Susan Feinberg

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† The statistical analysis of firm-level data on U.S. multinational corporations reported in this study was conducted at the International Investment Division, Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce, under arrangements that maintained legal confidentiality requirements. Views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily(More)
Cognitive load theory can inform the design of web-based instruction. The basic premise of cognitive load theory is that the focus of an instructional module must be the instruction itself. Information that is adjunct to the instruction must be designed to minimize cognitive load and enhance working memory. Because the mental resources of working memory can(More)
U.S. foreign trade has grown much more rapidly than GDP in recent decades. But there is no consensus as to why. More than half of U.S. foreign trade consists of arms-length and intrafirm trade activity by multinational corporations (MNCs). Thus, in order to better understand the growth of trade, it is important to understand the reasons for the rapid growth(More)
We examine how U.S. multinational corporations (MNCs) and their Canadian afþliates responded to the substantial bilateral tariff reductions that occurred over the 1983{ 92 period. Using conþdential þrm-level data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, we focus on the MNCs' allocation of employment and capital across Canada and the United States. We þnd that(More)
We study the resource allocation decisions of U.S. multinational corporations (MNCs). We examine how established MNCs grow across countries and how firm-specific resources and host-country capital market development influence MNC growth. We find no evidence of resource constraints in MNCs with greater knowledge and access to capital. However, when these(More)
‘‘What determines the scope of the firm?’’ is one of the most fundamental questions in strategic management and international business. Yet no previous research has investigated the relationship between the scope of the firm and cross-listing—a firm listing its stock on overseas exchanges. We leverage the resource-based and institution-based views with a(More)
With increasing popularity of web based learning, it is required to design the web layout to reduce cognitive load. Cognitive load theory is widely used to predict the effectiveness of the web based and multimedia learning. The cognitive load induced by instructional and multimedia modes are measured by indirect or subjective methods. Questionnaires are one(More)
In January, 1991 the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) distributed their first CD-ROM. On this CD-ROM, the NCHS released 1987 data from one of the oldest national health surveys, the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). The NHIS is a principal source of information on the health of the population of the U.S. The 1987 NHIS CDROM contains nine(More)