Multinational firms in the world economy / Girogio Barba Navaretti and Anthony J. Venables, with Frank G. Barry ... [et al.].Material type: TextLanguage: English Publication details: Princeton, N.J. ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, 2004. Description: xiii, 325 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0691119201 (hbk.); 9780691128030 (pbk.); 0691128030 (pbk.)Subject(s): International business enterprises | International tradeDDC classification: 338.88 LOC classification: HD2755.5 | .B368 2004Online resources: WorldCat details
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
TOC Facts and issues --
The multinational enterprise : an overview of theory and empirical findings --
Horizontal foreign direct investment : product market access --
Vertical foreign direct investment : input costs and factor prices --
Multinationals : the firm and the market --
Determinants of FDI : the evidence --
Host country effects : conceptual framework and the evidence --
FDI and the host economy : a case study of Ireland --
Home country effects of foreign direct investment --
Policy implications and effects.
Multinational enterprises are either the heroes or the villains of the globalized economy. This book assesses the determinants of multinationals' actions, investigating why their activity has expanded so rapidly, and why some countries have seen more such activity than others. It is intended for students and professionals.