Emeritus Professor Jim Slater

 

Associate Professor, Industrial & Labour Economics

Department of Management

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Contact details

Birmingham Business School
University of Birmingham
University House
Edgbaston Park Road
Birmingham
B15 2TT

Qualifications

BSc&BCom

Research

Comparative industrial structures of Asia Pacific; determinants of foreign direct investment; foreign direct investment and growth in East and South East Asia.

Publications

Academic Journal Papers

“The Global Implementation of the “Winner’s Competitive Cycle” (with S. Slater and S. Paliwoda), Journal of Asia Pacific Business Administration, vol 1, Number 2, pp144-154, 2009

“Strategic Inertia and the Japanese Pharmaceutical Industry” (with S. Slater and S. Paliwoda), Multinational Business Review, vol 16, Number 4, pp 1-23, 2008

"Ethnicity and decision making for internationalisation," (with S. Slater and S. Paliwoda) Management Decision, vol. 45, Number 10, pp 1622-35, Autumn, 2007

“Dynamic Capabilities, Entrepreneurial Rent-Seeking and the Investment Development Path: The Case of Samsung,” (with J.Lee), Journal of International Management, Vol. 13, Number 3, Fall 2007.

"The Erosion of Stable Shareholder Practice in Japan ("Anteikabunushi Kosaku")" (with S. Pease and S. Paliwoda) International Business Review, vol 15, no 6, December 2006.

“Government Policy, Industrialisation and the Investment Development Path: The Case of Thailand”, (with A. Bende Nabende) Global Business and Economics Review vol 6, no 1, June 2004

"Private capital formation: Short- and long-run crowding-in (out) effects in ASEAN, 1971-99"(with A. Bende Nabende) Economics Bulletin, vol 3, No 27 Nov 2003

“Foreign Direct Investment in Asia: Trends and Determinants”. (with A. Bende Nabende, J. Ford and S. Sen). Asia Pacific Journal of Economics and Business, vol 6, no1, June 2002

“Private Capital Formation Determinants: Some Evidence from Developing Countries, 1971-1997”. (with A. Bende Nabende). The Global Economy Quarterly, vol III, no 1, 2002

“Executive Development in China: Is there any in a Western sense?” (with A. Wong). International Journal of Human Resource Management, vol 13 no 2, March 2002

“Productivity analysis in Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation region: A multi-country translog comparative analysis, 1965-1997”. (with A. Bende Nabende, J. Ford and S. Sen). Economics Bulletin, vol 15, no 2, pp1-9, Jan 2002

“FDI, Regional Economic Integration and Endogenous Growth: Some Evidence from South East Asia” (with A. Bende Nabende and J. L. Ford) Pacific Economic Review, vol 6 no3 , Oct 2001

“The Influence of Foreign Capital on the Korean Stock Exchange” (with Y-B Park) The Journal of the Korean Economy, vol 1, no 2, Fall 2000

“Competitive Advantage: The Impact and Implications of Environmentally Linked Strategies”, (with I. Tirado-Angel), Journal of Business Research, vol 47, no. 1 January, 2000

“Testing for the Long-Run Relationship between Inflation and its Variability” (with Y-B Park and J-S Kim) Journal of Productivity, vol 3, no 2. 1997

“Product Quality and UK Trade Performance”, International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, vol 5, No 3, 1987

“Income, Location and the Demand for Housing in Greater London”. Urban Studies, vol 23, 1986

“On Tackling Unemployment” (with W. S. Siebert and P. Watt). Journal of Economic Affairs, vol 5, no. 4, 1985

Professional Journal Papers

“A Transnational Business Education”, Business Executive, vol 1, no3 (New Series), 1986

Edited Books

“The European Union and ASEAN: Trade and Investment Issues”, (ed with R. Strange and C. Molteni, London, Macmillan, New York, St Martins Press (2000)

Trade and Investment in China: The European Experience, (ed. with R.Strange, L. Wang), London, Routledge, 1998

Business Relationships with East Asia, (ed. with Roger Strange), London, Routledge, 1997

Contributions to edited works

“European FDI in ASEAN manufacturing sectors: the case of Thailand” (with A. Bende-Nabende and J.L.Ford) in “International Trade, Capital Flows and Economic Development in East Asia: The Challenge in the 21st Century”, ed. A.Bende-Nabende, Ashgate, 2003

The Impact of FDI on the Economic Growth of the ASEAN-5 Economies: comparative dynamic multiplier analysis from a small model, with emphasis on liberalization (with A. Bende-Nabende and J. L. Ford) in “Finance, Governance and Economic Performance in Pacific and South East Asia”, D.G. Dickinson, J. L. Ford, M. J. Fry and S. Sen (eds), Edward Elgar: Cheltenham UK, Northampton, MA, USA (2000)

“The Effects of Outward Direct Investment on the Performance of Locally Controlled Companies in Malaysia” (with I. Tirado-Angel) in “The European Union and ASEAN”, R. Strange and J Slater (eds), London, Macmillan, 2000

“ASEAN’s Outward Direct Investment in Europe” in “The European Union and ASEAN,” R. Strange and J Slater (eds), London, Macmillan, 2000

“Trends in East Asian Investment in the Transitional Economies”, in Multinationals in Eastern Europe, Artisien-Maximienko, P (ed) London, Macmillan, New York, St. Martins Press, (2000)

“An Assessment of the Strengths of Current and Future Economic Relationships between China and Europe”, in Trade and Investment in China, R. Strange L Wang and J. Slater (eds), London, Routledge 1998

“China’s Outward Direct Investment”, in Trade and Investment in China, R. Strange, L. Wang and J. Slater (eds.), London, Routledge 1998

“Korean Investment in Europe: motives and choices” (with S. K. Nam) in Business Relationships with East Asia, J. Slater and R. Strange (eds), London, Routledge, 1997.

