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ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY AND INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Henry Wai-chung Yeung

Introduction

The development and emergence of economic-geographical studies of International Business activities is an important topic. As these cross-border intra- and inter-firm activities are becoming more globally interconnected and interdependent today, their management and governance by firms, states and other institutions is much more challenging and complex. The geographical foundations and specificities of this phenomenon in a globalizing era has become a crucial research question for the academic fields of Economic Geography and International Business studies. Indeed, both fields are nested within the larger disciplines – respectively in human geography and ...

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