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dc.contributor.authorTrofimenko, Nataliaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-09-03T08:12:01Z-
dc.date.available2010-09-03T08:12:01Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/39658-
dc.description.abstractForeign-owned firms are frequently viewed as an important source of new capital, access to world markets and employment generation and there exist numerous studies on the determinants of FDI flows and the role of incentives designed to attract FDI. Similarly important for economic growth are exporters, yet the factors that play a role in their location decisions have not been identified. Using a data set of 1,409 firms in China who report, among other things, why they have chosen a particular location, we find that the perceived importance of various site attributes differs considerably for those two types of firms: foreign-owned firms are attracted by the local market size, supply of skilled workers, and the quality of (telecommunications!) infrastructure; future exporters are driven by low rents, and fewer regulatory requirements and taxes; both types of firms care about the availability of government services.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherKiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Kielen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesKiel working paper 1645en_US
dc.subject.jelR3en_US
dc.subject.jelR11en_US
dc.subject.jelF21en_US
dc.subject.jelL10en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordForeign direct investmenten_US
dc.subject.keywordexportersen_US
dc.subject.keyworddeterminants of locationen_US
dc.subject.keywordChinese citiesen_US
dc.subject.stwDirektinvestitionen_US
dc.subject.stwMultinationales Unternehmenen_US
dc.subject.stwExportindustrieen_US
dc.subject.stwStandortwahlen_US
dc.subject.stwStandortfaktoren_US
dc.subject.stwChinaen_US
dc.titleFactors affecting location decisions of the economic headliners - exporters and foreign-owned firms - in Chinaen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn634346628en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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