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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...

Diversifying external linkages: the exercise of Irish economic sovereignty in long-term perspective

Frank Barry.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; International Relations and International Political Economy; Regional and Urban Economic History. 7249 words.

Political independence is usually associated with an attempt to reduce economic dependency on the former dominant or colonial power. For most of the early period since Irish independence...

It's a big world after all: on the economic impact of location and distance

Steven Brakman and Charles van Marrewijk.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Economic History; International Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 10668 words.

Thomas Friedman, a very influential and widely read journalist (author of The World is Flat), argues that distance is no longer a dominant characteristic of the world economy. Competition...

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Portage and Path Dependence

Hoyt Bleakley and Jeffrey Lin.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Regional and Urban Economic History. 19953 words.

Many cities in North America formed at obstacles to water navigation, where continued transport required overland hauling or portage. Portage sites attracted commerce and supporting...

The revenge of the market on the rentiers.

José Gabriel Palma.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Economics; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Development; International Relations and International Political Economy; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; International Finance; History of Financial Markets and Institutions; Financial Institutions and Services; Corporate Governance. 19819 words.

Starting from the perspective of heterodox Keynesian–Minskyian–Kindlebergian financial economics, this paper begins by highlighting a number of mechanisms that contributed to the current...

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Trading for peace

Saumitra Jha.

in Economic Policy

July 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; History of Financial Markets and Institutions; Economic Development; Economic Sociology. 18349 words.

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I examine the conditions under which trade can support peaceful coexistence and prosperity when particular social and ethnic groups are cheap targets...