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The Transnational Corporations Review (TNCR) Editorial is pleased to release the best selected papers published from 2009 to 2019 for your review, comments and citations. Established in 2009, the TNCR’s target audience is academics, policymakers and industry practitioners who want to keep abreast of the latest in-depth knowledge on globalization, internationalization of firms, transnational corporations’ management, foreign direct investments, institutional innovations, policies and governance, and international trade and development. Since 2016, the TNCR is collaborated with Taylor & Francis Group for publishing and marketing. For more information, please visit our website at, and/or write to us at and / or

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Ayesha Fatma & Nalin Bharti (2019) Perception vs. reality: understanding the US–China trade war, Transnational Corporations Review, 11:4, 270-278, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2019.1682409 Full Paper
Abdulhamid Sukar & Syed Ahmed (2019) Rise of trade protectionism: the case of US-Sino trade war, Transnational Corporations Review, 11:4, 279-289, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2019.1684133 Full Paper
Kouassi Yeboua (2019) Foreign direct investment, financial development and economic growth in Africa: evidence from threshold modeling, Transnational Corporations Review, 11:3, 179-189, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2019.1640014 Full Paper

Saileja Mohanty & Narayan Sethi (2019) Outward FDI, human capital and economic growth in BRICS countries: an empirical insight, Transnational Corporations Review, 11:3, 235-249, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2019.1657347

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Andrew G. Ross (2019) Governance infrastructure and FDI flows in developing countries, Transnational Corporations Review, 11:2, 109-119, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2019.1640572 Full Paper
Melain Modeste Senou, Wautabouna Ouattara & Denis Acclassato Houensou (2019) Is there a bottleneck for mobile money adoption in WAEMU?, Transnational Corporations Review, 11:2, 143-156,DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2019.1641393 Full Paper
Eric Maskin (2019) Introduction to mechanism design and implementation, Transnational Corporations Review, 11:1, 1-6, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2019.1591087 Full Paper
Yuan Ma & Peter J. Peverelli (2019) Strategic decisions in Chinese state-owned enterprises as outcome of the sensemaking of the CEO: the case of COSCO’s emerging involvement in the Port of Piraeus,Transnational Corporations Review, 11:1, 50-64, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2019.1578158 Full Paper
Bhaso Ndzendze & David Monyae (2019) China’s belt and road initiative: linkages with the African Union’s Agenda 2063 in historical perspective, Transnational Corporations Review, 11:1, 38-49, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2019.1578160 Full Paper
Lawrence Adu Asamoah, Emmanuel Kwasi Mensah & Eric Amoo Bondzie (2019) Trade openness, FDI and economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa: do institutions matter?, Transnational Corporations Review, 11:1, 65-79, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2019.1578156 Full Paper


Andreja Jaklič (2018) China and the United States: two superpowers in the global economy, Transnational Corporations Review, 10:2, 179-183, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2018.1475107  Full Paper

Axel Berger, Karl P. Sauvant, Silvia Karina Fiezzoni, Rodrigo Polanco Lazo, Matthew Stephenson, Akihiko Tamura & Pavel Trunin (2018) Moving the G20’s investment agenda forward, Transnational Corporations Review, 10:3, 262-267, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2018.1507793

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Evans S. Osabuohien, Ibukun Beecroft & Uchenna R. Efobi (2018) Global trade and trade protection in a globalised world, Transnational Corporations Review, 10:1, 43-52, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2018.1436650

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Hak-Seon Lee (2018) Entry modes of foreign direct investment and industry demand for trade protection, Transnational Corporations Review, 10:1, 1-12, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2018.1436641

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Jenny Berrill & Martin Hovey (2019) An empirical investigation into the internationalisation patterns of UK firms, Transnational Corporations Review, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2018.1551593

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Lourdes Casanova, Taotao Chen, Chen Chen & Run Xu (2019) Emerging multinationals from China and Latin America: a comparative analysis, Transnational Corporations Review, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2018.1564469

