ISBN-10:
1858989833
ISBN-13:
9781858989839
Pub. Date:
01/01/1999
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Foreign Direct Investment and Corporate Networking: A Framework for Spatial Analysis of Investment Conditions

Foreign Direct Investment and Corporate Networking: A Framework for Spatial Analysis of Investment Conditions

by Robert L. A. Morsink, Peter J. Buckley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781858989839
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/1999
Series: New Horizons in International Business Series
Pages: 257
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figuresviii
List of Tablesix
Acknowledgementsxii
1Introduction1
1.1Developments in Internationalisation1
1.2Developments in Analysing Foreign Direct Investment3
1.3Aim of the Study and Methodology4
1.4Scope of the Study5
1.5Outline of the Study6
2A Theoretical Framework for Foreign Direct Investment8
2.1Introduction8
2.2Theory of International Production10
2.3The Internalisation Question11
2.4Developments in Knowledge16
2.5Economic Integration17
2.6Regional Synergies19
2.7Networking21
2.8Corporate Strategies25
2.9A Theoretical Framework for Foreign Direct Investment29
3A Model for Analysing Geographical Investment Patterns: MOSAIC33
3.1Introduction33
3.2Hypotheses on Determinants of Foreign Direct Investments34
3.3Investment Determinants and Corporate Strategies49
3.4MOSAIC Estimations53
4Investments within the European Union60
4.1Introduction60
4.2Investment Patterns61
4.3Determinants71
4.4Conclusion90
5Investments from the United States99
5.1Introduction99
5.2Investment Patterns99
5.3Determinants104
5.4Conclusion116
6Investments from Japan120
6.1Introduction120
6.2Investment Patterns120
6.3Determinants125
6.4Conclusion139
7Investments from Germany144
7.1Introduction144
7.2Investment Patterns144
7.3Determinants149
7.4Conclusion159
8Investments from the Netherlands164
8.1Introduction164
8.2Investment Patterns164
8.3Determinants168
8.4Conclusion173
9Policy Implications177
9.1A Policy Principle177
9.2National Government Policies and Complex International Production Strategies178
9.3National Government Policies and Less Complex Strategies181
9.4International Policy-making183
10Evaluation187
11Summary191
11.1Theoretical Framework191
11.2Methodology192
11.3Geographical Distributions of Foreign Direct Investment Flows194
11.4MOSAIC and Intra-EU Foreign Direct Investments197
11.5MOSAIC and Outward Foreign Direct Investments from Four Home Countries199
11.6Policy Implications201
11.7Evaluation202
Appendix IDifficulties with Foreign Direct Investment Data204
Appendix IIHistory of Gravity Modelling207
Appendix IIIData Sets on Intra-EU Foreign Direct Investments213
Appendix IVDefinitions of Variables Used in the Regressions224
Bibliography228
Index255

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