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dc.contributor.authorGörg, Holgeren_US
dc.contributor.authorMühlen, Henningen_US
dc.contributor.authorNunnenkamp, Peteren_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-09-13T15:17:47Z-
dc.date.available2010-09-13T15:17:47Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/40017-
dc.description.abstractThe paper investigates the role of firm-level productivity and industry-level R&D for MNEs' choice of undertaking FDI, and the share of ownership in foreign affiliates. Two firm-specific datasets on German MNEs with varying equity stakes in Indian affiliates are used to account for the two-step decision process. The paper also analyses how German firm decisions were affected by the liberalisation of FDI regulations in India. Results show remarkable differences between the selection and the ownership share equation, and also between the pre-reform and post-reform periods. The evidence clearly reveals the tradeoffs involved in selective FDI approvals and foreign ownership restrictions.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aVerein für Socialpolitik, Ausschuss für Entwicklungsländer |cGöttingenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aProceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Hannover 2010 |x35en_US
dc.subject.jelF23en_US
dc.subject.jelL25en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordmultinational enterprisesen_US
dc.subject.keywordfirm characteristicsen_US
dc.subject.keywordselective FDI approvalen_US
dc.subject.keywordGerman FDIen_US
dc.subject.keywordownership shareen_US
dc.subject.keywordHeckman modelen_US
dc.titleFDI liberalization, firm heterogeneity and foreign ownership: German firm decisions in reforming Indiaen_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn654220638-
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:gdec10:35-

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