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Tavares, Ana Teresa

Multinationals, Clusters and Innovation

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Table of contents

1. Introduction

1. Introduction
Aurora Teixeira, Ana Teresa Tavares

Part I. Multinationals and Innovation

2. Knowledge Flows between Multinational Enterprises and National Innovation Systems: The Case of Austria
Bernhard Dachs, Bernd Ebersberger

3. Do External Knowledge Spillovers Induce Firms’ Innovations? Evidence from Slovenia
Jože P. Damijan, Andreja Jaklič, Matija Rojec

4. Product Innovation as a Source of FDI Spillovers? The Case of Chinese State-owned Enterprises
Sourafel Girma, Yundan Gong, Holger Görg

5. Obstacles to Innovation and Multinational Firms in the Italian Regions: Firm-level Evidence from the Third Community Innovation Survey
Simona Iammarino, Francesca Sanna-Randaccio, Maria Savona

Part II. Clusters and Industrial Development

6. Evolution of Industry Clusters through Spin-offs and the Role of Flagship Firms
Manuel P. Ferreira, Ana Teresa Tavares, William Hesterly

7. Promoting Industrial Clusters: Evidence from Ireland
Anne Marie Gleeson, Frances Ruane, Julie Sutherland

8. Emerging Business Models for Biotechnology Firms and Clusters: Policy Responses in Peripheral Regions of the EU
Ewen Peters, Stephen Young

Part III. Linkages between Multinationals and Local Firms

9. Determining Factors of Subsidiary Development
Torben Pedersen

10. Subsidiaries, Knowledge Development and MNE Re-Investments
Ulf Andersson, Magnus Persson

11. Is Government Support Really Worth It? Developing Local Supply Linkages in Malaysia
Axèle L. A. Giroud

Part IV. Innovations and Linkages

12. Globalization of Innovative Capabilities in the Late-industrializing Context: Evidence from Local Firms and TNC Subsidiaries in Brazil
Paulo N. Figueiredo

13. Assessing Value Creation and Backward Linkages in Foreign Investment: A Combination of Macro and Micro Tools
Teresa Morais Costa, Alexandre Videira, Francisco Veloso

14. International Buyer-Supplier Relationships, Transfer of Knowledge and Local Suppliers’ Capability
Celeste Amorim Varum

Part V. Policy Issues

15. Multinational Subsidiaries and Innovation Policy in Central and Eastern Europe: Alignment and Autonomy
Katrin Männik, Nick Tunzelmann

16. Effective Tax Rates as a Determinant of Foreign Direct Investment in Central and East European Countries: A Panel Analysis
Christian Bellak, Markus Leibrecht

17. Multinationals and National Systems of Innovation: Strategy and Policy Issues
Robert Pearce, Marina Papanastassiou

18. Conclusions and Policy Issues
Ana Teresa Tavares, Aurora Teixeira

Keywords: Business and Management, International Business, International Economics, Public Policy

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
352 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230624948
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-54622-0

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