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  • Strategic Management of Large Engineering Projects: Shaping Institutions, Risks, and Governance. Miller, Roger and Donald Lessard. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2001.
  • Managing the Globalization of Business. Lessard, Donald and C. Antonelli. Naples, Italy: Editoriale Scientifica, 1990.
  • Capital Flight and Third World Debt. Lessard, Donald and J. Williamson. Washington, DC: Institute for International Economics, 1987.
  • Financial Intermediation Beyond the Debt Crisis. Williamson, John, and Donald Lessard. Cambridge, MA: Peterson Institution, 1985.
  • International Financial Management: Theory and Application. Lessard, Donald. New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons, 1985.
  • International Financial Management: Theory and Application. Lessard, Donald. Boston, MA: Warren, Gorham and Lamont, 1979.
  • New Mortgage Designs for Stable Housing in an Inflationary Environment. Lessard, Donald and Franco Modigliani. Boston, MA: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 1975.
  • "Global Strategy and MNC Capabilities." Lessard, Donald R., and D. Eleanor Westney. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management, Oxford, UK: Oxford Research, Forthcoming. SSRN Preprint.
  • "Institutional Enablers of Energy System Transition: Lessons from Solar PV in Eight African Countries." Lessard, Donald R., Valerie J. Karplus, Ninad Rajpurkar, and Arun Singh. In Achieving Collective Ends with Limited Resources: Africa’s Struggle to Bridge the Infrastructure Gap, edited by Anne Stafford, Innocent Musonda, and Nuno A. P. Gil, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming.
  • "Understanding the Impacts of Indirect Stakeholder Relationships - Stakeholder Value Network Analysis and Its Application to Large Engineering Projects." Lessard, Donald R., Wen Feng, Edward Crawley, Olivier de Weck, and Bruce Cameron. In Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure Development, edited by M.J. Garvin, Raymond Levitt, and Richard Scott, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, Forthcoming.
  • "Risk Management for Companies Operating in Emerging Markets." Lessard, Donald R. In Oxford Handbook on Managing in Emerging Economies, edited by Klaus Mayer and Robert Grosse, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2019.
  • "Megaprojects as Games of Innovation." Miller, Roger, Donald Lessard, and Vivek Sakhrani. In The Oxford Handbook of Megaproject Management, edited by Bent Flyvbjerg, 217-237. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2017. [Paper on SSRN].
  • "The Evolution of EMNES and EMNE Thinking: A Capabilities Perspective." Lessard, Donald. In Understanding Multinationals from Emerging Markets, edited by Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Ravi Ramamurti, 108-128. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
  • "The Shaping of Large Engineering Projects." Lessard, Donald and Roger Miller. edited by Bert van dee Wee and Hugo Priemus, 34-56. North Hampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2014.
  • "Uncertainty and Risk in Global Supply Chains." Lessard, Donald. In Global Value Chains in a Changing World, edited by Deborah Elms and Patrick Low, Geneva, Switzerland: Global Institute and the Temasek Foundation Centre for Trade and Negotiations, 2013.
  • "Como potenciar las capacidades de su empresa a través de la expansión global." Lessard, Donald, Rafel Lucea and Luis Vives. Harvard Deusto Business Review, February 2013.
  • "Building Your Company’s Capabilities Through Global Expansion." Lessard, Donald, Rafel Lucea and Luis Vives. Sloan Management Review, January 2012.
  • "Mexican Multinationals: Insights from Cemex." Lessard, Donald and Rafael Lucea. edited by Jitendra V. Singh and Ravi Ramamurti, 280-311. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
  • "Evolving Strategy: Risk Management and the Shaping of Large Engineering Projects." Lessard, Donald. In Decision-Making in Mega Projects: Cost Benefit Analysis, Planning, and Innovation: Transport Economics, Management and Policy, edited by Bent Flyvbjerg, Bert Van Wee, and Hugo Priemus, 145-172. North Hampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2008.
  • "Risk and the Dynamics of Globalization." Lessard, Donald. In The Future of the Multinational Company, edited by Constantinos C. Markides, George Yip, John Stopford, Julian Birkinshaw, and Sumantra Ghoshal, 76-85. Chichester, England: Wiley and Sons, 2003.
  • "The Multinational Firm as a Learning Organization." Lessard, Donald and Alice Amsden. In IEA annual research volume, London, England: MacMillan, 1999.
  • "Finance and International Business." Lessard, Donald. In International Business: An Emerging Vision, edited by B. Toyne and D. Nigh, 586-627. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1997.
  • "Moving Toward 1992: Managing the Internationalization of Ownership and Corporate Finance." Lessard, Donald. In Managing the Globalization of Business, edited by C. Antonelli and Donald Lessard, Naples, Italy: Editoriale Scientifica, 1990.
  • "Rediscovering Functions in the MNC: The Role of Expertise in Firms' Responses to Shifting Exchange Rates." Lessard, Donald R. In Managing the Global Firm, edited by Christopher A. Bartlett, Gunnar Hedlund, and Yves Doz, New York, NY: Routledge, 1990.
  • "Beyond the Debt Crisis: Alternative Forms of Financing Growth." Lessard, Donald. In Dealing with the Debt Crisis, edited by Ishac Diwan and Ishrat Husain, Washington, DC: The World Bank, 1989.
  • "Country Risk and the Structure of International Financial Intermediation." Lessard, Donald. In Financial Risk: Theory, Evidence, and Implications, edited by Courtenay Stone, 197-227. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Kluwer, 1989.
  • "Finance and Global Competition." Lessard, Donald. In Competition in Global Industries, edited by M. Porter, Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 1986.
  • "Volatile Exchange Rates Can Put Operations at Risk." Lessard, Donald and John Lightstone. Harvard Business Review, July 1986.
  • "Capital Market Strategy:  National vs. International Integration." Lessard, Donald. In Financial Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, edited by B. Paul, Caracas, Venezuela: Inter-American Institute of Capital Markets, 1982.
  • "Public Enterprise Finance: Toward a Synthesis." Lessard, Donald. In Public Enterprise in Less Developed Countries, edited by L.P. Jones, Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1982.
  • "Evaluating International Projects - An Adjusted Present Value Approach." Lessard, Donald. In Capital Budgeting under Conditions of Uncertainty, edited by F. Derkinderen and R. Crum, 118-137. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff, 1980.
  • "Financial Markets and the Adjustment to Higher Oil Prices." Lessard, Donald. In The Structure of Energy Markets, edited by R. S. Pindyck, Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1979.
  • "Financial Factors and the International Expansion of Small-Country Firms." Lessard, Donald. In Multinationals from Small Countries, edited by C. P. Kindleberger and T. Agmon, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1977.
  • "The Structure of Returns and Gains from International Diversification." Lessard, Donald. In International Capital Markets, edited by E. M. Elton and J.G. Gruber, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: North Holland, 1975.
  • "Inflation and The Housing Markets: Problems and Potential Solutions." Lessard, Donald and Franco Modigliani. MIT Sloan Management Review, September 1973.
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