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Like it or not? How the Economic and Institutional Environment Shapes Individual Attitudes towards Multinational Enterprises

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  • Philipp Harms

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    (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)

  • Jakob Schwab

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    (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)

This paper analyzes the determinants of people's attitudes towards FDI using a survey-based data set that covers a wide range of rich and poor countries. We find that both individual socioeconomic characteristics and macroeconomic and institutional factors shape agents' attitudes towards multinational norms. Moreover, we find that the inuence of an individual's characteristics such as education and the status as an entrepreneur depends on the respective country's per-capita income.

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Paper provided by Gutenberg School of Management and Economics, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz in its series Working Papers with number 1515.

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Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: Oct 2015
Handle: RePEc:jgu:wpaper:1515
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