Publications

Peer-reviewed publications:

Javier Garcia-Bernardo, Jan Fichtner, Frank W. Takes & Eelke M. Heemskerk (2017), Uncovering Offshore Financial Centers: Conduits and Sinks in the Global Corporate Ownership Network. Scientific Reports, Vol. 7, Article no. 6246.

Jan Fichtner, Eelke M. Heemskerk & Javier Garcia-Bernardo (2017), Hidden power of the Big Three? Passive index funds, re-concentration of corporate ownership, and new financial risk. Business and Politics, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 298-326.

Jan Fichtner (2017), Perpetual Decline or Persistent Dominance? Uncovering Anglo-America’s True Structural Power in Global Finance. Review of International Studies, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 3-28. (Click here for access to a preprint version of this article.)

Jan Fichtner (2016), The anatomy of the Cayman Islands offshore financial center: Anglo-America, Japan, and the role of hedge funds. Review of International Political Economy, Vol. 23, No. 6., pp. 1034-1063. (Click here for access to a preprint version of this article.)

Jan Fichtner (2015), Rhenish Capitalism Meets Activist Hedge Funds: Blockholders and the Impact of Impatient Capital. Competition & Change, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 336-352.
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Jan Fichtner (2014), Privateers of the Caribbean: The Hedge Funds-US-UK-Offshore Nexus. Competition & Change, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 37-53.
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Jan Fichtner (2014), Finanzialisierung und der Offshore-Hedge-Fonds-Nexus. Die Rolle der USA und Großbritanniens. In Marcel Heires and Andreas Nölke, eds. Politische Ökonomie der Finanzialisierung. Wiesbaden: Springer VS. pp. 115-130. (in German)

Jan Fichtner (2013), Hedge Funds: Agents of Change for Financialization. Critical Perspec­tives on International Business, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 358-376.
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Jan Fichtner (2013), The Rise of Hedge Funds: A Story of Inequality. Momentum Quarterly, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 3-20.

 

Other publications:

Javier Garcia-Bernardo, Jan Fichtner, Frank W. Takes & Eelke M. Heemskerk (2017), These five countries are conduits for the world’s biggest tax havens. TheConversation.com, July 2017.

Carmel Shenkar, Eelke M. Heemskerk & Jan Fichtner (2017), The New Mandate Owners: Passive Asset Managers and the Decoupling of Corporate Ownership. CPI Antitrust Chronicle, June 2017.

Jan Fichtner, Eelke M. Heemskerk & Javier Garcia-Bernardo (2017), These three firms own corporate America. TheConversation.com, May 2017.

Jan Fichtner (2017), Explaining Cayman’s success through its role in the Anglo-American triangle. Cayman Financial Review, April 2017.

Jan Fichtner (2016), How Apple and Other Multinationals Avoid Taxes and Accountability: Analyzing Offshore Finance as a Complex Network of Ownership Ties. CORPNET blog post.

Jan Fichtner (2016), The Anglosphere, Dominance in Global Finance, and the Consequences of Brexit. Duck of Minerva blog post.

Jan Fichtner, Eelke M. Heemskerk & Javier Garcia-Bernardo (2016), Hidden Power of the Big Three? Passive Index Funds, Re-Concentration of Corporate Ownership, and New Financial Risk. CORPNET Working Paper.

Jan Fichtner (2015), The Offshore-Intensity Ratio: Identifying the Strongest Magnets for Foreign Capital. City University London. CITYPERC Working Paper Series 2015/02.

Jan Fichtner & Benjamin D. Hennig (2013), Offshore Financial Centres. Political Insight, Vol. 4, No. 3, p. 38. (Click here for access to a pre-print version of this article.)

Jan Fichtner (2013), The Real Size and Intensity of Offshore Financial Centers. tellmap.

Jan Fichtner & Thomas Rixen (2012), Die dunkle Seite der Finanzmärkte: Oasen, Schattenbanken und die Krise. Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung. (in German)

Jan Fichtner (2011), Kaimane in Delaware. Le Monde diplomatique, Nr. 9394. (in German)

Jan Fichtner (2009), Activist hedge funds and the erosion of Rhenish capitalism: The impact of impatient capital. The Canadian Centre for German and European Studies Working Paper #17, York University Toronto.

Jan Fichtner (2006), Symbiotic Competitors – The Nature of Sino-US Relations. Journal 360°, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 62-68.