Ronald B. Davies

University College Dublin (UCD)

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Belfield, Dublin 4 4

Ireland

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Do Bilateral Tax Treaties Promote Foreign Direct Investment?

University of Oregon Economics Working Paper No. 2001-12
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Sep 2003
Bruce A. Blonigen and Ronald B. Davies
University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Do Bilateral Tax Treaties Promote Foreign Direct Investment?

NBER Working Paper No. w8834
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Mar 2002 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2022
Bruce A. Blonigen and Ronald B. Davies
University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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A Race to the Bottom in Labour Standards? An Empirical Investigation

Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 103, 2013
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Jan 2017
Ronald B. Davies and Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati
University College Dublin (UCD) and University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Politics
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Labour Standards, Competition for FDI, Spatial Econometrics

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Tax Treaties, Renegotiations, and Foreign Direct Investment

University of Oregon Economics Working Paper No. 2003-14
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Sep 2003
Ronald B. Davies
University College Dublin (UCD)
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Foreign Direct Investment, Tax Treaties, Multinational Corporations

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Knocking on Tax Haven's Door: Multinational Firms and Transfer Pricing

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5132
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Jan 2015
Ronald B. Davies, Julien Martin, Mathieu Parenti and Farid Toubal
University College Dublin (UCD), University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Université Paris-Dauphine, PSL Research University
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transfer pricing, tax haven, pricing to market

The Effects of Bilateral Tax Treaties on U.S. FDI Activity

University of Oregon Economics Working Paper No. 2001-14
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Oct 2003
Bruce A. Blonigen and Ronald B. Davies
University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
Downloads 233 (197,847)
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Foreign direct investment, tax treaties, multinational corporations

The Effects of Bilateral Tax Treaties on U.S. FDI Activity

NBER Working Paper No. w7929
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2022
Bruce A. Blonigen and Ronald B. Davies
University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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The Heterogeneous Impact of Brexit: Early Indications from the FTSE

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6478
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Jun 2017
Ronald B. Davies and Zuzanna Studnicka
University College Dublin (UCD) and KU Leuven
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Global Value Chain, Event Study, Brexit

FDI in Space: Spatial Autoregressive Relationships in Foreign Direct Investment

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Oct 2005
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University College Dublin (UCD), University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University of Montana - Department of Economics
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Foreign direct investment, multinational enterprises, spatial econometrics

FDI in Space: Spatial Autoregressive Relationships in Foreign Direct Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w10939
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2022
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University College Dublin (UCD), University of Oregon - Department of Economics and University of Montana - Department of Economics
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The Effect of FDI on Child Labor

IIIS Discussion Paper No. 215
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Apr 2007
Ronald B. Davies and Annie Voy
University College Dublin (UCD) and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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Child Labor, Foreign Direct Investment, International Trade

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A Negotiation-Based Model of Tax-Induced Transfer Pricing

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4892
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Aug 2014
Johannes Becker and Ronald B. Davies
University of Cologne and University College Dublin (UCD)
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transfer pricing, Nash bargaining, tax avoidance, corporate taxation

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The Impact of Special Economic Zones on Exporting Behavior

Review of Economic Analysis 11 (2019) 145–174
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2019
Ronald B. Davies and Arman Mazhikeyev
University College Dublin (UCD) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Exporting, Trade Barriers, Special Economic Zones

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Of Donor Coordination, Free-Riding, Darlings, and Orphans: The Dependence of Bilateral Aid on Other Bilateral Giving

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4177
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Apr 2013
Ronald B. Davies and Stephan Klasen
University College Dublin (UCD) and University of Goettingen (Göttingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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aid, donor coordination, aid darlings, aid orphans

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Tax Competition and Foreign Capital

University of Oregon Economics Working Paper No. 2001-15
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Oct 2003
Ronald B. Davies and Thomas A. Gresik
University College Dublin (UCD) and University of Notre Dame - Department of Economics
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tax competition, double taxation, foreign capital

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The Economics of Advance Pricing Agreements

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5079
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Dec 2014
Johannes Becker, Ronald B. Davies and Gitte Jakobs
University of Münster, University College Dublin (UCD) and University of Münster
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advance pricing agreements, corporate taxation, multinational firms, transfer pricing

Gradualism in Tax Treaties with Irreversible Foreign Direct Investment

University of Oregon, Economics Working Paper No. 2000-3
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Sep 2003
Richard Chisik and Ronald B. Davies
Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Foreign Direct Investment, Tax Treaties, Multinational Enterprise, Gradualism, Irreversibilities, Dynamic Games

Gradualism in Tax Treaties with Irreversible Foreign Direct Investment

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Mar 2004
Richard Chisik and Ronald B. Davies
Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Competition in Taxes and Performance Requirements for Foreign Direct Investment

