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Title:Where Enterprises Lead, People Follow? Links between Migration and German FDI PDF Logo
Authors:Buch, Claudia M.
Kleinert, Jörn
Toubal, Farid
Issue Date:2003
Series/Report no.:Kieler Arbeitspapiere 1190
Abstract:Globalization has affected the integration of markets through many different channels, including movements of factors and trade in goods. From a theoretical point of view, the interaction between the different channels of integration can take different forms. The aim of this paper is to analyze the interaction between different channels of integration empirically. More specifically, we use state-level German data to answer the question whether and how migration and FDI decisions and thus integration of labor and capital markets are linked. Our findings suggest that FDI and migration have similar determinants. Moreover, there is substantial evidence that factors cluster.
Subjects:migration
foreign direct investment
network effects
JEL:F21
F0
F22
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:Kieler Arbeitspapiere, IfW
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