Sun, Sizhong (2009): Impact of aggregation on measuring FDI spillovers: a Monte Carlo appraisal.
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Using a Monte Carlo experiment, this paper explores the impact of data aggregation on measuring the FDI spillovers. We find the aggregation significantly covers up the spillovers, which is further exacerbated by the correlation between the foreign presence and the explanatory variable at the disaggregate level. However, if the FDI at the level of aggregation is proportional to its domestic counterparts, then the aggregation does not affect the measurement of spillovers.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Impact of aggregation on measuring FDI spillovers: a Monte Carlo appraisal|
|Keywords:||Aggregation; Spillovers; FDI|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D2 - Production and Organizations > D20 - General
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C8 - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology ; Computer Programs > C81 - Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Microeconomic Data ; Data Access
|Depositing User:||Sizhong Sun|
|Date Deposited:||21. May 2009 13:56|
|Last Modified:||09. Mar 2015 10:59|
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