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Competence-creating subsidiaries and FDI technology spillovers

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  • Ha, Yoo Jung
  • Giroud, Axèle
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    Building on International Business research on subsidiary activities, this paper investigates the relationship between the type of innovation-intensive activities in an MNE subsidiary and FDI spillovers. Our results show that competence-creating activities by MNE subsidiaries generate significantly different horizontal and vertical spillovers compared with competence-exploiting activities. The findings suggest that FDI spillovers are influenced by the dynamic development of technological and strategic roles in a subsidiary in the dispersed innovation network of an MNE.

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    Volume (Year): 24 (2015)
    Issue (Month): 4 ()
    Pages: 605-614

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    DOI: 10.1016/j.ibusrev.2014.11.001
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