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Multinationals and regional economies: embedding the regime shoppers?

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dc.contributor.author Almond, Philip
dc.contributor.author Gonzalez Menendez, Maria
dc.contributor.author Gunnigle, Patrick
dc.contributor.author Lavelle, Jonathan
dc.contributor.author Luque Balbona, David
dc.contributor.author Monaghan, Sinéad M.
dc.contributor.author Murray, Gregor
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-16T10:18:27Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-16T10:18:27Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5621
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract In a context in which multinational companies are increasingly able to choose their locations of production, this paper examines how social and political governance actors in host regional economies attempt to attract and retain foreign direct investment. Based on a comparative study of two regions in each of Canada, Ireland, Spain and the UK, it shows both national and in some cases sub-national variations in the nature of attempts to attract and retain foreign investment, as well as in the actors involved. The paper also discusses how these differences in policy interact with the characteristics of specific foreign investors. Our findings support arguments that attempts to embed regime-shopping firms are facilitated by active governance from social as well as state actors. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher SAGE Publications en_US
dc.relation info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/FP7/230854
dc.relation.ispartofseries Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research;20 (2), pp. 237-253
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1024258914526101
dc.subject multinational corporations en_US
dc.subject regional economies en_US
dc.subject foreign direct investment en_US
dc.title Multinationals and regional economies: embedding the regime shoppers? en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2017-03-16T10:08:25Z
dc.description.version ACCEPTED
dc.identifier.doi 10.1177/1024258914526101
dc.contributor.sponsor ERSC en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor IRC en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor ERC en_US
dc.relation.projectid 230854 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1562734
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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