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Choice of Enterprise Form: Spain, 1886–1936

Timothy W Guinnane and Susana Mart�nez-Rodr�guez.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

March 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Entrepreneurship; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Economic Development. 10560 words.

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Every new firm selects a legal form. Organizing as a corporation, a limited company, or a partnership shapes the firm’s access to capital markets, its...

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A co-evolutionary perspective on the drivers of international sourcing of pharmaceutical R&D to India

Stine Jessen Haakonsson, Peter D. Ørberg Jensen and Susan M. Mudambi.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Planning and Policy; Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Manufacturing. 10355 words.

The attractiveness of the Indian pharmaceutical industry as a destination for R&D sourcing by multinational corporations (MNCs) has evolved over the past decades. This evolution has...

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The creation of knowledge: local building, global accessing and economic development—toward an agenda

Harald Bathelt and Patrick Cohendet.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 6692 words.

This article argues that local knowledge building and global (nonlocal) knowledge-accessing practices in economic development are intrinsically interwoven. They generate fundamental...

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Deals and Delays: Firm-level Evidence on Corruption and Policy Implementation Times

Caroline Freund, Mary Hallward-Driemeier and Bob Rijkers.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Economic Development. 10240 words.

Whether demands for bribes for particular government services are associated with expedited or delayed policy implementation underlies debates around the role of corruption in private...

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A Financial Contracting Approach to the Role of Supermarkets in Farmers’ Credit Access

Philippe Marcoul and Luc Veyssiere.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 7492 words.

Traditional moneylenders monitor farmers to ensure that their investment is not diverted. Modern farming contracts offered by supermarkets in developing countries often entail a loan...

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Financialization takes off at Boeing

Christopher M. Muellerleile.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transport; Mergers and Acquisitions; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Economic Development. 7526 words.

This article examines the 2001 dislocation of the headquarters of the iconic US aerospace company, Boeing, out of the Puget Sound region of the State of Washington, its ancestral...

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Following Up on Smallholder Farmers and Supermarkets in Kenya

Camilla I.M. Andersson, Christine G.K. Chege, Elizaphan J.O. Rao and Matin Qaim.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 11173 words.

In many developing countries, supermarkets are expanding rapidly. This affects farmers’ marketing options. Previous studies have analyzed welfare effects of smallholder participation in...

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Host economy impacts of transnational retail: the research agenda

Neil M. Coe and Neil Wrigley.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Services; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 13253 words.

The last decade has witnessed an acceleration of retail foreign direct investment into a range of emerging markets across East Asia, Central and Eastern Europe and Latin America, led by a...

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Localized mobility clusters: impacts of labour market externalities on firm performance

Rikard Eriksson and Urban Lindgren.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2009; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 10303 words.

This article analyses the impact of labour market-induced externalities on firm performance by using a unique database that connects attributes of individuals to workplaces for the entire...

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Manufacturing carpets and technical textiles: routines, resources, capabilities, adaptation, innovation and the evolution of the British textile industry

John R. Bryson and Megan Ronayne.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Economic Development; Development Planning and Policy; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 9141 words.

Since 1966, the UK economy has experienced a continual process of restructuring as manufacturing firms attempted to respond to new forms of competition, alterations in consumer demand and...

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Microfinance Banks and Financial Inclusion

Martin Brown, Benjamin Guin and Karolin Kirschenmann.

in Review of Finance

May 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Economic Development; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 17710 words.

We examine how the geographical proximity to a microfinance bank affects financial inclusion. We study the expansion of the branch network of ProCredit banks in South-East Europe between...

Networks of learning within the English wine industry

Simon Turner.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2010; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 15918 words.

The literature on industrial districts suggests that spatial proximity supports interfirm learning and is therefore a source of competitive advantage. Although ‘territorial’ accounts have...

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Promoting Women's Economic Empowerment: What Works?

Mayra Buvinić and Rebecca Furst-Nichols.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2016; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Demand and Supply of Labour; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Entrepreneurship; Economics; Economic Development. 12020 words.

A review of rigorous evaluations of interventions that seek to empower women economically shows that the same class of interventions has significantly different outcomes depending on the...

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Regional trade agreements and export competitiveness: the uncertain path of Nicaragua’s apparel exports under CAFTA

Stacey Frederick, Jennifer Bair and Gary Gereffi.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Economic Development. 9177 words.

The Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) has been a mixed blessing for economic development. While exports to the US economy have increased, dependency may hinder economic growth...

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The role of the firm's internal and relational capabilities in clusters: when distance and embeddedness are not enough to explain innovation

Jose-Luis Hervas-Oliver and Jose Albors-Garrigos.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2009; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Economic Development. 9607 words.

Recent studies about clusters claim that firm-specific characteristics should be considered as central to the explanation of innovation This article contributes to this literature and...

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Small Farmers, NGOs, and a Walmart World: Welfare Effects of Supermarkets Operating in Nicaragua

Hope C. Michelson.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 12720 words.

Despite more than a decade of NGO and government activities promoting developing world farmer participation in high-value agricultural markets, evidence regarding the household welfare...

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Technological relatedness and asymmetrical firm productivity gains under market reforms in China

Anthony Howell, Canfei He, Rudai Yang and Cindy Fan.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Economic Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location. 8466 words.

This article employs fixed effect quantile regression techniques to study the effects of technological relatedness on firm productivity and to investigate whether the size of those effects...

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Towards a typology of repositioning strategies of GVC/GPN suppliers: the case of functional upgrading and downgrading

Jiří Blažek.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Manufacturing. 10955 words.

This article examines various upgrading and downgrading repositioning firm strategies within global value chains (GVCs) or global production networks (GPNs). It builds upon recent evidence...

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