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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Technology transfer -- Economic aspects -- Mexico,
  • Competition -- Mexico,
  • International business enterprises

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMagnus Blomström, Ari Kokko, Mario Zejan.
SeriesNBER working papers series -- working paper no. 4131, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 4131.
ContributionsKokko, Ari., Zejan, Mario Carlos., National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22439458M

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linkages, demonstration and competition effects, and trained worker migration. While the potential for MNCs to transfer technology exists, the benefits to host countries do not automatically accrue. The magnitude and extent of technology transfers may be related to host industry characteristics. M. Blomstrm, A. Kokko and M. Zejan, “Host Country Competition and Technology Transfer by Multinationals,” Weltwirtschaftliches Archives, Vol. , No. 3, , pp. Magnus Blomström & Ari Kokko & Mario Zejan, "Host country competition, labor skills, and technology transfer by multinationals," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer;Institut für Weltwirtschaft (Kiel Institute for the World Economy), vol. (3), pages , September. Blomstrm, M., Kokko, A. and Zejan, M. () Host Country Competition, Labor Skills, and Technology Transfer by Multinationals. Review of World Economics, ,