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- Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Presented by Eden (management, Texas A&M U., US) and Dobson (director, Institute for International Business, U. of Toronto, Canada), 15 papers explore issues concerning multinational corporations operating in host countries, including parent-subsidiary relationships, intrafirm trade, creation and transfers of knowledge within the multinational enterprise, and the impact of nationality on firm performances. Specific topics include economic nationalism and family controlled pyramidal groups in Canada, assessing international mergers and acquisitions as a mode of foreign direct investment, foreign ownership and total factor productivity, factor price differences, and multinational activity, the impact of regional trade agreements on intra-regional and inter-regional foreign direct investment, economic issues raised by the North America Free Trade Agreement Chapter 11 investor-to-state dispute settlement cases having environmental implications, location incentives, inter-state competition for foreign direct investment in the context of the auto industry, and other topics. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR