Multinational enterprises and host economies : [Research Reviews]

James R. Markusen and Anthony J. Venables (1999), 'Foreign Direct Investment as a Catalyst for Industrial Development', European Economic Review, 43, 335-56 -- Paola Criscuolo and Rajneesh Narula (2008), 'A Novel Approach to National Technological Accumulation and Absorptive Capacity:...

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Main Author: Meyer, Klaus E.
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Published: Cheltenham, Glos, UK Edward Elgar Pub 2008
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520 |a James R. Markusen and Anthony J. Venables (1999), 'Foreign Direct Investment as a Catalyst for Industrial Development', European Economic Review, 43, 335-56 -- Paola Criscuolo and Rajneesh Narula (2008), 'A Novel Approach to National Technological Accumulation and Absorptive Capacity: Aggregating Cohen and Levinthal', European Journal of Development Research, 20 (1), March, 56-73 -- V. N. Balasubramanyam, M. Salisu and David Sapsford (1996), 'Foreign Direct Investment and Growth in EP and IS Countries', Economic Journal, 106 (434), January, 92-105 -- E. Borensztein, J. De Gregorio and J.-W. Lee (1998), 'How does Foreign Direct Investment Affect Economic Growth?', Journal of International Economics, 45, 115-35 -- Xiaoying Li and Xiaming Liu (2005), 'Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth: An Increasingly Endogenous Relationship', World Development, 33 (3), 393-407 --  
520 |a Alan M. Rugman and Alain Verbeke (1998), 'Corporate Strategy and International Environmental Policy', Journal of International Business Studies, 29 (4), 819-33 -- Lyuba Zarsky (1999), 'Havens, Halos and Spaghetti: Untangling the Evidence about Foreign Direct Investment and the Environment', OECD Conference Paper, 28-29 January, 2-25 -- Petra Christmann (2004), 'Multinational Companies and the Natural Environment: Determinants of Global Environmental Policy Standardization', Academy of Management Journal, 47 (5), October, 747-60 -- Beata Smarzynska Javorcik and Shang-Jin Wei (2004), 'Pollution Havens and Foreign Direct Investment: Dirty Secret or Popular Myth?', Contributions to Economic Analysis and Policy, 3 (2), ii, 1-32 -- Jie He (2006), 'Pollution Haven Hypothesis and Environmental Impacts of Foreign Direct Investment: The Case of Industrial Emission of Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) in Chinese Provinces', Ecological Economics, 60, 228-45 --  
520 |a Chengqi Wang and Li Yu (2007), 'Do Spillover Benefits Grow with Rising Foreign Direct Investment? An Empirical Examination of the Case of China', Applied Economics, 39, 397-405 -- Nigel Driffield and James H. Love (2007), 'Linking FDI Motivation and Host Economy Productivity Effects: Conceptual and Empirical Analysis', Journal of International Business Studies, 38 (3), May, 460-73 -- Sanjaya Lall (1980), 'Vertical Inter-Firm Linkages in LDCs: An Empirical Study', Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 42 (3), August, 203-26 -- René Belderbos, Giovanni Capannelli and Kyoji Fukao (2001), 'Backward Vertical Linkages of Foreign Manufacturing Affiliates: Evidence from Japanese Multinationals', World Development, 29 (1), January, 189-208 -- Edmund R. Thompson (2002), 'Clustering of Foreign Direct Investment and Enhanced Technology Transfer: Evidence from Hong Kong Garment Firms in China', World Development, 30(5), 873-89 --  
520 |a Chuck C.Y. Kwok and Solomon Tadesse (2006), 'The MNC as an Agent of Change for Host-Country Institutions: FDI and Corruption', Journal of International Business Studies, 37 (6), November, 767-85 
