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The far side of international business: local initiatives in the global workshop

Gard Hopsdal Hansen.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2008; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Sociology; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 8625 words.

This article presents a case study of the entry of two Norwegian lifeboat companies into the Chinese production system. Rather than merely studying the situation through the eyes of these...

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Genetic distance, transportation costs, and trade

Paola Giuliano, Antonio Spilimbergo and Giovanni Tonon.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Sociology. 8496 words.

Genetic distance, geographic proximity, and economic variables are strongly correlated. Disentangling the effects of these factors is crucial for interpreting these correlations. We show...

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Migration, relationship capital and international travel: theory and evidence

Philip McCann, Jacques Poot and Lynda Sanderson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2010; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Sociology; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 13013 words.

In this article we consider how international migration is related to the frequency and duration of trips to the home country. For many migrants, international migration triggers a series...

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On the origins of border effects: insights from the Habsburg Empire

Max-Stephan Schulze and Nikolaus Wolf.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2009; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Sociology; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations. 9194 words.

What are the origins of border effects on trade and why do borders continue to matter in periods of increasing economic integration? We explore the hypothesis that border effects emerged as...

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