Journal of International Business Research

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

Articles from Vol. 10, No. S1, March

A Multinational Analysis of Tax Rates and Economic Activity
INTRODUCTION The relationship between taxes and economic activity is a complex one. While there are various types of taxes, such as income tax, sales tax, and property tax, the tax that receives the most scrutiny is the income tax. Income tax rates...
A Study on Corporate Governance of China's State-Owned Enterprises-Focus on the Role of Baosteel CCP Organization
INTRODUCTION There is a common understanding that the economic development of China has been commenced since the Third Plenary session of the 11th Central Committee of the China Communist Party, and at the same time initiating open door policy from...
Career Interest in International Business: A Comparative Study of Peruvian, Chilean and US Students
INTRODUCTION The growth and expansion of international markets has created many new opportunities for students to pursue work careers all over the world. Many companies which have expanded globally are in need of finding talented, interested and...
Comparing Two Exchange Rate Regimes under Purchasing Power Disparity
INTRODUCTION Since the collapse of Breton Wood system, policy makers have been searching for a stable international monetary system that could promote international trade and encourage long term investment. As a working solution to this issue, managed...
From Cognition to Behavior: A Cross Cultural Study for Global Business Effectiveness
INTRODUCTION With globalization expanding at an exponential rate, the need for cross-culturally effective managers and workers has increased significantly. Professionals with strong and favorable intercultural attitudes, skills, knowledge, and behavior...
Laissez Faire and International Trade: A Critique of the Proposed United States Colombia Free Trade Agreement
ECONOMIC RELEVANCE OF FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS (FTA) FTAs provide partner nations with reciprocal duty-free access to each others' markets, effectively creating a common market, thereby facilitating trade flows and increasing economic efficiencies....
Research on Offshore Outsourcing: A Systematic Literature Review
INTRODUCTION Offshore outsourcing' is a comparatively new research area in international business field. Globalization and accelerated competition as well as ever increasing consumer demand for value have pushed firms to look for new way of value...
Speculative and Pure Risks: Their Impact on Firms' Earnings per Share
INTRODUCTION Two months after the imposition of martial law, Marcos issued Presidential Decree 66 (PD 66) to facilitate the development of the Bataan Export Processing Zone (BEPZ, now Bataan Economic Zone), providing incentives specifically for...
The Day-of-the-Week Effect on the Santiago Stock Exchange of Chile
INTRODUCTION Finance literature offers extensive evidence of the day-of-the-week effect in both, developed and developing markets. The Monday returns for the equity markets have been found to be the lowest of the week and often negative. Simultaneously,...
The Impact of the Special Dividend Announcement on the Stock Return: The Case of Malaysia
INTRODUCTION The amount of dividend that a firm should pay to its stockholders is usually determined through dividend policy of the firm. There are three alternatives available to managers for distributing excess cash to shareholders. A firm could...

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