Competitiveness Review ISSN: 1059-5422 Dear all, We are proud to present the issue 27.3 of the Competitiveness Review. This issue features six papers and a book review. The issue deals with the topics of country specific advantages (CSA) in emerging markets, internationalization and multinationals. We are pleased to present contributions of world-renowned specialists on these issues such as Peter J. Buckley, Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Ravi Ramamurti. The issue is available on the Competitiveness Review homepage<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/toc/cr/27/3>. You may access the articles by following the links below. Emerging countries' country-specific advantages (CSAs) and competitiveness of emerging market multinational enterprises (EMNEs)<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/CR-02-2016-0016> Philippe Gugler Competitiveness Review, 2017, Vol. 27:3, pp. 194 - 207 The competitiveness of emerging country multinational enterprise: Does it derive from CSAs or FSAs?<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/CR-03-2016-0017> Peter J. Buckley Competitiveness Review, 2017, Vol. 27:3, pp. 108 - 216 Home country underdevelopment and internationalization: Innovation-based and escape-based internationalization<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/CR-04-2016-0021> Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra , Ravi Ramamurti Competitiveness Review, 2017, Vol. 27:3, pp. 217 - 230 Outward direct investment by Chinese state-owned enterprises: Can host country policy act as a country-specific advantage?<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/CR-08-2016-0052> Ana Teresa Tavares Lehmann , Frederick Lehmann Competitiveness Review, 2017, Vol. 27:3, pp. 231 - 252 A critical assessment of Brazilian manufacturing competitiveness in foreign markets<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/CR-08-2016-0046> Alvaro Bruno Cyrino , Ronaldo Parente , Denise Dunlap , Bruno B. de Góes Competitiveness Review, 2017, Vol. 27:3, pp. 253 - 274 Ascertaining the competitiveness of Thai exports to PRC<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/CR-04-2016-0026> Pornlapas Suwannarat Competitiveness Review, 2017, Vol. 27:3, pp. 275 - 299 Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs<http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/CR-02-2017-0017> Eleanor Doyle Competitiveness Review, 2017, Vol. 27:3, pp. 300 - 302 Best regards, Philippe Gugler, Center for Competitiveness, University of Fribourg, Switzerland Christian Ketels, Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, Harvard Business School, USA Editors-in-Chief, Competitiveness Review ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.