Nikolay Anguelov

Nikolay Anguelov
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth | UMD · Public Policy

Ph.D. Policy Studies

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Introduction
Nikolay Anguelov currently works at the department of Public Policy, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. Nikolay does research in Globalization and Foreign Policy, Public Policy and Public Administration.
Additional affiliations
July 2013 - February 2020
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Description
  • Teach Regional Economic Development and the capstone course sequence - Research Method, Statistics, Applied Policy Research. Adviser for the Public Management Concentration
Education
January 2006 - August 2012
Clemson University
Field of study
  • Policy Studies

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Publications (55)
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An in-depth examination of the international fashion trade and related goods, this book raises visibility of the ethical aspects of promoting overconsumption through explaining the ecological damage resulting from the high rate of discarding old clothes. It focuses on the promotion, globalization, and integration of the apparel sector into our soci...
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The book examines the industrial growth of sanctioned nations in terms of their ability to foster trade partnerships with countries that choose to evade or not comply with sanctions. When those "black knight" nations find strong local market competitive advantages in the absence of firms from sender nations, incentives develop to support local poli...
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This study examines how information technology and mass communication outlets have been employed as soft power platforms in the Middle East in the aftermath of 9/11/2001. The focus is on Internet access and mobile phone subscriptions to see how their proliferation has impacted government effectiveness and political stability in MENA nations from 20...
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This article investigates how using different measures of GDP can lead to conflicting development policies when it comes to industrial recruitment. The results suggest that often-employed policies of competing for inward FDI may not benefit GDP annual growth. A distinction is made between official exchange rate (OER) GDP and purchasing power parity...
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The book seeks to untangle the complexities of how America and the West work within emerging markets, addressing the political and diplomatic implications of investment alongside emerging theory within IPE and its implications for the USA.
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Have you ever wondered why textiles are no longer manufactured at scale in the United States? The fashion industry is one of the largest contributors to pollution, waste, and environmental toxins. Nick Anguelov, Ph.D. will discuss the environmental impacts of fast-fashion and give you tips to make better, more sustainable fashion choices. Dr. Nikol...
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Within the United States, there is an epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women. Using data from the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) repositories on missing and unidentified women, we examined how demographic and regional differences affected case status. Within the NamUs database, we found that American Indian/Alas...
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Stoneover: The Observed Lessons and Unanswered Questions of Cannabis Legalization examines the political and social entrepreneurs that champion marijuana decriminalization efforts, their constituents’ attitudes toward legalization, the specific successful reform measures at the state level, and the consequent market dynamics in cannabis commerce. E...
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This paper tracks the location trends of information technology (IT) firms in the United States for the last 4 decades to identify commonalities in place-based recruitment subsidy policies and strategies. Utilizing the Good Jobs First Subsidy Tracker database, examined are: a) specific subsidy amounts; b) the type of subsidy, based on the different...
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The introduction and first chapter of The Dirty Side of the Garment Industry: Fast Fashion and Its Negative Impact on Environment and Society, curtesy of Taylor & Francis.
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This paper tracks the site location trends of information technology (IT) firms in the last 4 decades to identify commonalities in place-based recruitment subsidy policies and strategies. Utilizing the Good Jobs First Subsidy Tracker database, examined are: a) specific subsidy amounts; b) the type of subsidy, which are categorized based on the diff...
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This paper evaluates the impact of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade’s Agreement on Agriculture (GATT AA) on outcomes outlined as its sustainability goals. These goals include adopting and sustaining agricultural practices to lower fertilizer pollution from nitrogen and phosphate, as well as lower CO2 levels from vegetal and animal product...
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Throughout its history, Communism has relied on tight censorship, allowing only the dissemination of information that strengthens the proclaimed ruling legitimacy of “The Party.” Today in North Korea, that legacy endures as the regime goes to great lengths to limit all foreign media content (Greitens 2013). However, as advanced technological produc...
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This article examines the effect of the housing market on nursing home diversion and/or transition. Prior evaluations of federally funded diversion/transition efforts indicate that lack of housing may be a significant impediment to diversion policy efforts. We test this charge by examining the transition rates in all 351 municipalities in Massachus...
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en This research examines the impact of increasing the stringency of renewable portfolio standards (RPS) on the consumption of energy produced from renewable sources. Putting prior findings in the context of policy learning, first we focus on technological innovation, factor endowments, and economic energy dependence of American states to track how...
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This article examines how access to advanced placement (AP) courses impacts college attendance plans of high school seniors. When the majority of previous research has focused on linking AP courses to university success metrics such as graduation and retention rates, the query here is on whether taking relatively more and varied AP courses inspires...
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From Criminalizing to Decriminalizing Marijuana: The Politics of Social Control tracks the political history and specific political actions associated with the diffusion of state-level marijuana decriminalization. It provides an integrated chronology of policy diffusion to show how social and cultural changes have impacted the shift from anti-to pr...
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Renewable Portfolio Standards in the US are widely recognized as a significant state level instrument to catalyse growth in renewables. Comprehensive analysis now shows that the effectiveness of these standards depends on their stringency with more demanding standards leading to higher renewable penetration.
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This research examines the impact of foreign funds on improvements in the quality of life in nations most dependent on external finance. Utilizing Official Development Assistance (ODA) and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) as proxies, we compare differences between two groups of nations: the 30 with highest ODA to gross national income (GNI) ratio to...
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A succinct legal overview of the laws guiding the international apparel trade. Discussed are the perverse incentives that are established by a system of policies geared toward evading environmental regulations of textile effluents.
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http://www.austaxpolicy.com/lowering-corporate-taxes-political-promise-not-deliver/
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Under growing advocacy pressures, apparel producers have launched sustainability initiatives promising to move toward cleaner production and greener supply chains. In this study we show why they have a long way ahead by examining the ecological impact of textile production and the policies that guide it. Textile production is the world's second lar...
