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Privatization, Foreign Acquisition and the Motives for FDI in Eastern Europe

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  • Barbara M. Roberts & Steve Thompson & Katarzyna Mikolajczyk, 2008. "Privatization, Foreign Acquisition and the Motives for FDI in Eastern Europe," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer;Institut für Weltwirtschaft (Kiel Institute for the World Economy), vol. 144(3), pages 408-427, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:weltar:v:144:y:2008:i:3:p:408-427
    DOI: 10.1007/s10290-008-0154-z
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    1. Ovidiu Serafim Trufin, 2010. "Foreign Direct Investment And Economic Growth In Romania’S Development Region North-East," CES Working Papers, Centre for European Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, vol. 2(2), pages 11-16, June.
    2. Markus Leibrecht & Aleksandra Riedl, 2014. "Modeling FDI based on a spatially augmented gravity model: Evidence for Central and Eastern European Countries," The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 23(8), pages 1206-1237, December.
    3. Lebedev, Sergey & Peng, Mike W. & Xie, En & Stevens, Charles E., 2015. "Mergers and acquisitions in and out of emerging economies," Journal of World Business, Elsevier, vol. 50(4), pages 651-662.

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