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Title Big business and economic development : conglomerates and economic groups in developing countries and transition economies under globalisation / edited by Alex E. Fernández Jilberto and Barbara Hogenboom
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 428 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge studies in international business and the world economy ; 36
Routledge studies in international business and the world economy ; 36
Contents Public vs. private: governance in East Asia n the age of globalisation / Kurt W. Radtke -- Conglomerates in Indonesia: the road to power and beyond / J. Thomas Lindblad -- The rise of Taiwanese family-owned business groups in the telecommunications industry / Momoko Kawakami -- Conglomerates in Iran: the political economy of Islamic Foundations / Eva Rakel -- Latin American conglomerates in the neoliberal era: the politics of economic concentration in Chile and Mexico / Alex E. Fernández Jilberto and Barbara Hogenboom -- Economic groups and the rise and collapse of neoliberalism in Argentina / Miguel Teubal -- Economic flexibilisation and denationalisation in Brazil / Roberto Rocco -- Transitionals, grupos, and business associations in the privatisation of Central America's telecommunications / Benedicte Bull -- The Viagra effect: pharmaceutical giants and the Puerto Rican economy / Antonio Carmona Báez -- The neoliberalising African state and private capital accumulation: the case of Cameroon / Piet Konings -- The resilience of comprador capitalism: "new" economic groups in Southern Africa / Stefan Andreasson -- African regional groupings and emerging Chinese conglomerates / Kwame Nimako -- The risky business of cocoa in Ghana: local entrepreneurs in a buyer-driven chain / Anna Laven -- The Kremlin and the oligarchs: clashing economic interests in Russia / André Mommen with Vasiliy Valuev and Serghei Golunov -- The rise of conglomerates in Ukraine: the Donetsk case / Hans van Zon -- The impact of multinational investment in Central and Eastern Europe / Wioletta Niemiec and Mariusz Niemiec
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed Jan. 4, 2010)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Subject International business enterprises -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Investments, Foreign -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Developing countries -- Economic policy -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Fernández Jilberto, A. E. (Alex E.)
Hogenboom, Barbara.
ISBN 0203962281 (electronic bk.)
9780203962282 (electronic bk.)