Foreign direct investment, training and absorptive capacity

Monojit Chatterji, Catia Montagna

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    The empirical literature on FDI flows has noted a number of stylised facts: investment in training is carried out by MNEs, particularly those with sophisticated technologies, and host country absorptive capacity along with low wages attracts FDI. This paper explains these phenomena in an integrated theoretical framework.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherUniversity of Dundee
    Publication statusPublished - 2004

    Publication series

    NameDundee Discussion Papers in Economics
    PublisherUniversity of Dundee
    ISSN (Print)1473-236X


    • Foreign direct investment
    • Training
    • Sophisticated technology
    • Absorptive capacity

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    Chatterji, M., & Montagna, C. (2004). Foreign direct investment, training and absorptive capacity. (Dundee Discussion Papers in Economics; No. 176). University of Dundee.