The Oxford Handbook of International Business

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2.1 The changing characteristics of paradigms and theories: some stylized facts 48
2.2 Stock of outward foreign direct investment by major home countries and regions (billions of US dollars) 1967-98 50
2.3 Stock of inbound foreign direct investment by major host countries and regions (billions of US dollars) 1967-98 58
2.4 Selected indicators of FDI and international production, 1986-98 60
3.1 Notation 75
3.2 Inequalities and complementary variables 76
3.3 Empirical results 82
3.4 Effects of host-country size and skilled-labor abundance on foreign affiliate production for local sale and export: derivatives evaluated at the mean of independent variables 84
4.1 Two possible errors in strategic choice under uncertainty 99
4.2 Foreign entry strategy set encompassing research, deferment and switching, assuming that it is always profitable to serve the market 106
4.3 Tabular representation of flows illustrated in Figure 4.6 111
4.4 Structure of location costs for the flows illustrated in Figure 4.1 (excluding sunk costs of marketing and distribution) 115
4.5 Dominant locational strategies 116
4.6 Alternative contractual arrangements for linking domestic R&D to foreign distribution 120
10.1 Annual average growth rates GDP vs. FDI 260
10.2 Scope and rationale for capital controls 265
11.1 Core principles of multilateral agreements, and perspectives of MNEs 285
11.2 Landmarks in the evolution of the multilateral regime for FDI 289
11.3 Summary characteristics of major multilateral and regional investment agreements in effect in 2000a292
13.1 Environmental pressures for global integration and for local responsiveness 357
14.1 Examples of resources and capabilities at two levels of analysis 393

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