New Course on International Trade Institutions

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This coming Fall I will offer a new course titled Institutions for International Trade. It is designed to advance students' knowledge of public and private interaction in trade by visiting and analyzing relevant key trade institutions in Washington, D.C. Enrollment for this course is now open until next week. View the course syllabus here: Institutions for International Trade Instructors can contact me at czinkotm@georgetown.edu if you are interested in learning more about the course. Click here for full article

Urgent need for data deletion in big data era

18 years ago, I wrote fervently about the imperative of more data deletion in the Journal of International Business Studies: “The growing risk of information overload is likely to lead to the emergence of a new industry concentrated on the reduction of knowledge… Due to rising concerns in the information dissemination area, the role of privacy experts and mechanisms designed to withhold information will also be on the increase” After six years of testing, Google finally announced the Click here for full article

Hungary Deserves Our Attention

I just returned from a visit to Hungary, focused on the country’s market thinking and practice. I find Hungary to be a long term partner and deserving of our support. I was impressed by the breadth and depth of the courses offered by the Corvinus Hungarian Business School, which does not play second chair to most U.S. universities. The admissions process, the scoring of applications, the transparency of decisions, and the competition for seats, were heartening indications of a market economy. Society Click here for full article

Birmingham Insights on Asia — (2) The Impact of the Government Policy on the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises’ (SMEs) Export Activities in China

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This comment is based on Zheng Guan’s Dissertation written under the supervision of Prof. Michael Czinkota at the University of Birmingham, UK.

Recommendations for the Government Sector

1) Enhance SMEs’ export assistance and promotion activities. The government should develop more preferential

Birmingham Insights on Asia — (1) The Impact of the Government Policy on the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises’ (SMEs) Export Activities in China

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This comment is based on Zheng Guan’s Dissertation written under the supervision of Prof. Michael Czinkota at the University of Birmingham, UK.

On a year-to-year comparison of export activities, most of firms surveyed exported more. However due to increased costs

WASHINGTON INSTITUTIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE

To paraphrase the Philosopher Ludwig von Wittgenstein: “If you are not part of the discussion you are like a boxer who never goes into the ring.” It is important to be in the ring, and this course will permit students to be situated in the crucial nexus of international marketing and government activities, and allow them an opportunity to become part of the discussion. We hear a lot about the growth of world trade, globalization, and imbalanced distribution of incomes. Yet, how does one understand Click here for full article