Economic Growth , Industrial Development and Inter-Regional Spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment : Evidence from China

Abstract

Evidence from many countries indicates that foreign direct investment (FDI) typically concentrates in a few regions within the host country. This paper examines the extent and possible mechanisms by which spatially concentrated FDI in a developing country boosts economic growth in other regions. Using a dataset that covers 96% of Chinese cities from 1996… (More)

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