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In an effort to attract new investors and retain existing producers, governments use corporate tax rates as a policy tool for industrial recruitment, resulting in inter-state tax competition. Foreign direct investment (FDI) growth and GDP growth are the two policy outcomes gauged in inter-state tax competition. The assumption is that lower corporat...
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This study examines the effect of the housing market on nursing home diversion and /or transition. Prior evaluations of federally funded diversion/transition efforts indicate that lack of housing may be a significant impediment to diversion policy efforts. We test this charge by examining the transition rate of over 15,000 people from all 351 munic...
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This chapter examines the internal and external factors that contribute to the North Korean economic growth despite the United States and United Nation's imposed sanctions. The specifics indicate a possible repeat of Myanmar's current reality if the present course of sanction ineffectiveness continues. The adjustments of the North Korean economic p...
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This chapter examines why US sanctions against Myanmar did not produce results for 20 years and continue to make an impact four years after they were lifted. That impact is political, manifesting in the government's continued unwillingness to comply with international demands, even if those demands were the very conditions for dismantling the sanct...
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This chapter offers an evaluation of the effectiveness of soft power-the direct alternative to sanctions. Metrics for quantifying soft power are explored and their results are evaluated in the context of Middle Eastern diplomacy, post 9/11. The Middle East is examined because soft power efforts have been strongly developed there during the War on T...
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This chapter tracks the three sanction rounds against the military regime of Myanmar through longitudinal analyses of variance of trade metrics. The discussion focuses on why despite tightening sanctions Myanmar experienced economic growth and what specific sectors grew the most. Due to improving trade and diplomatic relations with its rapidly-deve...
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The book examines the industrial growth of sanctioned nations in terms of their ability to foster trade partnerships with countries that choose to evade or not comply with sanctions. When those "black knight" nations find strong local market competitive advantages in the absence of firms from sender nations, incentives develop to support local poli...
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https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/southeast-asia/2015-03-18/development-democracy
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The book examines the industrial growth of sanctioned nations in terms of their ability to foster trade partnerships with countries that choose to evade or not comply with sanctions. When those "black knight" nations find strong local market competitive advantages in the absence of firms from sender nations, incentives develop to support local poli...
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This chapter links together the literatures on sanctions, soft power, international business, and foreign direct investment. FDI analysis of incentives is offered at the firm level, as vested in the production and operations management and international economics literatures, to explain how the growth of international business opportunities can dim...
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This chapter summarizes the extant literature on sanctions. The focus is on the evidence of sanction effectiveness that has led to their current popular use. Examined are ways to quantify sanction effectiveness historically and a discussion, if offered, of the applicability of those methods today.
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This chapter puts the combined findings on sanction limitations in the context of transaction cost assumptions of firm-level asset internationalization. The link is exemplified through the agenda setting dynamic of the November 2014 APEC summit during which policy formation on issues affecting the future of Myanmar’s democracy and Russo-American re...
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This chapter provides a blue print of the gradual change of incentives that have shaped MNCs both in nature and in operations. That gradual change is a result of policy as much as technological progress. Technological progress has allowed for the development of better economic metrics. Chapters 4 and 5 apply those metrics that are most often employ...
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The combined findings of previous chapters on the role of the United States in the creation and diffusion of globalization are posited in an outline explaining how trade policy is created within the United States. The discussion is on the paradox of reversing a legacy of liberalization set forth by the Bretton Woods institution into a reality where...
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This chapter relates the political legitimacy issues of Chapter 6 to the regional economic development literature on regional inequality with respect to both attracting MNCs and economic growth. A three-stage regression model shows how MNCs can have negative impacts on state GDP and unemployment.
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The model from Chapter 4 is expanded to an 11-year time series to examine further the relationship between accelerated GDP growth in the developing world and the FDI activity of MNCs. Additional MNC metrics are included, such as MNC merger and acquisitions per nation, as well as a scale of regional integration of trade blocs. An analysis of the ben...
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This chapter examines data sources and discusses data collection and metrics development options for studying global market trends. It proposes a five-year model to study the impact of MNCs on GDP. It shows how using different and outdated metrics and unrepresentative samples may lead to conflicting policy conclusions.
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In changing global market power balance toward the developing world, MNCs from emerging nations grow. They do it by learning from their developed nation partners and invest heavily in the developed world in order to gain access to technology and knowledge. Developed nations compete for all FDI, regardless of its knowledge-sourcing implications, bas...
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Because of the changes outlined in Chapter 1, an examination is offered of the assumptions behind historic economic theoretical models. Those models are still employed to prescribe policy for eliciting future economic impact today. Therefore, when their assumptions are violated the implementation of the proposed policies could have unintended conse...
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Globalization’s impact on changing firm and market characteristics is discussed. The focus is on growth and proliferation of MNCs and their FDI. The chapter defines what an MNC is, what it does, how it is created today, where, and how it operates. The chapter outlines the differences between modern day global enterprises and the MNCs of the recent...
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This dissertation analyzes selected policies designed to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) as a means of economic growth. The focus is on multinational corporations (MNCs) because most foreign direct investment is done by MNCs. The dissertation first shows the effects that the presence of MNCs has on economic growth before examining tradeoffs...

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Offer an interdisciplinary collection of works on Soft Power. http://www.palgrave-journals.com/palcomms/article-collections/soft-power Connect with other researchers who study soft power in politics, diplomacy, cross-cultural studies, advertising communications, and visual culture.
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Start a conversation on corporate social responsibility and what it should be https://www.crcpress.com/The-Dirty-Side-of-the-Garment-Industry-Fast-Fashion-and-Its-Negative-Impact/Anguelov/p/book/9781498712224