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Foreign Direct Investment, Transactions Linkages, and the Performance of the Domestic Sector

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  • Nigel Driffield
  • Max Munday
  • Annette Roberts

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Using data from the UK Census of Production, including foreign ownership data, and information from UK industry input-output tables, this paper examines whether the intensity of transactions linkages between foreign and domestic firms affects productivity growth in domestic manufacturing industries. The implications of the findings for policies promoting linkages between multinational and domestic firms in the UK economy are outlined.

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  • Nigel Driffield & Max Munday & Annette Roberts, 2002. "Foreign Direct Investment, Transactions Linkages, and the Performance of the Domestic Sector," International Journal of the Economics of Business, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(3), pages 335-351.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:ijecbs:v:9:y:2002:i:3:p:335-351 DOI: 10.1080/1357151021000010000
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