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Palgrave Macmillan

International Business and Institutions after the Financial Crisis

ISBN 9781137367198
Publication Date February 2014
Formats Hardcover Ebook (EPUB) Ebook (PDF) 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Series Academy of International Business (UKI) Series

International Business and Institutions after the Financial Crisis provides an in-depth discussion and offers new insights concerning the ways in which firms from developed and emerging countries are performing in the aftermath of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. This book examines various issues from different viewpoints, and draws on research conducted in different country settings.

Dr. Yama Temouri is Lecturer in International Business at Aston Business School, Aston University, UK. His main research interests focus on the link between home and host country institutional quality, foreign direct investment and firm performance.
Dr. Chris Jones is Senior Lecturer in Economics at Aston Business School, Aston University, UK. He maintains primary research interests in various areas of International Economics and Business. He has written papers on economic growth, trade and foreign direct investment with a focus on developing countries. His main interest is using firm-level data to analyse the location choices of MNE's applied to a number of different contexts; these include FDI in conflict zones, FDI in tax havens and the foreign direct investment decisions of Tobacco firms. In 2011, Chris won the Economics Network's Student Nominated Award for Learning and Teaching. In 2012 Chris won the Aston Excellence Award for being the Outstanding Teacher of the Year (staff nominated).

Introduction: International Business, Institutions and Performance after the Financial Crisis; Yama Temouri and Chris Jones
1. The Role of International Business in the Global Spread of Technological Innovation; John Cantwell
2. Internationalisation of Firms From Emerging Markets; Location Choice and the Impact of Institutions and State Ownership; Saul Estrin
3. The Entry of Multinational Companies to the Base of the Pyramid: A Network Perspective; Misagh Tasavori, Pervez Ghauri and Reza Zaefarian
4. FDI and Property Rights in Resource-Rich Countries; Chiara Amini
5. The Impact of the Financial Crisis on the Performance of European Acquisitions; Rekha Rao Nicholson and Julie Salaber
6. Internal Capital Markets and outward Foreign Investment from India and China; Abubakr Saeed and Suma Athreye
7. The Investment Development Path in the Context of Poland's Accession to the European Union and the Global Financial and Economic Crisis; Ewa Kaliszuk and Agata Wancio
8. Adoption of the Global Reporting Initiative by FT500 firms: Overcoming the Liability of Foreignness; Stephen Chen and Petra Bouvain
9. Inward Investment, Technology Transfer and Innovation: Direct Evidence from China; Meng Song, Nigel Driffield and Jun Du
10. Knowledge Sources of Persistent Exporters: Effects on the Growth and Productivity of Firms; Hans Lööf, Pardis Nabavi, Gary Cook and Börje Joansson
11. Financing Patterns, Multinationals and Performance: Firm-level Evidence from 47 Countries; Sushanta Mallick and Yong Yang
12. The Role of Language in Bilateral FDI: A Forgotten Factor?; Palitha Konara and Yingqi Wei
13. The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Economic Performance in the Enlarged Europe: a Meta-Regression Analysis; Randolph Luca Bruno and Maria Cipollina
14. Drivers of Technology Upgrading: Do Foreign Acquisitions Matter to Chinese Firms?; Sourafel Girma, Yundan Gong, Holger Görg and Sandra Lancheros
15. International R and D Spillovers, TFP and Institutional Distance; Dolores Anon Higon and Miguel Manion-Antolin


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