Productivity Growth in Indonesia: The Role of Regional Characteristics and Direct Foreign Investment
AbstractUsing detailed micro data from the Indonesian manufacturing sector, we examine the effect on productivity growth of different regional characteristics and direct foreign investment. The results suggest that a diversified regional industry sector increase productivity growth. Direct foreign investment benefits establishments in neighbouring industries within the region. There are intra-industry spillovers from direct foreign investment at a national level, but there does not seem to be a geographic component in this type of spillovers.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Stockholm School of Economics in its series Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance with number 216.
Length: 42 pages
Date of creation: 14 Jan 1998
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Publication status: Forthcoming in Economic Development and Cultural Change.
Note: Revised version forhtcoming in Economic Development and Cultural Change (jan, 1999).
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Indonesia; regional development; direct foreign investment; spillovers; productivity;
Other versions of this item:
- Sjoholm, Fredrik, 1999. "Productivity Growth in Indonesia: The Role of Regional Characteristics and Direct Foreign Investment," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 47(3), pages 559-84, April.
- F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
- O12 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
- R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes
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- NEP-ALL-1998-11-05 (All new papers)
- NEP-EFF-1998-11-05 (Efficiency & Productivity)
- NEP-IFN-1998-11-05 (International Finance)
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