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In the Hurricane's Eye

The Troubled Prospects of Multinational Enterprises

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PAPERBACK

$39.00 • £31.95 • €35.00

ISBN 9780674004245

Publication Date: 10/16/2000

Short

272 pages

6 x 9 inches

2, 29 tables

World

  • Preface
  • 1. Setting the Context: Multinational Enterprises in a System of Nation-States
    • A Rough Take-off for the Multinationals
    • Calibrating the Multinationals’ Importance
    • Multinationals’ Behavior in International Markets
    • The Challenge: Accommodating Multinationals and Nation-States
  • 2. Tensions in the Background: Conflict between Multinational Enterprises and Nation-States
    • The Nation-States’ Struggle for Jobs
    • Taxing Multinationals
    • Security for the Nation-State
    • Conflicts of Jurisdiction, Culture, and Principle
  • 3. Inside the Emerging Economies: High Stakes for Nation-States and Multinational Enterprises
    • Latin America
    • Fading Stars of Asia
    • Transitional Economics: From Hungary to China
    • India
    • Conclusions
  • 4. Inside the Industrialized Economies: New Sources of Tension
    • The Case of Europe
    • The Case of the United States
    • The Case of Japan
    • Common Problems, Common Responses
  • 5. The Struggle over Open Markets: The Gathering Clouds
    • Ambivalence in the United States and Europe
    • Multinationals and the Struggle for Public Resources
    • Uncertainties in the International Political Climate
  • 6. Righting the Balance: Possible Policy Responses
    • The Search for Global Principles
    • Bilateral Agreements
    • Industry-Centered Agreements
    • Regional Agreements
    • Possible New Initiatives
    • Unilateral Measures
    • Reprise
  • Notes
  • Index

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