Determinants of complex vertical FDI and affiliated firm productivity: Evidence from Japanese multinationals in ASEAN 4 and Viet

Determinants of complex vertical FDI and affiliated firm productivity: Evidence from Japanese multinationals in ASEAN 4 and Viet Dissertation example
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PhD Research Proposal Determinants of complex vertical FDI and affiliated firm’s productivity: Evidence from Japanese multinationals in ASEAN 41 and Vietnam PhD fellow Eriko Katashiro UNU-MERIT Draft July2013 Supervisors: Dr. Pierre Dr. Thomas Ziesemer Abstract This study investigates the determinants of?…

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The second part examines the theoretical and empirical determinants of the vertical FDI strategies. Keywords: vertical FDI, complex vertical FDI, affiliated firms, productivity, trade costs Total Number of Words: 3,984 Table of Contents 1. Introduction ……………………………………………………………… 3 1.1 Aims/Purpose of the Study ………………………………….. 4 1.2 Research Objectives …………………………………………… 4 1.3 Research Questions ……………………………………………. 4 1.4 Significance of the Study, Overall Contribution, and Policy Implication ……………………………………………… 4 1.5 Rationale for Selecting the Research Topic ………………….. 5 1.6 Scope and Limitations of the Study ………………………….. 6 2. Literature Review ……………………………………………………….. 7 2.1 Trade Liberalization and Firm Productivity Differences … 7 2.2 Types of FDI and Affiliated Firm Productivity …………… 8 2.3 Global Production Networking Models and Determinants of Global Production Networking ………….. 10 3. Proposed Research Methodology …………..…………………………. ...
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