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Title:Exporting, linkages and productivity spillovers from foreign direct investment PDF Logo
Authors:Girma, Sourafel
Görg, Holger
Pisu, Mauro
Issue Date:2008
Citation:[Journal:] The Canadian journal of economics [ISSN:] 0008-4085 [Volume:] 41 [Year:] 2008 [Issue:] 1 [Pages:] 320-340
Abstract:In this paper we analyse productivity spillovers from foreign direct investment using firm-level panel data for U.K. manufacturing industries from 1992 to 1999. We investigate spillovers through horizontal, backward, and forward linkages; distinguish spillovers from export-oriented vs domestic-market-oriented FDI; and allow for differing effects, depending on domestic firms' export activities. The results suggest that the mechanisms through which spillovers affect domestic firms are very complex and that there are substantial differences in spillover benefits for domestic exporters and non-exporters, and from different types of inward investment.
JEL:F1
F2
Persistent Identifier of the first edition:doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2008.00465.x
Document Type:Article
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