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International business enterprises
Journal Article
Are less developed countries more exposed to multinational tax avoidance?

ARTICLE ON EARLY VIEW: This paper uses a global dataset with information about 210,000 corporations in 142 countries to investigate whether tax avoidance by multinational firms is more prevalent in less-developed countries...

International business enterprises Tax evasion Taxation
Blog
Multinational Tax Avoidance in Developing Countries

In recent years many global firms—including Starbucks, Google, and Amazon—have come under fire for avoiding paying taxes in one country by shifting their profits to a country with lower tax rates...

International business enterprises Tax evasion Taxation
Working Paper
Are less developed countries more exposed to multinational tax avoidance?: Method and evidence from micro-data

NOTE | Revised version May 2017 available. View and download the revised version...

International business enterprises Tax evasion Taxation
Book Chapter
Determinants of Industrial Embeddedness :: Evidence from Manufacturing Firms in an African Economy

Recent developments in policy initiatives as well as some current practical events have combined to put the spotlight on the issue of industrial embeddedness in sub-Saharan Africa...

Business networks Industrial organization (Economic theory) Industrial relations
Book Chapter
Indonesian Industrialization: A Latecomer Adjusting to Crises

From the book: Pathways to Industrialization in the Twenty-First Century

Economic development Economic policy Industrialization
Book Chapter
Committing to Economic Openness in Ireland: The Importance of Domestic Institutional Capabilities

From the book: Development Success

Economic development Economic integration Economic policy
Book Chapter
Global Supply Chains in Chinese Industrialization: Impact on Waste Scavenging in Developing Countries

From the book: Pathways to Industrialization in the Twenty-First Century

Business networks Industrialization International business enterprises
Working Paper
Global Supply Chains in Chinese Industrialization: Impact on Waste Scavenging in Developing Countries

China has undergone remarkable economic growth spearheaded by industrialization. Chinese industry demands a wide variety of raw materials in increasing amounts in order to manufacture all kinds of products...

Business networks Industrialization International business enterprises
Working Paper
Indonesian Industrialization: A Latecomer Adjusting to Crises

This paper examines Indonesia’s industrialization performance and policies, including its latecomer status, its generally rapid growth since the mid-1960s, its pronounced policy and performance episodes, and its ambivalent embrace of globalizat...

Economic development Economic policy Industrialization
Journal Article
Entrepreneurship and human development: A capability approach

We provide a formal model of entrepreneurship in human development. The framework is provided by the capabilities approach (CA)...

Economic development Mathematical models (Economic development) Entrepreneurship
Journal Article
The impact of transport costs on new venture internationalisation

This paper investigates the importance of transport costs in new venture internationalisation, i.e. of firms that start exporting before they are 3 years of age...

International business enterprises International trade Transportation
Working Paper
The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Developing Countries’ Terms of Trade

This paper first shows that important economic arguments in favor of the Prebisch-Singer hypothesis of falling terms of trade of developing countries have implicitly relied on the role of multinational corporations and foreign direct investment...

International business enterprises International trade Investments, Foreign
Working Paper
Determinants of Industrial Embeddedness: Evidence from African Manufacturing Firms

Recent developments in policy initiatives as well as some current practical events have combined to put the spotlight on the issue of industrial embeddedness in sub-Saharan Africa...

Business networks Industrial organization (Economic theory) Industrial relations
Journal Article
Globalization and Formal Sector Migration in Brazil

Part of Journal Special Issue Globalization, Poverty, and Inequality in Latin America

Commercial policy Globalization International business enterprises
Working Paper
Entrepreneurship and Human Development: A Capability Approach

We provide a formal model of entrepreneurship in human development. The framework is provided by the capabilities approach (CA)...

Economic development Mathematical models (Economic development) Entrepreneurship
Journal Special Issue
Fragility and Development in Small Island Developing States

In recent years there is a growing concern within the international donor community regarding the plight of a special group of countries labeled as 'Fragile States'...

Conflict management Economic assistance and foreign aid International business enterprises
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