Explaining Foreign Ownership By Comparative and Competitive Advantage: Empirical Evidence

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Christian Bellak;
(1999)
  • Publisher: Inst. für Volkswirtschaftstheorie und -politik, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • Subject: JEL F1, F23, L2, L60 | foreign direct investment / comparative advantage / multinational enterprises / international production | Foreign Direct Investment; Comparative Advantage; Multinational Enterprises; International Production
    • jel: jel:F23 | jel:L60 | jel:F | jel:L2

This paper provides empirical evidence on the determinants of foreign ownership in manufacturing industries. Foreign ownership, according to the theory of international production, is the result of the combination of comparative and competitive advantage. An adequate ex... View more
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