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Cross-border Investment and Economic Integration: The Case of Guangdong Province and Hong Kong SAR

In: Multinationals and Emerging Economies

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  • Naubahar Sharif
  • Can Huang

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The global economy is changing rapidly and multinational corporations (MNCs) are at the forefront of this transformation. This book provides novel and profound analyses of how MNCs and emerging economies are related, and how this relationship affects the dynamics of the global economy. In particular, the authors deal with the nexus between multinationals, emerging economies and innovation from a variety of different perspectives. Innovation is regarded as a core driving force in the global economy but the authors show how it can impede as well as encourage sustainability. The book brings together insights from business studies and economics, and combines concise theoretical discussion with empirical analyses of unique data.

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  • Naubahar Sharif & Can Huang, 2009. "Cross-border Investment and Economic Integration: The Case of Guangdong Province and Hong Kong SAR," Chapters, in: Wilfred Dolfsma & Geert Duysters & Ionara Costa (ed.), Multinationals and Emerging Economies, chapter 6, Edward Elgar Publishing.
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    • D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
    • L60 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - General
    • O47 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Empirical Studies of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence

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