Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/104228
Authors: 
Mittermaier, Ferdinand
Year of Publication: 
2007
Series/Report no.: 
Munich Discussion Paper 2007-31
Abstract: 
This paper addresses the role that foreign vs. domestic ownership of companies plays for governments in asymmetric countries' competition for a multinational's subsidiary. I argue that equilibrium subsidies as well as a foreign investor's location decision in policy competition between these countries critically depend on the ownership structure of incumbent firms. This shows that small countries with few national incumbents in an industry may be successful in attracting multinationals.
Subjects: 
Subsidy competition
foreign direct investment
regional location
JEL: 
F12
F23
H25
L13
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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