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Title: Exports vs. foreign direct investment: evidence from cross-country industry data
Authors: Pietrovito, Filomena
Pozzolo, Alberto Franco
Salvatici, Luca
Keywords: exports
foreign direct investment
mergers and acquisitions
large firms
Issue Date: 13-Feb-2012
Abstract: The recent process of globalization has been characterized by a rapid increase of foreign direct investments (FDIs), outpacing the simultaneous expansion of arms-length trade (exporting). Trade theory traces back different patterns of internationalization to differences in productivity levels between firms. As in Helpman et al. (2004), we argue that differences in productivity are affected by heterogeneity in firm size. However, we explicitly consid
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Il recente processo di globalizzazione è stato caratterizzato dall’incremento degli investimenti diretti esteri (IDE) che ha superato di gran lunga la rapida e simultanea espansione delle esportazioni. La teoria sul commercio internazionale spiega i patterns di internazionalizzazione attraverso le differenze nei livelli di produttività tra le imprese. Compatibilmente con i risultati di Helpman et al. (2004), questo lavoro argomenta che le differenze di produttività tra le imprese sono determi
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2192/166
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