Multinational Firms' Location and the New Economic Geography (New Horizons in International Business)

Multinational Firms' Location and the New Economic Geography (New Horizons in International Business)

by Jean Louis Mucchielli, Thierry Mayer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843766544
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 07/28/2004
Series: New Horizons in International Business
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of figuresvii
List of tablesviii
List of contributorsxi
Introduction1
Part IAgglomeration and Multinational Firms' Location
1Geographical concentration of production by leading firms in EU manufacturing11
2Globalization, agglomeration and FDI location: the case of French firms in Europe35
3Trade, border effects and individual characteristics: a panel specification with instrumental variables estimators59
4North-south integration and multinationals: the case of the automobile industry in Mexico76
5Trade liberalization and the internal geography of countries91
Part IIHome Market Effects, Market Size and Location Strategies
6Market size and agglomeration113
7The home market effect in a Ricardian model with a continuum of goods140
8Footloose capital, market access and the geography of regional state aid156
9Empirical evidence on the strategic behaviour of US MNEs within the framework of dynamic differentiated networks178
10Intellectual property rights and international location choices: theoretical modelling and simulations205
Index229

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