Determinants of inward investment in the UK, a panel analysis

Driffield, Nigel (2002). Determinants of inward investment in the UK, a panel analysis. Applied Economics, 34 (5), pp. 555-560.


This paper develops an inter-industry model of inward investment, using a fixed effects approach. This demonstrates that when inward investment is investigated in such a framework, previous findings, relating to the specification of measures of location advantage and ownership advantages no longer hold. This also shows that there are some industries that have attracted significant inward investment over time, and continue to do so, while others are noticeably less successful. Reasons for this, and potential policy measures are briefly discussed.

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Divisions: Aston Business School > Economics finance & entrepreneurship
Uncontrolled Keywords: model of inward investment,fixed effects approach
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Published Date: 2002-03
Authors: Driffield, Nigel

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