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1947–2016

Vijay Joshi.

in India's Long Road

April 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics. 8184 words.

This chapter is a broad-brush account of the highlights of India’s political and economic history from independence until 2016. On the economic front, the period falls quite naturally into...

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 A Better Approach to Understanding Foreign Direct Investment and Multinational Corporations

Stephen D. Cohen.

in Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment

February 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics. 7076 words.

In addition to introducing the main integrating themes of this book, this chapter explains how they are distinct from those studied in the usual approach to analyzing multinational...

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“A Crime Without a Name”

James E. Waller.

in Economic Aspects of Genocides, Other Mass Atrocities, and Their Preventions

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics. 11524 words.

This chapter reviews the historical development of the word “genocide,” both through the story of Raphael Lemkin as well as the drafting history of the UN Genocide Convention. Central to...

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 A Decade of Reforms: The Indian Economy in the 1990s

J. Mohan Rao and Amitava Krishna Dutt.

in External Liberalization in Asia, Post-Socialist Europe, and Brazil

February 2006; p ublished online May 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics. 23687 words.

This chapter examines changes in the Indian economy in the 1990s and evaluates the diverse views about India's globalizing reforms. Section 2 examines the content of the reforms undertaken,...

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The AAEA: Ever Growing and Changing Research Challenges

Alex McCalla, Emery Castle and Vernon Eidman.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; International Trade; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 14259 words.

The changing economic conditions over the past century, along with changes in technology and developments in economic theory and quantitative methods, helped shape the profession we...

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The ABCD Model

Hwy-Chang Moon.

in The Strategy for Korea's Economic Success

June 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics. 9715 words.

Korea’s unique economic development is best understood under the framework of the ABCD model, which was constructed after thoroughly examining the earlier studies on Korea’s growth. The...

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The ABCD Model

Hwy-Chang Moon.

in The Strategy for Korea's Economic Success

June 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics. 6256 words.

The ABCD model provides a more complete and detailed analysis when compared to existing studies of Korea’s economic growth. Scholars point to unique aspects of Korea, such as Confucian...

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The ABCD Model

Hwy-Chang Moon.

in The Strategy for Korea's Economic Success

June 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics. 6660 words.

The ABCD model is validated by the case studies of three of Korea’s most successful firms—POSCO, Samsung Electronics, and Hyundai Motor. Each of these major conglomerates was established in...

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Academic Research

in The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Economics. 4419 words.

The New Oxford Dictionary of English(1998) defines ‘research’ as ‘the systematic investigation into and study of materials and sources

Accepting the Challenge

G. Andrew Karolyi.

in Cracking the Emerging Markets Enigma

July 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics; Economic Development and Growth. 7536 words.

This chapter outlines the goals and philosophy of the book and describes its main findings. The goal of this book is to develop a rigorous, comprehensive, and practical framework in which...

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Access to banking finance and exporting

Roberto Álvarez and Ricardo A. López.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development. 6341 words.

This article uses firm-level data for the period 1995–2002 to examine whether access to finance increases the probability of exporting of Chilean manufacturing plants. We exploit...

Access to Land and the Investment Behaviour of Firms

Ibrahim Elbadawi.

in The Economy of Dubai

February 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics; Economic Development and Growth. 8794 words.

Despite abundance of land and substantial development of the real estate sector, preliminary evidence from a 2010 firms’ survey conducted by the Dubai Economic Council suggests that access...

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Accommodating New Actors and New Purposes in International Cooperation

Pedro Conceiçāo.

in The New Public Finance

February 2006; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics. 3367 words.

This chapter examines the emergence of new actors and purposes and the increase in diversity of financing mechanisms in international cooperation. It suggests that growth in international...

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Accounting Transparency and International Standard Setting

Sidney J. Gray and Helen Kang.

in The Oxford Handbook of Economic and Institutional Transparency

October 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; International Economics; Financial Institutions and Services. 8453 words.

This chapter explores accounting transparency as an important aspect of corporate accountability. After defining accounting transparency and identifying factors that influence it, the...

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Achieving fair trade through a social tariff regime: a policy thought experiment

George F. DeMartino, Jonathan D. Moyer and Kate M. Watkins.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2016; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade. 11417 words.

This paper pursues a fair trade policy thought experiment that (i) presents the Social Index Tariff Structure (SITS) regime and (ii) simulates a multilateral SITS regime using bilateral...

Active Labor Market Policies and the British New Deal for the Young Unemployed in Context

Edited by John Van Reenen.

in Seeking a Premier Economy

July 2004; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics. 15104 words.

On March 14, 2001, the number of people claiming unemployment benefits in the United Kingdom fell below 1 million for the first time in twenty-five years. To celebrate the event, the prime...

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Adaptation to climate change can support unilateral emission reductions

Klaus Eisenack and Leonhard Kähler.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; International Relations and International Political Economy; Environmental Economics. 9028 words.

Policy advocates frequently call for unilateral action to promote international climate protection. It is still conventional wisdom that unilateral action does not pay off for individual...

Adding geography to the new economic geography: bridging the gap between theory and empirics

Maarten Bosker, Steven Brakman, Harry Garretsen and Marc Schramm.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 13338 words.

For reasons of analytical tractability, new economic geography (NEG) models treat geography in a very simple way, focusing on stylized ‘unidimensional’ geography structures (e.g. an...

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Adjusting Imperfect Data

Lars Vilhuber.

in The Structure of Wages

February 2009; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics. 10193 words.

This chapter discusses two data elements that remain fundamentally different across countries—the sampling or data collection methodology and the basic unit of analysis (establishment or...

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Administration of Trade Policy

Alfred E. Eckes.

in The Oxford Handbook of International Commercial Policy

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; International Economics; Public Economics. 11260 words.

This article deals with the administration of trade policy. It examines the individuals, ideas, and institutions that shape the trade regulation process. It focuses on the rules-based...

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