Tag: academic theory

Empirical Relationships among Technological Characteristics, Global Orientation, and Internationalisation of South Korean New Ventures

International new ventures (INVs) that pursue rapid internationalisation have received a growing amount of attention worldwide. This study, therefore, ...

International Market Orientation and Management Capabilities as Determinants of the New Ventures’ International Behaviour

The main research objectives of this paper are the analysis of the influence of international market orientation and the management capabilities deriv ...

International expansion of Colombian firms: Understanding their emergence in foreign markets

This paper aims to show that, although there is no evidence of a generalized pattern within the internationalization process of Colombian firms, there ...

Tariff

The most common way to protect one’s economy from import competition is to implement a tariff: a tax on imports. Generally speaking, a tariff is any t ...
What Is Economics?

What Is Economics?

To appreciate how a business functions, we need to know something about the economic environment in which it operates. We begin with a definition of e ...
Economic Fables

Economic Fables

Part memoir, part crash-course in economic theory, this deeply engaging book by one of the world's foremost economists looks at economic ideas through ...
Understanding the Poverty Impact of the Global Financial Crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean

Understanding the Poverty Impact of the Global Financial Crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean

Any time there is an economic crisis; there is the very real potential that its consequences for human welfare will be severe. Thus when the developed ...
Latin America and the Rising South : Changing World, Changing Priorities

Latin America and the Rising South : Changing World, Changing Priorities

The world economy is not what it used to be twenty years ago. For most of the 20th century, the world economy was characterized by developed (North) c ...