The Location of Japanese MNC Affiliates: Agglomeration, Spillovers and Firm Heterogeneity

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Tomohiko Inui; Toshiyuki Matsuura; Sandra Poncet;
(2008)
  • Subject: Location choice;Multinational firms;Conditional logit model
    • jel: jel:F12 | jel:F15

We examine the location choices of the foreign affiliates of Japanese manufacturing firms, using a new data set that matches parents to the affiliates they created over the 1995-2003 period. The analysis is based on new economic geography theory, and thus focuses on the... View more
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