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WOCU

The World Currency Unit WOCU is an EU trademarked synthetic global currency quotation. It is derived from a weighted basket of currencies of fiat currency pairs covering the top 20 economies of the world. Each country’s currency representation is ...

                                               

World Bank residual model

The World Bank residual model, in economics, refers to a widely used model by economists to measure illicit financial flows. The data sources for this analysis are the large-scale macroeconomic databases maintained by the International Monetary F ...

                                               

Free trade

Free trade is a trade policy that does not restrict imports or exports. It can also be understood as the free market idea applied to international trade. In government, free trade is predominantly advocated by political parties that hold liberal ...

                                               

The Case Against Free Trade

The Case Against Free Trade: GATT, NAFTA, and the Globalization of Corporate Power is a book edited by Ralph Nader which was first published in 1993. Besides Nader himself, the chapters are authored by many well known writers, activists and polit ...

                                               

Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority

The Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority is the governmental body of Djibouti that administers and manages the Port of Djibouti and several other facilities in the country. The DPFZA also oversees the management of Djibouti International Free Tr ...

                                               

Empire Free Trade Crusade

The Empire Free Trade Crusade was a political party in the United Kingdom. It was founded by Lord Beaverbrook in July 1929 to press for the British Empire to become a free trade bloc. The group was founded to oppose both the Labour minority gover ...

                                               

Free Trade Reimagined

Free Trade Reimagined: The World Division of Labor and the Method of Economics is a 2007 book by philosopher and politician Roberto Mangabeira Unger. In the book, Unger criticizes the doctrine holding that maximization of free trade should be the ...

                                               

List of free-trade zones

Port of Lome Free Trade Zone/Export processing zone

                                               

Gains from trade

In economics, gains from trade are the net benefits to economic agents from being allowed an increase in voluntary trading with each other. In technical terms, they are the increase of consumer surplus plus producer surplus from lower tariffs or ...

                                               

In Defense of Global Capitalism

In Defense of Global Capitalism is a book by Swedish writer Johan Norberg promoting economic globalization and free trade. The book was originally published in May 2001 by the Swedish think tank Timbro. Since then, a number of translations into o ...

                                               

Initiative for Free Trade

The Initiative for Free Trade is a private, not-for-profit, research foundation based in central London. It aims to make an intellectual and moral case for free trade and sees Brexit as "an opportunity to revitalise the world trading system". The ...

                                               

Progress: Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future

Progress: Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future is a 2016 book by Swedish writer Johan Norberg, which promotes globalization, free trade and the notion of progress. In it, Norberg develops his ideas published previously In Defense of Global C ...

                                               

Protection or Free Trade

Protection or Free Trade is a book published in 1886 by the economist and social philosopher, Henry George. Its sub-title is An Examination of the Tariff Question with Especial Regard to the Interests of Labor. As the title suggests, George exami ...

                                               

Free-trade zone

A foreign-trade zone is a class of special economic zone. It is a geographic area where goods may be landed, stored, handled, manufactured, or reconfigured and re-exported under specific customs regulation and generally not subject to customs dut ...

                                               

Global R&D management

Global R&D management is the discipline of designing and leading R&D processes globally, i.e. across borders, in multi-cultural and multi-lingual settings, and cutting across multiple time zones. In addition, managing R&D organization ...

                                               

Global strategy

Global strategy as defined in business terms is an organizations strategic guide to globalization. Such a connected world, allows a business’s revenue to not be to be confined by borders. A business can employ a global business strategy to reap t ...

                                               

Global supply chain finance

Global supply chain finance refers to the set of solutions available for financing specific goods and/or products as they move from origin to destination along the supply chain. It is related to a quickly growing use of a battery of technologies ...

                                               

Low-cost country sourcing

Low-cost country sourcing is procurement strategy in which a company sources materials from countries with lower labour and production costs in order to cut operating expenses. LCCS falls under a broad category of procurement efforts called globa ...

                                               

Springboard Theory

The springboard theory or springboard perspective is an international business theory that elucidates the unique motives, processes and behaviors of international expansion of emerging market multinational enterprises. Springboard theory was deve ...

                                               

List of countries by received FDI

This article includes a list of countries of the world sorted by received foreign direct investment stock, the level of accumulated FDI in a country. The US dollar estimates presented here are calculated at market or government official exchange ...

                                               

Into Somerset

Into Somerset was an inward investment agency for the county of Somerset, England. It worked with local authorities, other economic agencies and private sector partners, to encourage business relocation to Somerset. Into Somerset was created in N ...

                                               

Investment commission of India

The Investment Commission of India is a three-member commission set up in the Ministry of Finance in December 2004 by the Government of India. Mr. Ratan Tata is Chairman and Mr. Deepak Parekh and Dr. Ashok Sekhar Ganguly are members.

                                               

JPMorgan Indian Investment Trust

JP Morgan Indian Investment Trust is a large British investment trust dedicated to investments in India. Established in 1994, the company is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. The chairman is Hugh Bolland.

                                               

List of countries by received FDI in the past

This article includes a list of countries of the world sorted by received Foreign direct investment stock, the level of accumulated FDI in a country during the past years. The US dollar estimates presented here are calculated at market or governm ...

