Is Foreign Direct Investment a Channel of Knowledge Spillovers? Evidence from Japan's FDI in the United States

@article{Branstetter2000IsFD,
  title={Is Foreign Direct Investment a Channel of Knowledge Spillovers? Evidence from Japan's FDI in the United States},
  author={Lee G. Branstetter},
  journal={IO: Productivity},
  year={2000}
}
  • Lee G. Branstetter
  • Published 2000
  • Economics
  • IO: Productivity
  • Recent empirical work has examined the extent to which international trade fosters international spillovers' of technological information. FDI is an alternate, potentially equally important channel for the mediation of such knowledge spillovers. I introduce a framework for measuring international knowledge spillovers at the firm level, and I use this framework to directly test the hypothesis that FDI is a channel of knowledge spillovers for Japanese multinationals undertaking direct investments… CONTINUE READING
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