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An Econometric Analysis of the Determinants of Capacity Expansion Investment in the West European Chemical Industry
(wiley & sons, 1995)
Capacity expansion investments by oligopolistic firms is arguably one of their most important strategic decisions. It may have significant implications on the firms themselves as well as on their existing and potential ...
Beyond the Nation-State?: The Transnational Firm and the Nation-State
(Sage Publication, 1991-03)
This paper analyses the relationship between the transnational firm and the nation-state in capitalist economies. Following a critical appraisal of mainstream and radical theories of the transnational firm and the ...
Towards a Neo-classical Theory of Institutional Failure
(MCB UP Ltd, 1992-01)
Aims to explore the possibility of developing a neoclassical theory of institutional failure, based on “transaction costs”. Critically assesses the role of institutions in General Equilibrium theory and concludes that, ...
Beyond the nation-state? The transnational firm and the nation-state
(Proquest Academic Research Library, 1991)
The relationship between the transnational firm and the nation-state in capitalist economies is discussed. The state retains significant autonomy and its relationship to the firm involves a mix of rivalry and collusion.
Transnationals, International Organization and Deindustrialization
(Sage Publications, 1993-07)
We examine the link between transnational corporations (TNCs), international state apparatuses and deindustrialization. We suggest that international state apparatuses, such as the EC, are institutional devices, complementary ...
Transaction costs versus resource value?
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 1999-06)
Two major advances in the theory of the firm and (micro)economics more generally are arguably transaction costs economics (TCE) and the theory of firm resources. TCE has originally been applied to the theory of the firm, ...
Transaction Costs and the Historical Evolution of the Capitalist Firm
(Taylor & Francis, Ltd., 1998-12)
An attempt is made to critically assess the contribution of transaction costs economics (TCE) in explaining the nature of the firm. TCE suffers from conceptual problems and lacks a historical-evolutionary basis. The pursuit ...