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ECO 602 - Global Context of Business

Faculty: Nelson Altamirano, Ph.D.
Last Update: 5/26/2016

Argenti, P. A. (2004, Fall). Collaborating with activists: How Starbucks works with NGOS. California Management Review, 47(1), 91-116. Available from Business Source Premier database.

Berger, S. Dertouzos, M. L., Lester, R. K., Solow, R. M. & Thurow, L.C. (1989, June). Toward a new industrial America. Scientific American, 260(6), 39-47. For this reading, please complete a Journal Direct request form.

Bhattacharya, C., & Sankar, S. (2004, Fall). Doing better at doing good: When, why, and how consumers respond to corporate social initiatives. California Management Review, 47(1), 9-24. Available from Business Source Premier database.

Bhide, A. (1994, November). Efficient markets, deficient governance. Harvard Business Review, 72(6), 128-139. Available from Business Source Premier database.

Blanke, J., Fiona, P., & Sala-I-Martin, X. The growth competitiveness index: Analyzing key underpinnings of sustained economic growth. The global competitiveness report 2003-2004 World Economic Forum, 2003. 3-28.    

Buchanan, J. (1986). Nobel Prize Presentation Speech. Retrieved from:

Dasgupta, S., Laplante, B., Wang, H. & Wheeler, D. (2002, Winter). Confronting the environmental Kuznet's curve. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 16(1), 147-168.    

Ferreira, S. & Vincent, J. R. (2005, April). Genuine savings: Leading indicator of sustainable development? Economic Development and Cultural Change, 53(3), 737-754.  

Freeman III, A. M. (2002, Winter). Environmental policy since Earth Day 1: What have we gained? Journal of Economic Perspectives, 16(1), 125-146.

Gereffi, G. & Sturgeon, T. J. (2004, June). Globalization, Employment, and Economic Development: A briefing paper. Sloan Workshop Series in Industry Studies, Rockport, MA, June 14­-16, 2004.

Hamilton, K. & Clemens, M. (1999). Genuine savings rates in developing countries. World Bank Economic Review, 13(2), 333-356. doi:10.1093/wber/13.2.333

Kauffman, D. & Kray, A. (2003). Governance matters III: New indicators for 1996-2002 and addressing methodological challenges. Retrieved February 11, 2009, from

Krugman, P. (2004, March). Competitiveness: A dangerous obsession. Foreign Affairs, 73(2), 28-44. Available from ABI/INFORM Global database.

North, D. (1993). Nobel Acceptance Lecture. Retrieved from:

Porter, M. E. (1990, March/April). The competitive advantage of nations. (cover story). Harvard Business Review, 68(2), 73-93. Available from Business Source Premier database. 

Porter, M. E., & Wayland, R. (1992, September/October). Capital disadvantage: America's failing capital investment system. (cover story). Harvard Business Review, 70(5), 65-82. Available from Business Source Premier database.

Sala-i-Martin, X. (2004). The Global Competitiveness Report 2003-04: Executive Summary. Retrieved April 30, 2008, from

Sala-i-Martin, X. (2009). The Global competitiveness report 2008-09: The global competitiveness index: prioritizing the economic policy agenda. Retrieved January 6, 2015, from

Simpson, B. P. (2005). Markets don't fail! Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.