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Firm heterogeneity and the structure of U.S. multinational activity

Stephen R. Yeaple

Firm heterogeneity and the structure of U.S. multinational activity

an empirical analysis

by Stephen R. Yeaple

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


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StatementStephen Yeaple.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 14072, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 14072.
ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
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LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL17088151M
LC Control Number2008610897

Multinational Enterprises, International Trade, and Productivity Growth: Firm-Level Evidence from the United States Prepared by Wolfgang Keller and Stephen R. Yeaple1 Authorized for distribution by Raghuram Rajan December Abstract This Working Paper should not be reported as representing views of the IMF. Data from the U.S. BEA on a liated and una liated technology licensing by U.S. multinational companies 1, U.S. parent rms 5, unique rm-by-host country pairs High-tech manufacturing sector

Accounting for Firm Heterogeneity within U.S. Industries: Chapter in forthcoming NBER book The Challenges of Globalization in the Measurement of National Accounts more information is required to separately identify all the activity of multinational . Patent Protection and the Industrial Composition of Multinational Activity: Evidence from U.S. Multinational Firms Olena Ivus, Walter Park, and Kamal Saggi Abstract Using data on U.S. rms’ technology licensing to local agents in developing countries, this paper examines the impact of patent protection on internal and arms-length technology.

multinational firms (MNFs) and their affiliates, cross-country studies fail to find robust evidence of a positive relationship between foreign direct investment and growth. In order to study the aggregate implications of MNFs entry and production, I develop a dynamic general equilibrium model with firm heterogeneity where MNFs sort according to Cited by: 4.   Abstract. The fraction of exporters and multinational enterprises (MNEs) varies substantially across industries. We extend the firm heterogeneity model presented by Helpman et al. (Am Econ Rev 94(1)–, ) to derive testable predictions about the prevalence of these internationalized by: 1.


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Firm heterogeneity and the structure of U.S. multinational activity by Stephen R. Yeaple Download PDF EPUB FB2

The second contribution of our analysis is to assess how important firm heterogeneity is in determining the structure of U.S. multinational activity. We show that as a country becomes more attractive to U.S. multinationals, it attracts progressively smaller and less productive by: Firm Heterogeneity and the Structure of U.S.

Multinational Activity: An Empirical Analysis* Stephen Ross Yeaple University of Pennsylvania March 7, Keywords: Multinational Enterprise, Firm Heterogeneity, Foreign Direct Investment, Production Location Decisions. JEL Codes: F0, F1, L1, L2. Request PDF | Firm Heterogeneity and the Structure of U.S.

Multinational Activity | We use firm-level data for U.S. multinational enterprises (MNEs). Published: Yeaple, Stephen Ross, "Firm heterogeneity and the structure of U.S. multinational activity," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 78(2), pagesJuly.

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June JEL No. F1,F23 ABSTRACT We use firm-level data for U.S. multinational enterprises (MNE) and the model of firm heterogeneity. Downloadable (with restrictions). We use firm-level data for U.S. multinational enterprises (MNEs) and the model of firm heterogeneity presented in Helpman, Melitz, and Yeaple [Helpman, E., Melitz, M., Yeaple, S., Exports versus FDI with heterogeneous firms.

The American Economic Review 94 (1), ] to make four empirical contributions. Get this from a library. Firm Heterogeneity and the Structure of U.S.

Multinational Activity: an Empirical Analysis. [Stephen Yeaple; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: We use firm-level data for U.S. multinational enterprises (MNE) and the model of firm heterogeneity first presented in Helpman, Melitz, and Yeaple () to make four empirical.

Get this from a library. Firm heterogeneity and the structure of U.S. multinational activity: an empirical analysis. [Stephen R Yeaple; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- We use firm-level data for U.S. multinational enterprises (MNE) and the model of firm heterogeneity first presented in Helpman, Melitz, and Yeaple () to make four empirical contributions.

Downloadable. We use firm-level data for U.S. multinational enterprises (MNE) and the model of firm heterogeneity first presented in Helpman, Melitz, and Yeaple () to make four empirical contributions.

First, we show that the most productive U.S. firms invest in a larger number of foreign countries and sell more in each country in which they operate. Firm heterogeneity and the market scope of European multinational activity Article in International Review of Economics & Finance September with 31.

“Firm Heterogeneity and the Structure of U.S. Multinational Activity: An Empirical Analysis,” Journal of International Economics,78(2): “International Knowledge Sourcing: Evidence from U.S. Firms Expanding Abroad” (with Wilbur Chung), Strategic Management Journal,29(11): The following are country level control variables and the reasons for their inclusion.

Corporate tax has been found to affect the location decisions of FDI in previous studies (Basile et al.,Buckley et al.,Chung and Alcacer,Duanmu and Guney, ).The importance of this factor is that it directly relates to the profitability of foreign direct by: • Yeaple, Stephen R.

(), “Firm Heterogeneity and the Structure of U.S. Multinational Activity,” Journal of International Economics 78(2): Week #3, September Vertical FDI and the Boundaries of the Multinational Firm • “The Gravity of Knowledge,” Wolfgang Keller and Stephen R.

Yeaple, American Economic Review, “Firm Heterogeneity and the Structure of U.S. Multinational Activity: An Empirical Analysis,” Journal of International Economics,78(2): “International Knowledge Sourcing: Evidence from U.S.

Firms Expanding Abroad” (with. Abstract. Foreign multinational enterprises (FMNEs) perform better than domestic uni-national (DOM) firms for a number of performance indicators and international firms tend to be larger, more likely to adopt new technologies, achieve higher productivity, and pay higher wages than domestic : Ilaria Mariotti.

amine individual –rms™investment decisions overseas. Yeaple () uses U.S. MNC data and examines the role of –rm heterogeneity in explaining the structure of U.S. FDI activity in He decomposes U.S. aggregate outward FDI to several components and shows that host-country characteristics a⁄ect both the scale and scope of foreign.

"Firm Heterogeneity and the Structure of U.S. Multinational Activity: An Empirical Analysis." Journal of International Economics 78 (2): Appendix. Yeaple, S., The complex integration strategies of multinationals and cross country dependencies in the structure of foreign direct investment.

Journal of International Economics 60 (2), Yeaple, S., Firm heterogeneity and the structure of U.S. multinational activity: an empirical analysis. We can replicate activity under an economic period with a far different level of FDI barriers than was conditioned upon in our estimation sample.

Overall, we demonstrate the richness of the simulation framework as a quantitative tool for FDI policy analysis. Keywords: multinational firms, FDI, firm heterogeneity, simulation, and model validation.

Their products are very popular in the U.S. They open a new outlet in Germany. They do not change their menu or their recipes as their menu and products are already popular in the U.S.

Based on the integration-responsiveness framework, the strategy used by. in level of integration. Empirical evidence shows that both firm exports and multinational activity are affected by trade liberalization episode.

To account for the strong positive correlation between export and FDI, we develop a general equilibrium model that fea-tures firm heterogeneity, trade and FDI with final and intermediate by: 1.neous firms' location choices.

Yeaple () uses U.S. MNC data and examines the role of firm heterogeneity in explaining the structure of U.S. FDI activity in He shows that host-country characteristics affect both the scale and scope of foreign investment.

Mayer et al. () contribute to the literature by jointly addressing the decision.Ethnic innovators also appear to facilitate the disintegration of innovative activity across borders and to allow U.S.

multinationals to form new affiliates abroad without the support of local joint venture partners. Thus, this paper points out that immigration can enhance the competitiveness of multinational firms.