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‘Proactive fast-tracking’ diffusion of supermarkets in developing countries: implications for market institutions and trade

Thomas Reardon, Spencer Henson and Julio Berdegué.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Services; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 16853 words.

Supermarkets have spread extremely rapidly in developing countries after the ‘take-off’ in the early to mid-1990s. Former analyses of supermarket diffusion have not adequately explained the...

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Tourism and the 2010 World Cup: Lessons for Developing Countries

Thomas Peeters, Victor Matheson and Stefan Szymanski.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Services; Economic Development. 10265 words.

Over recent years the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) nations have secured the right to host several major international sporting events. Growth in tourism from...