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Transplanting corporate culture across international borders: Foreign direct investment and female employment in Japan

Abstract:

This paper examines the effect of foreign ownership on gender‐related employment outcomes and work practices in Japan. The data indicate that the proportion of females among workers, managers, directors and board members is higher in foreign affiliates than in domestic firms of comparable size operating in the same industry. Foreign affiliates are also more likely to offer flexible working arrangements, telecommuting and childcare subsidies as well as employ foreign workers. These effects are...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/twec.12612

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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5313-7006
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Oxford college:
All Souls College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6089-6679
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Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-8933-8187
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
World Economy Journal website
Volume:
41
Issue:
5
Pages:
1148-1165
Publication date:
2018-01-19
Acceptance date:
2017-10-06
DOI:
EISSN:
1467-9701
ISSN:
0378-5920
Source identifiers:
854025
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pubs:854025
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uuid:3814fcaf-ed56-4385-a3b5-51456721d7d3
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pubs:854025
Deposit date:
2018-11-03

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