Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Multinationals and Development$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Alan M. Rugman and Jonathan P. Doh

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780300115611

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300115611.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM YALE SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.yale.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Yale University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in YSO for personal use.date: 06 May 2021

Foreign Direct Investment and Development

Foreign Direct Investment and Development

Chapter:
(p.11) Chapter 2 Foreign Direct Investment and Development
Source:
Multinationals and Development
Author(s):

Alan M. Rugman

Jonathan P. Doh

Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300115611.003.0002

This chapter focuses on the growth of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the developing world and the potential impact of FDI on the development process. It evaluates the developmental impact of FDI, and introduces two basic frameworks to analyze the interaction between MNEs and developing economies, the first of which relates country and firm factors, bringing together CSAs and FSAs. This framework is used to study the interaction between governments and the FSAs of the firm. FSAs are the proprietary capabilities owned by MNEs, and MNEs must protect them from dissipation. The second framework is called the social triangle, and introduces society on an equal footing with governments and firms. The chapter also presents a review of the literature on spillovers and linkages, and provides some basic data dealing with the interaction between FDI, trade, and economic development.

Keywords:   framework, proprietary capabilities, social triangle, economic development, investment

Yale Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.