Domestic Political Connections and International Expansion: It’s not Only ‘Who You Know’ That Matters

Published Research

Former politicians on the board of directors bring to the firm domestic political connections and political knowledge. Previous research has mainly highlighted the role of contacts, without fully recognizing the role of political knowledge accumulated at home. Read More

Home-Country Networks and Foreign Expansion

Published Research

We propose that home country network advantages shape firms’ foreign expansion. We argue that a social status advantage is transferable from one market to another as a signal of quality but that a brokerage advantage is more context-specific and difficult to transfer.Read More