Dear all


We’re delighted to announce a special issue of International Journal of Emerging Markets, entitled Institutions and Emerging Markets.  Please enjoy free access with our compliments until 13 April. 


The list of papers follows below; the link to the papers is here.


Very best




Institutions and emerging markets: effects and implications for multinational corporations

Daniel Rottig (pp. 2 - 17)

Keywords: Emerging markets , Institutions , Multinational corporations


Institution building and institutional voids: Can Poland’s experience inform Russia and Brazil?

Sheila M. Puffer , Daniel J McCarthy , Alfred M Jaeger (pp. 18 - 41)

Keywords: Russia , Brazil , BRIC , Emerging economies , Institutional theory , Comparative business systems


A qualitative case study of MNE legitimacy: The Fonterra-Sanlu IJV corporate milk scandal in China

Kathryn Pavlovich , Paresha N Sinha , Mark Rodrigues (pp. 42 - 56)

Keywords: China , Emerging markets , MNEs , International joint ventures , Legitimacy , Corporate scandal


Informal institutions and technology use by entrepreneurs: An empirical study across 18 emerging markets

Saurav Pathak , Andre O. Laplume , Emanuel Xavier-Oliveira (pp. 57 - 71)

Keywords: Cultural diversity , Emerging markets , Institutional theory , Multi-level analysis , Shadow economy , Technology use in entrepreneurship


An ethnographic study of new venture and new sector legitimation: Evidence from Moldova

Romeo V. Turcan , Norman M. Fraser (pp. 72 - 88)

Keywords: Ethnography , Emerging markets , Theory building , Legitimacy , Early internationalization , Industry studies


Drivers of successful international business strategy: Insights from the evolution of a trading company

Karim Marini Thomé , Janann Joslin Medeiros (pp. 89 - 110)

Keywords: International business , Emerging economies , Strategy in developing countries , Trading company



Dr Martyn Lawrence


International Business and Management

Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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