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  1. Going Multinational

    The Korean Experience of Direct Investment

    Edited by Frédérique Sachwald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    At the beginning of the 1990s, Korean firms embarked on an impressive wave of direct investment abroad. This dramatic multinationalization was considered as yet another sign of Korea's remarkable economic performance, especially as a high proportion of the foreign ventures were located in advanced...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Knowledge, Innovation and Internationalisation

    Essays in Honour of Cesare Imbriani

    Edited by Piergiuseppe Morone

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    As firms increasingly rely on knowledge as a key factor for innovation, the ability to innovate is increasingly perceived as a key asset for being competitive in international markets. This new volume argues that innovation, knowledge and internationalisation should be viewed as tightly related...

    Published April 16th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Mergers and Acquisitions in Asia

    A Global Perspective

    By Roger Y.W. Tang, Ali M. Metwalli

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This book examines recent trends towards mergers and acquisitions in Japan, Greater China and Southeast Asia from 1990 to 2004. Comparisons are made among regions and between countries of particular regions. The economic profiles and investment climates of key countries are discussed and...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Epistemic Economics and Organization

    Forms of Rationality and Governance for a Wiser Economy

    By Anna Grandori

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This book proposes a new approach to economics, management and organization that should help in making economic organization ‘wise’, ‘innovative’ and ‘robust’ in an uncertain and risky world. Although the modern economy and society is ‘knowledge intensive’, Anna Grandori argues that the dominant...

    Published February 24th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Economics of Creativity

    Ideas, Firms and Markets

    Edited by Thierry Burger-Helmchen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Understanding the economic implication of creative individuals and firms is at the heart of the new economy and of related fields such as the economics of knowledge, the economics of science and innovation management. This book brings together a panel of theoretical and empirical contributions...

    Published January 27th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Evolution and Design of Institutions

    By Christian Schubert, Georg Von Wangenheim

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This book comprises nine papers approaching designed institutions and their interplay with spontaneous institutions from various angles. While the evolution of spontaneous institutions is quite well understood in economic thinking, the development of consciously designed institutions has been...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Universities, Cities and Regions

    Loci for Knowledge and Innovation Creation

    Edited by Roberta Capello, Agnieszka Olechnicka, Grzegorz Gorzelak

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Regions and cities are the natural loci where knowledge is created, and where it can be easily turned into a commercial product. Regions are territories where, under certain socio-economic conditions, a strong sense of belonging and mutual trust develops the ability to transform information and...

    Published November 5th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Location and Competition

    Edited by Harry Garretsen, Steven Brakman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    The 'new economic geography' is one of the most significant developments to have occurred in economics in recent years. The new insights gained from this approach have been successfully applied to issues such as globalization, international integration and policy competition. Contributed to and...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Changing Economic Geography of Globalization

    By Giovanna Vertova

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    The process of globalization has had profound, often destabilizing, effects on space, at all levels (i.e. local, regional, national, international). This revealing book analyzes, both theoretically and empirically, the effects of globalization over space. It considers, through a dialogue among...

    Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Evolutionary Economic Geography

    Location of production and the European Union

    By Miroslav Jovanovic

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    The purpose of this book is to provide a guided tour through the theoretical foundations of spatial locations of firms and industries in an evolutionary economic framework. It addresses the issues of how a location of business in geographical space is selected and where economic activity may (re)...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge