Author: Eleanor M. Fox
Release Date: 2016-06-01
Concurrences Review in partnership with New York University School of Law held the second edition of the conference, Antitrust in Emerging and Developing Countries in New York on October 23, 2015. Five panels of prominent speakers representing 10 jurisdictions explored the economic context and addressed the challenges and developments in competition law and policy in emerging and developing jurisdictions, in particular China, India, Mexico, Brazil and South Africa. This book collects the conference participants papers on unique and pressing competition issues in developing countries."
Author: Eleanor M Fox
Release Date: 2015-10-23
Concurrences Review in partnership with New York University School of Law held the inaugural conference, "Antitrust in Emerging and Developing Countries," in New York on October 24, 2014. Five panels of prominent speakers representing 10 jurisdictions explored the economic context and addressed the challenges and developments in competition law and policy in emerging and developing jurisdictions, in particular China, India, Mexico, Brazil and South Africa. This book collects the papers of the conference participants on unique and pressing competition issues in developing countries.
Author: Julio Faundez
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Release Date: 2010
This book is both breathtaking in its scope and impressive in its attention to legal and institutional detail in situating developing countries in the evolving body of international economic law. Essays in this volume canvas most important areas of international economic law, including international trade law, international financial regulation, the regulation of foreign direct investment and multinational corporations, foreign aid, the enforcement of human rights standards and core international labour standards on multinational corporations, international enforcement of anti-corruption conventions, international competition law, international intellectual property rights, and international environmental law. A pervasive theme, compellingly developed, in most of these papers is the asymmetric structure of international institutions that generate rules in these various areas, in which developing countries are mostly rule takers, rather than equal participants. The current global financial crisis may provide a welcome opportunity for re-evaluating these institutional asymmetries. In any such re-evaluation, this book will provide a veritable cornucopia of constructive new insights.
Author: Franklin N. Ngwu
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release Date: 2016-12-08
Genre: Business & Economics
Throughout the world, the Anglo-American model of corporate governance tends to prevail – but no two countries are identical. Governance outcomes in developing and emerging economies often deviate from what theory predicts, due to a wide range of factors. Using insights from New Institutional Economics, Corporate Governance in Developing and Emerging Markets aims to explain the different issues and cultural and legal factors at play, and put forward an alternative governance framework for these economies. Structured in three parts, this text investigates different models of corporate governance; it explores the realities of corporate governance in ten nations, including the ‘BRICS’ (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and ‘MINT’ (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey) countries; and then considers corporate governance reform. This interdisciplinary text will be a valuable tool for students of corporate governance across Business, Economics and Law; and an equally useful resource for anyone working in or carrying out research in this area.
Author: Michael E. Porter
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Release Date: 2004-12-03
Genre: Business & Economics
The World Economic Forum's annual Global Competitiveness Report evaluates the potential for sustained economic growth of over 100 economies and ranks them accordingly. Since it first release in 1979, the Report has become the most authoritative and comprehensive study of its type. The 2004-2005 Report Contains: *Detailed country competitiveness provides of 104 economies *Data tables for survey and hard data variable ranking profiled economies *Complementary global rankings: the Growth Competitiveness Index (GCI) and the Business Competitiveness Index (BCI), measuring growth and productivity respectively *Exclusive Data from the Executive Onion Survey, with over 8,700 responses from business leaders worldwide. Produced in collaboration with a distinguished group of international scholars and a global network of over 100 leading national research institutes and business organizations, the Report also showcases the latest thinking and research on issues of immediate relevance for business leaders and policy-makers.
Author: Pablo M. Pinto
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 2013-03-25
Genre: Political Science
Pinto develops a partisan theory of foreign direct investment (FDI) arguing that left-wing governments choose policies that allow easier entry by foreign investors more than right-wing governments, and that foreign investors prefer to invest in countries governed by the left. To reach this determination, the book derives the conditions under which investment flows should be expected to affect the relative demand for the services supplied by economic actors in host countries. Based on these expected distributive consequences, a political economy model of the regulation of FDI and changes in investment performance within countries and over time is developed. The theory is tested using both cross-national statistical analysis and two case studies exploring the development of the foreign investment regimes and their performance over the past century in Argentina and South Korea.
Author: Daniel J. Gifford
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Release Date: 2015-02-11
How is it that two broadly similar systems of competition law have reached different results across a number of significant antitrust issues? While the United States and the European Union share a commitment to maintaining competition in the marketplace and employ similar concepts and legal language in making antitrust decisions, differences in social values, political institutions, and legal precedent have inhibited close convergence. With The Atlantic Divide in Antitrust, Daniel J. Gifford and Robert T. Kudrle explore many of the main contested areas of contemporary antitrust, including mergers, price discrimination, predatory pricing, and intellectual property. After identifying how prevailing analyses differ across these areas, they then examine the policy ramifications. Several themes run throughout the book, including differences in the amount of discretion firms have in dealing with purchasers, the weight given to the welfare of various market participants, and whether competition tends to be viewed as an efficiency-generating process or as rivalry. The authors conclude with forecasts and suggestions for how greater compatibility might ultimately be attained.
This study investigates whether the existing regulatory framework governing the telecommunications sector in countries in Sub-Saharan Africa effectively deals with emerging competition-related concerns in the liberalised sector. Using Uganda as a case study, it analyses the relevant provisions of the law governing competition in the telecommunications sector, and presents three key findings: Firstly, while there is comprehensive legislation on interconnection and spectrum management, inefficient enforcement of the legislation has perpetuated concerns surrounding spectrum scarcity and interconnection. Secondly, the legislative framework governing anti-competitive behaviour, though in line with the established principles of competition law, is not sufficient. Specifically, the framework is not equipped to govern the conduct of multinational telecommunications groups that have a strong presence in the telecommunications sector. Major factors hampering efficient competition regulation include Uganda’s sole reliance on sector-specific competition rules, restricted available remedies, and a regulator with limited experience of enforcing competition legislation. The weaknesses in the framework strongly suggest the need to adopt an economy-wide competition law. Lastly, wireless technology is the main means through which the population in Uganda accesses telecommunications services. Greater emphasis should be placed on regulating conduct in the wireless communications markets.
Author: Julian D. M. Lew
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Release Date: 2003
This treatise describes the practice of international commercial arbitration with reference to the major international treaties and instruments, arbitration rules and national laws. It provides an analysis of the interaction between party autonomy and arbitration practice.
Author: Shelby D. Hunt
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Release Date: 1999-11-30
Genre: Business & Economics
A General Theory of Competition develops a ground-breaking new theory of competition - `resource-advantage theory'. Recent thinking on competition has assumed the premises, structure and implications of the theory of perfect competition. In his long-awaited book Shelby Hunt draws on economics, management, marketing and sociology to articulate resource-advantage theory. The author proceeds to illustrate how and why his theory may be used to explain and predict economic phenomena with great accuracy. This volume is extremely well-referenced, with detailed source notes.
Author: Jonathan B. Festinger
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Electronic games industry
Video Game Law, 2nd Edition addresses the overlapping and emerging issues relating to IP, freedom of speech, employment, defamation, privacy, licensing and torts as they arise within the context of the video games industry, offering unique legal analysis and guidance unavailable elsewhere."--Pub. desc.
Author: Brian J. Arnold
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Release Date: 2002-10-08
Genre: Business & Economics
The international aspects of income taxation have become increasingly important as countries worldwide have become more economically integrated. International Tax Primer provides an introduction to the policies that countries seek to advance with their international tax rules, with numerous examples drawn from the practices of both developed and developing countries. It grew out of the authors' work with the OECD in conducting seminars on international tax for tax officials in countries emerging from the collapse of the Soviet Union. The book strikes a balance between the specific and the general by illustrating the fundamental principles and structure of international tax with frequent reference to actual practice in a variety of countries. Coverage includes: the role of the tax adviser; tax planning techniques; international double taxation; transfer pricing; anti-avoidance rules; tax treaties, including discussion of the OECD and UN Model Treaties; emerging issues, such as e-commerce and harmful tax competition.
Author: Mark J. Eschenfelder
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Sports & Recreation
Written for students with some exposure to economics concepts and analysis, Economics of Sport is ideal for a lower division elective course for economics majors, for mastera s students in sport management, or for economics professors who are in the process of learning more about the sport industry. In its newly updated 13 chapters, the second edition of Economics of Sport defines the sport industry and reviews economic concepts before examining in detail such central issues as benefits and costs, the theory of the firm, profit maximization as a major motivator, and alternative motivators in nonprofit organizations. Drawing the student deeper into the functions and limits of sport economics, Economics of Sport - discusses elasticity of demand and supply, and examines market structures, from perfect competition to monopolies; - analyzes various reasons for government-provided sport, community sport, and private enterprise, and the reasons for mergers and acquisitions. - assesses the contribution of the sport industry to the U.S. economy; - surveys and relates the economic impact studies used to justify spending, the labor-related issues in the sport industry, including professional athletes, public relations directors, and sales representatives in various types of sport firms and organizations; and - details the economic theories related to both government and industry self-regulation applicable to the sport industry, and the antitrust laws and their applications in the sport industry. Economics of Sport is a thorough and accessible text, perfect for everyone who wants a complete understanding of the sport industry today!
"This book provides organizational and managerial directions to support the greater use and management of electronic or digital government technologies in organizations, while epitomizing the current e-government research available"--Provided by publisher.