How far away is an intangible? Services FDI and distance

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dc.contributor.author Davies, Ronald B.
dc.contributor.author Guillin, Amélie
dc.date.accessioned 2011-11-02T16:19:41Z
dc.date.available 2011-11-02T16:19:41Z
dc.date.issued 2011-09
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3283
dc.description.abstract Foreign direct investment (FDI) in services has grown significantly in recent years. Evidence of spatial relationships in FDI decisions have been provided for goods manufacturing by utilizing physical distance-based measures of trade costs. This paper investigates spatial interactions for services FDI using several distance measures, including physical distance, genetic distance, and transport time. Across different measures of distance, the traditional determinants of outbound FDI activity remain valid for services. We also find spatial interdependence for services FDI that is generally supportive of complex vertical motivations. en
dc.description.sponsorship European Research Council en
dc.format.extent 513996 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University College Dublin. School of Economics en
dc.relation.ispartofseries UCD Centre for Economic Research Working Paper Series en
dc.relation.ispartofseries WP11/20 en
dc.relation.requires Economists Online Collection & RePEc en
dc.subject Foreign direct investment en
dc.subject Services en
dc.subject Spatial econometric techniques en
dc.subject.classification F21 en
dc.subject.classification F23 en
dc.subject.lcsh Service industries--Location en
dc.subject.lcsh Investments, Foreign en
dc.subject.lcsh Space in economics en
dc.title How far away is an intangible? Services FDI and distance en
dc.type Working Paper en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://www.ucd.ie/t4cms/WP11_20.pdf en
dc.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Davies|Ronald B.|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Guillin|Amélie|aut| en


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