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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 Remittances Insurance? Evidence from Rainfall Shocks in the Philippines

Dean Yang and HwaJung Choi.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; International Factor Movements and International Business; International Finance; Economic Development. 10719 words.

Do remittances sent by overseas migrants serve as insurance for recipient households? In a study of how remittances from overseas respond to income shocks experienced by Philippine...

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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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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Better Work: harnessing incentives and influencing policy to strengthen labour standards compliance in global production networks

Arianna Rossi.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour Standards: National and International; International Factor Movements and International Business; International Relations and International Political Economy. 8912 words.

This article explores what types of incentives drive buyers and suppliers in global production networks to raise the floor of labour standards and deliver better outcomes for workers. It...

Brain Drain in Developing Countries

Frédéric Docquier, Olivier Lohest and Abdeslam Marfouk.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development; Demand and Supply of Labour. 8653 words.

An original data set on international migration by educational attainment for 1990 and 2000 is used to analyze the determinants of brain drain from developing countries. The analysis starts...

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...

Can Parental Migration Reduce Petty Corruption in Education?

Lisa Sofie Höckel, Manuel Santos Silva and Tobias Stöhr.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Education and Research Institutions; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 9348 words.

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The income generated from parental migration can increase funds available for children’s education. In countries where informal payments to teachers...

Can Survey Evidence Shed Light on Spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment?

Beata S. Javorcik.

in The World Bank Research Observer

January 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Factor Movements and International Business; Development Planning and Policy. 6826 words.

Although some economists remain skeptical of the existence of positive externalities associated with foreign direct investment (FDI), many countries spend large sums attracting foreign...

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Capital inflows, financial repression, and macroeconomic policy in India since the reforms

Partha Sen.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

June 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; International Factor Movements and International Business; International Finance; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 9763 words.

Since the early 1990s the Indian economy has seen a considerable relaxation of controls, as a consequence of which it has witnessed unprecedented growth. This is especially remarkable in...

Care regimes and national employment models

Annamaria Simonazzi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; International Factor Movements and International Business; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Economic Development. 10825 words.

Rapid population ageing has dramatically increased the social and economic cost of elderly care. As a consequence of the search for cost effectiveness/reduction we observe a convergence in...

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Causality between FDI and Financial Market Development: Evidence from Emerging Markets

Issouf Soumaré and Fulbert Tchana Tchana.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development. 3350 words.

This paper studies the causal relationship between foreign direct investment (FDI) and financial market development (FMD) using panel data from emerging markets. Most studies of the...

Chinese and Indian MNEs’ shopping spree in advanced countries. How good is it for their innovative output?

Vito Amendolagine, Elisa Giuliani, Arianna Martinelli and Roberta Rabellotti.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; International Factor Movements and International Business. 13331 words.

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Do emerging-market multinational enterprises (EMNEs) innovate after they have acquired advanced countries’ innovative firms and have invested in...

‘City of London, City of Learning’? Placing business education within the geographies of finance

Sarah Hall and Lindsey Appleyard.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Education and Research Institutions; Banking. 9356 words.

The role of highly skilled financiers in shaping the spatialities of financial systems has been widely studied by social scientists. However, comparatively less attention has been paid to...

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Co-agglomeration of knowledge-intensive business services and multinational enterprises

Wouter Jacobs, Hans R. A. Koster and Frank van Oort.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2014; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Services. 14428 words.

It has been argued that the relationship between knowledge-intensive business services (KIBS) and multinational enterprises (MNEs) within the regional economy is advantageous for urban and...

Collecting the Pieces of the FDI Knowledge Spillovers Puzzle

Roger Smeets.

in The World Bank Research Observer

January 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Factor Movements and International Business. 11156 words.

Recent surveys of the empirical literature have concluded that the evidence is mixed on the magnitude, direction, and even existence of knowledge spillovers from foreign direct investment...

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Competing for talent: global mobility, immigration and the City of London’s labour market

Jonathan V. Beaverstock and Sarah Hall.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; International Financial Markets; Economic Development. 7602 words.

The City of London’s competitiveness is founded on its global talent pool and ability to attract and retain workers of all nationalities. Drawing on ONS Long-Term International Migration...

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Competitive harm in global supply chains: assessing current responses and identifying potential future responses

David J Gerber.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

April 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; International Factor Movements and International Business; International Relations and International Political Economy; Economics; Public Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Law and Economics; Business and Management; Economic History; Economic Development. 9996 words.

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Global supply (or ‘value’) chains add much to the value of global markets, offering benefits to both producers and consumers. Yet, global supply...

Coping with the changing rules of the game in the global textiles and apparel industries: evidence from Turkey and Morocco

Nebahat Tokatli and Ömür Kızılgün.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2010; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Production and Organizations; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 11514 words.

In 2004, USA signed a bilateral free trade agreement with Morocco that was potentially devastating for the Turkish firm Mithat, an established clothing supplier of a number of major US...

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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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