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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 direct… Expand
To Share or Not to Share: Does Local Participation Matter for Spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment?
This paper examines whether the degree of spillovers from foreign direct investment is affected by the foreign ownership share in investment projects. The analysis, based on an unbalanced panel of… Expand
Do Foreign Investors Care about Labor Market Regulations?
This study investigates whether labor market flexibility affects foreign direct investment (FDI) flows across 19 Western and Eastern European countries. The analysis uses firm level data on new… Expand
Does It Matter Where You Come From ? Vertical Spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment and the Origin of Investors Beata
- Smarzynska Javorcik, Mariana Spatareanu
This study uses firm-level panel data from Romania to examine whether the origin of foreign investors affects the degree of vertical spillovers from FDI. Investors’ origin may matter for spillovers… Expand
Tough Love: Do Czech Suppliers Learn from Their Relationships with Multinationals?
Many countries strive to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) hoping that knowledge brought by multinationals will spill over to domestic industries and increase their productivity. While the… Expand
Does it Matter Where You Come from? Vertical Spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment and the Nationality of Investors
This study uses firm-level panel data from Romania to examine whether the origin of foreign investors affects the degree of vertical spillovers from FDI. Investors' origin may matter for spillovers… Expand
Liquidity Constraints and Firms' 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 corporations… Expand
Foreign direct investment and labour rights: a panel analysis of bilateral FDI flows
The article analyses the impact of fundamental labour rights on bilateral Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows to 82 developing countries. The results indicate that investments by multinationals are… Expand
Exporting, capital investment and financial constraints
Many firms cite financial constraints as some of the most important impediments to their investment and growth. Using a unique data set from the Czech Republic this paper investigates the importance… Expand
FDI Spillovers and Time Since Foreign Entry
This study investigates the effect of foreign direct investment (FDI) on the productivity of local firms. In contrast to existing literature our empirical approach does not require FDI to have… Expand