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The Productivity Advantage and Global Scope of U.S. Multinational Firms

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  • Raymond Mattaloni Jr.

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This paper examines whether the productivity of U.S. business es- tablishments is related to the extent to which their parent rms are globally engaged{from being an exporter to being a edgling multi- national that has taken a few cautious forays into foreign markets to being a seasoned multinational with extensive foreign operations.

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  • Raymond Mattaloni Jr., 2011. "The Productivity Advantage and Global Scope of U.S. Multinational Firms," BEA Working Papers 0070, Bureau of Economic Analysis.
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    JEL classification:

    • E6 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
    • F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
    • D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
    • F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business

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