Zucoloto, Graziela Ferrero Cassiolato, José Eduardo
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Texto para Discussão, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (IPEA) 1728
This paper discusses the impacts of the technological internationalization process in the Brazilian economy, focusing on R&D activities, comparing national and subsidiaries R&D performance. After a literature review, the paper presents the statistical profile of US multinational companies, analyzing if Brazil is attracting these investments. In detail, it compares R&D activities of national and subsidiaries firms in Brazil; statistical tests identify the importance of origin of capital in Brazilian R&D performance.