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Multinationals and Economic Geography: Location, Technology and Innovation

Multinationals and Economic Geography: Location, Technology and Innovation (Paperback)

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After more than fifty years of systematic research on multinational enterprises (MNEs) what is apparent is that there is, as yet, no unified or dominant theory of the MNE. The objective of this book is to bring into focus one particular dimension of MNE behaviour and activity that has been relatively under-researched - namely the geography of the multinational enterprise - as understood through the lens of innovation and technological change. The authors clearly demonstrate that geography is becoming increasingly important for MNEs and, in turn, MNEs are becoming progressively more important for economic geography. The pivot on which this vital relationship turns is the creation, diffusion and management of new knowledge.



This unique book will prove a fascinating read for academics, students and researchers across a broad range of areas including geography, economic geography, regional science, international business and management, innovation studies, economic development. Professionals such as corporate managers and policymakers in these fields would also find this book to be of great interest.

BusinessBusiness & managementInternational businessBusinessEconomicsUrban economics Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 28/02/2013 ISBN-13: 9781781954874  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Simona Iammarino, Professor of Economic Geography, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK and Philip McCann, Professor of Urban and Regional Economics, University of Sheffield Management School, UK

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