The Effect of Direct Foreign Investment on Domestic Firms: Evidence from Firm Level Panel Data in Emerging Economies
AbstractThis paper uses firm level panel data to investigate empirically the effects of direct foreign investment (DFI) on the productivity performance of domestic firms in three emerging economies of Central and Eastern Europe, Bulgaria, Romania and Poland. To this end a unique firm level panel data set is used with detailed information on foreign ownership at the firm level.
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foreign investment; Bulgaria; Romania; poland; state sector; policy; invest; production; Foreign firms; technological; domestic firms; foreign investors; productivity; domestic firms; panel data; Econometric; employees; emerging economies; central europe; eastern europe; bulgaria; romania; poland; data set; foreign ownership; firm level; Spillovers; Absorptive Capacity; Emerging countries;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-01-10 (All new papers)
- NEP-EFF-2010-01-10 (Efficiency & Productivity)
- NEP-SBM-2010-01-10 (Small Business Management)
- NEP-TRA-2010-01-10 (Transition Economics)
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