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The choice of transport technology in the presence of exports and FDI

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  • José Pedro Ponte

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    (Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão, Technical University of Lisbon, Rua Miguel Lupi 20, 1249-078 Lisboa, Portugal)

  • Armando J. Garcia Pires

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    (Institute for Research in Economics and Business Administration (SNF), Breiviksveien 40, 5045 Bergen, Norway)

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In a set-up with intermediate production, we analyze how a shipper's choice of transport technology, traditional versus modern, interacts with the mode of foreign expansion by an service firm, export versus foreign direct investment (FDI).

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Paper provided by Gabinete de Estratégia e Estudos, Ministério da Economia e da Inovação in its series GEE Papers with number 0032.

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Length: 30 pages
Date of creation: Dec 2010
Date of revision: Jan 2011
Handle: RePEc:mde:wpaper:0032

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Keywords: Transport Technology; Foreign Direct Investment; Trade; Service Sector; Firm Location;

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