Internationalisation Theory and Technological Accumulation: An Investigation Of Multinational…

Hardcover | January 15, 2012

byBjörn Jindra

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This is the first book to explainthe expansion of multinational enterprises (MNEs) into a transition economy from a technology accumulation perspective. The author provides a theoretical alternative to accepted wisdom regarding technology transfer, and discusses the policy implications of this new approach for economic development.

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This is the first book to explainthe expansion of multinational enterprises (MNEs) into a transition economy from a technology accumulation perspective. The author provides a theoretical alternative to accepted wisdom regarding technology transfer, and discusses the policy implications of this new approach for economic development.

BJÖRN JINDRAhas held the position ofresearcher at the Halle Institute for Economic Research since 2005. He has contributed on a regular basis to the European Union Framework Programme, and has written extensively on manufacturing industries and multi-national enterprises in Central and Eastern Europe.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 9.68 × 5.7 × 0.97 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230347290

ISBN - 13:9780230347298

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Table of Contents

Introduction
The Theory of Technological Accumulation and Firms' Internationalisation
Data
Descriptive Overview
Location Choice of Multinationals
Localisation of MNEs' Technological Activities
Technological Spillovers from MNEs
Main Contributions, Limitations and Further Research
Index