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This paper examines intra-industry productivity spillovers from foreign direct investment (FDI) in the UK manufacturing sector. The empirical analysis uses panel data for 48 UK industries over the period 1991 – 1995. A major contribution is empirical evidence on spillover effects in situations...
SILER P., WANG C. and LIU X. (2003) Technology transfer within multinational firms and its impact on the productivity of Scottish subsidiaries, Reg. Studies 37 , 15-25. This paper aims to examine the extent to which the technology generated in US parent firms is transferred to their Scottish...
This paper compares the economic performance of UK and foreign-owned firms in UK manufacturing industry. A panel data set covering 14 233 firms for the period 1992-1996 is used and the influences of firm-, industry- and country-specific advantages on productivity are examined. The results of the...