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Gifted Kids or Pushy Parents? Foreign Direct Investment and Plant Productivity in Indonesia.

Abstract:

This paper analyzes the causal relationship between foreign ownership and various aspects of plant performance using micro data from the Indonesian Census of Manufacturing. It examines the implications of foreign ownership in two different contexts: foreign acquisitions and foreign privatizations. To control for the possible endogeneity of FDI decision propensity score matching is combined with a difference-in-differences approach. The results indicate that foreign ownership leads to signific...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.jinteco.2009.05.004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of International Economics Journal website
Volume:
79
Issue:
1
Pages:
42 - 53
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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ISSN:
0022-1996
Language:
English
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uuid:1f0e28a8-f5f0-4830-8f51-4758f937a761
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:14761
Deposit date:
2011-08-16

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