Globalization, Competitiveness, and Governability: The Three Disruptive Forces of Business in the 21st Century
Ricardo Ernst (Author), Jerry Haar (Contributor)
Palgrave Macmillan; 1st ed. 2019 edition (May 29, 2019)
This book argues that three powerful symbiotic forces (globalization, competitiveness, and governability) are disrupting business in the 21st century, resulting in an impact on the economic and business environment far greater than the effects of any of these three individually. Both globalization and competitiveness are governed essentially by market forces that force the introduction of significant changes aimed at increasing efficiency so that a better use may be made of the advantages of globalization (i.e., the traditional “invisible” hand). Responsibility for bringing about these changes lies not only with the private sector but also with the government (i.e., the “visible” hand). ... more
Ecosystems of Innovation: The Case of Biotechnology in Argentina
Wilson Center | Latin American Program | August 2017
Biotechnology, widely believed to be “the next technological frontier,” is experiencing dynamic growth in Argentina. Its 200+ biotech firms cover sectors such as human health, animal health, food processing, and agriculture. This monograph discusses the ecosystem of biotechnology in Argentina, its structure and dynamics, and offers policy recommendations for the country to continue its role as a regional leader in the field... more
Innovation in Emerging Markets
J. Haar (Editor), R. Ernst (Editor)
Palgrave Macmillan; 1st ed. 2016 edition (April 23, 2016)
Innovation is sweeping the globe at breakneck speed, and emerging markets are where tremendous growth and opportunity reside for the present and future... more
The Future of Entrepreneurship in Latin America
Esteban R. Brenes (Editor), Jerry Haar (Editor)
Palgrave Macmillan (May 8, 2012)
"After nearly two decades of market liberalizing reforms in the Americas, small and medium size enterprises (SMEs)--the backbone of capitalization the world over--have expanded and deepened their presence in the region."... more
Can Latin America Compete? Confronting the Challenges of Globalization
With J. Price, eds.. New York and London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
"Using case studies, the authors cogently illustrate many of the issues that weaken the region’s competitiveness."... more
Small Firms, Global Markets
With J. Meyer-Stamer, eds.. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
This volume examines the forces and factors that shape the global competitive environment for small firms, and identifies representative case examples of successful and unsuccessful responses to competition... more
Winning Strategies for the New Latin Markets
With F. Robles and F. Simon. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. and London: Prentice-Hall and Financial Times of London, 2003.
"Over the past decade, the Latin world (Latin America, the U.S. Hispanic population, Spain, and Portugal) has emerged as a dynamic market, driven by a"... more
The Impact of Privatization in the Americas
With Melissa Birch. Coral Gables and Boulder, CO.: North-South Center Press and Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2000.
Privatization reflects the pre-eminent role of market forces and the diminished role of the state in Latin America's political economy... more
Banking Reform in North America: NAFTA and Beyond
With K. Dandapani. Oxford: Elsevier, 1999.
Book presents, analyzes and discusses financial services in the U.S., Mexico and Canada and issues such as regulatory policies, banking operations, and NAFTA impacts overall... more
Canadian-Caribbean Relations in Transition: Trade, Sustainable Development, and Security
With A.T. Bryan. London: Macmillan, 1999.
This book is an up-to-date analysis and assessment of the evolving relationship between Canada and the Commonwealth Caribbean... more
Making NAFTA Work
With Stephen Blank. Coral Gables & Boulder, CO: North-South Center Press and Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1998.
This work examines how dynamic changes in the North American business environment, accelerated by NAFTA, have transformed corporate strategies and structures and affected patterns... more
Cómo Exportar a los Estados Unidos
With M. Ortiz-Buonafina. Mexico: Editorial Limusa, 1994. Spanish Edition.
A complete guide to successful exporting to the U.S., covering the economic and legal environment, demographics, market entry strategies and procedures and all operational aspects of product placement, position, price, negotiations and payment... more
A Dynamic Partnership: Canada's Changing Role in the Americas
With Edgar J. Dosman, eds.. February 1994.
This work explains the dynamics of Canada's interest in the Western Hemisphere as a region of growing opportunities, challenges, and responsibilities... more
Import Marketing, A Management Guide to Profitable Operations
With M. Ortiz-Buonafina. June 1989.
A comprehensive, practical volume for import wholesalers, retailers, customs brokers, trade finance specialists and others involved in importing goods and services into the United States market... more