Foreign Direct Investment and Governments: Catalysts for economic restructuring

Foreign Direct Investment and Governments: Catalysts for economic restructuring

by John Dunning
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415173558

ISBN-13: 9780415173551

Pub. Date: 01/22/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This new paperback edition of Foreign Direct Investment and Governments examines the dynamic relationship between foreign direct investment, governments and economic development. The book includes:

• an investigation of the catalytic role played by the governments and multinationals in determining national advantages

• eleven in-depth

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Overview

This new paperback edition of Foreign Direct Investment and Governments examines the dynamic relationship between foreign direct investment, governments and economic development. The book includes:

• an investigation of the catalytic role played by the governments and multinationals in determining national advantages

• eleven in-depth national studies of the UK, USA, Japan, New Zealand, India, Mexico, Spain, Sweden, China, Indonesia and Taiwan

• analysis of all aspects of the investment development path
Foreign Direct Investment and Governments is an excellent source book for students of international business.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415173551
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/22/1998
Series:
Studies in International Business and the World Economy
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures and tables
Preface to 1958 edition
Preface to 1998 edition
Introduction1
1The growth of US investment in British manufacturing industry6
2The present-day scope of American participation in British industry32
3The structure and organization of US affiliates in Britain: geographical distribution, size and ownership patterns56
4The structure and organization of US affiliates in Britain: financial and managerial supervision of branch units69
5Comparative operating methods and productivity in US parent and UK branch plants80
6The influence of US firms on UK industrial development and on the efficiency of their UK competitors113
7The influence of US firms on their UK suppliers145
8The products supplied by US firms and their contribution to industrial productivity and consumer welfare176
9Managerial techniques adopted by US firms and their influence on UK ideas and policies190
10Overall economic effects and future prospects of US direct investment in the United Kingdom220
11Forty years on: American investment in British industry revisited249
App. 1US affiliates known to be operating in British manufacturing industry, December 1956272
App. 2The fifty largest US affiliates and Anglo-US financed firms in UK industry, 1995282
App. 3US direct investment in UK manufacturing industry 1950-95 Statistical annexc285
Notes313
Index of firms330
General index335

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