Does foreign intellectual property rights protection affect U.S. exports and FDI?
AbstractUsing GMM models on a panel data of fifty-three countries, we examine whether stronger foreign IPR protection stimulates international transactions of U.S. multinational firms. The empirical results suggest that foreign countries that strengthen their IPR protection, especially those with strong imitative ability, can attract more international transactions from U.S. multinational firms.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Delaware, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 10-10.
Length: 14 pages
Date of creation: 2010
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export; FDI; intellectual property rights; GMM;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
- O34 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Intellectual Property and Intellectual Capital
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- NEP-ALL-2010-09-11 (All new papers)
- NEP-INT-2010-09-11 (International Trade)
- NEP-IPR-2010-09-11 (Intellectual Property Rights)
- NEP-REG-2010-09-11 (Regulation)
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