520 |a Denis G. Arnold (2003), 'Philosophical Foundations: Moral Reasoning, Human Rights, and Global Labor Practices', in Laura P. Hartman (ed), Denis G. Arnold (ed) and Richard E. Wokutch (ed) (eds), Rising above Sweatshops: Innovative Approaches to Global Labor Challenges, Chapter 4, Westport, CT: Praeger, 77-99 -- Farzad Rafi Khan (2004), 'Hard Times Recalled: The Child Labour Controversy in Pakistan's Soccer Ball Industry', in Frederick Bird (ed), Emmanuel Raufflet (ed) and Joseph Smucker (ed) (eds), International Business and the Dilemmas of Development: Case Studies in South Africa, Madagascar, Pakistan, South Korea, Mexico and Columbia, Chapter 7, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 132-55 -- Jedrzej George Frynas (2005), 'The False Developmental Promise of Corporate Social Responsibility: Evidence from Multinational Oil Companies', International Affairs, 81 (3), May, 581-98 --  
520 |a Milton Friedman (1970), 'The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits', New York Times Magazine, September 13, 33, 122-4, reset 375 -- Andreas Georg Scherer and Marc Smid (2000), 'The Downward Spiral and the US Model Business Principles - Why MNEs Should Take Responsibility for the Improvement of World-Wide Social and Environmental Conditions', Management International Review, 40(4), 351-71 -- Laura P. Hartman, Bill Shaw and Rodney Stevenson (2003), 'Exploring the Ethics and Economics of Global Labor Standards: A Challenge to Integrated Social Contract Theory', Business Ethics Quarterly, 13 (2), 193-220 -- Marc Orlitzky, Frank L. Schmidt and Sara L. Rynes (2003), 'Corporate Social and Financial Performance: A Meta-Analysis', Organization Studies, 24 (3), March, 403-41 --  
520 |a Lai Mingyong, Peng Shuijun and Bao Qun (2006), 'Technology Spillovers, Absorptive Capacity and Economic Growth', China Economic Review, 17 (3), 300-320 -- Richard E. Caves (1974), 'Multinational Firms, Competition, and Productivity in Host-Country Markets', Economica, 41, May, 176-93 -- Magnus Blomström and Håkan Persson (1983), 'Foreign Investment and Spillover Efficiency in an Underdeveloped Economy: Evidence from the Mexican Manufacturing Industry', World Development, 11(6), June, 493-501 
520 |a Nigel Driffield, Max Munday and Annette Roberts (2002), 'Foreign Direct Investment, Transactions Linkages, and the Performance of the Domestic Sector', International Journal of the Economics of Business, 9 (3), 335-51 -- Beata Smarzynska Javorcik (2004), 'Does Foreign Direct Investment Increase the Productivity of Domestic Firms? In Search of Spillovers Through Backward Linkages', American Economic Review, 94 (3), June, 605-27 -- Irving Gershenberg (1987), 'The Training and Spread of Managerial Know-How, a Comparative Analysis of Multinational and Other Firms in Kenya', World Development, 15 (7), 931-9 -- Brian Aitken, Gordon H. Hanson and Ann E. Harrison (1997), 'Spillovers, Foreign Investment, and Export Behavior', Journal of International Economics, 43 (1/2), August, 103-32 -- Murali Patibandla and Bent Petersen (2002), 'Role of Transnational Corporations in the Evolution of a High-Tech Industry: The Case of India's Software Industry', World Development, 30 (9), 1561-77 --  
520 |a Multinational enterprises (MNEs) invest in a variety of host economies, and closely interact with local businesses and society at large. This role has become the focus of policy debates of all sorts, as MNEs are seen as a primary conduit of globalization, thus spreading both its benefits and its negative side effects. This selection offers an interdisciplinary perspective on MNEs and host economies. Theoretical models are provided by economics research, yet some of the more subtle and complex forms of impact are hard to analyse using economics methodologies. A range of other disciplines such as management, sociology and ethics thus contribute to the discussion of these wider issues. The articles in this collection cover theoretical and empirical studies on the horizontal and vertical impact on local firms, to issues of labour standards and the natural environment, and normative issues 
