Home Country Political Risk and Foreign Direct Investment in the United States
This study investigates the proposition that home country political risk factors influence outward foreign direct investment. Investment data from the U.S. Department of Commerce is used to model investment activity in the United States from various industrialized source countries. Foreign direct investment is regressed on home country domestic and international economic and political risk measures for the Western industrial countries. Results indicate that investment activity from the ICs in the U.S. is dependent on home country economic and political conditions.© 1988 JIBS. Journal of International Business Studies (1988) 19, 219–234
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Volume (Year): 19 (1988)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
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