Ilan Alon

University of Agder - School of Management

N-4604 Kristiansand


Rollins College

Cornell Professor of International Business

Winter Park, FL 32789

United States

Georgetown University

Washington, DC 20057

United States









Scholarly Papers (10)


FDI Perspectives: Issues in International Investment, 2nd Edition

K. Sauvant and J. Reimer, eds., New York: Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment, 2012
Number of pages: 282 Posted: 16 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2018
Karl P. Sauvant, Jennifer Reimer, Todd Allee, Ilan Alon, Alice H. Amsden, Tadahiro Asami, Reuven S. Avi-Yonah, Paul Barbour, Christian Bellak, Axel Berger, Sjoerd Beugelsdijk, Subrata Bhattacharjee, Harry G. Broadman, Elizabeth Broomfield, Gert Bruche, Matthias Busse, John A. Cantwell, Aleh Cherp, Lorenzo Cotula, Nandita Dasgupta, Kenneth Davies, Alexandre de Gramont, Armand Claude de Mestral, Kabir Duggal, Persephone Economou, John Evans, David N. Fagan, Mark Feldman, Hermann Ferré, Daniel M. Firger, Daniel M. Firger, Veljko Fotak, Susan Franck, Kevin P. Gallagher, Nilgun Gokgur, Kathryn Gordon, Jose Guimon, Thilo Hanemann, Torfinn Harding, Jean-François Hennart, Seev Hirsch, Wing (Xiaoying) Huo, Beata Smarzynska Javorcik, Nathan M. Jensen, Lise Johnson, Thomas Jost, George Kahale III, Kalman Kalotay, Laza Kekic, John M. Kline, Charles Kovacs, Jürgen Kurtz, Jo En Low, Miguel Pérez Ludeña, Edmund J. Malesky, Edmund J. Malesky, Geraldine McAllister, William L. Megginson, Sophie Meunier, Michael Mortimore, Joel Moser, Michael D. Nolan, Peter Nunnenkamp, Terutomo Ozawa, Clint Peinhardt, Nicolás M. Perrone, Luke Eric Peterson, Mark Plotkin, Joachim Pohl, Lauge N. Skovgaard Poulsen, Carlos Razo, Daniel Rosen, Martin Roy, Giorgio Sacerdoti, Giorgio Sacerdoti, Premila Nazareth Satyanand, Manfred Schekulin, Stephan W. Schill, Francisco Colman Sercovich, Arjen HL Slangen, Roger Smeets, Hans Smit, M. Sornarajah, Frederic G. Sourgens, Jonathan Strauss, Kenneth P. Thomas, Margo Thomas, Perrine Toledano, Julien Topal, Anne van Aaken, Anne van Aaken, Gus Van Harten, Daniel Villar, Sandy Walker, Mira Wilkins, Jason W. Yackee and Chen Zhao
Columbia University - Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Independent, Independent, University of Agder - School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Independent, University of Michigan Law School, Independent, WU, Vienna University of Economics and BA, Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) - German Development Institute (DIE), University of Groningen, Heenan Blaikie LLP, World Bank - Europe and Central Asia Region, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Ruhr-University Bochum, Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick, Central European University, Independent, Independent, Columbia University, Independent, McGill University - Faculty of Law, Independent, World Bank Group, Independent, Independent, Peking University School of Transnational Law, Independent, New York University School of LawColumbia Center for Climate Change Law, School of Management, University at Buffalo (SUNY), American University - Washington College of Law, Boston University, Independent, Investment Division, OECD, Autonomous University of Madrid, Independent, University of Oxford, Tilburg University - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management, Tel Aviv University - Faculty of Management, Independent, University of Oxford - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, University of Applied Sciences Aschaffenburg, Independent, Institute of World Economics, Independent, Independent, Independent, University of Melbourne - Law School, Independent, Independent, affiliation not provided to SSRNDuke University, Political Science, Columbia University, University of Oklahoma, Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, Independent, Independent, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, University of Kiel, East-West Center, University of Texas at Dallas, Escuela de Derecho, Universidad de Valparaíso, Independent, Independent, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Investment Division, University College London, United Nations, Independent, World Trade Organization (WTO) - Trade in Services Division, Bocconi University - Department of LawBocconi University - Department of Law, Independent, Government of the Republic of Austria - Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour, University of Amsterdam, Independent, University of Amsterdam Business School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Management & Global Business, Columbia University - Law School, National University of Singapore - Faculty of Law, Washburn University - School of Law, Independent, University of Missouri at Saint Louis, Independent, Columbia University - Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment, European University Institute - Department of Political and Social Sciences (SPS), Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective GoodsUniversity of Hamburg, Law School, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Economics, Independent, Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin Law School and Independent
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Credit Risk Research: Review and Agenda

Emerging Markets Finance and Trade 54(4): 811-835, 2018
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 01 Mar 2018
University of Agder, School of Busines and Law, Students, University of Agder, University of Agder - School of Management and Copenhagen Business School
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bibliography, credit risk, historiographic mapping, co-citation, bibliometric


A Guide to the Top 100 Companies in China

A GUIDE TO THE TOP 100 COMPANIES IN CHINA, Ilan Alon, Wen Xian Zhang, eds., World Scientific Publishing, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 14 Apr 2010
Ilan Alon and Wenxian Zhang
University of Agder - School of Management and Rollins College - Graduate School of Business
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Chinese Enterprises, Economic Reform, Business Development, China, Globalization


Predictors of Success in the Proof-of-Concept Program of the European Research Council: An Automated Machine Learning Model of Application and Winning

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Dec 2021
University of Agder, Department of Political Science and Management, University of Agder - School of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Research proposals evaluation, Automated Machine Learning, ERC, PoC, research valorisation, propensity to apply


Changes in Services Trade Barriers in Banking and Their Impact: The Case of the ASEAN 3

Asian‐Pacific Economic Literature, Vol. 25, Issue 2, pp. 103-115, 2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Nov 2011
Xiaobing Feng and Ilan Alon
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Agder - School of Management
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Impacts of China's Foreign Direct Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa

Posted: 02 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2015
Jian Zhang, Ilan Alon and Yanan Chen
World Bank, University of Agder - School of Management and Rollins College



foreign direct investment, Africa, China, capital flows


Can Signaling Theory Help Agency and Resource Scarcity Theories Explain Franchisee Failure? Predicting SBA-Backed Loan Defaults

Posted: 08 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2015
University of Agder - School of Management, JISC Statistics and Rollins College - Graduate School of Business



SBA, Franchisor, Franchisee, Agency Theory, Resource Scarcity Theory, Signaling Theory


Determining the RMB Exchange Regime

Posted: 03 May 2010
Xiaobing Feng and Ilan Alon
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Agder - School of Management



China Currency, Basket Regime, Market Forces, Exchange Arrangements, Artificial Neural Network


US-Based Fast Food Restaurants: Factors Influencing International Expansion of Franchise Systems

Posted: 06 Apr 2010
Liqiang Ni and Ilan Alon
University of Central Florida - Department of Statistics and University of Agder - School of Management



global franchising, fast food, non-linear


Corporate Governance Mechanisms for Monitoring or Empowering CEOS? A Study of Chinese Listed Firms

Posted: 06 Apr 2010
Helen Wei Hu and Ilan Alon
University of Melbourne and University of Agder - School of Management