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Transnational corporations and development policy : critical perspectives

Author: Eric Rugraff; Diego Sánchez-Ancochea; Andrew Sumner
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Series: Rethinking international development series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Few issues in development raise as much heat as the impact of transnational corporations (TNCs) on the South. However, the exact nature of the relationship between foreign direct investment and development remains unclear both conceptually and empirically. The contributors to this edited volume offer a wide-reaching exploration of these links through a series of case studies from Africa, Asia, Latin America and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Rugraff; Diego Sánchez-Ancochea; Andrew Sumner
ISBN: 0230537065 9780230537064
OCLC Number: 223370161
Description: xiii, 321 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: INTRODUCTION PART I: TNCs and Development: An Overview How Have TNCs Changed in the Last Fifty Years?; E. Rugraff, A. Sumner and D. Sanchez-Ancochea What do we Know About Developmental Impacts of TNCs? E. Rugraff, A. Sumner and D. Sanchez-Ancochea PART II: TNCs and Development Policy How TNC-friendly is Development Policy?; E. Rugraff, A. Sumner and D. Sanchez-Ancochea Are North-South Trade Agreements Good for FDI-led Development? The case of DR CAFTA; E. Rugraff, A. Sumner and D. Sanchez-Ancochea PART III: New Players Perspectives Is Indian FDI Developmental?; J. Dige Pedersen Chinese Outward FDI in Africa: How Much do we Know?; A. Crabtree and A. Sumner PART IV: Macro-Perspectives How can we Explain the Behaviour of TNCs in Central Europe?; E. Rugraff, A. Sumner and D. Sanchez-Ancochea Is the Impact of FDI Similar in all Developing Countries? South Africa and Mali Compared; S. Jeppesen and C. Mainguy Does FDI Reduce Poverty? Three Cases from India; M. Tiwari PART V: Sectoral Perspectives How do Linkages with Local Suppliers Affect the Impact of TNCs on Development? The Case of Electronics in Vietnam; I. Vind Does FDI Create Linkages in Mining? The Case of Gold Mining in Ghana; M. Nylandsted Larsen, P. Yankson and N. Fold How Does 'Linking Up With Global Buyers' Impact the Prospects for Upgrading in Pharmaceuticals? The Case in India; S. Jessen Haakonsson
Series Title: Rethinking international development series.
Responsibility: edited by Eric Rugraff, Diego Sánchez-Ancochea, Andrew Sumner.
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