Journal of International Business Research

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

Articles from Vol. 2, Annual

Accounting Standards for Derivatives in Korea: A Comparison with U.S. GAAP and International Accounting Standards
ABSTRACT The rapid changes during last several years in size and diversity of the Korean derivative market may warrant the introduction of new accounting standards for derivatives in Korea. One feasible and effective way to obtain ideas for new...
Business Inventories and Trade: The Case of Japanese and German Trade Influence on America
ABSTRACT The American economy has experienced many problems from the stock market 'DOT.COM crash' of 2000-01, to high failure rates among financial institutions and a runaway national debt with growth reducing interest rates that are related, either...
Covered Interest Arbitrage: A Comparative Study of Industrialized Countries and Selected Developing Countries
ABSTRACT It is often said that interest rate parity determines exchange rates between currencies of different countries. If interest rate parity holds then there is no opportunity for covered interest arbitrage. This paper shows that interest rate...
Do International Banks' Assessments of Country Risk Follow a Random Walk? an Emperical Examination of the Middle East
ABSTRACT The article empirically investigates the stochastic properties of a widely used indicator of country risk: Institutional Investor's creditworthiness ratings. It tests whether Institutional Investor's ratings of Middle Eastern countries...
Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: An Empirical Analysis of Foreign Investments
ABSTRACT Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is essentially the total purchases of domestic assets or claims by foreigners. The United States (U.S.) has been a favorite destination of FDI from Europe and Japan. The purpose of this paper is to determine...
Free Trade Area or Customs Union? the Case of the South American Trade Bloc Mercosur
ABSTRACT The South American trade bloc, Mercosur, is made up of the four countries of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay, with associate members, Chile and Bolivia. Mercosur has recently experienced a number of setbacks that have called into...
Is the Dollarization of Mexico Warranted?
ABSTRACT The adoption of the dollar as the primary currency by a country is termed dollarization. This paper examines some of the general qualities that make a country a candidate for dollarization. Some of these qualities include being a part of...
The Dilemma of Governance in Latin America
ABSTRACT The last decades of the 20th century have seen the institutions of governance in Latin American countries affected by small macroeconomic achievements and reduced economic growth, and the development of an extremely fragile democracy. The...
The Dollarziation of Argentina and Ecuador
ABSTRACT Many countries are repeatedly trying to find their way out of economic or currency problems. Several of these countries have turned to the United States' dollar as a means of doing so. The U.S. dollar is a medium of exchange used throughout...
The Fading Day-of-the-Week Effect in Developed Equity Markets
ABSTRACT The day-of-the-week effect, one of the most widely documented anomalies, has revealed that security returns tend to be significantly higher on some days of the week relative to other days. If the efficiency of markets improves over time,...
The Trade Effects of Financial Flow Liberalization: A Focus on Africa
ABSTRACT The purpose of this paper is to empirically test the impact of financial flow regulation on international trade. An extended gravity model for 74 countries is employed to test the impact of capital restrictions and investment barriers on...

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