Temporary Social Dumping, Union Legalisation and FDI: a Note on the Strategic Use of Standards
AbstractThis paper analyses the welfare implication for a developing country of using union legalisation as a policy instrument to attract inwards foreign direct investment. While its presence may discourage a foreign multinational (MNE) from locating in the host country, unionisation is an important rent-extracting instrument for the host country.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by College Dublin, Department of Political Economy- in its series Papers with number 00/2.
Length: 19 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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- Dermot Leahy & Catia Montagna, 2001. "Temporary social dumping, union legalisation and FDI: a note on the strategic use of standards," The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(3), pages 243-259.
- Dermot Leahy & Catia Montagna, . "Temporary Social Dumping, Union Legalisation and FDI: A Note on the Strategic Use of Standards," EPRU Working Paper Series 99-08, Economic Policy Research Unit (EPRU), University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics.
- F16 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade and Labor Market Interactions
- F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
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- Dewit, G. & Holger, G. & Montagna, C., 2003.
"Should I stay or should I go? A note on employment protection, domestic anchorage, and FDI,"
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- Dewit, Gerda & Görg, Holger & Montagna, Catia, 2003. "Should I Stay or Should I Go? A Note on Employment Protection, Domestic Anchorage, and FDI," IZA Discussion Papers 845, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- Gerda Dewit & Holger Gorg & Catia Montagna, 2003. "Should I Stay or Should I Go? A Note on Employment Protection, Domestic Anchorage and FDI," Dundee Discussion Papers in Economics 145, Economic Studies, University of Dundee.
- Dermot Leahy & Catia Montagna, 2005. "Union legislation and export platform FDI," The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 14(4), pages 437-452.
- Dermot Leahy & Catia Montagna, 2005. "Union Bargaining Power, Social Dumping, and Foreign Direct Investment," International Trade 0510001, EconWPA.
- Gerda Dewit & Holger Görg & Catia Montagna, 2009. "Should I stay or should I go? Foreign direct investment, employment protection and domestic anchorage," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer, vol. 145(1), pages 93-110, April.
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