Governance, Multinationals, and Growth

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This volume will be of great interest to scholars and students of foreign direct investment and multinational enterprises, as well as to government economists and policymakers tackling these issues.
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Table of Contents

Foreword
1 Introduction and overview 3
2 How to thrive in an international economy 16
3 Continental integration and foreign ownership of Canadian industry : a retrospective analysis 25
4 Who owns whom? : economic nationalism and family controlled pyramidal groups in Canada 44
5 Assessing international mergers and acquisitions as a mode of foreign direct investment 68
6 Foreign ownership and total factor productivity 100
7 Factor price differences and multinational activity 125
8 FDI in an FTA with uncertain market access 155
9 How do regional trade agreements affect intra-regional and inter-regional FDI? 176
10 Responses to trade liberalization : changes in product diversification in foreign- and domestic-controlled plants 209
11 FDI and the international policy environment : back to the future? not quite! 249
12 Economic issues raised by NAFTA chapter 11 investor-to-state dispute settlement cases having environmental implications 272
13 Location incentives and inter-state competition for FDI : bidding wars in the automotive industry 297
14 Policy roundtable : life as neighbor to an economic giant - issues and options 325
15 Issues on governance, multinationals and growth : thoughts on method, policy and research suggested by the Festschrift papers 341
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