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Foreign-owned firms : are they different?

Author: Rolf Jungnickel; HWWA-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung-Hamburg.
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Foreign-owned firms (FoFs) can have significant implications in terms of employment, income and technology for the national economies involved. This book compares domestic and foreign-owned firms, and looks at the performance of FoFs in several countries. It also includes an in-depth study of sources of comparative advantage for FoFs, and discusses implications for the host economies." "Contributors take a broad
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rolf Jungnickel; HWWA-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung-Hamburg.
ISBN: 0333966260 9780333966266
OCLC Number: 49320555
Notes: Papers presented at an HWWA workshop in 2000.
Description: x, 191 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction / Rolf Jungnickel --
2. Why Foreign-owned Firms are Different: A Conceptual Framework and Empirical Evidence for Austria / Michael Pfaffermayr and Christian Bellak --
3. (Why) Do Foreign-Owned Firms in Germany Achieve Above-average Productivity? / Lutz Bellmann and Rolf Jungnickel --
4. Locating Foreign Affiliates in Germany: The Case of Swedish Multinational Enterprises / Henrik Braconier and Karolina Ekholm --
5. Foreign-owned Firms and United Kingdom Economic Performance / Nigel Pain and Florence Hubert --
6. Foreign-owned Firms and the Competitiveness of France as a Host Country: A Focus on Foreign Trade and Innovation Issues / Remi Lallement.
Responsibility: edited by Rolf Jungnickel.
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