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International Business

Includes all aspects of international business, including the particular challenges of operating in different cultural contexts.

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Import, export and multinationality: evidence from Swedish firms

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This paper studies the role of imported inputs in explaining firms’ export behaviour.

Economic institutions and the location strategies of European multinationals in their geographical neighbourhood

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This paper investigates how the location behaviour of Multinational Enterprises is shaped by the economic institutions of the host countries.

Disentangling the role of modularity and bandwidth in entry mode choice: the case of business services offshoring

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This paper investigates the role of modularity on entry mode choice of companies’ offshoring of business services.

The HRM of foreign MNCs operating in Europe

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Europe has been a major destination for foreign direct investment as one of the triad economies with the USA and Japan.

Multinationality, R&D and productivity: evidence from the top R&D investors worldwide

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This paper investigates the effects of multinationality on firm productivity, and contributes to the literature in two respects:It argues that multinationality affects productivity both directly and indirectly, through higher incentives to invest in R&D.

Openness to trade: exports plus imports as a share of GDP, ranked against major competitors

A report describes the percentage of UK Gross Domestic Product accounted for by international trade, both export and import, each year since 2003, and the UK's ranking by this metric among OECD member countries.

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