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Graduating to Globalisation: A Study of Southern Multinationals

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  • Ajay Shah

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  • Ila Patnaik

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  • Dilek Demirbas

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FDI by firms in developing countries is a recent phenomenon and demands a study of relationship between firm productivity and different modes of globalisation activities. This paper attempts to understand this relationship through ordered probit models, examining two key hypotheses using firm level panel data from India. First, it is tested whether there are characteristic differences between domestic firms, exporting firms and firms engaging with FDI. [NIPFP WP No. 2010-65].

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Keywords: Outbound FDI; multinationals; Panel data; India; Ordered Probit models; firms; globalisation; developing countries; productivity;

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  1. Patnaik, Ila & Shah, Ajay, 2010. "Why India choked when Lehman broke," Working Papers 10/63, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
  2. Rudrani Bhattacharya & Ila Patnaik & Ajay Shah, 2012. "Export Versus FDI in Services," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 35(1), pages 61-78, 01.

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