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Agents of casualization? The temporary staffing industry and labour market restructuring in Australia

Neil M. Coe, Jennifer Johns and Kevin Ward.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2009; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Services. 14249 words.

This article presents a study of the Australian temporary staffing industry. It explores how temporary staffing markets are manufactured through the interactions between industrial...

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Are All the Sacred Cows Dead? Implications of the Financial Crisis for Macro- and Financial Policies

Aslı Demirgüç-Kunt and Luis Servén.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; International Finance; Financial Regulation; Banking; Corporate Governance. 14710 words.

The recent global financial crisis has shaken the confidence of industrial and developing countries alike in the very blueprint of the financial and macropolicies that underlie the Western...

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An Assignment Theory of Foreign Direct Investment

Volker Nocke and Stephen Yeaple.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; International Factor Movements and International Business. 12882 words.

We develop an assignment theory to analyse the volume and composition of foreign direct investment (FDI). Firms conduct FDI by either engaging in greenfield investment or in cross-border...

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Balance Sheet Effects, Bailout Guarantees and Financial Crises

Martin Schneider and Aaron Tornell.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 16474 words.

This paper provides a model of boom-bust episodes in middle-income countries. It is based on sectoral differences in corporate finance: the nontradables sector is special in that it faces a...

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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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Breaking the Link between Production and CO2 Emissions in China’s Cement Industry

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman.

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business and Management; International Economics. 13021 words.

Since 1978 China’s cement industry has experienced a technological transformation as domestically engineered and produced, state-of-the-art, large-scale rotary kiln cement production lines...

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The business of location: site selection consultants and the mobilisation of knowledge in the location decision

Nicholas A Phelps and Andrew M Wood.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2018; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; International Factor Movements and International Business; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 11625 words.

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Consideration of the work of site selection consultants provides a window onto the frictions inherent in the location decision. In this paper, we draw...

Capital-Market Effects of Securities Regulation: Prior Conditions, Implementation, and Enforcement

Hans B. Christensen, Luzi Hail and Christian Leuz.

in The Review of Financial Studies

November 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; International Financial Markets; Financial Regulation; Corporate Governance; Law and Economics; Accounting. 20691 words.

We examine the capital-market effects of changes in securities regulation in the European Union aimed at reducing market abuse and increasing transparency. To estimate causal effects for...

China’s Industrial Development Strategy and Energy Use

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman.

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business and Management; International Economics. 9649 words.

Industrial development in China is the result of an evolving search for a strategy consonant with social and political conditions that also meets economic development objectives. Once...

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China’s Technological Catch-Up in Comparative Perspective

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman.

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business and Management; International Economics. 8566 words.

This chapter compares drivers of energy use and CO2 emissions in China and Indonesia. Given the potential for technological lock-in associated with investments in the energy sector and in...

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