Gilroy, Bernard Michael and Lukas, Elmar (2002): The New Agenda for FDI: Evidence from South Korea and Germany.
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The purpose of this study is to find reasonable explanations why cross-border acquisitions of foreign firms are often the preferred strategy to enter new markets. Furthermore, we formalize the choice of market entry strategy for an individual multinational enterprise (MNE) from a dynamic perspective. It is argued that, incorporating a suitable treatment irreversibility, uncertainty and flexibility related to an MNEs invetsment decision will show, that future investment opportunities play an important role when it comes to deciding whether to enter the new market via greenfield or acquisition. We also briefly discuss stylized facts given evidence from South Korea and Germany.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The New Agenda for FDI: Evidence from South Korea and Germany|
|Keywords:||Foreign Direct Investment; multinational enterprise; sequential investments; entry mode; greenfield investments; cross-border acquisitions|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E2 - Consumption, Saving, Production, Investment, Labor Markets, and Informal Economy
F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business
|Depositing User:||Bernard Michael Gilroy|
|Date Deposited:||20. Oct 2009 08:46|
|Last Modified:||17. Feb 2013 12:02|
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