Does Foreign Direct Investment Transfer Technology Across Borders? A Reexamination

Research, Preprint English OPEN
Jürgen Bitzer; Monika Kerekes;
  • Publisher: Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin, Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft
  • Subject: F21 | Technologietransfer | Direktinvestition | E23 | knowledge spillovers | foreign direct investment,knowledge spillovers | O33 | foreign direct investment | O47 | foreign direct investment, knowledge spillovers | Wissenstransfer | OECD-Staaten
    • jel: jel:E23 | jel:F21 | jel:O47 | jel:O33
      ddc: ddc:330

Reexamining foreign direct investment (FDI) as a potential channel for knowledge diffusion -- based on industry data from seventeen OECD countries during the period 1973-2000 -- we find that FDI-receiving countries benefit strongly from FDI-related knowledge spillovers.... View more
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