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The Home Country Effects of Internationalisation

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  • Lundan, Sarianna M.
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    The widening range of countries acting as home and host to MNEs, and the continuing growth in all forms of cross-border economic activity, have prompted a large literature on the effects of outward MNE activity on the host countries. A smaller body of work has examined the effects on the home countries of MNEs, but this literature has remained quite fragmented. The purpose of this paper is to bring together and review the different strands of the literature examining the home country effects, and to discuss how some of the changes ongoing in the global economy are likely to impact the analyses on the complementarity between home and host country activities.

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    Paper provided by The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy in its series Discussion Papers with number 1100.

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    Length: 43 pages
    Date of creation: 2007
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    Keywords: Foreign direct investment; multinational enterprises; globalisation; home country effects;

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    1. Lundan, Sarianna & Tolvanen, Juha, 2008. "Regional and Global Patterns of Internationalisation of Finnish MNEs," Discussion Papers 1170, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy.

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