Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login

Efectos De €Œderrame†De Las Empresas Transnacionales En La Industria Manufacturera Uruguaya (1990-2000)

Contents:

Author Info

  • Rosario Domingo
  • Gustavo Bittencourt

Abstract

The objective of this paper is to measure, through econometric techniques, the existence of horizontal and vertical spillovers form Transnational Corporations presence in Uruguayan’s manufacturing sector in 1990-2000. We concluded that the factorial productivity of the firms has a positive tendency between 1990-96, and a negative tendency between 1997-2000. The subsidiaries of TNCs has a higher productivy than the local firms in both periods, but if we incorporate fixed effects by firm in the model, the results show that the subsidiaries do not improve their performance in a different way than local firms. There are signs of vertical spillovers in 1990-96. The domestic firms that employ people with better skills have improved their productivity. The industrial promotion instruments might have contributed to increase the productivity of local firms, in spite of the higher imports and the TNCs competence

Download Info

To our knowledge, this item is not available for download. To find whether it is available, there are three options:
1. Check below under "Related research" whether another version of this item is available online.
2. Check on the provider's web page whether it is in fact available.
3. Perform a search for a similarly titled item that would be available.

Bibliographic Info

Paper provided by Econometric Society in its series Econometric Society 2004 Latin American Meetings with number 266.

as in new window
Length:
Date of creation: 11 Aug 2004
Date of revision:
Handle: RePEc:ecm:latm04:266

Contact details of provider:
Phone: 1 212 998 3820
Fax: 1 212 995 4487
Email:
Web page: http://www.econometricsociety.org/pastmeetings.asp
More information through EDIRC

Related research

Keywords: spillovers; productivity; Transnational Corporations; industrial sector; Uruguay;

Find related papers by JEL classification:

References

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

Citations

Lists

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

Statistics

Access and download statistics

Corrections

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ecm:latm04:266. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Christopher F. Baum).

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.