volume 25, issue 2, P128-149 2017
DOI: 10.1108/mbr-04-2016-0014
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Fangrong Li, Daniel Ding

Abstract: Purpose This study aims to examine the dual effects of home country institutional forces (i.e. institutional support and institutional constraints) on the internationalization of private firms in emerging markets. By doing so, this study aims to examine the applicability of the two seemingly paradoxical views (i.e. the governmental promotion view and the institutional escapism view) in explaining private firms’ internationalization. Further, this study investigates how the effect of the home country instituti…

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