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Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: Magnitudes and Location Choice of New Manufacturing Plants

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  • Jan Ondrich

    (Syracuse University)

  • Michael Wasylenko

    (Syracuse University)

Abstract

What effect does foreign direct investment (FDI) have on job creation, wages, and productivity in the U.S.? How does FDI impact the budget deficit? How do changes in states' fiscal policy affect plant location choices? Ondrych and Wasylenko address these and other politically-charged questions concerning FDI. Provided is empirical evidence drawn from a pooled cross-section and time-series data set that identifies the criteria foreigners use to make location decisions. The authors also develop a model, against which they compare their findings, and review policy options available at the state and federal levels.

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  • Jan Ondrich & Michael Wasylenko, 1993. "Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: Magnitudes and Location Choice of New Manufacturing Plants," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number fdius, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:fdius
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    Cited by:

    1. Michael J. Hicks, 2006. "Transportation and infrastructure, retail clustering, and local public finance: evidence from Wal-Mart's expansion," Regional Economic Development, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, issue Oct, pages 100-114.
    2. Thomas H. Klier, 1995. "The geography of lean manufacturing: recent evidence from the U.S. auto industry," Economic Perspectives, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, issue Nov, pages 2-16.
    3. Shaoming Cheng, 2006. "The role of labour cost in the location choices of Japanese investors in China," Papers in Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 85(1), pages 121-138, March.

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    Keywords

    foreign direct investment; fdi; location choice; regional economic development; taxes; subsidies;

    JEL classification:

    • F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
    • R32 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Real Estate Markets, Spatial Production Analysis, and Firm Location - - - Other Spatial Production and Pricing Analysis
    • R38 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Real Estate Markets, Spatial Production Analysis, and Firm Location - - - Government Policy

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