volume 28, issue 2, P245-274 2020
DOI: 10.1108/mbr-02-2020-0044
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Chang Hoon Oh, Jennifer Oetzel, Jorge Rivera, Donald Lien

Abstract: Purpose The purpose of this study is to examine how foreign firms consider natural disaster risk in subsequent investment decisions in a host country and whether different location portfolios can serve to mitigate investment risk. Design/methodology/approach The author sample includes data on 437 Fortune Global 500 firms and their initial entry into Chinese provinces between 1955 and 2008. Findings Using a fixed effects logit model of discrete time event history analysis, results show that geographic prox…

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