Dill, Uwe Jirjahn and Stephen C. Smith.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2016; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; International Factor Movements and International Business; Capitalist Systems; Business and Management. 8463 words.

Comparing domestic- and foreign-owned firms in Germany, this article finds that foreign-owned firms are more likely to focus on short-term profit. This influence is particularly strong if...

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Does Healthy Food Access Matter in a French Urban Setting?

France Caillavet, Gayaneh Kyureghian, Rodolfo M. Nayga, Coline Ferrant and Pierre Chauvin.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

October 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Other Economic Systems. 9785 words.

Limited access to healthy food is commonly regarded as a contributing factor to poor dietary choices. The objective of this article is to test this hypothesis in a French context given...

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The Effect of Supercenter-format Stores on the Healthfulness of Consumers’ Grocery Purchases

Richard Volpe, Abigail Okrent and Ephraim Leibtag.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Other Economic Systems; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 10791 words.

We examine the effect of supercenter market share on consumers’ food-at-home purchasing habits in the United States. We measure healthfulness several different ways to ensure robustness,...

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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 faces of liberal capitalism: Anglo-Saxon banking systems in crisis?

Sue Konzelmann, Marc Fovargue-Davies and Gerhard Schnyder.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Financial Markets and Institutions; Capitalist Systems; Corporate Regulation. 16076 words.

The recent financial crisis has severely shaken confidence in the conventional wisdom of economic liberalism, giving rise to debate about the appropriate direction of theory and policy. In...

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