Lars Oxelheim

Research books

Bakardjieva Engelbrekt, A., K. Leijon, A. Michalski, and L. Oxelheim (eds.) (2021), The European Union and the Technology Shift, Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. 

Bakardjieva Engelbrekt, A., K. Leijon, A. Michalski, and L. Oxelheim (eds.) (2020), The European Union and the return of the nation state. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.

Alviniussen, A., H. Jankensgård and L. Oxelheim, (2020), Corporate Foreign Exchange Risk Management, Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.

Bakardjieva Engelbrekt, A., N. Bremberg, A. Michalski, and L. Oxelheim (eds.), (2019), The European Union in a Changing World Order. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.

Bakardjieva Engelbrekt, A, N. Bremberg, A. Michalski, and L. Oxelheim (eds.), (2018). Trust in the EU at challenging times. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.

Bakardjieva Engelbrekt, A., A. Michalski, N. Nilsson and L. Oxelheim (eds.) (2018), The European Union: Facing the Challenge of Multiple Security ThreatsCheltenham: Elgar Publishing.

Bernitz, U., M. Mårtensson, L. Oxelheim and T. Pehrsson (eds.) (2018). Bridging the Prosperity Gap in the EU: The Social Challenge Ahead, Cheltenham: Elgar Publishing. Flyer. Blog.

Bakardjieva Engelbrekt, A., M. Mårtensson, L. Oxelheim and T. Pehrsson (eds.) (2015), EUs Role in Fighting Global Imbalances, Cheltenham: Elgars Publishing.

 Forssbaeck, J. and L. Oxelheim (eds.) (2015), The Oxford Handbook of Economic and Institutional Transparency, New York: Oxford University Press.

 Oxelheim, L. (ed.), (2012), EU/Asia and the Re-polarization of the Global Economic Arena, London and Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.

 Gustavsson, S., L. Oxelheim and L. Pehrsson (eds), (2009), How unified is the European Union? Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. 

 Oxelheim, L. and C. Wihlborg, (2008), Corporate Decision-making with Macroeconomic Uncertainty, New York: Oxford University Press. 

 Oxelheim, L. and C. Wihlborg (eds.), (2008), Markets and Compensation for Executives in Europe, Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing. 

 Andersson, K., E. Eberhartinger, and L. Oxelheim (eds.) (2007), National Tax Policy in Europe - To Be or Not to Be, Berlin and Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.

Oxelheim, L. (ed.) (2006), Corporate and Institutional Transparency for Economic Growth in Europe, Oxford: Elsevier.

 Oxelheim, L. and C. Wihlborg (2005), Corporate Performance and the Exposure to Macroeconomic Fluctuations, Stockholm: Norstedts Academic Publishers.

 Oxelheim, L. and P. Ghauri (eds.) (2004), European Union and the Race for Inward FDI in Europe, Oxford: Elsevier.

 Forssbaeck, J. and L. Oxelheim (2003), Money Markets and Politics - A Study of European Financial Integration and Monetary Policy Options, London: Edgar Elgar.

 Oxelheim, L., A. Stonehill, T. Randöy, K. Vikkula, K. B. Dullum, and K-M Modén (1998), Corporate Strategies to Internationalise the Cost of Capital, Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School Press.

 Oxelheim, L. (1997), Financial Markets in Transition. Globalization, Investment and Economic Growth, London: Routledge (in paperback 1998 by International Thomson Business Press and in 2005 by Norstedts Academic Publishers).

Oxelheim, L. and C. Wihlborg (1997), Managing in the Turbulent World Economy. Corporate Performance and Risk Exposure, Chichester: Wiley.

Oxelheim, L. (ed.) (1993), Global Race for Foreign Direct Investment: Prospects for the Future, Berlin and Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.

Oxelheim, L. (1990), International Financial Integration, Berlin and Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.

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