An Empirical Assessment of the Proximity-Concentration Tradeoff between Multinational Sales and Trade

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Brainard, S Lael;
  • Journal: American Economic Review,volume 87,issue 4 September,pages520-44
  • Subject:
    • jel: jel:F12 | jel:F21

This paper empirically investigates the role of transport costs, trade and investment barriers, production scale economies, and firm- specific advantages in determining the use of overseas production relative to exports. The proximity-concentration hypothesis is robust ... View more
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