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Maria José Sousa (2018) The impact of the Internet of things on global trade: a multiple-case study on multinationals, Transnational Corporations Review, 10:2, 108-114, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2018.1475076

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Terutomo Ozawa (2019) eMNCs (and aMNCs) on the “Schumpeterian development ladder”: toward a new paradigm of interactive growth between the emerging and the advanced worlds, Transnational Corporations Review, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2018.1556521

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Helis Cristina Zanuto Andrade Santos, Claudeci da Silva, Thais Andreia Araujo de Souza & Eliane Cristina de Araújo (2017). Empirical analysis on the determinants of FDI in Brazil for the period of the post 1990, Transnational Corporations Review, 9:3, 218-231, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2017.1362858  Full Paper
Muhammad Mohiuddin, Mohammad Nurul Huda Mazumder, Elie Chrysostome & Zhan Su (2017). Relocating high-tech industries to emerging markets: case of pharmaceutical industry outsourcing to India, Transnational Corporations Review, 9:3, 201-217, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2017.1370808   Full Paper
Munim Kumar Barai, Thi Ai Lam Le & Nga Hong Nguyen (2017). Vietnam: achievements and challenges for emerging as a FTA hub, Transnational Corporations Review, 9:2, 51-65, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2017.1326716  Full Paper
K. V. Bhanu Murthy & Sakshi Gambhir (2017). International trade and foreign direct investment: empirical testing of the trade–environment triangle, Transnational Corporations Review, 9:2, 122-134, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2017.1326718  Full Paper

Basu Sharma & Joe Abekah (2017). Foreign direct investment, foreign aid and incomes inequality: Empirical insights from African and South American countries. Transnational Corporations Review, 9:1, 1-7, DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2017.1290912

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Rozen-Bakher, Ziva (2017). Impact of inward and outward FDI on employment: the role of strategicasset-seeking FDI. Transnational Corporations Review, 9(1):16-30. DOI: 10.1080/19186444.2017.1290919  Full Paper


Soumaré, Issouf, Fulbert Tchana Tchana& Thierry Martial Kengne (2016), Analysis of the determinants of financial inclusion in Central and West Africa, Transnational Corporations Review, 8(4):231-249.   Full Paper
Iodice, Jenna & Pierre Yourougou (2016), Female entrepreneurs in Africa: negotiating power and production in the informal markets, Transnational Corporations Review, 8(4):289-295.   Full Paper
Chen, Huiping (2016), China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative and its implications for Sino-African investment relations, Transnational Corporations Review, 8(3):178-182.  Full Paper
Soumaré, Issouf , Gaston Gohou & Hugues Kouadio (2016), Comparative study of the characteristics of FDI from China to Africa versus developed countries, Transnational Corporations Review, 8(3):165-177.   Full Paper
Feng, Xiaohua(2016), Trade pattern’s transition and wage gap: evidence from China’s manufacturing, Transnational Corporations Review, 8(2):124-120.
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Jacobs, Michael (2016), Transnational corporations and the proliferation of bilateral investment treaties: more than a bit influential, Transnational Corporations Review, 8(2):93-111.  Full Paper
Kumar, Vinod, Mahmud Akhter Shareef, Uma Kumar & Ajax Persaud (2016), Promotional marketing through mobile phone SMS: a cross-cultural examination of consumer acceptance, Transnational Corporations Review, 8(1):1-16.  Full Paper
Ludeña, Miguel Pérez (2016), Multinational enterprises from Latin America: investment strategies and limits to growth and diversification, Transnational Corporations Review, 8(1):41-49.   Full Paper