University of Oregon, Economics Working Paper No. 2001-4
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Oct 2003
Ronald B. Davies and Christopher J. Ellis
University College Dublin (UCD) and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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Foreign direct investment, tax competition, domestic content requirements

How Far Away is an Intangible? Services FDI and Distance

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3599
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Oct 2011
Ronald B. Davies and Amélie Guillin
University College Dublin (UCD) and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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foreign direct investment, services, spatial econometric techniques

How Far Away is an Intangible? Services FDI and Distance

University College Dublin Working Paper No. 11/20
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Oct 2011
Amélie Guillin and Ronald B. Davies
Paris School of Economics (PSE) and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Foreign direct investment, Services, Spatial econometric techniques

How Far Away is an Intangible? Services FDI and Distance

The World Economy, Vol. 37, Issue 12, pp. 1731-1750, 2014
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Dec 2014
Ronald B. Davies and Amélie Guillin
University College Dublin (UCD) and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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Patent Boxes and the Success Rate of Applications

CESifo Working Paper No. 8375
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Jun 2020
Ronald B. Davies, Dieter Franz Kogler and Ryan Hynes
University College Dublin (UCD), University College Dublin and University College Dublin (UCD)
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patent box, patents, likelihood of patent grant

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Pennies from Haven: Wages and Profit Shifting

CESifo Working Paper No. 9590
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Feb 2022
School of Economics and Business, NMBU, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, University College Dublin (UCD) and University College Dublin (UCD)
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profit shifting, tax haven, tax avoidance, multinational firms, wage distribution, inequality

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Tax Competition for Heterogeneous Firms with Endogenous Entry

IIIS Discussion Paper No. 214
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Apr 2007
Ronald B. Davies and Carsten Eckel
University College Dublin (UCD) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Economics
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Tax Competition, Foreign Direct Investment, Tax Harmonization

The Effect of Tax Treaties on Multinational Firms: New Evidence from Microdata

IFN Working Paper No. 833
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Feb 2011
Ronald B. Davies, Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Ayça Tekin-Koru
University College Dublin (UCD), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and TED University
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Tax Treaties, Multinational Firms, Foreign Direct Investment

The Effect of Tax Treaties on Multinational Firms: New Evidence from Microdata

World Economy, Vol. 32, Issue 1, pp. 77-110, January 2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Ronald B. Davies, Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Ayça Tekin-Koru
University College Dublin (UCD), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and TED University
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Tax Competition for Heterogeneous Firms with Endogenous Entry: The Case of Heterogeneous Fixed Costs

IIIS Discussion Paper No. 213
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Apr 2007
Ronald B. Davies and Carsten Eckel
University College Dublin (UCD) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Economics
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Tax Competition, Foreign Direct Investment, Tax Harmonization

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Economic Integration and the Optimal Corporate Tax Structure with Heterogeneous Firms

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3566
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Sep 2011
Christian Bauer, Ronald B. Davies and Andreas Haufler
Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich - Department of Economics, University College Dublin (UCD) and University of Munich - Seminar for Economic Policy
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corporate tax reform, trade liberalization, firm heterogeneity

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Learning or Leaning: Persistent and Transitory Growth Spillovers from FDI

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7591
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University College Dublin (UCD), University of EssexETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute and World Bank
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Technology Innovation, International Trade and Trade Rules, Technology Industry, Economic Policy, Institutions and Governance

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Learning to Tax - Interjurisdictional Tax Competition Under Incomplete Information

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6699
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Nov 2017
Johannes Becker and Ronald B. Davies
University of Münster and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Social Learning, Policy Diffusion, Tax Competition

The Structure of Multinational Firms' International Activities

CESifo Working Paper No. 8150
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Mar 2020
Ronald B. Davies and James R. Markusen
University College Dublin (UCD) and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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horizontal multinationals, vertical multinationals, replication, fragmentation

The Structure of Multinational Firms' International Activities

NBER Working Paper No. w26827
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2022
Ronald B. Davies and James R. Markusen
University College Dublin (UCD) and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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Estimating the Knowledge-Capital Model of the Multinational Enterprise: Comment

NBER Working Paper No. w8929
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 May 2002 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2022
Bruce A. Blonigen, Ronald B. Davies and Keith Head
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University College Dublin (UCD) and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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A Snapshot of Public Finance Research from Immediately Prior to the Pandemic: IIPF 2020

CESifo Working Paper No. 9240
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Aug 2021
University of Kentucky - James W. Martin School of Public Policy and Administration, University College Dublin (UCD), Williams College - Department of Economics, University of Münster and University of Birmingham
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Foreign Bidders Going Once, Going Twice... Protection in Government Procurement Auctions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4691
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Apr 2014
Matthew T. Cole and Ronald B. Davies
Florida International University (FIU) and University College Dublin (UCD)
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government procurement, tariffs, price preference

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Spacey Parents: Spatial Autoregressive Patterns in Inbound FDI

