Assessing firms’ environmental performances

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A SMU researcher and her co-researchers have investigated whether, and if so how, foreign environmental standards influence global sourcing decisions. In their paper titled “Follow the smoke: The pollution haven effect on global sourcing” which has been published in the Strategic Management JournalSMU Assistant Professor of Strategic Management Narae Lee, along … Read more

Does China’s research and development funding reach the right firms?

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Chinese investments in research and development (R&D) have burgeoned since the turn of the century, increasing more than tenfold in absolute terms since 2000 and reaching a high of 2.4 percent of GDP in 2020. As the world’s second biggest spender on R&D after the United States, China is certainly a … Read more