Books & Chapters

Book Chapters


THE ORGANISATION OF THE FIRM: International Business Perspectives (with M.J.Ricketts), Routledge: London, 1998.





ECONOMIC & MANAGEMENT METHODS (with T.Baum), John Wiley & Sons: Chichester, 1999.





RULES AND REASON (with P.Navarra and G.Sobbrio), Cambridge University Press, 2001.





RULES, CHOICE AND STRATEGY (with P.Navarra and G.Sobbrio), Edward Elgar, 2001.


PRIVATIZATION AND GLOBALIZATION: The Changing Role of the State in Business, Edward Elgar, 2003.


Book Chapters

Flatness: The Global Disaggregation of Value Creation. Chapter 1, pp. 9-18 in The Changing Geography of International Business, Gary Cook and Jennifer Johns, editors, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. ISBN-13: 978-1137277497.

Technological clusters and multinational enterprise R&D strategy (with T.Swift). Pp.1-478 in The Past, Present and Future of International Business & Management, Timothy Devinnney, Torben Pedersen and Laszlo Tihanyi, editors, Emerald Books, 2010. ISBN-13: 978-0857240859.

Competitive dynamics in high technology industries (with T.Swift). Chapter 12, pp.81-86 in Encyclopedia of Technology and Innovation Management, V.K. Narayanan and Gina Colarelli O'Connor, editors, Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. ISBN-13: 978-1405160490.

MNEs' location behavior and industrial clustering (with P.McCann). Chapter 4, pp.63-94, in Do Multinationals Feed Local Development and Growth, Grazia Santangelo and Lucia Piscitello, editors, Elsevier: Oxford, 2007. ISBN-13: 978-0080453606.

Corruption and FDI: Japanese FDI inflows into the EU, 1996-2002 (with A.Delios and P.Navarra). Chapter 14, pp.399-416, in Corporate and Institutional Transparency for Economic Growth in Europe, Lars Oxelheim, editor, Elsevier: Oxford, 2005. ISBN-13: 978-0080446653.

Multinational enterprises and competence-creating knowledge flows: A theoretical analysis (with J.A.Cantwell),. Chapter 3, pp.38-57 in Knowledge Flows, Governance and the Multinational Enterprise, Volker Mahnke and Torben Pedersen, editors, Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. ISBN-13: 978-1403933119.

Institutions and market reforms: A logical guide for MNE investments (with P.Navarra and C.Paul), Chapter 14, pp.267-284 in Global Firms and Emerging Markets in the Age of Anxiety, Pervez Ghauri and Benjamin Prasad, editors, Praeger: Westport CT, 2004.

Electoral competition in mixed systems of representation (with P.Navarra), in the Encyclopedia of Public Choice, Charles Rowley and Friedrich Schneider, editors, Kluwer: Dordrecht/Boston, October, 2003.

The political economy of Italian electoral reform (with P.Navarra and G.Sobbrio), in the Encyclopedia of Public Choice, Charles Rowley and Friedrich Schneider, editors, Kluwer: Dordrecht/Boston, October, 2003.

The location decision of the multinational enterprise: A survey. In Philip McCann (editor), Industrial Location Economics, Edward Elgar, Aldershot, 2002. .FULL_TEXT_Link (SSRN Archive)

Product diversification and foreign market entry choices by multinational firms (with S.Mudambi), in Globalization, Technology and Trade, Volume 19, Hans Singer, Neelambar Hatti and Rameshwar Tandon, editors, New World Order Series.  New Delhi: B.R. Publishing, 2001.  

Internal capital markets in multinational firms: The effects of subsidiary strategic independence, pp.62-78 in Strategy and International Business, refereed papers from the London AIB-UK Conference, R.Grant, C.Millar and C.Choi (eds.), London: Macmillan, 2000.

The impact of legislative and electoral institutions on economic policy change: Theory and evidence in emerging market countries, in Istituzioni Politiche e Finanza Pubblica, refereed papers from the XI Conference of the Società Italiana di Economia Pubblica (Italian Public Sector Economics Society), V. Dardanoni and G. Sobbrio (eds.), Milano: Franco Angeli, 2000.

On the duration dependence of MNE investment, pp. 83-96 in International Business Organization: Subsidiary Management, Entry Strategies and Emerging Markets, refereed papers from the Leeds AIB-UK Conference, F.Burton, A.Cross and M.Chapman (eds.), London: Macmillan, 1999.

Traditional' vs 'international' SMEs: A comparative appraisal of purchasing partnerships, (with C.P.Schründer), pp.110-123 in The Strategy and Organisation of International Business, refereed papers from the Bradford AIB-UK Conference, P.J.Buckley, F.Burton and H.Mirza (eds.), London: Macmillan and New York: St.Martin’s Press, 1998.

A model of buyer-supplier relations with implications for the multinational firm (with S.Mudambi), Chapter 6, pp. 126-143 in The Organization of the Firm: International Business Perspectives, R. Mudambi and M.J.Ricketts, editors, London: Routledge, 1998.

Output tradability and the regulation of a multinational firm, pp.333-346 in Market Evolution: Competition and Cooperation, refereed papers from the Stuttgart EARIE Conference, Arjen van Witteloostuijn (ed.), Dordrecht/Boston: Kluwer, 1995.

Managing hotel demand fluctuations in the context of island tourism (with T.Baum), Chapter 10, pp.115-120 in Island Tourism: Management Perspectives, M.Conlin and T.G.Baum, editors, London: Wiley, 1994.