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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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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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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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The food crisis, mass media and the political economy of policy analysis and communication

Johan F. M. Swinnen, Pasquamaria Squicciarini and Thijs Vandemoortele.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

August 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Production and Organizations; Capitalist Systems. 7163 words.

Few years ago, the widely shared view was that low food prices were a curse to developing countries. The dramatic increase in food prices in 2006–2008 appears to have fundamentally altered...

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THE FTC, IP, AND SSOS: GOVERNMENT HOLD-UP REPLACING PRIVATE COORDINATION

Richard A. Epstein, F. Scott Kieff and Daniel F. Spulber.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; General Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Property Law; Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Manufacturing; Welfare Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Economic History; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Capitalist Systems; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 21147 words.

In its recent report entitled, “The Evolving IP Marketplace,” the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposes a far-reaching regulatory approach (Proposal) that is likely to interfere with the...

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Global destruction networks, labour and waste

Andrew Herod, Graham Pickren, Al Rainnie and Susan McGrath Champ.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Capitalist Systems; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Economic Methodology. 11815 words.

Analysis of waste has largely focused on the physical transformation of commodities at the ends of their lives. This has led to a discourse of ongoingness in which the re-use of...

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Globalisation, corporate legal liability and big business houses in India

Chirashree Das Gupta.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2010; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Capitalist Systems; Law and Economics; Public Economics. 10214 words.

This paper situates the development of the limited liability partnership in India in the context of the real processes of neoliberal ‘globalisation’ and ‘liberalisation’, which will...

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Governance, regulation and financial market instability: the implications for policy

Sue Konzelmann, Frank Wilkinson, Marc Fovargue-Davies and Duncan Sankey.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Money and Interest Rates; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Corporate Regulation; History of Financial Markets and Institutions; Capitalist Systems. 14440 words.

Just as the 1929 Stock Market Crash discredited Classical economic theory and policy and opened the way for Keynesianism, a consequence of the collapse of confidence in financial markets...

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Greening the economy: interrogating sustainability innovations beyond the mainstream

Anna R. Davies and Sue J. Mullin.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Corporate Regulation; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise. 11747 words.

Current international economic and environmental conditions have led to increasing calls for alternative pathways of development. Globally, the language of a green economy is being promoted...

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Information Sharing and Oligopoly in Agricultural Markets: The Role of the Cooperative Bargaining Association

Brent Hueth and Philippe Marcoul.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2006; p ublished online November 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capitalist Systems; Agricultural Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 9678 words.

We study incentives for information sharing among agricultural intermediaries in imperfectly competitive markets for farm output. Information sharing always increases expected grower and...

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