Gary Cook

I write this epilogue towards the end of a long editorial process. It is time to face the obvious question: was it worth it? The structure of the epilogue is to return to the challenges set out in the introduction, both by the editors and by Henry Yeung at the 2012 Academy of International Business UK & Ireland conference. It will end with a short section on “what next?”, which will outline some practical measures to encourage dialogue and joint working, as well as sketching some key research themes and questions.

Establishing the common ground

Both Economic Geography and International Business have been alert in identifying that there has been a profound change taking place over the past 30 years or so, and which ...

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