Globalization and location choice : an analysis of US multinational firms in 1980 and 2000

@inproceedings{Flores2005GlobalizationAL,
  title={Globalization and location choice : an analysis of US multinational firms in 1980 and 2000},
  author={Ricardo Flores and Ruth V. Aguilera},
  year={2005}
}
Received: 23 November 2005 Revised: 22 May 2007 Accepted: 8 June 2007 Online publication 2 August 2007 Abstract In this paper we examine foreign location choices of the top 100 US multinational corporations (MNCs) in 1980 and 2000. We first ask whether there has been a change in MNC foreign location choice in this two-decade period. Second, we explore the underlying reasons of location change by focusing on country-level factors, accounting for firm-, industryand regionallevel explanations. Our… CONTINUE READING
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