Cross-border Investment and Economic Integration: The Case of Guangdong Province and Hong Kong SAR
AbstractIn this paper, we undertake a comparative study of the performance of local and foreign competitors’ manufacturing firms in a FDI-recipient region—Guangdong Province, China—and analyzes the policy implications of the comparison for the advanced, FDI-outflow region—Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). By highlighting changes in productivity that vary with changes in manufacturing firm ownership, we reveal that domestic firms have been catching up with their foreign counterparts, including Hong Kong-based firms, though foreign firms have successfully strengthened their dominating position in Guangdong’s manufacturing industry.
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Total Factor Productivity; Manufacturing Sectors; Asia; China; Guangdong; Hong Kong;
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- Sharif, Naubahar & Huang, Can, 2008. "Cross-border Investment and Economic Integration: The Case of Guangdong Province and Hong Kong SAR," MERIT Working Papers 035, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
- D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
- L60 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - General
- O47 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Measurement of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2008-06-07 (All new papers)
- NEP-CNA-2008-06-07 (China)
- NEP-DEV-2008-06-07 (Development)
- NEP-EFF-2008-06-07 (Efficiency & Productivity)
- NEP-TRA-2008-06-07 (Transition Economics)
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