Multinationals' Location Choices: A Demand Factor analysis
2010 (English)In: 57th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, 2010Conference paper (Other academic)
The purpose of this exploratory paper is to investigate regional location determinants ofmultinationals in the tertiary sector. It develops an empirical framework that is tested with a conditional logit model. Using Sweden as a case in point, the paper investigates how different host-economic attributes influence foreign companies´ investments behavior. The results indicate that the framework has a relatively high explanatory power on location choices made by firms in location boundservices; business related activities and pubic related activities, especially in the situation of Greenfield investments.
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Multinational enterprises, Foreign Direct Investment, Location Determinants, Regional studies
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-79118OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-79118DiVA: diva2:495141
57th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International. Denver, CO, USA. 10th - 13th 2010
QC 201204242012-02-082012-02-082012-04-24Bibliographically approved