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Foreign direct investment

Author: Kenneth Froot
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1993.
Series: National Bureau of Economic Research project report.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over the past decade, foreign direct investment (FDI) around the world has nearly tripled, and with this surge have come dramatic shifts in FDI flows. In Foreign Direct Investment, distinguished economists look at changes in FDI, including historical trends, specific country experiences, developments in the semiconductor industry, and variations in international mergers and acquisitions. Chapters cover such topics  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Foreign direct investment.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1993
(DLC) 93027230
(OCoLC)28674875
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Froot
ISBN: 9780226266220 0226266222
OCLC Number: 233024129
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 297 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The surge in foreign direct investment in the 1980s / Edward M. Graham and Paul R. Krugman --
New perspectives on foreign direct investment / Rachael McCulloch --
Where are the multinationals headed? / Raymond Vernon --
Japan's low levels of inward investment / Robert Z. Lawrence --
Foreign direct investment in the United States / Robert E. Lipsey --
Mobile exporters / Louis T. Wells, Jr. --
Foreign direct investment in semiconductors / David B. Yoffie --
International corporate equity associations / Paul M. Healy and Krishna G. Palepu --
Foreign mergers and acquisitions in the United States / Deborah L. Swenson.
Series Title: National Bureau of Economic Research project report.
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth A. Froot.

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