Campbell, Horace (2015). Chinese Social Transformation and its Implications for African Reconstruction, Transnational Corporations Review, 7(4):365-394. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2015.7401.   D01-Campbell.pdf
Wood, Van R. and Whitney Harrison (2015). Competitiveness of African Economies: A Case Study on How Small to Medium Enterprises can Analyze and Select African Countries for FDI, Transnational Corporations Review, 7(4):411-424. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2015.7403.  D03-Wood.pdf
St-Pierre, Josée, et al. (2015). SME Development Challenges in Cameroon: An Exploratory Analysis, Transnational Corporations Review, 7(4):441-462. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2015.7405.    D05-St-Pierre.pdf
Sauvant, Karl P. and Padma Mallampally (2015). Policy Options for Promoting FDI in the LDCs, Transnational Corporations Review, 7(3):237-268. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2015.7301. 01_SEPT- FDI.pdf
Kishor, Nawal and Raman Preet Singh (2015). Determinants of FDI and its Impact on BRICS Countries, Transnational Corporations Review, 7(3):269-278. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2015.7302.   02_SEPT- FDI.pdf
Bhasin, Niti and Vandana Jain (2015). Outward FDI from India: the Role of Host Country Factors, Transnational Corporations Review, 7(3):316-334. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2015.7305. 05_SEPT_FDI.pdf
Couture, Lydia; Jianmin Tang and Beiling Yan (2015). Offshoring and Business Organization: Evidence from Canadian Manufacturing Firms, Transnational Corporations Review, 7(2):148-168. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2015.7203.  T0203_Couture.pdf
Kar, Rabi Narayan, et al. (2015). Cross Border M&As in Emerging Economies: Evidence from Indian Trends and Future Directions, Transnational Corporations Review, 7(2):190-208. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2015.7205.   T0205_Kar.pdf
Hejazi, Walid (2015). Barbados: Vital to Canada’s Global Competitiveness? Transnational Corporations Review, 7(1):22-43. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2015.7102. 02 Hejazi.pdf
Rao, Someshwar (2015). A Framework for Estimating the General Equilibrium Economic Effects of Foreign Direct Investment in the Host Country: A Canadian Perspective, Transnational Corporations Review, 7(1):61-78. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2015.7104. 04 Rao FDI GE.pdf


Bastos, Ana Paula, Maurício Serra, Leandro Almeida and Marcia Juca Diniz (2014). University-Enterprise Partnerships in the Brazilian Amazon: Obstacles, Dilemmas and Challenges, Transnational Corporations Review, 6(1):71-85. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2014.6106. 06 Mauricio.pdf
Chan, Kelvin Ka Yin, Wulong Gu and Jianmin Tang (2014). Plant Dynamics and Productivity of the Canadian Petroleum and Coal Product Manufacturing Industry, Transnational Corporations Review, 6(2):184-208. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2014.6206.  06 Petroleum.pdf
Cheng, Shixiong and Jianping Liu (2014). China's R&D Production Efficiency and Impact Factors, Transnational Corporations Review, 6(4). DOI:10.5148/tncr.2014.6403. 03-Cheng.pdf
Jain, Romi (2014). China’s Pollution Debacle and Destabilization of Inbound International Tourism: A Critique, Transnational Corporations Review, 6(3):213-227. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2014.6301.  01 Romi.pdf 
Kishor, Nawal and Raman Preet Singh (2014). Stock Return Volatility Effect: Study of BRICS, Transnational Corporations Review, 6(4). DOI:10.5148/tncr.2014.6406. 06-Nawal.pdf
Ruhela, Shanya and Soham Banerjee (2014). Status of Indian Domestic Industries Vis-A-Vis MNCs in India: a Comparative Analysis, Transnational Corporations Review, 6(2):132-146. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2014.6203.  03 Shanya.pdf
Shamsi, Aamir Firoz, Iqbal A. Panhwar, Badar Iqbal and Khizar Cheema (2014). India as an Emerging Economy, Transnational Corporations Review, 6(1):15-25. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2014.6102.  02 Shamsi.pdf
Sun, Xinbo, Jialei Li, Guanling Wu, Yu Qian and Yuheng Tian (2014). Construction of Collaborative Innovation Mechanism of Knowledge Alliance between Chinese State-Owned Enterprises and Organizations, Transnational Corporations Review, 6(4). DOI:10.5148/tncr.2014.6401.  01-Sun.pdf
Wang, George and Huajun Li (2014). Cultural or Structural? Perspectives on Conflicts in Sino-US Joint Ventures, Transnational Corporations Review, 6(4). DOI:10.5148/tncr.2014.6402.  02-George.pdf
Wang, Weimin (2014). Foreign Multinational Production in Canadian Manufacturing Sector, Transnational Corporations Review, 6(1):26-41. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2014.6103.  03 Weimin.pdf


