Absorptive Capacity and Productivity Spillovers from FDI: A Threshold Regression Analysis

This paper explores whether the effect of foreign direct investment (FDI) on productivity growth is dependent on absorptive capacity using recently developed threshold regression techniques. In manufacturing sectors where technology‐exploiting multinationals are prevalent, the results point to the p...

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Volume: 67
Main Author: Girma, Sourafel
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK and Malden, USA Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.06.2005
BLACKWELL PUBL LTD
Department of Economics, University of Oxford
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published in: Oxford bulletin of economics and statistics Vol. 67; no. 3; pp. 281 - 306
ORCID: 0000-0001-5815-1619
Data of publication: June 2005
ISSN: 0305-9049
1468-0084
EISSN: 1468-0084
Discipline: Economics
Statistics
Mathematics
Bibliography: I am grateful to Holger Görg, David Greenaway and Martin Hoskins for helpful comments on an initial draft of the paper, which has subsequently undergone substantial changes thanks to some very thoughtful suggestions of an anonymous referee, and specially the Editor.
Series: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics
Subjects:
C49
F21
F2
D24
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