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International Political Economy Series

Capital beyond Borders

States and Firms in the Auto Industry, 1960–94

Authors: Thomas, Kenneth P.

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This book challenges the established wisdom regarding the balance of bargaining power between multinational corporations and host governments. Most theories, beginning with Raymond Vernon's, claim that the bargaining power of host states should increase over time. This work shows the opposite is true, at least for the automobile industry in the industrialized world. The reason for this is the growing mobility of production, which undercuts host states' bargaining positions. Capital mobility is thus central to both firm-state relations and IPE generally.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Capital beyond Borders
Book Subtitle
States and Firms in the Auto Industry, 1960–94
Authors
Series Title
International Political Economy Series
Copyright
1997
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Kenneth P. Thomas
eBook ISBN
978-1-349-25472-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-349-25472-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-25474-3
Series ISSN
2662-2483
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 191
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