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Multinationals and home economies

Geoffrey Jones

in Multinationals and Global Capitalism

Published in print December 2004 | ISBN: 9780199272099
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602184 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199272093.003.0009
 Multinationals and home economies

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This chapter examines the relationship between multinationals and their home economies. It looks at the long-term differences between the firms of different nationalities in their propensities to invest, and the geographical and sectoral distribution of their investments. The issue of whether nationality still matters is discussed.

Keywords: multinationals; home economies; investments; nationality

Chapter.  11877 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic History

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