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Locational Tournaments in the Context of the EU Competitive Environment

Publication year: 2006

ISBN: 978-3-8350-9109-2

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The last decade has witnessed a dramatic change in attitude towards foreign direct investment (FDI) and a significant increase in competition between governments to attract FDI as a result. These "locational tournaments" are perpetuated not simply by classical factor endowments, but also by government interventions that impact both market imperfections and FDI flows.

Subject: Business and Economics, Ausländische Direktinvestitionen, Europäischer Wettbewerb, Internationale Wirtschaftspolitik, Neue Institutionenökonomik, Standortwettbewerb, Wirtschaftsförderung, political economy