The location of Japanese investments in China: Agglomeration effects, keiretsu, and firm heterogeneity
AbstractConditional logit analysis of locational choices by Japanese electronics manufacturers in China's regions and provinces during 1990-1995 confirms a major impact of general industry. Japanese, and keiretsu-specific agglomeration benefits. The effects of key determinants of locational choice vary Substantially by investor size and market orientation of manufacturing plants. Small and medium-sized enterprises are more sensitive to Japanese agglomeration and prefer locations closer to Japan than larger firms. but appear to benefit less from region-specific investment incentives. Export-oriented plants are more responsive than local-market-oriented plants to Japanese (keiretsu) agglomeration and the presence of seaports, but appear less responsive to regional demand and region-specific incentives. J. Japan. Int. Econ., June 2002, 16(2), pp. 194-211. Department of Management Science, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Maastricht, University, P.O. Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands. (C) 2002 Elsevier Science (USA).
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- Belderbos, Rene & Carree, Martin, 2002. "The Location of Japanese Investments in China: Agglomeration Effects, Keiretsu, and Firm Heterogeneity," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Elsevier, vol. 16(2), pages 194-211, June.
- Belderbos,R. & Carree,M., 2000. "The Location of Japanese Investments in China: Agglomeration Effects, Keiretsu, and Firm Heterogeneity," Research Memoranda 002, Maastricht : NIBOR, Netherlands Institute of Business Organization and Strategy Research.
- Belderbos, Rene & Carree, Martin, 2002. "The location of Japanese investments in China: agglomeration effects, Keiretsu, and firm heterogeneity," Open Access publications from Maastricht University urn:nbn:nl:ui:27-3888, Maastricht University.
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