The Location of Export-Oriented Foreign Direct Investment in the Caribbean Basin

@article{Woodward1993TheLO,
  title={The Location of Export-Oriented Foreign Direct Investment in the Caribbean Basin},
  author={Douglas P. Woodward and Robert Joseph Rolfe},
  journal={Journal of International Business Studies},
  year={1993},
  volume={24},
  pages={121-144}
}
This paper analyzes the location of export-oriented manufacturing investment. The analysis focuses on direct investment in the Caribbean Basin, using micro data for all reported manufacturing plant openings from 1984–87. We test a broad range of influences on country selection and compare the results with the existing literature on foreign direct investment in less-developed countries. The probability of country selection was estimated with a conditional logit model. The estimates were then… CONTINUE READING

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