Advantages and Drawbacks of Undervalued Versus Overvalued Currencies

© 2019 Prof. Farok J. Contractor, Rutgers University Also See the Companion Post:  Is the Indian Rupee Undervalued or Overvalued? What Purchasing Power Parity Theory Tells Us Currencies can be undervalued (very devalued) for natural reasons, such as political crises causing the rest of the world to become wary of holding that country’s assets or currency … Continue reading Advantages and Drawbacks of Undervalued Versus Overvalued Currencies

Multinationals Based in Emerging Markets: The Sources of Their Competitive Advantage

© 2014 Prof. Farok J. Contractor, Rutgers University When a company goes abroad, it faces the extra hurdle of unfamiliarity with the local market, its culture, its regulations, and its institutions. Sometimes, the national origin of the firm is looked down on. An example is the skepticism and mild hostility toward Chinese products in some … Continue reading Multinationals Based in Emerging Markets: The Sources of Their Competitive Advantage