NBER Working Paper No. w11466
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2022
University of Oregon - Department of Economics, University College Dublin (UCD), University of Montana - Department of Economics and University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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Self-Protection? Antidumping Duties, Collusion, and FDI

Review of International Economics, Vol. 14, No. 5, pp. 741-757, November 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Oct 2006
Ronald B. Davies and Benjamin H. Liebman
University College Dublin (UCD) and St. Joseph's University
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Tariff Evasion, the Trade Gap, and Structural Trade

CESifo Working Paper No. 10151
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Dec 2022
Ronald B. Davies and Zuzanna Studnicka
University College Dublin (UCD) and University College Dublin
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tariff evasion, structural gravity, trade gap, border controls

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Hunting High and Low for Vertical FDI

Review of International Economics, Vol. 16, Issue 2, pp. 250-267, May 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Ronald B. Davies
University College Dublin (UCD)
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Greenfield FDI and Skill Upgrading

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8912
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Ronald B. Davies and Rodolphe Desbordes
University College Dublin (UCD) and SKEMA Business School
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Greenfield FDI, labour demand, skill upgrading

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Fixed Costs, Foreign Direct Investment, and Gravity with Zeros

Review of International Economics, Vol. 18, Issue 1, pp. 47-62, February 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Ronald B. Davies and Helga Kristjánsdóttir
University College Dublin (UCD) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Greenfield Versus Merger and Acquisition FDI: Same Wine, Different Bottles?

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 51, Issue 4, pp. 1151-1190, 2018
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Oct 2018
Ronald B. Davies, Rodolphe Desbordes and Anna Ray
University College Dublin (UCD), SKEMA Business School and Sciences Po - Department of Economics
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Profit Taxation and the Mode of Foreign Market Entry

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 704-727, May/mai 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Apr 2010
Ronald B. Davies, Hartmut Egger and Peter H. Egger
University College Dublin (UCD), University of Bayreuth - Department of Economics and Ifo Institute for Economic Research - International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment
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Profit Taxation and the Mode of Foreign Market Entry - Impôt Sur Les Profits Et Mode D’Entrée Dans Le Marchéétranger. 

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 43, Issue 2, pp. 704-727, 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 May 2020
Ronald B. Davies, Hartmut Egger and Peter H. Egger
University College Dublin (UCD), University of Bayreuth - Department of Economics and Ifo Institute for Economic Research - International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment
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Darlings and Orphans: Interactions Across Donors in International Aid

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 121, Issue 1, pp. 243-277, 2019
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Ronald B. Davies and Stephan Klasen
University College Dublin (UCD) and University of Goettingen (Göttingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Aid, aid darlings, aid orphans, donor coordination

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Location Decisions of Non‐Bank Financial Foreign Direct Investment: Firm‐Level Evidence from Europe

Review of International Economics, Vol. 26, Issue 2, pp. 378-403, 2018
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Apr 2018
Ronald B. Davies and Neill Killeen
University College Dublin (UCD) and European Systemic Risk Board
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Greenfield FDI and Skill Upgrading: A Polarized Issue

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 48, Issue 1, pp. 207-244, 2015
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Oct 2015
Ronald B. Davies and Rodolphe Desbordes
University College Dublin (UCD) and SKEMA Business School
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The Structure of Firms' International Activities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14452
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Mar 2020
Ronald B. Davies and James R. Markusen
University College Dublin (UCD) and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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fragmentation, horizontal multinationals, replication, vertical multinationals

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Knocking on Tax Haven's Door: Multinational Firms and Transfer Pricing

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10844
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Sep 2015
Ronald B. Davies, Julien Martin, Mathieu Parenti and Farid Toubal
University College Dublin (UCD), University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Université Paris-Dauphine, PSL Research University
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pricing to market, tax havens, transfer pricing

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Royale with Cheese: Globalization, Tourism, and the Variety of Goods

Special Issue: Issues in Asia. Guest Editor: Laixun Zhao, Vol. 18, Issue 2, pp. 386-400, 2014
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Apr 2014
Matthew T. Cole and Ronald B. Davies
Florida International University (FIU) and University College Dublin (UCD)
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Abstinence from Child Labor and Profit Seeking

University of Oregon Economics Working Paper No. 2000-1
Posted: 13 Oct 2003
Ronald B. Davies
University College Dublin (UCD)

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Child labor, product differentiation

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Asymmetric FDI and Tax-Treaty Bargaining: Theory and Evidence

University of Oregon Economics Working Paper No. 2001-2
Posted: 03 Oct 2003
Richard Chisik and Ronald B. Davies
Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)

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Foreign Direct Investment, Tax Treaties, Multinational Corporations, Bargaining, Withholding Taxes

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State Tax Competition for Foreign Direct Investment: A Winnable War?

University of Oregon Economics Working Paper No. 2000-4
Posted: 01 Oct 2003
Ronald B. Davies
University College Dublin (UCD)

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