Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra

Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy

Professor of International Business and Strategy

D'Amore-McKim School of Business

313 Hayden Hall, 360 Huntington Avenue

Boston, MA 02115

United States

http://cuervo-cazurra.com

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Causes of the Difficulties in Internationalization

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 38, No. 5, pp. 709-725, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra, Mary M. Maloney and Shalini Manrakhan
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy, Univesity of St. Thomas, Opus College of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Citation 14

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cost of doing business abroad, liability of foreignness, internationalization, multinational enterprises, resource-based theory

Causes of the Difficulties in Internationalization

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 38, Issue 5, pp. 709-725, 2007
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra, Mary M. Maloney and Shalini Manrakhan
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy, Univesity of St. Thomas, Opus College of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Citation 21

Who Cares about Corruption?

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 37, pp. 803-822, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Dec 2007
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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Citation 21

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corruption, foreign direct investment, international management

Who Cares About Corruption?

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 37, Issue 6, pp. 807-822, 2006
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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Codes of Good Governance Worldwide: What is the Trigger?

Organization Studies, Vol. 25, No. 3, 2004
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Sep 2004
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Ruth V. Aguilera
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and
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Citation 61

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corporate governance, boards of directors, legal system, international practices.

Transforming Disadvantages into Advantages: Developing-Country MNEs in the Least Developed Countries

Journal of International Business Studies, 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Dec 2007
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Mehmet E Genc
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and Ozyegin University
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Citation 18

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multinational enterprises, competitive advantage, competitive disadvantage, least developed countries, governance, institutions

Transforming Disadvantages into Advantages: Developing-Country Mnes in the Least Developed Countries

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 39, Issue 6, pp. 957-979, 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Mehmet E Genc
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and Ozyegin University
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The Internationalization of Developing Country MNEs: The Case of Multilatinas

Journal of International Management, 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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Citation 9

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Multinational enterprises, Multilatinas, developing country, internationalization process, incremental internationalization, eclectic paradigm, Latin America

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Citation 8

The Effectiveness of Laws against Bribery Abroad

Journal of International Business Studies, 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Dec 2007
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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Citation 8

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corruption, foreign direct investment, law, institutions

The Effectiveness of Laws Against Bribery Abroad

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 39, Issue 4, pp. 634-651, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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Citation 73

Codes of Good Governance

Northeastern U. D’Amore-McKim School of Business Research Paper No. No. 2013-05,
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2013
Ruth V. Aguilera and Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
and Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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Citation 73

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codes, goveranance, codes of good governance, international

Codes of Good Governance

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 17, Issue 3, pp. 376-387, May 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Jun 2009
Ruth V. Aguilera and Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
and Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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R&D Collaborations and Product Innovation

Journal of Product Innovation Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 May 2008
C. Annique Un, Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Kazuhiro Asakawa
University of South Carolina - Department of International Business, Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and Keio University - Graduate School of Business Administration
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R&D collaboration, product innovation, knowledge breadth, knowledge access, knowledge-based view

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Better the Devil You Don't Know: Type of Corruption and FDI in Transition Economies

Journal of International Management, 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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corruption, foreign direct investment, institutions, transition economies

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Distances in the Internationalization Process: The Case of Banco Santander (Las Distancias en el Proceso de Internacionalizacion: El Caso del Banco Santander)

Universia Business Review, 2008
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Dec 2007
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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internationalization process, service firms, distance, Banco Santander

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Business Groups and Their Types

Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Vol. 23, pp. 419-437, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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Citation 7

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business groups, diversification, family-ownership, theory of the firm

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Types of Difficulties in Internationalization and their Consequences

A NEW GENERATION IN INTERNATIONAL STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT, Stephen Tallman, ed., Edward Elgar, 2007
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Dec 2007
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and C. Annique Un
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and University of South Carolina - Department of International Business
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difficulties in internationalization; cost of doing business abroad; liability of foreignness; internationalization; multinational enterprises

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Sequence of Value-Added Activities in the Internationalization of Developing Country MNEs

Journal of International Management, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 258-277, 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Dec 2007
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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Citation 5

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sales subsidiaries, production subsidiaries, multinationalization, foreign direct investment, developing countries, multinational enterprises

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Economic Liberalization and Multilatinas (Liberalizacion Economica y Multilatinas)

Globalization, Competitiveness and Governance, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 66-87, 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Dec 2007
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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Multilatinas, multinational firms, Latin America, economic liberalization, foreign direct investment

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Taking Stock of Research on Codes of Good Governance

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Ruth V. Aguilera, Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Soyoung Kim
, Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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codes of good governance, corporate governance, board of directors

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Structural Reform and Firm Profitability in Developing Countries

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 940
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Dec 2008
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Luis Alfonso Dau
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and University of South Carolina
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agency theory, structural reform, firm profitability, state-owned firms, private firms

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Interactions with Customers for Innovation

Edgar Elgar, HANDBOOK OF RESEARCH ON FORESIGHT AND STRATEGY, Costanzo, L.A., MacKay, R.B., eds., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Dec 2007
C. Annique Un and Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
University of South Carolina - Department of International Business and Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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Innovation, customers, knowledge, foresight

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Regional Economic Integration and R&D Investment

Research Policy, Vol. 36, pp. 227-246, 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and C. Annique Un
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and University of South Carolina - Department of International Business
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R&D, regional economic integration, product markets, factor markets

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Do Subsidiaries of Foreign MNEs Invest More in R&D than Domestic Firms?

