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U.S. and Swedish Direct Investment and Exports

  • Magnus Blomstrom
  • Robert E. Lipsey
  • Ksenia Kulchycky

Overseas production in a country by affiliates of Swedish and U.S. firms rarely appears to displace exports from the two home countries and in most cases either has no effect or tends to increase home country exports. The positive effect on Swedish exports is evident not only with respect to levels of exports to different countries at one time but also with respect to changes in exports over time. The positive effect on U.S. exports can be observed for minority-owned as well as majority-owned foreign operations.

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Paper provided by National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc in its series NBER Working Papers with number 2390.

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Date of creation: Sep 1987
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Publication status: published as U.S. and Swedish Direct Investment and Exports , Magnus Blomstrom, Robert E. Lipsey, Ksenia Kulchycky. in Trade Policy Issues and Empirical Analysis , Baldwin. 1988
Handle: RePEc:nbr:nberwo:2390
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  1. Lipsey, Robert E & Weiss, Merle Yahr, 1981. "Foreign Production and Exports in Manufacturing Industries," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 63(4), pages 488-94, November.
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