Facts and Fallacies about U.S. FDI in China
AbstractDespite the rapid expansion of U.S.-China trade ties, the increase in U.S. FDI in China, and the expanding amount of economic research exploring these developments, a number of misconceptions distort the popular understanding of U.S. multinationals in China. In this paper, we seek to correct four common misunderstandings by providing a statistical portrait of several aspects of U.S. affiliate activity in the country and placing this activity in its appropriate economic context.
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Date of creation: Oct 2007
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Publication status: published as Lee Branstetter, C. Fritz Foley. "Facts and Fallacies about U.S. FDI in China," in Robert C. Feenstra and Shang-Jin Wei, editors, "China's Growing Role in World Trade" University of Chicago Press (2010)
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