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Jutta Günther, Bjoern Jindra () and Johannes Stephan
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Jutta Günther: Department of Structural Economics, IWH Halle, Germany

Chapter 15 in Network Dynamics in Emerging Regions of Europe, 2010, pp 303-332 from World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd.

Abstract: AbstractThe following sections are included:Introduction and Motivation of AnalysisTheoretical Background and Development of HypothesisThe IWH — FDI Micro DatabaseDefinition of subjects of analysis: Foreign investment enterprises (FIEs)The main areas of interest in the questionnairesComparing total population and sampleMethod and Results of Explorative Analysis of Technological Activity and Local Embeddedness of FIEsStylised facts: Investment motives of foreign investorsStylised facts: Technological activity of FIEs in a cross-country comparisonStylised facts: Autonomy of FIEs vis-à-vis foreign parentsStylised facts: Importance of augmenting and exploiting strategiesStylised facts: Integration of FIEs into host economiesFirm-specific determinants of technological interaction of FIEs with host economiesConclusions and Outlook for Future ResearchReferences

Keywords: Knowledge Economy; Innovation; Training; EU; New Member States; Emerging Economies; Education; Entrepreneurship (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2010
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