Araujo, Eliane Cristina de, Márcio Silva de Araujo and Miguel Antonio Pinho Bruno (2013). External Vulnerability and Financial Fragility in BRICS Countries: Non-Conventional Indicators for a Comparative Analysis. Transnational Corporations Review, 5(3): 18-25. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2013.5302. 130302 Eliane-final.pdf
Baxter, Eric and Charles McMillan (2013). Aggressive Predator or Passive Investor: Multinationals in the Mining Industry - A Case Study in an Emerging Country. Transnational Corporations Review, 5(1): 50-75. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2013.5106.  06 Eric.pdf
Ma, Alyson C. and Ari Van Assche. (2013). Is East Asia’s Economic Fate Chained to the West? Transnational Corporations Review, 5(3): 1-17. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2013.5301.  01 TNCR 1320 Ari.pdf
Mazumder, MNH., Sultana, MA. and Al-Mamun, A. (2013). Regional Tourism Development in Southeast Asia. Transnational Corporations Review, 5(2): 60-76. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2013.5205.  5205_Mazumder.pdf
Moosa, Imad and Ming Ma (2013). The U.S. Trade Deficit as an American Problem. Transnational Corporations Review, 5(1): 12-27. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2013.5103. 03 Imad.pdf
Nigam, R. and Su, Z. (2013). Cross-Cultural Management of an Indian Multinational in its Western Subsidiaries: An Exploratory Study. Transnational Corporations Review, 5(2): 30-45. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2013.5203.  5203_Nigam.pdf
Santos, Allan Silveira dos, Maria Helena Ambrosio Dias and Joilson Dias (2013). Quality of Monetary Policy in Brazil: Adherence and COPOM’s Directors Turnover Effect, Transnational Corporations Review, 5(4):1-20. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2013.5401. R01-Dias.pdf 
Su, Albert, Regnière, M-H. and Su, Zhan. (2013). “Made with the World” vs. “Made for the World”: What would be the Future of “Made in China” Products? Transnational Corporations Review, 5(2): 1-15. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2013.5201.  5201_Su.pdf 
Tonin, Julyerme Matheus, João Ricardo Tonin, Marina da Silva Cunha and José Carlos Bornia (2013). The Lead-Lag Effect in BRICS’ Stock Market, Transnational Corporations Review, 5(4):54-66. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2013.5404.  R04-Marina.pdf
Urraca-Ruiz, Ana and Gemma Durán-Romero (2013). World Competences Capture by Multinationals in Environmental Technologies, Transnational Corporations Review, 5(4):37-53.  DOI:10.5148/tncr.2013.5403. R03-Ana-Gemma.pdf


