volume 28, issue 2, P221-244 2019
DOI: 10.1108/mbr-07-2018-0051
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Francisco Puig, Anoop Madhok, Zhi Shen

Abstract: Purpose This paper aims to analyse which firm-level characteristics drive their location decisions when investing in a foreign country. Focusing on origin clusters, the authors will study the potential influence of the home country context and, in particular, the impact of firm-level factors, both investor- and investment-related, underlying heterogeneity in their location choice decisions. Design/methodology/approach The empirical analysis draws on data gathered from mainland Chinese MNEs that have investe…

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