Research Policy, 2008
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Jun 2008
C. Annique Un and Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
University of South Carolina - Department of International Business and Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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Citation 2

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R&D investment, subsidiaries of foreign firms, domestic firms, multinational firms

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Corporate Governance Mechanisms: A Plea for Less Code of Good Governance and More Market Control

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 10, pp. 84-93, 2002
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Jan 2003
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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Building Chinese Cars in Mexico: The Grupo Salinas-FAW Alliance

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Feb 2014
Miguel A. Montoya and Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey and Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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Strategies for Knowledge Creation in Firms

British Journal of Management, Vol. 15, No. S1, pp. S27-S41, March 2004
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Jul 2004
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and C.A. Un
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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From the Editors: Explaining Theoretical Relationships in International Business Research: Focusing on the Arrows, Not the Boxes

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 42, Issue 9, pp. 1073-1078, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Nov 2011
David Clinton Thomas, Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Mary Yoko Brannen
Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Beedie School of Business, Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and San Jose State University - Donald and Sally Lucas Graduate School of Business
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Obligating, Pressuring, and Supporting Dimensions of the Environment and the Non-Market Advantages of Developing-Country Multinational Companies

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 48, No. 2, pp. 441-455, 2011
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Feb 2011
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Mehmet Erdem Genc
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Africa Business Research As a Laboratory for Theory-Building: Extreme Conditions, New Phenomena and Alternative Paradigms of Social Relationships

Barnard, H., Cuervo-Cazurra, A., Manning, S. 2017. “Africa business research as a laboratory for theory-building: Extreme conditions, new phenomena and alternative paradigms of social relationships”. Management and Organization Review, Forthcoming., Northeastern U. D’Amore-McKim School of Business Research Paper No. 3012965,
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Helena Barnard, Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Stephan Manning
Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria, Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and University of Massachusetts at Boston - College of Management
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theory development, context, international business, emerging markets, Africa

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Corruption in International Business

Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2016. Corruption in international business. Journal of World Business, 51: 35-49.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 May 2017
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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corruption, bribery, international business, multinationals, theory

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Learning-by-Doing in Emerging Market Multinationals: Integration, Trial and Error, Repetition, and Extension

Rui, H., Cuervo-Cazurra, A. and Un. C. A. 2016. Learning-by-doing and capability upgrading in emerging market multinationals. Journal of World Business, 51: 686-699.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 May 2017
Huaichuan Rui, Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Annique Un
Royal Holloway University of London, Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and International Business and Strategy
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learning-by-doing, capabilities, upgrading, emerging countries, case study, CSCEC

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The Co-Evolution of Pro-Market Reforms and Emerging Market Multinationals

Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2015. The co-evolution of pro-market reforms and emerging market multinationals. In Tihanyi, L., Banalieva, E., Devinney, T. M., and Pedersen, T. (Eds) Advances in International Management 28: Emerging Economies and Multinational Enterprises. Emerald., Northeastern U. D’Amore-McKim School of Business Research Paper No. 2941952,
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Apr 2017
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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pro-market reforms, emerging market multinationals, international business

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Advantage and Disadvantage of Foreignness and Foreign Direct Investment

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Apr 2017
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Annique Un
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and International Business and Strategy
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advantage of foreignness, disadvantage of foreignness, country-of-origin, resource-based view

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Overcoming Human Capital Voids in Underdeveloped Countries

Global Strategy Journal, 7(1): 36-57, 2017
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 14 May 2017
Stephanie Lu Wang and Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
University of Miami - Department of Management and Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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Human capital voids; organizational upgrading mechanisms; knowledge-based view; performance; Sub-Saharan Africa

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Internationalization Motives: Sell More, Buy Better, Upgrade and Escape

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra, Rajneesh Narula and C. Annique Un
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy, International Business and Strategy, Henley Business School and University of South Carolina - Department of International Business
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Internationalization, motives, behavioral economics

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Multilatinas as Sources of New Research Insights: The Learning and Escape Drivers of International Expansion

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Mar 2017
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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Escape, internationalization, Latin America, learning, multilatinas, multinational companies

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Emerging Market Multinationals: Managing Operational Challenges for Sustained International Growth Introduction

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Mar 2017
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra, William Newburry and Seung Ho Park
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy, Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Management & International Business and China Europe International Business School
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Multinationals, emerging markets, challenges, operations, competitive advantage, competitive disadvantage, internationalization

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From the Editors: Explaining Interaction Effects within and Across Levels of Analysis

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 45, Issue 9, pp. 1063-1071, 2014
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Nov 2014
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Bo Bernhard Nielsen
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization
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Governments as Owners: State-Owned Multinational Companies

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 45, Issue 8, pp. 919-942, 2014
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Oct 2014
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra, Andrew C. Inkpen, Aldo Musacchio and Kannan Ramaswamy
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy, Thunderbird School of Management, Brandeis University- International Business School and Thunderbird School of Global Management
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From the Editors: How to Write Articles that are Relevant to Practice

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 44, Issue 4, pp. 285-289, 2013
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 May 2013
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra, Paula Caligiuri, Ulf Andersson and Mary Yoko Brannen
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization and San Jose State University - Donald and Sally Lucas Graduate School of Business
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Structural Reform and Firm Exports

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 942
Posted: 08 Dec 2008
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Luis Alfonso Dau
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and University of South Carolina

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Structural reform, firm exports, subsidiaries of foreign firms, domestic private firms, domestic

Other Papers (2)

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Structural Reforms and the Growth of Developing-Country Multinational Firms

Posted: 03 Mar 2009
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Luis Alfonso Dau
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and University of South Carolina
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Structural reforms, multinationalization strategy, institutional voids, developing countries, least-developed countries, outward foreign direct investment, institutional economics

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Structural Reform and Firm Profitability in Developing Countries

Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 28 May 2008
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Luis Alfonso Dau
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and University of South Carolina
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agency theory, structural reform, firm profitability, state-owned firms, private firms, subsidiaries of foreign firms, developing countries, globalization