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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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Cultural globalisation, institutional diversity and the unequal accumulation of intellectual capital

Ugo Pagano.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Capitalist Systems; Comparative Economic Systems; International Economics. 9991 words.

National economies used to be characterised by cultural standardisation and social protection. Globalisation pushes cultural standardisation beyond the boundaries of national states and...

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Do foreign owners favour short-term profit? Evidence from Germany

Verena Dill, Uwe Jirjahn and Stephen C. Smith.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2016; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; International Factor Movements and International Business; Capitalist Systems; Business and Management. 8463 words.

Comparing domestic- and foreign-owned firms in Germany, this article finds that foreign-owned firms are more likely to focus on short-term profit. This influence is particularly strong if...

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Do Migrants Improve Governance at Home? Evidence from a Voting Experiment

Catia Batista and Pedro C. Vicente.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Capitalist Systems. 8472 words.

Can international migration promote better institutions at home by raising the demand for political accountability? A behavioral measure of the population's desire for better governance was...

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Does Capital Account Liberalization Lead to Growth?

Dennis P. Quinn and A. Maria Toyoda.

in The Review of Financial Studies

May 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Economics; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Capitalist Systems. 19293 words.

We test whether capital account liberalization led to higher economic growth using de jure measures of capital account and financial current account openness for 94 nations, from 1950 (or...

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Does Europe need neoliberal reforms?

M Panić.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2007; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Economics; Microeconomics; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Labour and Demographic Economics; History of Economic Thought; Capitalist Systems; Industrial Organization. 12534 words.

This paper examines the neoliberal claim that the only way to achieve sustainable growth and full employment is to abandon Keynesian macroeconomic management and the welfare state and bring...

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Growth in the Shadow of Expropriation

Mark Aguiar and Manuel Amador.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; International Finance; Capitalist Systems; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 15695 words.

We propose a tractable variant of the open economy neoclassical growth model that emphasizes political economy and contracting frictions. The political economy frictions involve a...

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International Political Economy and African Economic Development: A Survey of Issues and Research Agenda

John F. E. Ohiorhenuan and Zoë Keeler.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capitalist Systems; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; International Relations and International Political Economy. 29960 words.

The challenges of African Economic development feature prominently on the agenda of the international political economy (IPE). Adopting a political economy prism, this paper examines the...

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Political Reforms and Public Policy: Evidence from Agricultural and Food Policies

Alessandro Olper, Jan Fałkowski and Johan Swinnen.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2014; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; International Trade; Economic Development; Capitalist Systems; Agricultural Economics. 10282 words.

This paper studies the effect of political regime transitions on public policy using a new data set on global agricultural and food policies over a 50-year period (including data from 74...

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World Price Shocks, Income, and Democratization

Ben Zissimos.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; International Trade; Capitalist Systems. 4086 words.

This paper shows how a world price shock can increase the likelihood that democratization must be used to resolve the threat of revolution. Initially, a ruling elite may be able to use...

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