Coping With Globalisation (Routledge Advances in by Aseem Prakash

By Aseem Prakash

Globalization is dramatically reshaping coverage landscapes, thereby developing new possibilities and threats for governments and corporations. the ensuing restructuring of coverage areas calls for an emphasis at the have to take care of globalization, because the distribution of its expenditures and advantages is asymmetrical throughout international locations, sectors, enterprises and elements. in contrast to earlier books, dealing with Globalization concentrates firmly on conceptual concerns, with a view to ponder intimately the coping techniques of either corporations and governments.

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A second factor concerns the relative cost of regulatory differentials. The logic here is largely intuitive. If factor and regulatory costs vary widely across borders, and if these costs are important to the affected firms, then firms will have an incentive to follow these costs to their lowest possible point. If the differences are small and/or unimportant, firms will generally be more content either to remain where they are or to base any relocation decisions on a range of other factors. Consider, for example, the impact of regulatory variation on firms from two very different industries: toys and paper.

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