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International Political Economy Series

Business Groups and Transnational Capitalism in Central America

Economic and Political Strategies

Authors: Bull, Benedicte, Castellacci, F., Kasahara, Yuri

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This book investigates Central America's political economy seen through the lens of its powerful business groups. It provides unique insight into their strategies when confronted with a globalized economy, their impact on development of the isthmus, and how they shape the political and economic institutions governing local varieties of capitalism.

About the authors

Benedicte Bull is Professor at the Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), University of Oslo and director of the Norwegian Network for Latin America Research. She holds a PhD in Political Science (2003) and has published widely on development theory, Latin American political economy and governance and international institutions.

Fulvio Castellacci is Director at the TIK Centre, University of Oslo and Research Professor at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI). He holds a PhD in Innovation Studies from the University of Oslo (2004) and a PhD in Economics from the University of Rome La Sapienza (2005). His fields of interest are the economics of innovation, international and development economics.

Yuri Kasahara was a Research Associate at SUM, University of Oslo during the work with this book, and is currently Senior Researcher at the Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR). He holds a PhD in Political Science from the Instituto Universitario de Pesquisas do Rio de Janeiro (2009). His areas of interest are political economy, Latin American politics, and state-business relations.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Introduction: The Emergence and Evolution of Business Groups in Central America

    Pages 1-21

    Bull, Benedicte (et al.)

  • Between Hierarchies and Networks: Understanding Business Group Strategies in a Global Capitalism

    Pages 22-38

    Bull, Benedicte (et al.)

  • Regional Shifts and National Trajectories: Differences in the Context and Strategies of Business Groups

    Pages 39-72

    Bull, Benedicte (et al.)

  • From Oligarchs to Transnational Business Group Leaders? The Shifting Strategies of Key Business Groups

    Pages 73-93

    Bull, Benedicte (et al.)

  • Internationalization and the Export Performance of the Central American Business Groups

    Pages 94-114

    Bull, Benedicte (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Business Groups and Transnational Capitalism in Central America
Book Subtitle
Economic and Political Strategies
Authors
Series Title
International Political Economy Series
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-35940-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137359407
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-35939-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-47152-2
Series ISSN
2662-2483
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 225
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