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Measuring the importance of international production

John Cantwell

Measuring the importance of international production

the re-estimation of foreign direct investment at current values

by John Cantwell

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Published by University of Reading, Dept. of Economics in Reading, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Investments, Foreign.,
  • Industrial productivity.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Cantwell and Christian Bellak.
    SeriesDiscussion papers in international investment and business studies -- Vol VII (1994/95), no.192, Discussion papers in international investment and business studies -- v. 7, no. 192.
    ContributionsBellak, Christian., University of Reading. Dept. of Economics.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29, [10] p. :
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17153849M

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