Journal of International Business Research

Publishes theoretical and empirical work in international business including articles on stock markets and globalization.

Articles from Vol. 5, No. 1, January

A Predictive Model of Munificence for Us Manufacturers Using FDI as an Indicator of Globalization
ABSTRACT Industry's ability to produce consistent positive economic performance in the region it operates is critical for a successful economy. Globalization introduces competition to regional industries that now compete worldwide for capital, which...
Cross Border Stock Market Efficiency: Stockholm versus U.S. Stock Prices
ABSTRACT In this paper we examine the relative efficiency of the U.S. and Swedish Stock Exchanges. Numerous stocks are cross-listed on United States Exchanges and the Swedish Stock Exchange. We compare the prices of these firms at near-simultaneous...
Does the Presence or Lack of Intellectual Property Right Protection Affect International Trade Flows in Emerging Market Economies? an Exploratory Study
ABSTRACT This study provides new evidence regarding the effects of patent protection on international trade in developing countries also known as "emerging market economies". It employs a gravity model of bilateral trade flows and estimates the...
Dynamics of External Debts among Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs): A Panel Data Approach
ABSTRACT This study uses panel data for 29 Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs) from 1984 to 2000 to examine the dynamic relationships between growth of external debts with other determinant variables (exchange rate, interest payment on debt,...
Effects of Gender and Family on Pay Differentials in Western Industrial Societies: Convergence and Divergence
ABSTRACT This study takes a comparative approach to examine factors that influence gender-based pay differentials and career paths in western industrial societies, particularly comparing the United States and selected European countries. Results...
Globalization as Radical Economic Transformation: Critical Implications
ABSTRACT Globalization is a highly complex process of enormous significance for business organizations across the world. However, compared to the research attention received by globalization in several other social scientific disciplines, the topic...
International Market Selection Process: An Investigation of the Relevance of Business Operating Environment
ABSTRACT Different researchers have recommended different decision frameworks for international market selection. As parts of those decision frameworks, most researchers have recommended for the evaluation of macro-environmental and business operating...
Playing and Paying on the Internet: Adoption Determinants for Spanish Gamers
ABSTRACT The online game industry has been one of the fastest growing businesses over the last few years. It is estimated that in 2008 online gaming will be the leader in Europe in terms of content spending. The purpose of this paper is to explore...
Power Distance and Uncertainty Avoidance: A Cross-National Examination of Their Impact on Conflict Management Modes
ABSTRACT The aim of this research study was to examine two of Geert Hofstede's cultural dimensions (Power Distance and Uncertainty Avoidance) in three countries--the US, Nigeria and India. This research also aimed at examining the impact of these...
Recent Changes in Major European Stock Market Linkages
ABSTRACT The gradual lifting of restrictions on capital movements and the relaxation of exchange controls in recent years have led to a substantial increase in international stock market activities. Due to several recent developments, many experts...