Alon, Ilan, Tanya Molodtsova and Jian Zhang (2012). Macroeconomic Prospects for China’s Outward FDI. Transnational Corporations Review, 4(2):16-40. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2012.4202. tncr.2012.4202.pdf
Caballero, Alicia Inés (2012). Inward FDI in Argentina and its Policy Context. Transnational Corporations Review, 4(1):1-10. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2012.4101. tncr.2012.4101.pdf
Chan, Kelvin Ka Yin, Wulong Gu and Jianmin Tang (2012). Industry Mix, Plant Turnover and Productivity Growth: A Case Study of the Electronic and Electrical Product Manufacturing. Transnational Corporations Review, 4(1):11-37. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2012.4102.  tncr.2012.4102.pdf 
Davies, Ken (2012). Inward FDI in China and its Policy Context in 2012. Transnational Corporations Review, 4(4):4-18. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2012.4402.  tncr.2012.4402.pdf
Iqbal, Badar Alam (2012). Doha Development Round: Why Its Success is Sine-Quo-Non for Global World? Transnational Corporations Review, 4(2):90-96. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2012.4206.  tncr.2012.4206.pdf 
Jones, David (2012). China’s New Grand Strategy for Europe. Transnational Corporations Review, 4(4):85-97. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2012.4406.  tncr.2012.4406.pdf
Moosa, Imad and Kelly Burns (2012). Do the Chinese Exchange Rate and Trade Policies Violate International Rules? Transnational Corporations Review, 4(2):50-56. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2012.4204. tncr.2012.4204.pdf
Rena, Ravinder (2012). Impact of WTO Policies on Developing Countries: Issues and Perspectives. Transnational Corporations Review, 4(3):77-88. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2012.4305.  05 Rena.pdf
Sauvant, Karl and Jonathan Strauss (2012). State-Controlled Entities Are Important Outward Direct Investors. Transnational Corporations Review. 4(3):1-9. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2012.4301. 01 Karl.pdf 
Wong, Long (2012). The ‘Liability of Foreignness’: Chinese Investment in Australia. Transnational Corporations Review, 4(4):46-75. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2012.4404.  tncr.2012.4404.pdf
Zhang, Haozhen (2012). Property Rights, Tax Incentives and Bogus FDI. Transnational Corporations Review, 4(4):19-45. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2012.4403.  tncr.2012.4403.pdf


Pradhan, Jaya Prakash (2011). Non-equity Operation of Multinational Enterprises in India: Focus on Outsourcing. Transnational Corporations Review, 3(2):1-11. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2011.1110. tncr.2011.3201.pdf 
Rahim, Mia Mahmudur (2011). On the Perspectives of the Implementation of ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’. Transnational Corporations Review, 3(3):1-16. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2011.1122.  tncr.2011.3301.pdf 
Sauvant, Karl (2011). China: Inward and Outward Foreign Direct Investment. Transnational Corporations Review, 3(1):1-4. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2011.1101.  tncr.2011.3101.pdf
Xi, Kangwu Kenneth (2011). Integrating the Global with the Local: Performance Measurement in Multinational Corporations. Transnational Corporations Review, 3(4):54-68. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2011.1136.  tncr.2011.3406.pdf


Hwang, Eun Jin and Marjorie J. T. Norton (2010). Market Orientation, Performance, and Perceived Environmental Uncertainty in South Korean Apparel Retail Stores. Transnational Corporations Review, 2(3):44-58. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2010.1061. 06 EH&MN.pdf 
Jiang, Gongying and Hafiz Mirza (2010). Relationship between Transnational Corporations and Chinese State-Owned Enterprises. Transnational Corporations Review, 2(4):27-38. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2010.1068. 03 Jiang.pdf 
Ostrom, Elinor (2010). Beyond Markets and States: Polycentric Governance of Complex Economic Systems (Excerpt). Transnational Corporations Review. 2(2):1-12. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2010.1039.  01 Cov 1'.pdf 
Schweik, Charles M. and Meelis Kitsing (2010). Applying Elinor Ostrom’s Rule Classification Framework to the Analysis of Open Source Software Commons. Transnational Corporations Review, 2(1):13-26. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2010.1033.  103 Schweik.pdf


Bienefeld, Manfred (2009). China Rising: Challenges and Opportunities. Transnational Corporations Review, 1(1):4-9. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2009.1002.  102 Bienefeld.pdf 
Jiang, Hugh (2009). Vietnam Agriculture Policy Review. Transnational Corporations Review, 1(3):18-29. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2009.3019.  304 Viet.pdf 
Johnson, Graham (2009). Apples and Oranges: Reflections on Western Development Strategies in China and Canada. Transnational Corporations Review, 1(2):9-27. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2009.2010.  203 Apples.pdf
Rao, Somershwar, Malick Souare and Weimin Wang (2009). The Economics of FDI: A Canadian Perspective. Transnational Corporations Review, 1(4):28-41. DOI:10.5148/tncr.2009.4027. 405 IC Rao.pdf
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