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The Environmental Determinants of Foreign Direct Manufacturing Investment: An Ex Post Empirical Analysis

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This article uses the techniques of quantitative cross-national research to explore the relationship between foreign direct investment (FDI) and the economic, social, and political aspects of the environment. Although a strong relationship is found between FDI and variables based upon political event data. The findings are consistent with a view of political discontinuities as necessary but not sufficient conditions for business risk.© 1976 JIBS. Journal of International Business Studies (1976) 7, 29–42

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  • Stephen J Kobrin, 1976. "The Environmental Determinants of Foreign Direct Manufacturing Investment: An Ex Post Empirical Analysis," Journal of International Business Studies, Palgrave Macmillan;Academy of International Business, vol. 7(2), pages 29-42, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:pal:jintbs:v:7:y:1976:i:2:p:29-42
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