• Publications
  • Influence
Migrant Networks and Foreign Direct Investment
While there exists sizeable literature documenting the importance of ethnic networks for international trade, little attention has been devoted to studying the effects of networks on foreign directExpand
  • 423
  • 37
  • PDF
Corruption and the Composition of Foreign Direct Investment: Firm-Level Evidence
The authors study the impact of corruption in a host country on foreign investors' preference for a joint venture, or a wholly owned subsidiary. Their simple model highlights a basic tradeoff inExpand
  • 277
  • 6
  • PDF
Corruption and Cross-Border Investment: Firm Level Evidence
This paper studies the impact of corruption on inward foreign direct investment using a unique firm-level data set. It examines two effects of corruption simultaneously: a reduction in the volume ofExpand
  • 80
  • 6
  • PDF
Openness and Industrial Response in a Wal-Mart World: A Case Study of Mexican Soaps, Detergents and Surfactant Producers
This paper uses a case study approach to explore the effects of NAFTA and GATT membership on innovation and trade in the Mexican soaps, detergents, and surfactants (SDS) industry. Several basicExpand
  • 107
  • 3
  • PDF
Liquidity Constraints and Linkages with Multinationals
Using a unique data set from the Czech Republic for 1994-2003, this study examines the relationship between a firm's liquidity constraints and its supply linkages with multinational corporationsExpand
  • 27
  • 1
  • PDF
Financial Constraints and Propagation of Shocks in Production Networks
This study finds that even small unexpected supply shocks propagate downstream through production networks and are amplified by firms with short-term financial constraints. The unexpected 2011Expand
  • 10
  • 1
  • PDF
Corruption and Composition of Foreign Direct Investment: Firm-Level Evidence
This paper studies the impact of corruption in a host country on foreign investor's preference for a joint venture versus a wholly-owned subsidiary. A simple model highlights a basic trade-off inExpand
  • 37
  • 1
Foreign Direct Investment and Integration into Global Production and Distribution Networks: The Case of Poland
Not until the end of the twentieth century, the"second globalization,"has the ratio of trade to Gross Domestic Product been comparable to that during the first globalization, which took place at theExpand
  • 28
  • PDF
Book Reviews
Books reviewed in this article: Leonard K. Cheng and Henryk Kierzkowski (eds.), Global Production and Trade in East Asia Jayashree Watal, Intellectual Property Rights in the WTO and DevelopingExpand
Tough Love: Do Czech Suppliers Learn from Their Relationships with Multinationals?
Countries strive to attract foreign direct investment hoping that knowledge brought by multinationals will spill over to domestic producers. While the literature has cast doubt on the existence ofExpand
  • 2