Do Multinational Operations Influence Firm Value? Evidence from the Triad Regions
This paper examines the effect of multinational operations on firm value using a sample of firms from the three triad regions of the world. Using the Transnational Index (reported by the United Nations), a newer measure of multinational operations, this study helps explain some of the conflicting findings reported in the literature and highlights the importance of location of the firm as a factor in influencing the premium or discount in firm value due to multinational operations.
Volume (Year): 4 (2005)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
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