Big Business and Economic Development Conglomerates and Economic Groups in Developing Countries and Transition Economies Under Globalisation

By: Hogenboom, Barbara; Jilberto, Alex E. Fernandez

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Bringing together an international and multidisciplinary group of experts, this is the first comprehensive volume to analyze conglomerates and economic groups in developing countries and transition economies. Using sixteen in-depth case studies it provides a comparative framework for the study of contemporary process of privatization, economic and financial liberalization and neoliberal globalization.

Exploring the various causes and economic, social and political effects of the rise of big business in Asia, Latin America, Africa and Eastern Europe, the main issues that are examined include:

  • the nature of contemporary economic concentration
  • the relations between local and external investors
  • the impact on development, and on economic and political control over its direction
  • the new role of the state towards conglomerates and economics groups
  • the effects of economic and political changes on the legitimacy of the state and large companies.

This volume is perfect as either a textbook or supplementary reading for students at all levels, as well as researchers and governmental and non-governmental professionals working and studying in the fields of international business and economic development.

Title: Big Business and Economic Development Conglomerates and Economic Groups in Developing Countries and Transition Economies Under Globalisation

Author Name: Hogenboom, Barbara; Jilberto, Alex E. Fernandez

Categories: Other,

Publisher: United States, Routledge: 2006

ISBN Number: 0415412684

ISBN Number 13: 9780415412681

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Like New

Type: Book

Seller ID: 009329

Description: Like New. Big Business and Economic Development Conglomerates and Economic Groups in Developing Countries and Transition Economies Under Globalisation By Hogenboom, Barbara; Jilberto, Alex E. Fernandez Product Details Comparative in both approach and structure, this book deals with conglomerates and economic groups in developing countries and transition economies. It contains sixteen country case studies by an international and multidisciplinary group of experts analyzing the various causes and effects of the rise of 'big business'.36 BLACK & WHITE TABLES, 11 BLACK & WHITE LINE DRAWINGS Hardcover: 428 pages Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (February 23, 2007) Language: English ISBN-10: 0415412684 ISBN-13: 978-0415412681 Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.8 x 1.2 inches

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