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Asymmetric Cultural Proximity and Greenfield FDI

2017 Working Papers | Global Economics: Trade Investment and Development

Author(s): Matteo Fiorini, Giorgia Giovannetti, Mauro Lanati, Filippo Santi

Topic(s): Cultural and Religious Diversity // Trade, Investment and International Cooperation //

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This paper investigates the role of cultural proximity (CP) on greenfield foreign direct investment (FDI). We build a conceptual framework that explicitly accounts for the asymmetric dimensions in the cultural relationship between two countries, and single out a symmetric element (similarity) and an asymmetric one (attractiveness) within a broad notion of CP. We use bilateral […]

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Rohingya women in Malaysia: decision-making and information sharing in the course of irregular migration

2017 Working Papers | European Transnational and Global Governance

Author(s): Claudia Tazreiter, Sharon Pickering and Rebecca Powell

Topic(s): Asylum and refugees // Diaspora // Migrant integration //

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This paper presents major findings of a project focused on the experiences of Rohingya women in Malaysia, categorised as ‘irregular migrants’. Malaysia has become a key destination and country of transit for many Rohingya fleeing Myanmar. The paper presents and analyses the influences on decision-making; the role of family; information sources used and their trustworthiness […]

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State Capacity and Economic Integration: Evidence from the Eastern Enlargement

2017 Working Papers | European Transnational and Global Governance

Author(s): László Bruszt and Nauro F. Campos

Topic(s): Comparative Regional Integration and Regionalism // Economic Development // European Governance // Institutions and Policy-making //

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We study whether and how economic integration increases state capacity. Despite the recent surge in economist’s interest in state capacity, there remains a lack of theory-based detailed empirical measures. This paper introduces a new panel of institutional reform measures. We present a political economy framework highlighting the Montesquieu, Weber and Smith channels and yielding hypotheses […]

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Rules of Origin as Non-Tariff Measures: Towards Greater Regulatory Convergence

2017 Working Papers | Global Economics: Trade Investment and Development

Author(s): Bernard Hoekman and Stefano Inama

Topic(s): Economic Development // Trade, Investment and International Cooperation //

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Integrating Africa: Some Trade Policy Research Priorities and Challenges

2017 Working Papers | Global Economics: Trade Investment and Development

Author(s): Bernard Hoekman and Dominique Njinkeu

Topic(s): Economic Development //

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