520 |a Ronald Findlay (1978), 'Relative Backwardness, Direct Foreign Investment, and the Transfer of Technology: A Simple Dynamic Model', Quarterly Journal of Economics, XCII (1), 1-16 -- Kiyoshi Kojima and Terutomo Ozawa (1984), 'Micro- and MacroEconomic Models of Direct Foreign Investment: Toward a Synthesis', Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics, 25 (1), June, 1-20 -- Peter J. Buckley (1985), 'The Economic Analysis of the Multinational Enterprise: Reading versus Japan?', Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics, 26 (2), December, 117-24 -- Jian-Ye Wang and Magnus Blomström (1992), 'Foreign Investment and Technology Transfer: A Simple Model', European Economic Review, 36, 137-55 -- Andrés Rodríguez-Clare (1996), 'Multinationals, Linkages, and Economic Development', American Economic Review, 86 (4), 852-73 -- Tommaso Perez (1997), 'Multinational Enterprises and Technological Spillovers: An Evolutionary Model', Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 7, 169-92 --  
520 |a Debora Spar and David Yoffie (1999), 'Multinational Enterprises and the Prospects for Justice', Journal of International Affairs, 52(2), Spring, 557-81 -- Stephen J. Frenkel and Duncan Scott (2002), 'Compliance, Collaboration, and Codes of Labor Practice: The Adidas Connection', California Management Review, 45 (1), Fall, 29-49 -- Nigel Driffield and Sourafel Girma (2003), 'Regional Foreign Direct Investment and Wage Spillovers: Plant Level Evidence from the UK Electronics Industry', Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 65 (4), September, 453-74 -- Thomas N. Gladwin and Ingo Walter (1976), 'Multinational Enterprise, Social Responsiveness, and Pollution Control', Journal of International Business Studies, 7 (2), Autumn-Winter, 57-74 -- Nick Mabey and Richard McNally (1998), 'Foreign Direct Investment and the Environment: From Pollution Havens to Sustainable Development', WWF-UK Report, Part I: Analysis, July, 13-45, notes, references 229 --  
520 |a Mona Haddad and Ann Harrison (1993), 'Are There Positive Spillovers from Direct Foreign Investment? Evidence from Panel Data for Morocco', Journal of Development Economics, 42, 51-74 -- Brian J. Aitken and Ann E. Harrison (1999), 'Do Domestic Firms Benefit from Direct Foreign Investment? Evidence from Venezuela', American Economic Review, 89 (3), June, 605-18 -- Xiaming Liu, Pamela Siler, Chengqi Wang and Yingqi Wei (2000), 'Productivity Spillovers From Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence From UK Industry Level Panel Data', Journal of International Business Studies, 31 (3), 407-25 -- Holger Görg and Eric Strobl (2001), 'Multinational Companies and Productivity Spillovers: A Meta-Analysis', Economic Journal, 111 (475), November, F723-F739 -- Evis Sinani and Klaus E. Meyer (2004), 'Spillovers of Technology Transfer from FDI: The Case of Estonia', Journal of Comparative Economics, 32 (3), 445-66 --  
520 |a Holger Görg and Eric Strobl (2002), 'Multinational Companies and Indigenous Development: An Empirical Analysis', European Economic Review, 46, 1305-22 -- David Greenaway, Nuno Sousa and Katharine Wakelin (2004), 'Do Domestic Firms Learn to Export from Multinationals?', European Journal of Political Economy, 20, 1027-43 -- Brian Aitken, Ann Harrison and Robert E. Lipsey (1996), 'Wages and Foreign Ownership: A Comparative Study of Mexico, Venezuela, and the United States', Journal of International Economics, 40 (3-4), May, 345-71 -- Eddy Lee (1997), 'Globalization and Labour Standards: A Review of Issues', International Labour Review, 136 (2), Summer, 173-89 
520 |a Recommended readings (Machine generated): Magnus Blomström and Ari Kokko (1998), 'Multinational Corporations and Spillovers', Journal of Economic Surveys, 12 (3), 247-77 -- Holger Görg and David Greenaway (2004), 'Much Ado about Nothing? Do Domestic Firms Really Benefit from Foreign Direct Investment?', World Bank Research Observer, 19 (2), Fall, 171-97 -- Klaus E. Meyer (2004), 'Perspectives on Multinational Enterprises in Emerging Economies', Journal of International Business Studies, 35 (4), July, 259-76 -- John H. Dunning (2006), 'Towards a New Paradigm of Development: Implications for the Determinants of International Business', Transnational Corporations, 15 (1), April, 173-227 -- Albert O. Hirschman (1958), 'Interdependence and Industrialization', in The Strategy of Economic Development, Chapter 6, New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 98-119 --