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Firm-location dynamics and subnational institutions: creating a framework for collocation activities

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dc.contributor.author Monaghan, Sinéad M.
dc.contributor.author Lavelle, Jonathan
dc.contributor.author Gunnigle, Patrick
dc.date.accessioned 2017-05-09T11:06:00Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5785
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract The dynamic interaction between locational attributes and foreign direct investment (FDI) is an important condition for successful economic activity. Yet while significant research has identified the integral role of socio-spatial aspects to the duration, composition and performance of multinational enterprise (MNE) activity, there is limited understanding of how subnational regions coordinate with investment. This paper seeks to explore how subnational regions, and their composite institutions, function in coordinating - or not - to attract multinational investment and facilitate collocation advantages. Using case study analysis of two subnational regions within a single advanced economy, we illustrate the potential variation and implications of subnational institutional structure, posturing and engagement with FDI. Our findings are discussed in terms of the role of subnational variation for MNEs and insights to industrial policy for developed countries. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Taylor and Francis en_US
dc.relation info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/FP7/230854 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Industry and Innovation;25 (3), pp. 242-263
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13662716.2017.1315562
dc.rights This is an Author's Manuscript of an article whose final and definitive form, the Version of Record, has been published in the Industry and Innovation 2017 copyright Taylor & Francis, available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13662716.2017.1315562 en_US
dc.subject subnational institutions en_US
dc.subject foreign direct investment (FDI) en_US
dc.subject multinational enterprise en_US
dc.subject collocation advantages en_US
dc.subject coevolution en_US
dc.subject case study research design en_US
dc.title Firm-location dynamics and subnational institutions: creating a framework for collocation activities 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.identifier.doi 10.1080/13662716.2017.1315562
dc.contributor.sponsor ERC en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor IRC en_US
dc.date.embargoEndDate 2018-10-13
dc.embargo.terms 2018-10-13 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2729819


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