The Multinational Corporation in the 1980s

The Multinational Corporation in the 1980s




This collection of essays addresses the vital question of how much the theory of direct foreign investment - developed a decade ago before many drastic changes took place on the international economic scene - still holds. Grouped in five major sections, they cover The Theory of Direct Foreign Investment; Industrial Organization and International Markets; Country Studies; International Finance; and Implications for the United States.Charles P. Kindleberger is Ford International Professor of Economics, Emeritus, at MIT. David B. Audretsch is Assistant Professor of Economics at Middlebury College.

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ISBN-13: 9780262610445
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 02/07/1986
Pages: 380
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Charles P. Kindleberger is Ford International Professor of Economics Emeritus, MIT and Visiting Professor, Brandeis University.

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Richard N. Cooper

Multinational corporations have become an important and enduring feature of the world economy. This book offers a valuable addition to our understanding of why they exist how they work how they clash with governments and how the disagreements can be resolved.

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