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Globalizing Innovation: State Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies

Patrick J. W. Egan


This book considers patterns of inward foreign investment in emerging economies. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has long been recognized as a potential source of developmental benefits for host countries, but existing studies have not always considered the heterogeneity of FDI or the types of activities pursued by multinationals in peripheral markets. This book examines the uneven spread of innovation-intensive investment to emerging economies, and asks questions about its determinants. Through use of large scale firm surveys, firm and country level data, and case studies, this book demonstra ... More

Keywords: Innovation, Foreign Direct Investment, Institutions, R&D, Development, Multinational Enterprise, Industrial Policy, Investment Promotion, Economic Sectors, Spillovers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780262037358
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262037358.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Patrick J. W. Egan, author
Tulane University