Network Analysis to Detect Common Strategies in the Italian Foreign Direct Investment
AbstractIn this paper, using the database ICE-Reprint, the network of Italian firms investing abroad is studied. This analysis focuses on some manufacturing sectors, highlighting the linkages among firms and detecting the key nodes of the system (both in terms of firms and countries of destination). Moreover, through the examination of affiliates' economic activity, different policies of internationalization among leaders emerge.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Economia e Dell'Impresa in its series Working Papers Series with number wp2010_17.rdf.
Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: 2010
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FDI; Economics Networks; Projected network;
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