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Knowledge structures and Location choice of Multinationals in Business Services: Some initial results from Sweden
KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Urban Planning and Environment, Urban and Regional Studies.
2011 (English)Conference paper (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study is to investigate how human capital influences the regional distribution of Greenfield investments. The research strategy is to classify employees into different occupational groups based on their knowledge and skills, and examine how the regional distribution of human capital influences the probability of a region receiving new foreign start-ups. The relationship between multinationals┬┤ location choice and human capital is studied on a population of new foreign start-ups in business services that established in Sweden between 2001 and 2008.

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Foreign Direct Investments, Human Capital, Occupational statistics, Negative Binomial Regression Model
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Economic Geography
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-79135OAI: diva2:495161
51st European Congress of the Regional Science Association International 30th August - 3rd September 2011, Barcelona, Spain
QC 20120412Available from: 2012-02-08 Created: 2012-02-08 Last updated: 2012-04-12Bibliographically approved

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