Fixed Costs, Foreign Direct Investment, and Gravity with Zeros

Fixed costs play a crucial role in current models of foreign direct investment (FDI), yet they are almost entirely ignored in empirical treatments of FDI. We fill this gap by using a 1989–2001 panel of FDI flows into Iceland to examine the determinants of fixed costs for multinational firms and how...

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Volume: 18
Main Author: Davies, Ronald B
Kristjánsdóttir, Helga
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.02.2010
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published in: Review of international economics Vol. 18; no. 1; pp. 47 - 62
ORCID: 0000-0002-8857-8063
Data of publication: February 2010
ISSN: 0965-7576
1467-9396
EISSN: 1467-9396
Discipline: Business
Economics
Bibliography: We thank the referee for valuable comments.
Series: Review of International Economics
Subjects:
FDI
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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