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Multinationals and Development

Alan M. Rugman and Jonathan P. Doh


This book provides a fresh perspective on the impact of multinational enterprises (MNEs) on host country development, and offers a contemporary and balanced assessment of the influence of multinationals on development. It questions some of the traditional development assumptions and paradigms, arguing that many are outmoded, outdated, and misguided. Drawing from recent research in international business and multinational management, the book brings a more microeconomic, “on the ground” focus to the mechanisms by which MNEs affect growth and development. It is about the relationship between MNE ... More

Keywords: multinational enterprises, developing countries, proprietary capabilities, economic development, investment, technology, macroeconomic growth, development policy, finance, multinational management

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780300115611
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300115611.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alan M. Rugman, author

Jonathan P. Doh, author