Global Banks or Global Investors? The Case of European Debt Flows

[We’re pleased to welcome author Robert Sweeney of the University of Leeds. He recently published an article in Competition and Change entitled “Global banks or global investors? The case of European debt flows," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Sweeney reflects on the inspiration for conducting this research:] What motivated you … Continue reading Global Banks or Global Investors? The Case of European Debt Flows

The Internationalization of Commercial Real Estate Markets in France and Germany

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Gertjan Wijburg and Manuel B. Aalbers of KU Leuven/University of Leuven, Belgium. They recently published an article in Competition and Change entitled “The internationalization of commercial real estate markets in France and Germany," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Wijburg and Aalbers reflect on the inspiration for … Continue reading The Internationalization of Commercial Real Estate Markets in France and Germany

Book Review: Varietals of Capitalism: A Political Economy of the Changing Wine Industry

Xabier Itçaina, Antoine Roger, Andy Smith : Varietals of Capitalism: A Political Economy of the Changing Wine Industry. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2016.280 pp. $45.00, hardcover. Royston Greenwood of University of Edinburgh recently published a book review in Administrative Science Quarterly. An excerpt from the book review: The empirical story analyzed in Varietals of Capitalism … Continue reading Book Review: Varietals of Capitalism: A Political Economy of the Changing Wine Industry

Is It Possible to Reduce Poverty and CO2 Emissions Simultaneously?

[We're pleased to welcome Denis Collins. Denis recently published an article in Organization & Environment entitled "Managing the Poverty-CO2 Reductions Paradox: The Case of China and EU" with co-author Chunfang Zheng.] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? We are greatly concerned about both the unhealthy amount of CO2 in the atmosphere contributing … Continue reading Is It Possible to Reduce Poverty and CO2 Emissions Simultaneously?

Responding to Climate Change

A federal report released Friday warns that climate change will impact the everyday lives of Americans in coming decades, with extreme weather and climate events already taking their toll. The report, which can be downloaded here, is open for public comment starting today and scheduled to be finalized in March 2014, according to the Washington … Continue reading Responding to Climate Change

How do the World’s Nations View Nuclear Energy?

Fred C. Pampel, University of Colorado, Boulder, published "Support for Nuclear Energy in the Context of Climate Change : Evidence From the European Union" in the September 2011 issue of Organization & Environment. To read the other articles in this issue, please click here. The abstract: The relatively low-carbon impact of nuclear power plants and the … Continue reading How do the World’s Nations View Nuclear Energy?