Dynamic Analysis of U.S. Direct Investment
Final rept. 1991-1992
NAVAL ACADEMY ANNAPOLIS MD
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Direct investment, the whole or partial control of overseas by companies based in. one home country, constitutes an essential aspect of the pattern of international trade. This study analyzes the effects of two components of U.S. direct investment internalization and location choice and how changes in these variables affect change in direct investment over time. It is hypothesized that once internalization is controlled for the effects of relative endowments on location choice will be observe The issues of internalization are assumed to be critical. Studies by Ethier 1986 and Helpman and Krugman 1985 and results of Kulchycky 1982 and Bowen 1983 have been used. Industry level data from surveys conducted by the Bureau of Economic Analysis were used. International business enterprises - United States Investments, American United States - Foreign economic relations.
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