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The Structure of Regulatory Competition – Corporations and Public Policies in a Global Economy - Oxford Scholarship Online
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The Structure of Regulatory Competition: Corporations and Public Policies in a Global Economy

Dale D. Murphy


In order to understand international economic regulations, it is essential to understand the variation in competing corporations' interests. Political science theories have neglected the role of individual firms as causal actors. Theories of institutions have neglected to examine the creation of business law. Economic theories have neglected to apply concepts of asset specificity to social regulations in competitive industries. This book aims to fill these voids with a company-based explanation. Its theoretical findings open a ‘black box’ in the literature on international political economy an ... More

Keywords: economic regulations, corporations, business law, social responsibility, offshore finance, CFC production, capital requirements, investment profiles, regulation, globalization

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Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780199216512
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216512.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dale D. Murphy, author
Assistant Professor, Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

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