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Outward FDI does not necessarily cost domestic employment of MNEs at home: Evidence from Japanese MNEs

Lee, In Hyeock; Makino, Shige; Hong, Eunsuk

Outward FDI does not necessarily reduce domestic employment--it often boosts it. Evidence from Japanese MNEs show that they increase domestic employment in Japan when they conduct market-seeking, strategic asset-seeking, or efficiency-seeking FDI to expand domestic operations into foreign countries, and hence enhance their competitive advantages.


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Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Columbia FDI Perspectives, 148
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June 27, 2015
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