“Product Quality and UK Trade Performance”, in McGoldrick, P (ed),Advances in Manufacturing Technology II, London, Kogan Page, 1987

Conference papers

"Evolution of Dynamic Capabilities in Crisis Management System: A Proposition from the Cases of Multinationals from NIEs" (with J. Lee) ACE (All China Economics) International Conference, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, December 2009.

"Dynamic Capabilities and Entrepreneurship in China’s Economic Development" (with J. Lee and S. Pease) ACE (All China Economics) International Conference, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, December 2006.

"Dynamic Capability, Entrepreneurial-Rent Seeking, and the Investment Development Path: What Can the Success of Samsung Electronics Contribute to International Business Theories?" Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business, (with J. Lee), Beijing, June, 2006.

"Globalisation Levitt and the Evidence from Japan and Singapore "  (with S. Pease and S. Paliwoda), Proceedings of the Academy of Marketing Sciences Annual Conference, San Antonio, May, 2006. ISBN: 0-939783-28-2. ISSN: 0149-7421.

"Internationalisation- Positions, Paths & Processes: The Evidence from Japan and Singapore" (with S. Pease and S. Paliwoda), Annual Conference on Corporate Strategy: Positions, Paths, Processes, Berlin, May, 2006

Strategic Shift in Japanese Organisations: The Case of the Pharmaceutical Industry, (with S.Pease and S.Paliwoda) 4th International Conference 0n Marketing Trends, Paris, January, 2005

“An Empirical Analysis of the Link between Cultural Distance and ODI” (with Y-B. Park). Paper presented at the Fourth East-Asia-EU Conference on Business Relations, Birmingham: September, 1999

“Implications of overseas investments on locally-controlled companies’ performance in Malaysia: An analysis of Industry Accounting Data” (with Tirado-Angel, I) 3rd Conference on ASEAN-EU Business Relations, Como, Italy: April 1998

“ASEAN’s Outward Foreign Direct Investment: Trends and Opportunities in Europe”. 3rd Conference on ASEAN-EU Business Relations, Como, Italy: April 1998

“Competitive Advantage: The Implications of Environmentally Linked Strategies”, (with Tirado-Angel, I) 2nd International Conference on the Dynamics of Strategy, Surrey: April 1997

“The Economic Development Mechanism of Japan: Structure Adjustment and Foreign Direct Investment” (with Y-B Park and J-S Kim), 1st East Asia-EU Business Research Conference, Birmingham, January 1995.

“Foreign Direct Investment from East Asia: The Impact of Exchange Rate Movements” (with Y-B Park), International Conference on Global Business Environment and Strategy, Tainan, 1993, Taiwan. (Publication No. 000521)

“Regional Foreign Direct Investment in Smaller European Economies” (with Y B Park), Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Conference of the British Regional Science Association, Dundee, September 1992

“A Fresh Look at the Economics of Product Quality” (with D J Sherwin), Papers and Proceedings of the Second National Conference of Production Research, Edinburgh, 1986

Working papers

China’s Transnational Vanguard: Entrepreneurship, Dynamic Capabilities and the Investment Development Path (with J. Lee), 2007.

“ European foreign direct investment determinants in the ASEAN manufacturing sectors: A structural model comparative case study for Thailand, 1969-1997 (with A Bende-Nabende), 2000

“Informational Trading or Noise Trading: Korean Stock Market Evidence” (with Y.-B. Park) Working Paper WPC99/01, Department of Commerce, University of Birmingham, 1999

“Government Policy, Industrialisation and the Investment Development Path: A Case for Thailand” (with A. Bende-Nabende), 1999.

“The Impact of FDI and Regional Economic Integration on the Economic Growth of The ASEAN-5 Economics, 1970-1994: A Comparative Analysis from a Small Structural Model.” (with A Bende-Nabende, J. L. Ford) The University of Birmingham, Department of Commerce, 1997

“The Influence of Relative Wage Rates on the Choice of Investment Location in the Electronics Industry: An empirical Comparative Case Study for Thailand, 1969-1997) (with A. Bende-Nabende and J.L. Ford), 1999.

“Relative Wage Rates and International Production in the Manufacturing Sector: A Case for Thailand, 1969-1997” (with A. Bende-Nabende and J. L. Ford), 1999.

“The Impact of FDI on the Economic Growth of the ASEAN-5 Economies, 1970-94: A Comparative Dynamic Multiplier Analysis from a Small Model with Emphasis on Liberalisation”. (with A. Bende-Nabende, J. L. Ford)

The University of Birmingham, Department of Commerce, 1997

“National culture characteristics as a determinant of FDI” (with Yi Zhu), Working Paper 95/04, Department of Commerce, University of Birmingham, 1995

“Korean Investment in Europe: Motives and Choices” (with S K Nam), Working Paper 95/05, Department of Commerce, University of Birmingham, 1995

“Regional Foreign Direct Investment in Smaller European Economies” (with Y B Park), Working Paper 92/08, Department of Commerce, University of Birmingham, 1992

“Testing for the Long-Run Relationship between Inflation and its Variability” (with Y B Park), Working Paper 91/30, Department of Commerce, University of Birmingham, 1991

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