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Institutions et impact des IDE dans les pays en développement : le secteur de la grande distribution au Mexique

  • Cédric Durand


    (CEPN - Centre d'Economie de l'Université Paris Nord (ancienne affiliation) - Université Paris 13 - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, CEMI - Centre d'étude des modes d'industrialisation - EHESS - École des hautes études en sciences sociales)

This contribution to the discussion on the impact of foreign direct investment in developing countries aim to identify the institutionnal determinants of this impact. It is based on an empirical study of the consequences of transnational corporations' presence in the Mexican retailing sector. First, it is shown that the arrival of foreign firms accelerates the modernisation but has a negative impact on local firms' performance as well as local worker remuneration as a result of the growing competitive pressure in the sector. Second, the changes that occurred in supply chain governance and the tremendous increase of imports initiated by Wal-Mart are described, and some probable implications for local suppliers are suggested.

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Date of creation: Sep 2006
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Publication status: Published in « Institutions, développement économique et transition » - 7èmes journées scientifiques du réseau« Analyse Economique et Développement de l'AUF », Sep 2006, Paris, France. 2006
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