Olivier Cadot

The case considers the problem of diversifying Chile's economy, in particular its export industries, away from primary products and toward manufacturing.

Published 16 May 2002

Reference 5022

Topic Economics & Finance

Region South America

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The case analyses the failed introduction of genetically modified organisms (GMO) in Europe by Monsanto. Showing how a favourable context (the legacy of mad-cow disease) made it relatively easy for consumer groups and environmentalists to wage successful anti-GMO campaigns in Europe, the case examines how Monsanto attempted to deal with its image problem and how the company’s efforts backfired.

Published 12 Jan 2002

Reference 4932

Topic Strategy

Region Europe

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The case analyses the failed introduction of genetically modified organisms (GMO) in Europe by Monsanto. Showing how a favourable context (the legacy of mad-cow disease) made it relatively easy for consumer groups and environmentalists to wage successful anti-GMO campaigns in Europe, the case examines how Monsanto attempted to deal with its image problem and how the company's efforts backfired.

Published 01 May 2001

Reference 4932

Topic Strategy

Industry Food and Beverages Production

Region Europe

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The case describes an international agreement to phase out child labor in soccer-ball manufacturing. This high-profile agreement, which resolves major brand manufacturers, has been hailed as an example of socially responsible corporate policy.

Published 01 Jan 2001

Reference 4865

Topic Strategy

Region Asia

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The case describes an international agreement to phase out child labor in soccer-ball manufacturing. This high-profile agreement, which resolves major brand manufacturers, has been hailed as an example of socially responsible corporate policy.

Published 01 Jan 2001

Reference 4865

Topic Strategy

Region Asia

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Exxon, Shell and Elf are seeking World Bank financing to develop a large oil field in Chad. They produced an environmental impact study and consulted locals. However, NGOs charge that the project will raise political tensions and will not reduce poverty given the current political situation. Should the Bank go ahead?

Published 01 Jun 1999

Reference 4771

Topic Strategy

Region Africa

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A Turkish textile exporter facing pending EU anti-dumping duties tries to sort out the mess and to decide whether he should accept the Commission’s offer of a price agreement. Whether he should or not depends on the chances that permanent duties will be voted on at the Council. What are the risks on either side?

Published 01 Jan 1999

Reference 4772

Topic Strategy

Region Asia

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Airbus is contemplating changing its legal structure and launching a super-jumbo to compete with the 747, but the consortium is divided on strategic priorities. Should it focus on changing its legal structure? Should it maintain a market-share strategy? Should the consortium seek a truce in the price war with Boeing?

Published 01 Jan 1999

Reference 4782

Topic Strategy

Industry Airlines/Aviation Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

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This case focuses on macroeconomic policy in France during the period 1981-93. The early socialist attempt at re-inflating the economy during 1981-82 is critically reviewed, suggesting lessons that go beyond the case of France. The case then reviews the Franc’s stabilisation and the concomitant rise in unemployment over 1983-93.

Published 01 Sep 1996

Reference 4567

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Financial Services

Region Europe

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This case describes a legal conflict opposing Société Hydroélectrique de Grangevieille, an independent electricity generator, to EDF, France's electricity monopoly. The source of the conflict is EDF's monopoly over the transition and export of electricity.

Published 01 Jan 1996

Reference 4332

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry International Trade and Development

Region Europe

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