                                               

Malta Enterprise

Malta Enterprise is the Maltese governments exclusive agency focused on attracting inward investment and supporting enterprise in Malta. Its role is to act as a single point of contact for all enterprise support in Malta and to provide cohesion t ...

                                               

North England Inward Investment Agency

The North of England Inward Investment Agency is a UK government sponsored agency that represents two regional development agencies in North England: Northwest Regional Development Agency, One NorthEast and Yorkshire Forward. NoE’s primary functi ...

                                               

Advanced Contact Solutions

ACS started as a single-site, single-client company with only 300 seats in 1996 to five sites with 7.000 seats. ACS is the first publicly listed call center in the Philippine Stock Exchange. Its parent company is Paxys, Inc. Also, ACS is an ISO 9 ...

                                               

American Jobs

American Jobs is a 2004 independent film, documentary, written, produced and directed by Greg Spotts. The film is about the loss of American jobs to low-wage foreign competition, covering the phenomenon of outsourcing in manufacturing and high-pa ...

                                               

Antex

Antex is an Italian company owned by FIS-Antex Group, which provides human resources and finance & administration services in outsource, headquartered in Milan, Italy.

                                               

Avasant

Avasant is a global management consulting company with headquarters in Los Angeles and advises private and public sectors in many parts of the world. Avasant is a consulting firm, strategic sourcing, business and it transformation, globalization ...

                                               

Global labor arbitrage

Global labor arbitrage is an economic phenomenon where, as a result of the removal of or disintegration of barriers to international trade, jobs move to nations where labor and the cost of doing business is inexpensive and/or impoverished labor m ...

                                               

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists is an independent, Washington, D.C based international network of more than 200 investigative journalists and 100 media organizations in over 70 countries. Launched in 1997 by the Center f ...

                                               

Irevna

Global Research & Analytics - Irevna is an offshoring company based in India operating in the Financial Research & Analytics segment of the Knowledge Process Outsourcing industry. It is known for its equity, credit, derivatives research for inves ...

                                               

Layoff

A layoff is the temporary suspension or permanent termination of employment of an employee or, more commonly, a group of employees for business reasons, such as personnel management or downsizing an organization. Originally, layoff referred exclu ...

                                               

Mature technology

A mature technology is a technology that has been in use for long enough that most of its initial faults and inherent problems have been removed or reduced by further development. In some contexts, it may also refer to technology that has not see ...

                                               

Offshore company

The term "offshore company or "offshore corporation is used in at least two distinct and different ways. An offshore company may be a reference to: International business companies IBC or other types of legal entities, which are incorporated unde ...

                                               

Offshore custom software development

In software engineering, offshore custom software development consists in offshoring the software development process in a country where production costs are lower, thus decreasing budget spending.

                                               

Offshore development center

                                               

Offshore Energy and Jobs Act

The Offshore Energy and Jobs Act is a bill that was introduced into the United States House of Representatives during the 113th United States Congress. The Offshore Energy and Jobs Act would revise existing law governing the leasing, operation, a ...

                                               

Offshore medical school

An offshore medical school is a medical school that caters "primarily to foreign students, wishing to practice medicine in the US and Canada" according to the World Bank, compared to local public schools that focus on their home nation. Nonethele ...

                                               

Offshoring Research Network

The Offshoring Research Network is an international network of researchers and practitioners studying organizations in their transition to globalizing their business functions, processes and administrative services. The ORN conducts annual survey ...

                                               

Programmers Guild

The Programmers Guild is an American non-profit corporation that advocates against corporate outsourcing, the H1-B visa program and related topics. The Guild was founded in 1998 by John Miano, a New Jersey programmer. The current president is Mr. ...

                                               

Social dumping

Social dumping is a practice of employers to use cheaper labour than is usually available at their site of production or sale. In the latter case, migrant workers are employed; in the former, production is moved to a low-wage country or area. The ...

                                               

TTEC

TTEC is an American business process outsourcing company headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, United States which was founded by Kenneth D. Tuchman in 1982. As of 2019, TTEC has about 50.000 employees, operating in 24 countries.

                                               

International standard

International standards are technical standards developed by international organizations, such as Codex Alimentarius in food, the World Health Organization Guidelines in health, or ITU Recommendations in ICT and being publicly funded, are freely ...

                                               

Preferred metric sizes

Preferred metric sizes are a set of international standards and de facto standards that are designed to make using the metric system easier and simpler, especially in engineering and construction practices. One of the methods used to arrive at th ...

                                               

Autonomous diver

Autonomous diver describes the minimum requirements for basic training and certification for recreational scuba divers in international standard ISO 24801-2 and the equivalent European Standard EN 14153-2. Various organizations offer training tha ...

                                               

Blue Flag beach

The Blue Flag is a certification by the Foundation for Environmental Education that a beach, marina, or sustainable boating tourism operator meets its stringent standards. The Blue Flag is a trademark owned by FEE which is a not-for-profit non-go ...

                                               

Committee on Data for Science and Technology

The CODATA is the Committee on Data of the International Science Council and was established as ICSU Committee on Data for Science and Technology in 1966. CODATA exists to promote global collaboration to advance Open Science and to improve the av ...

                                               

Dive leader

Dive leader describes the minimum requirements for dive leader training and certification for recreational scuba divers in international standard ISO 24801-3 and the equivalent European Standard EN 14153-3. Various organizations offer training th ...

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