Foreign direct investment and spillovers through workers' mobility

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dc.contributor.author Fosfuri, Andrea
dc.contributor.author Motta, Massimo
dc.contributor.author Rønde, Thomas
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-03T15:32:04Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-03T15:32:04Z
dc.date.issued 2001
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Journal of International Economics, 2001, v. 53, nº 1, pp. 205-222
dc.identifier.issn 0022-1996
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/13207
dc.description.abstract We analyze a model where a multinational fir can use a superior technology in a foreign subsidiary only after training a local worker. Technological spillovers from foreign direct investment arise when this worker is later hired by a local firm Pecuniary spillovers arise when the foreign affiliat pays the trained worker a higher wage to prevent her from moving to a local competitor. We study conditions under which these spillovers occur. We also show that the multinational fir might fin it optimal to export instead of investing abroad to avoid dissipation of its intangible assets or the payment of a higher wage to the trained worker.
dc.description.sponsorship Partial financia support from the Spanish Ministry of Education through DGYCIT grant PB94-0663 (Motta) is also gratefully acknowledged
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.relation.isversionof http://hdl.handle.net/10016/6778
dc.rights ©Elsevier
dc.subject.other Multinational corporations
dc.subject.other Externalities
dc.subject.other Spillovers
dc.subject.other Training
dc.subject.other Labor movility
dc.title Foreign direct investment and spillovers through workers' mobility
dc.type article
dc.description.status Publicado
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dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0022-1996(00)00069-6
dc.subject.jel F23
dc.subject.jel J63
dc.subject.jel O12
dc.subject.eciencia Empresa
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/S0022-1996(00)00069-6
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.type.version acceptedVersion
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 205
dc.identifier.publicationissue 1
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 222
dc.identifier.publicationtitle Journal of International Economics
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 53
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