Economic Transformation in Emerging Countries / Edition 1 by Contractor | 9780080434292 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Economic Transformation in Emerging Countries / Edition 1

Economic Transformation in Emerging Countries / Edition 1

by Contractor

ISBN-10: 0080434290

ISBN-13: 9780080434292

Pub. Date: 11/08/1998

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

Product Details

Emerald Group Publishing
Publication date:
International Business and Economics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter headings and selected papers: Preface. A review of critical issues in the transformation of emerging countries (F.J. Contractor). Part I: Trade Policies. Have trade policy reforms led to greater openness in developing countries? Evidence from trade data (J. Nash, S. Andriamananjara). The interrelationships between imports and exports of manufacturing industries of small open economies: the case of the Hong Kong garment industry (To-Ming Ho). Part II: Foreign Direct Investment Determinants. The trade-investment nexus (M.E. Kreinin et al.). Direct foreign investment, economic cycles and Mexican wage policy (J.B. Anderson). Part III: Capital Markets. International financial integration, interest rates, and country risk (A.J. Makin). Financial liberalization, financial deepening and efficiency implications in the emerging markets: preliminary evidence from Turkey (C. Bulent Aybar). The day-of-the-week and the weekend effect in the Thai stock market (M. Raj, P. Dheeriya). Part IV: Exchange Markets in Emerging Nations. Predicting devaluation (A. Alford, G. Finaczy). The Mexican economy in the 1990s: boom or bust? (R.C. Shelburne). Impact of the Mexican peso crisis on Argentina (J.A. Adams Jr.). Part V: Labor Markets. International wage inequality and convergence: the impact of transnational corporations (P. Koudal). Labor market institutions and social welfare in transitional economies (A. Fourçans, R. Vrânceanu). Part VI: Privatization. Survival value of Russian banks: to what degree are they market oriented? (T. Thoman). Polish mass privatization: an economic goalthwarted by political contingencies (L.V. Ryan). Part VII: Technology Acquisition by Emerging Nations. Technology acquisition policies in emerging countries (F.J. Contractor). Institutional barriers to technological transfer and diffusion: managerial perceptions (P.D. Pérez). Author index. Subject index.

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