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The Dragon and the Elephant on the way to Italy

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  • Valeria Gattai

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This paper provides original evidence about Chinese and Indian Outward Direct Investment in Italy. Firm-level data have been collected through survey interviews involving the whole population of Dragon and Elephant multinationals. With a response rate of 80%, we draw a detailed profile of the parent companies and investigate their main drivers, entry modes, and satisfaction with the local operations.

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Paper provided by University of Milano-Bicocca, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 248.

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Date of creation: Jun 2013
Date of revision: Jun 2013
Handle: RePEc:mib:wpaper:248

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Keywords: outward direct investment; India; China; Italy;

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