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Foreign direct investment through partial acquisitions: hostage effect or conflicts enhancement

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  • Cristina López-Duarte

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  • Marta Vidal-Suárez

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Management & Governance.

    Volume (Year): 12 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 3 (August)
    Pages: 287-308

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jmgtgv:v:12:y:2008:i:3:p:287-308

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    Keywords: Foreign direct investment; Entry mode; Joint venture; Acquisitions; Abnormal returns;

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    1. Antonio Majocchi & Ulrike Mayrhofer & Joaquin Camps, 2010. "The choice between joint ventures and non equity-alliances: evidence from Italian firms," Post-Print halshs-00690216, HAL.

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